The latest from OFR
The Future Engineers Series: Women in Engineering Pt III
Hello and welcome to the third blog in our Future Engineers Series – Women in Engineering. Here we meet Maisie Gleeson, a Graduate Fire Engineer at OFR in Bath who tells us about when she realised fire engineering was the career choice for her.
The Future Engineers Series: Women in Engineering Pt II
Hello and welcome to the second blog in our Future Engineers Series – Women in Engineering.
The Future Engineers Series: Women in Engineering Pt I
We’re lucky to work with some extremely talented fire engineers who come from diverse backgrounds and bring varied experience to our ever-growing skillsets.
Welcoming our 100th colleague!
It was just over five short years ago that myself and Sam established this business. We’d both left big, multi-disciplinary organisations and knew we wanted to pioneer something different, that was completely dedicated to fire engineering.
We’re supporting AquAid and The Africa Trust
Review of large-scale fire tests on cross-laminated timber
Concerns about the environmental impact of building construction is leading to timber being more commonly used.
An improved reliability-based approach to specifying fire resistance periods for buildings in England
For common building situations in England, the contemporary fire safety design guidance recommends structural fire resistance periods for elements based upon occupancy and building height.
Team effort from OFR on the £1.3bn cultural regeneration of London’s Olympia
Our stellar London-team, with support from OFR colleagues across the country, has been working on the £1.3bn regeneration of the London Olympia Exhibition Centre.
A round up of a year of research
The past year certainly has been universally challenging. Plans have had to adapt, and that has included the extent of our research.
OFR contributes to Manchester homeless charity project
Specialist fire engineers from Manchester-based OFR Consultants are working with industry colleagues to create the new Embassy Village – a new community in Manchester that will provide wrap-around support for the city’s homeless and vulnerable men.
External fire wall incidents
OFR Consultants advises on new tower in London
OFR Team Advises on Durham’s Milburngate
Members of our Leeds team have been busy working on an exciting new development in Durham, as part of the city’s riverside regeneration project.
Advising Brick By Brick on the latest fire safety guidance
Members of our team, led by project director Stewart Dabin have been providing fire safety engineering services and developing robust fire strategies for an exciting mixed-tenure, multi-site residential project in Croydon.