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About us: Our Trade Standing


Anderstore takes quality very seriously indeed, as our various accreditation, certification and the like help show. However, we also firmly believe that it is right to seek to improve things on a much wider basis too.

For the Greater Good…

We therefore takes a very keen interest in the continual improvement in standards, quality and the general development of the trade as a whole.

To this end, we and/or members of our staff are, or have been:

  • a representative of the FSH/2 and FSH/11 Committees of the British Standards Institute. FSH/2 is directly responsible for the authoring of BS 5306 parts 3 and 8, the British Standards relating to the commissioning and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers;
  • a representative of the British Standards Institute at the European level (TC70 working group 7);
  • an Honorary Lifetime Member of the FIA;
  • a FIA Board director;
  • members and former-Chair of the Services Council of the FIA;
  • members and Chair of the Portables Servicing Committee of the FIA;
  • a representative of the FIA at the European level (Eurofeu);
  • a Liaison between FIA and CFOA (the Chief Fire Officers’ Association);
  • a Liaison between FIA and IFEDA (another trade association);
  • a BAFE Council member;
  • involved in the development and merging of BAFE schemes including SP101 and ST104.
  • a former FETA vice-chairman (FETA is now effectively a part of the FIA);
  • a member of the group consulted by the UK Government’s Department for Communities and Local Government’s (now renamed Communities and Local Government) regarding what was at that stage their draft legislative proposals, which subsequently went on to become the Fire Safety Order;

We are members of FIA, the Fire Industry Association (formerly FETA and the BFPSA). Click here to find out more. We've over 70 years experience with parts of our group having been trading since 1947! Click here to find out more. We are BS EN ISO 9001:2015 certified by the UKAS-accredited independent third party, BSI. Click here to find out more. We are registered with BAFE, the British Approvals for Fire Equipment. Click here to find out more. We are members of the IFE, the Institution of Fire Engineers. Click here to find out more. We carry comprehensive Public & Product Liability and/or Professional Indemnity Insurance up to the value of a staggering £5m! Click here to find out more. We are members of IFEDA, the Independent Fire Engineering & Distributors Association. Click here to find out more.