About LWF

LWF was established in 1986 and has serviced in excess of 6,000 fire engineering and fire risk management projects to date including the Palace of Westminster, the British Museum and Eton College.

We have worked on fire engineering projects and fire risk assessments in a wide variety of sectors and invite you to view our list of clients and look in more detail at our projects and case studies.

LWF approaches each custom project with a high level of professionalism and creativity to offer you the highest standards of fire safety design.

Please call 0800 410 1130 to make an appointment or to discuss your requirements.

What We Do



Our Clients

Latest Blog Posts

Category: Healthcare

Fire Safety for Healthcare Premises – Fire Alarms in Dependent Occupant Environments – Part 116

In LWF’s blog series for healthcare professionals, our aim is to give information on best practice of fire safety in hospitals and other healthcare premises. In part 115, LWF looked at how fire alarms and fire detection systems in healthcare buildings relate to BS 5839-1. In part 116, we consider the function of fire alarms… View Article

Category: Facilities Management

Fire Safety for Facilities Management Personnel – Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 – Part 34

Lawrence Webster Forrest (LWF) is a specialist fire engineering and fire risk management consultancy whose aim is to give information on best practice in fire safety for facilities management personnel through this blog series. In part 33, LWF considered the requirements of the order relating to general duties of employees at work and how the… View Article

Category: Fire Engineering

Fire Engineering Design and Risk Assessment – Fire Safety Management – Part 17

In LWF’s Fire Engineering blog series for Architects and others involved in building design, we have been looking at the activities of a company which are classed as fire safety management. In part 16, we considered the duties of the fire safety manager that will make up much of their day to day work. In… View Article

Category: Passive Fire Protection

Passive fire protection for Building Professionals – Part 5

In LWF’s blog series on passive fire protection for building professionals and contractors and those with an interest in structural fire protection issues, we aim to give an overview of the important role passive protection plays in the overall fire safety provision of a building. In part 4, LWF looked at passive fire protection products… View Article


LWF are a leading consultancy specialising in fire safety engineering and other related engineering disciplines and are always interested in receiving C.V.’s from personnel with relevant experience. Please contact us if you are interested in working for LWF.

Junior Technician

  • Permanent position – 0900 – 17.30
  • Salary £12,000.00 – £14,000.00 per annum
  • 25 days per annum annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Full training provided

This is a fantastic opportunity for a young ambitious individual to join a leading independent
Fire Engineering & Fire Risk Management Consultancy based in Kenley, Surrey.

Working alongside our Fire Engineers and Fire Surveyor you will be responsible for assisting
collating documents and producing fire strategy drawings for inclusion in clients reports.

For the right individual training will be provided in Computer Aided Design (using the latest AutoCAD Software). Training will also be provided to allow you to develop an understanding of fire

Ideally ‘A’ Level or BTEC qualifications are required, however you must have a good grade in Maths, English & DT at GCSE. You must also have:

  • A good understanding of computer technology and keyboard skills (inc MS Office).
  • Demonstrate an ability to multi task and adhere to deadlines.
  • Show good attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of technical drawing or similar would be advantageous.
  • Have an understanding and eye for presentation.
  • Have excellent communication skills – written and spoken.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn progress and advance.
  • Demonstrate good time keeping

If interested apply in writing, attaching CV to fire@lwf.co.uk

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