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Sentry Fire Safety Group named as one of the UK’s fastest growing businesses

17th April 2024, Doncaster, UK: Sentry Fire Safety Group, the UK’s leading manufacturer of bespoke, certified fire safety doorsets, is proud to have been recognised as one of the nation’s fastest-growing investment-backed businesses.

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Sentry Doors back for third consecutive year at the Fire Safety Event 2024  

12th March 2024, Doncaster, UK: Sentry Doors is pleased to share its return to this year’s Fire Safety Event on the 30th April – 2nd May at the NEC, Birmingham. The UK’s leading event in fire safety is committed to uniting the entire supply chain, supporting industry professionals and organisations in improving and maintaining the highest standards of fire safety. 

 

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Spearheading Industry Change: Sentry Doors Signs The Anti-Greenwash Charter

8th February 2024, Doncaster, UK: Sentry Doors, the UK leader in timber fire safety and security doorsets, is pleased to announce that it is now a fully recognised signatory of The Anti-Greenwash Charter. The Charter was created to encourage organisations in the built environment to adopt and adhere to responsible marketing communications, practices, and procedures. 

 

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Ed Miliband visits Doncaster’s Sentry Fire Safety Group

12th January 2024, Doncaster, UK: Sentry Fire Safety Group, the leading fire safety and security doorset manufacturer, was delighted to welcome Ed Miliband, Shadow Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, to its Doncaster manufacturing facility on 12th January.  

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100 Trees for 100 Years

18th December 2023, Doncaster, UK: As proud supporters of Trees for Cities, Sentry Doors plant 100 trees to mark 100 years of manufacturing. Sentry Doors is proud to be supporting Trees for Cities, who as part of their urban trees initiative, plant thousands of trees each year in the UK bringing real benefits to our city’s health and wellbeing.  

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Sentry Doors win Best Branding & Positioning at the Construction Marketing Awards 2023

11th December 2023, Doncaster, UK: Sentry Doors is the winner of Best Branding & Positioning at the Construction Marketing Awards 2023.  

As it was their first year entering the awards, Sentry Doors is honoured to have received this accolade in what is such a competitive category. With a record number of applicants this year, the team are proud to have come out on top at the most prestigious awards in the built environment.

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Sentry Doors hosts very first CPD Open Day

21st November 2023, Doncaster, UK: In support of ASCP’s National Social Housing Safety & Compliance Week 2023, Sentry Doors hosted its very first CPD Open Day at their manufacturing facility in Doncaster, UK.

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Sentry Doors celebrates 100 Years of manufacturing with staff past and present.

19th October 2023, Birmingham, UK: Earlier this month, we celebrated 100 Years of manufacturing at Knowles – part of Sentry Doors. To commemorate this important milestone, we hosted a special event for employees at our manufacturing facilities in Birmingham.

We welcomed some familiar faces to celebrate with us, including the previous owner offering a chance for all to chat about their fondest memories of the firm throughout the years. Members of the Sentry Executive Team joined, along with Chairman Jon Gatfield.

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Sentry Doors celebrates company’s combined 130-year heritage

16th October 2023, Doncaster, UK: Leading fire safety and security door manufacturer, Sentry Doors, is celebrating a major milestone this year as its recent acquisition, Knowles, marks its 100th anniversary, giving Sentry a combined heritage of over 130 years.

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Sentry Doors are proud to support the 10th anniversary of Fire Door Safety Week

20th September 2023, Doncaster, UK: Sentry Doors is proud to support Fire Door Safety Week for a fourth year running. As regular supporters of the campaign, we are pleased to promote the campaign and celebrate the 10-year anniversary of #FireDoorSafetyWeek.    

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Sentry Doors launch Knowles Product Range to Specifiers on NBS Source

12th June 2023, Doncaster, UK: Sentry Doors, the UK leader in timber fire safety and security fire doors, is the latest manufacturer to join NBS and list its Knowles Range of products on NBS Source, the highly successful manufacturer product platform for architects, designers, and specifiers to easily find the information they need to make informed product decisions on project specifications.  

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Introducing our new Product Catalogue now incorporating Knowles Range 

We are excited to announce the launch of our brand-new product catalogue, incorporating the new look Knowles range. Our catalogue showcases our extended range of market leading products, giving customers access to a complete range of fully certified fire doors across the social housing, care home, education, healthcare, commercial and leisure markets

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Leading the way: Sentry Doors unveil new look Knowles.

Sentry Doors are never content to stand still. As the UK’s leading manufacturer of timber fire safety and security doors, they’re constantly innovating and improving their product range to ensure that they meet customer needs whilst remaining at the very forefront of the industry.

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Sentry Doors to Return to Fire Safety Event

The UK’s leading fire and security doorset manufacturer is exhibiting at the UK’s leading fire safety event right on the doorstep of its newly acquired manufacturing site in Birmingham. 

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2022: A Year in Review 

As we reach the end of 2022, we would like to take this opportunity to wish our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. As we do so, we look back at our achievements this year as well as some of the key changes in the fire safety industry. 

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E. & S. W. Knowles announces expansion plans ahead of 100-year anniversary

A specialist manufacturer of fire rated, acoustic and PAS 24 security doors and doorsets, is adding a second factory to boost its manufacturing capacity, ahead of its 100th anniversary next year.

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Let’s ‘Close the Door on Fire’ with Fire Door Safety Week 2022 

Sentry Doors are proud to support Fire Door Safety Week (FDSW) for a third year running. As regular supporters of FDSW, we are pleased to be involved in this year’s campaign; ‘Close the Door on Fire’.  

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Sentry Doors implements its ‘Golden Thread’ solution, powered by Door Data Systems 

Complete fire door traceability with data tag in every door, providing a Golden Thread of information. 

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Sentry Doors buys E. & S. W. Knowles, expanding its markets

Doncaster, 9 August 2022: Sentry Doors Limited (Sentry) is pleased to announce its acquisition of E. & S. W. Knowles & Company Limited (Knowles), accelerating its growth and creating the UK’s leader in timber fire safety and security doorsets.

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Sentry Doors Now Offers Entire Range of UKCA FD30S Flat Entrance Doorsets

Sentry Doors, a leading supplier of fire safety doors, now offers UKCA accreditation on its entire range of FD30S flush and glazed doorsets. This follows a bi-directional burn test of its double-glazed range, including its double glazed doorsets complete with double glazed and panel sidelight.

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Sentry Doors are Exhibiting at the Fire Safety Event 2022

We are pleased to announce that we are exhibiting at the Fire Safety Event at Birmingham NEC on the 5-7 of April. The event is the UK’s largest fire safety event dedicated to supporting industry practitioners, professionals, and organisations at ensuring the highest standards of fire safety.

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Structural Changes for 2022

We would like to wish all our suppliers, customers and partners a Happy New Year and wish you all a prosperous 2022. As we do so, we would like to start the year off with the announcement of some key structural changes designed to build on the growth we achieved in 2021 and to continue this momentum.

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Sentry Doors Reflect on a Successful 2021

As we approach the end of 2021, we reflect positively on what we have achieved and would like to take this opportunity to wish our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. As we do so, we look back on this year’s growth and key changes in the fire safety industry to maximise compliance and the safety of occupants in social housing.

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Introducing Sentry Door’s Fire Door Brochure

Sentry Doors are pleased to announce the launch of our new brand brochure, aimed at local authorities, housing associations, and contractors in the fire door refurbishment and installation sector.

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Sentry Doors are Supporting Fire Door Safety Week 2021

Fire doors are critical in buildings that require strict fire protection as they act as a vital line of defence in a fire. At Sentry Doors, we aim to provide compliance throughout the procurement process, ensuring quality is constantly maintained and we feel that our portfolio of certification and accreditation is evident to this.

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Sentry Doors launches new Compliance Portal & Virtual Tour

We have released a new online Compliance Portal that will benefit housing associations, local authorities and contractors to no end. It gives you access to a range of resources that will help you gain fire safety compliance and informative installation and survey guides

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Sentry Doors renew membership with SBD

We are pleased to announce that we have renewed our membership with the official police security initiative Secured by Design

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Strengthening our Production Line

Manufacturing more bespoke fire and security door sets than ever before, we are also making many positive changes as Sentry Doors continues to deliver sustainable improvements and grow its diverse, talented team.

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CE Marking & UKCA and what this Regulation Change Means

With businesses being given until 1st January 2022 to affix the new UKCA marking, we take a look at the end of the CE Mark recognition in GB and what this regulation change means.

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Sentry Doors Celebrates International Women’s Day 2021

As an equal opportunity employer, Sentry Doors is celebrating International Women’s Day – 2021 – Choose to Challenge

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New Year, New Look. Same Secure Choice for Fire Safety

Sentry Doors is pleased to announce an updated brand and new website which is in celebration of our 30-year heritage and signifies strategic growth plans.

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Year of Achievements

Doncaster, 2 October 2019: On 2 October 1989 Sentry Doors, the specialist fire door-set manufacturer, was established by Gordon and Carolyn Yates.

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Mark of Quality: Sentry Doors join Made in Britain

We are pleased to announce that we have joined the prestigious Made in Britain membership scheme.

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Sentry Doors pledges support for Fire Door Safety Week

Sentry Doors is pleased to announce its support of Fire Door Safety Week 2020.

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