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Passive Fire Protection

The Making of The FireSeal on YouTube

Ritherdon has been working with the social housing sector to find ways of improving fire safety for tenants. Ritherdon has recently developed two products that are now manufactured in their own factory in Darwen, Lancashire. The first unit is the FireSeal. (which provides >60 minutes fire resistance and has been tested in accordance with BS EN1366-3: 2009 and BS EN1363-1:

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Living Wage Foundation
Case Studies

Ritherdon are a Living Wage Employer

All our staff were already paid significantly higher than minimum wage and, since we were already there, we thought it would be the right thing to take the next step and join the Living Wage Foundation’s accreditation scheme since it fits so closely with Ritherdon’s own values. We’d recommend our suppliers and customers also look into the benefits of

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Inside the Passively Safe Cabinet
Passively Safe Road Products

Ritherdon introduce world’s first passively safe roadside cabinet

Ritherdon is happy to announce the introduction of our newest product – the world’s first passively safe roadside cabinet. The passively safe cabinet was officially crash-tested and certified by TRL in January, to the specifications outlined in European standard BS EN 12767. The product will make its first appearance at Traffex 2013 which takes place at

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Centenary Celebration
Electrical Enclosures

Ritherdon celebrate centenary year

On 4th January 2013, Ritherdon celebrated being incorporated as a Limited company for 100-years. Although founded in 1895 by Percy Ritherdon, Ritherdon & Co became Ritherdon & Co Limited by registering as company number 126330 with Companies House in January 1913. 100-years down the line and Ritherdon remains a family-run business, with original founder Percy

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PolePlugs - Different Pin Sizes Available
Passively Safe Road Products

Ritherdon Acquire Poletech Systems Limited

Ritherdon are proud to announce the acquisition of Nottinghamshire-based Poletech Systems Limited, as of 14th December 2012. As part of the acquisition, all intellectual property rights, stocks, product patterns and designs are now owned solely by Ritherdon. Thus, all Poletech products will now become part of Ritherdon’s product portfolio and will be manufactured, and supplied,

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