AEL Fire & Security

We're passionate about protecting your people and your assets


About Us

AEL Fire & Security have been established since 2003 and have moved from strength to strength, building a first class reputation in the fire and security industry for providing a complete bespoke solution to business premises across all industry sectors.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality, customer focused service, delivering fast, reliable solutions that are specific to your business needs.

Due to the wide range of services we are able to offer and manufacturers we support, AEL Fire & Security are truly able to provide a full fire and security systems package. From systems designing and installing to ongoing maintenance, we are the natural choice for providing all your fire and security services.

Our experience extends across all industry sectors including manufacturing, education, healthcare and utilities to name but a few. If you are looking for fire alarms or security systems in areas such as Teesside, Newcastle, Sunderland, Manchester, Liverpool or Leeds then AEL Fire & Security will find the right combination of fire and security services to suit your needs.

Our Services

All of our services start with our free initial site survey, design of a bespoke system suitable to your budget and premises, installation by our qualified engineers, and finally monitoring and maintenance of the system in order to give you the peace of mind that your premises and property are completely protected 24/7. We can also provide preventative maintenance contracts on existing systems that you may already have in place from previous installations.


Fire Protection

Our fire safety services will provide protection for your business, people and assets.

  • Fire Alarm & Detection Systems
  • Smoke Detection Systems
  • Disabled Refuge
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Fire Extinguishers

Security Systems

Our security systems ensure that your property is safe and only accessed by authorised personnel.

  • Commercial CCTV Systems
  • Access Control Systems
  • Intruder Detection & Alarms
  • Traffic Barriers & ANPR
  • Security Gates & Bollards

Monitoring Solutions

Protecting your business 24/7 with monitored security systems and remote fire alarms.

  • CCTV Monitoring
  • Intruder Alarms
  • Remote Fire Alarms
  • Emergency Response
  • Keyholder Alerts
  • Free Site Survey & Quote
  • System Design
  • Installation
  • Monitoring
  • Maintenance


To ensure all of our design, installation and maintenance services adhere to strict industry standards, we are certified by BAFE for fire and NSI Silver for security. We also have Construction Line, CHAS, & Safe Contractor and ISO9001 accreditations to assure you that all works are carried out to a safe, audited and compliant standard.



BAFE is the independent register of quality fire safety service providers, certificated to ensure quality and competence to help meet your fire safety obligations.

NSI Silver

NSI Silver

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) is recognised as the leading certification body for the security and fire protection sectors in the UK.



The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is a not-for-profit trade association with the aim of promoting the professional status of the UK fire safety industry.



CHAS is a pre-approval scheme, which allows contractors to demonstrate to potential clients that they meet the required health and safety standards.

Construction Line


Constructionline is the UK's leading procurement & supply chain management service that collects, assesses & monitors standard company information.



SafeContractor is the market-leading health & safety accreditation system, helping contractors and organisations become healthier, safer, and stronger.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes we can, and understanding the customer and the business needs is fundamental to ensuring that the correct solution is provided specific to the site. That is why at the start of every enquiry a comprehensive site survey is carried out by one of our experienced surveyors, working in conjunction with the client gathering the information that will provide the design team with the necessary details to produce a bespoke solution.

    Using the survey information our highly skilled design team are able to produce a detailed and comprehensive package of proposals to ensure the correct system and technology is employed. All our designers are fully knowledgeable of all current industry standards and legislation, undergoing regular refresher training to ensure that all designs submitted are fully compliant therefore providing the customer with complete piece of mind.

  • We have a dedicated, highly professional and fully trained team of installation engineers. All team members are certified to all current industry and manufacturer training requirements, they are CRB Enhanced and Police checked and vetted, hold current CSCS, PASMA and IPAF licences and are fully trained for working at Height, Asbestos Awareness & First Aid.

    Each installation is allocated with a dedicated project manager responsible for ensuring a project plan is presented and approved, that agreed target deadlines are met and a high quality of workmanship is maintained through out the installation. They are also responsible for ensuring that the customer is continuously updated with progress reports along with liaising, where necessary, with all customer departments involved with the project. All site leaders and project managers hold SSSTS (Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme) certification to ensure that each project is carried out and completed in accordance with nationally recognised health and safety requirements.

  • Yes we can do either and our preventative maintenance contracts are tailor-made to suit your systems and business needs. It can be following an installation and handover of your system, or as a result of changing from your current provider. We keep you informed throughout your contract and for your convenience, provide one point of contact for a 24 hour telephone helpline.

    All our engineers are multi-skilled and as such can carry out all your reactive and maintenance needs in accordance with current legislation. This means less visits which makes us more effective, able to offer enhanced value along with reducing our carbon footprint. Our help desk can track all of our engineers using the latest in tracking technology enabling our operators to provide an accurate ETA. All of our engineers are equipped with electronic tablets providing instant electronic copies of site attendance and maintenance recorders direct to our office. This ensures we have a full, accurate and auditable record of all works that have been carried out on your systems.

  • We pride ourselves on providing every client with a dedicated account manager who is on hand 24 / 7 to provide any support as required. By providing an account management service it ensures that:

    • Any new technologies that come to market that could be of benefit to the business can be highlighted / brought to the customers attention
    • The Client can be kept abreast of any changes and updates to legislation thereby ensuring the site is always fully compliant
    • Ensuring that any account issues or concerns that may arise can be dealt with swiftly and where necessary corrective measures put in place

    In short, we provide an industry leading service that gives you the freedom to focus on your core business needs.

  • Yes, our monitoring solutions cover CCTV systems, Access Control, Fire Alarms & Detection Systems and can all have various levels of cover including police response. We can provide out of hours monitoring for all of your systems using a wide range of communication technologies that utilise PSTN (standard phone line), ADSL (broadband) and 4G GSM (mobile phone signal) to ensure that any alerts are always delivered to keep you informed of potential issues.

  • We install and maintain systems all over the UK. We tend to do most of our work in the North East and North West (places like Teesside, Newcastle, Sunderland, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds etc), but we have installers and engineers based all around the UK so we can install or maintain a system for you no matter where you are located. For more information on the services we can provide in your area, take a look at some of the example service area pages below:

  • Yes you can lease the equipment if you'd prefer. We offer advanced fire and security solutions on a lease-based option to allow your business to use equipment at an affordable monthly price, and we have a leasing calculator that will help you work out these costs.

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