Are your smoke system controls fit for purpose?

SCS Group staff inspecting a smoke system

NATURALLY vented smoke shaft systems (commonly known as AOV systems) in residential buildings should comply fully with the requirements of Approved Document B. The dangers of having non-compliant systems was highlighted recently when a fire occurred in a block of … Continue reading

Article on remote testing device Eyeball featured by Means of Escape

A screen grab from the Means of Escape website: SCS Group's article on its new Eyeball remote testing device is featured in this month's Means of Escape newsletter

AN SCS Group article focusing on our new remote testing device ‘Eyeball’ is featured in this month’s Means of Escape Newsletter. The article’s theme is ‘Don’t turn a blind eye to smoke control maintenance’ and discusses the need for weekly … Continue reading

SCS backs calls for correct smoke control system maintenance

A smoke control system being maintained by an SCS Group employee

SCS Group is backing calls for people to ensure they get the correct people to maintain smoke control systems once they’ve been installed and commissioned. Brakel Airvent, writing in Means of Escape, explains how it as a company has run … Continue reading

Smoke control systems can save lives – but only if they are functioning correctly

A graphic of a smoke control system - maintenance is vital says Olly Lucas

By Olly Lucas Service Manager, SCS Group SMOKE control systems are critical to ensuring the safety of individuals in the event of a fire. Smoke build-up, if not ventilated correctly, can quickly overcome an individual long before the fire itself … Continue reading

New SCS Office for Service and R&D


In addition to core locations in Cardiff, London, Birmingham and our Bournemouth manufacturing facilities, SCS Group is proud to open yet another site; this time a Bournemouth office dedicated to service, commissioning and R&D. SCS Group’s service division, SCS Support, … Continue reading