Acorn Fire & Security Ltd

Fire Alarm Systems in Blackburn (Lancashire)

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Waterside House
Trident Park
Trident Way

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Established in April 2002, we have quickly become one of the leading suppliers of fire & security devices, offering the largest product range available on the market today.

We pride ourselves on our plethora of knowledge and years of experience within the fire and security industry. All of our products have been hand-selected and rigorously tested to provide you excellent performance, ease of use and most importantly, reliability.

Here at Acorn Fire & Security, we only offer products from reputable manufacturers and renowned brands including the likes of Crowcon, Minerva and Testifire; so you can rest assured that in the event of a fire, you are in safe hands.

Better still, not only do we provide exceptional equipment but we do so coupled with value for money. All fire alarm systems and devices are available at a competitive rate.

From replacement parts to full fire alarm systems, you'll find everything you need right here. Got a question about any of our products? Call us now on 01254 207532 or visit our Contact Us page and we'll be more than happy to help.

Alternatively, if you know exactly what you are looking for then please feel free to browse our extensive range and make a purchase online - we can deliver it to you within 2-3 working days of dispatch, 4-5 working days Mainland Europe, and 6-7 Working Days Worldwide.

Whatever you need, the Acorn Fire & Security experts are to hand to advise you on fire alarm safety and security.

Tyco Minerva and Minerva MX Service Spares

We supply a complete range of Tyco Minerva and Minerva MX Service Spares at competitive prices, we hold a large quantity of service spares, therefore most parts are available next working day.

We pride ourselves on our knowledge and expertise at Acorn Fire and Security, and our years of experience allow us to guide you to the right product Give us a call on +44 (0)1254 207532 to tell us what you need, and we'll get you sorted.

No Climb Solo Fire Alarm Test Equipment

Buy online Solo Fire Alarm Test Equipment, we offer very competitive prices infact we will not beaten on price. We hold most parts in stock so next day delivery is available on the Solo Kits.

Try the Solo 461 Cordless Heat Detector Test Kit or the Solo 823 Smoke & Cordless Heat Detector Test Kit I am sure you will not be disappointed. the bad experiences when Fire Alarm testing! We've all used aluminium tubes with triggers, smoke sticks, and a plethoria of other nonsense! These are without a doubt, the best testing kit on the market alongside their new range of test equipment Testifire.

Customers buying Solo fire detector test and maintenance tools can now benefit from a Lifetime Warranty, thereby underlining the confidence that users can have in both the products and the technical expertise and experience of the company behind them.

Testifire Fire Alarm Test Equipment

Testifire is the result of several years of technological development, being the worlds first multi-stimulus detector tester for smoke, heat and CO fire detectors.

Testifire enables faster and more efficient testing of single or multi-sensor detectors, with one tool, and can be fully retro-fitted to the whole Solo Range of Telescopic and Extension poles.

Testifire has a unique clearing cycle further to each detector test, providing a Rapid detector reset with no repeat alarm, enabling test times to be reduced by as much as 66%. Testifire includes an array of advanced and intelligent technologies that dramatically change and improve upon traditional approaches to stimuli production and delivery.

Two Models are available, Testifire 1000 for testing with smoke and heat, and Testifire 2000 for testing with smoke, heat and CO. No Aerosols, one tool instead of two or three, genuine test time savings in any application. For Land, Air and Maritime fire detector testing; Testifire is a must have addition to any Engineers suite of Test Equipment.

Addressable Fire Alarm System

Addressable fire alarms give you an easy, reliable way to locate the position of any fires or hazards in your building. Linked into a central control panel, or multiple panels, an addressable system will report back to you on where any alarm has been triggers.

The control panels can also provide you with a means to trigger fire extinguishing equipment, or to reset alarms that have been improperly triggered. Addressable systems are a must in large buildings, and locations that require granular feedback and control.

Conventional Fire Alarm System

Conventional fire alarm equipment is a great choice for a wide variety of settings, whether office, industrial, or public. The systems are available with a variety of detection systems, from conventional smoke detection, to thermal temperature detectors and optical smoke detectors. Each is suited for various environments, so if you're not sure what's best for you, just give us a call.

A 2-wire conventional fire alarm system is often the natural choice for smaller applications or where budget constraints exist. These units are great solutions for those times when you need to meet safety and security requirements, while allowing for lower budgets and times when quotes need to be kept low.

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Products and Services

Fire Alarm Test Equipment

Solo 822

Solo equipment is available in a number of conveniently arranged kits. Whether your need is for a simple starter kit, a universal smoke testing kit, or an all-encompassing kit including a heat detector tester, there is one available.

Testifire 9201

Testifire is the result of several years of technological development. It's the world's first multi-stimulus detector tester for smoke, heat and CO fire detectors. Testifire enables faster and more efficient testing of single or multi-sensor detectors.

Flame Detector

Spectrex SharpEye 40/40L UV / IR Flame Detector

The 40/40L (40/40LB with built-in test option) Flame Detectors provides a combination of UV and IR sensors, where the IR sensor operates at a wavelength of 2.5-3.0 micron and can detect hydrocarbon-based fuel and gas fires, hydroxyl and hydrogen fires.

Smoke Sensor

ALN-EN(WHT) Hochiki Photo Electric Smoke Sensor (White)

The ALN-EN incorporates Hochiki's newest High Performance Chamber Technology removing the need to use Ionisation Smoke Sensors in the majority of applications.

We offer these services

  • Free Parking
  • Buy Online
  • Delivery Service
  • website
  • Customer Service / Helpline
  • Price Match
  • Next Day Delivery
  • Overseas Shipping
  • Wholesale
  • Free Quotes
  • Emergency Call Out
  • Special Delivery
  • Credit Card Payments

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Thanks Lauren, it’s so nice to deal with a company who are so accommodating, it’s been a refreshing change for us! CATHERINE


Hi Lauren, The below parts have just arrived! That was very quick and efficient! Thankyou for organising that.


Truly thank you for all of your help, Emma. This process was quick and painless.

David Jackson

Evening Dave, We were very appreciative of Martin’s assistance during our time in Ancona. As he would have mentioned, timing was tight but he got the job done and we got through our surveys. Thanks to you and your team.

Captain Nicholas Smith

Lauren Thanks for all your help with this last night we appreciate the service you provided to us. Kind Regards


Again many thanks for your help and assistance. System now fully back on line.

Andrew Kelly

Hi Dave, The service and support from Emma and the other staff has been superb and as a new customer purchasing wise I will now be placing all orders with Acorn.

Andrew Sullivan

I received and checked through my order today and everything is as it should be. Thanks again to you and to Acorn fire and security for a great and efficient service.


We have just purchased a SOLO kit from yourselves and I have say we have been very impressed with the service and support provided – thank you


Good morning Emma, Order has been well received yesterday, I can say that we are very happy with your service. Best regards,


Hi Emma, Thank you very much for all your help - excellent service!

Fiona McGregor

Hi Deborah Thank you very much for going extra mile for me. Great! Best Regards


Dear Hannah, The test equipment arrived one day early, received on Tuesday; wunderbar!

Jürgen Schulz

Thankyou so much for your assistance, I don't know how you managed to source this equipment, but I'm very glad you did. All fitted and working now!! Med vennlig hilsen

K Larsen

Dear Hannah, After several weeks of trying to find these parts; you located part numbers, cost, availability and air freight within one day!

Nancy Johnson

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Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 5pm

Saturday to Sunday: Closed

Key Services

Acorn Fire & Security Ltd, emergency lighting, fire alarm supplier, Fire Alarm Test Equipment, fire alarm testing, fire equipment, fire extinguishers, fire prevention, fire protection, fire safety

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