fire protection centre liverpool
H Roberts & Son Fire Protection Centre, Liverpool

About H Roberts & Son Ltd

Company Profile

H. Roberts and Son Ltd., Fire Protection, is a Liverpool based company, having been established in Liverpool since 1907, and is one of the longest established fire protection companies in the UK. The company has been in the ownership of the current family for three generations – since 1939.

Our main business is fire protection but we also offer testing, recharging and refurbishing services for gas inflation cylinders (mainly carbon dioxide, nitrogen and air) e.g. cylinders used for inflating inflatable liferafts, emergency escape chutes, self righting bags, flotation collars etc  for the marine and aviation industries.

It is the policy of H. Roberts and Son Ltd to provide services which conform to our customer’s requirements. Our aim is to provide best service at reasonable costs to all of our clients. All clients whether large or small, receive the same high standard of service.

H. Roberts and Son Ltd is a BAFE (British Approvals for Fire Equipment) approved and BFC (British Fire Consortium) approved Fire Extinguisher Service Company. BAFE and BFC are approvals recognised by the Fire Authorities, Insurance Companies and Councils as well as the major industries in the UK.

H. Roberts and Son Ltd is a NQA registered Company operating quality assurance, currently to BS EN ISO 9001:2008. We are periodically audited by NQA Assessors to ensure that we are maintaining a high standard.

All our Service Engineers are fully trained and hold certificates of having passed the British Standards Approved Examinations in the Contract Maintenance of portable fire extinguishers to BS.5306: Part3: 2009. All are also certificated BAFE Technicians and are periodically audited by BAFE and NQA Assessors.

H. Roberts and Son Ltd is a SAFEcontractor and CHAS Approved company.


Surveys – We provide a comprehensive written survey, carried out by a senior member of our staff. We detail the recommended number and positioning of fire protection appliances.

Contract Maintenance – Annual Service of fire fighting appliances, all to the relevant British Standard (portable fire extinguishers to BS.5306: part III: 2000) and/or the manufacturers recommended procedures.

In House Services – Hydraulic testing, blast cleaning, repainting, recharging. Co2 Gas and Nitrogen cylinder recharging.

Training – We offer training courses for the identification and use of fire fighting appliances.

You might also be interested in checking out our Useful Links here



For those who remember when we were just around the corner, here are some pictures of the OLD  H. Roberts & Son building

original 1938 shop front
Original 1938 fire protection shop front

after 1968 face lifting paint job
Refurbished H Roberts & Son shop front in 1968

old shop pulled down
A sad day, having moved to our brand new premises our old building was pulled down!

If you have any old pictures that you’d like to share, please let me know by ringing me on: + 44 (0) 151 236 7558 or e-mail: [email protected]

Thanks, Arnold Humphrey (Senior Director)

Friday, February 12th, 2016 12:39 pm