Fire protection
that can take the heat.

The UK’s most comprehensive range of Class 0 internal fire protection coatings.

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Torrex is designed to hold back the spread of flames in a fire, limiting damage to the building and giving residents the time to evacuate safely. The system allows users to upgrade the fire performance of existing coatings on walls and ceilings in communal spaces, stairwells and fire escapes in as little as 3 coats.

With a track record of more than 40 years, we are proud to be the only supplier with third party accreditation for our fire performance via the Certifire scheme. Torrex offers three performance tiers to provide low, medium and high risk areas with the most flexible, cost-effective means of meeting the required Class 0 fire rating.

Trusted and proven in the field, Torrex is able to assure performance, quality, reliability and maximum protection in every project.

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Why choose Torrex

Tried and tested

We’ve worked with internal communal areas of all sizes to deliver high-performing fire protection that meets the required Class 0 fire rating.

Field specialists

Our field-based specialists will carry out an assessment of your communal area and compile a specification of the performance your budget needs.

Proven track record

Established in 1975 and with over 40 years’ experience in fire protection coating systems, Tor Coatings is a true specialist.

Engineered range

With a comprehensive range of fire protection coating systems the level of protection specified always matches the risk assessment on site.

Online CPD Learning? We've got it covered.

We’ve adapted our accredited CPD training from on-site sessions to free online courses, so you can continue your learning in a socially distanced environment. So, if you’re a specifier, building manager or architect looking to use their time wisely, we’ve got it covered.

Torrex Promise

Trusted by professionals and proven effective in the field, Torrex™ is able to assure performance, quality, reliability and durability in every project.

When we carry out a risk assessment of your communal area we will only specify the system that performs to your exact level of requirements. That means we’ll never over-specify or under-specify. The series offers three performance tiers to provide a cost effective solution matched to the risk we identify for your individual project after a full site assessment. This risk-based approach delivers the most flexible, cost-effective means of complying with the RRO and meeting the required Class 0 fire rating.

“To know that each individual project has been risk assessed on the basis of what is actually on the substrate, resulting in a cost value engineered specification for the project is a very important part of the decision making process. The Council needs to ensure it meets its obligations in a cost-effective manner, ensuring the future needs of the block are considered. That is why we us Tor Coatings”

Sandwell MBC.

Project Profiles

Bevin Court

  • Cruickshank Street, London WC1
  • Category: Fire Protection
  • Product: Torrex
  • Sector: Social Housing
  • Roof Type:
  • Guarantee: 10 years
  • Coverage Area:
Bevin Court, located on London’s Cruickshank Street, was built in 1954 and is one of several modernist housing projects designed in the post-war period. The building has been given a rare Grade-II listing by English Heritage in recognition of its architectural significance.

Brecknock Estate

  • Tufnell Park, London
  • Category: Fire Protection
  • Product: Torrex
  • Sector: Social Housing
  • Roof Type:
  • Guarantee: 15 years
  • Coverage Area: 3000m2
Built in 1938, the Brecknock Road Estate is a locally listed heritage asset within the London Borough of Islington.

Barnfield Gardens

  • Woolwich, London.
  • Category: Fire Protection
  • Product: Torrex
  • Sector: Social Housing
  • Roof Type:
  • Guarantee: 10 years
  • Coverage Area: 1750m2
Banrfield Gardens is a densely populated area, located in Woolwich and governed by Royal Borough of Greenwich Council. There are a number of three-storey tower blocks in and around the area of Barnfield Gardens.

How we will work with you

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Free Survey

Our site surveys are FREE. Our first step is to listen, to learn and to collaborate. One of our highly experienced Area Business Managers will meet with you to discuss your project and undertake a free survey of your roof, noting any issues and defects to ensure every aspect of the project is clearly understood and documented thoroughly.

2

Project Specification

Your Area Business Manager will recommend professional contractors to complete your installation. A detailed, bespoke written project specification will then be issued including CAD drawings as required. This specification explains how every detail of the roof will be tackled. Your Area Business Manager will always be be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

3

Installation

Your Area Business Manager and our technical service team will be there to monitor the various stages of your installation and ensure the project specification is followed correctly. You can be safe in the knowledge that we partner only with contracting companies whose customer service principles and values are aligned with our own.

4

Aftercare

For added peace of mind, all of our systems are offered with a comprehensive range of no quibble warranties. We are also pleased to offer building owners our insurance-backed guarantee, TorGuard.

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