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Portable Fire Solutions for Wiltshire & Dorset Bus Company

Client: Wilts and Dorset Bus Company

Location: Regional

Description of Work: Fire Extinguisher Maintenance


Wilts & Dorset is a bus operator providing services in East Dorset, South Wiltshire and West Hampshire. It operates services around Bournemouth and Poole under the More brand and around Salisbury and Amesbury under the Salisbury Reds Buses brand. It is a subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group.

The current bus company has operated since 1983. Wilts & Dorset was also the name of a former Salisbury based bus company from 1915 until 1972.


Wessex Fire & Security look after the maintenance of the portable fire extinguishers held within Wilts and Dorset’s sites across the region.  We inspect, maintain and replace their extinguishers through a combination of annual scheduled maintenance and call outs.  Our works are completed fully in accordance with the requirements of British Standards (BS5306).  In addition to looking after their portable fire equipment we also provide training on its use to Wilts and Dorset staff.

Since the introduction of the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order in 2006, it has been the responsibility of companies and organisations to ensure that not only do they provide the means to tackle fire but also the training to effectively use this equipment.  Wessex Fire and Security offer a range of courses tailored to meet the specific requirements of our customers.

Nick Elliott, Health and Safety Officer, Wilts and Dorset Bus Company said “Wessex Fire & Security Services continue to provide us with quality and reliable workmanship in all aspects of fire safety equipment and systems. We have an enviable one call contact relationship and always find their engineers friendly and helpful when they arrive on site”

For further information regarding extinguisher supply and maintenance or details of the training we are able to offer please do not hesitate to contact us.

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