About the Red Book

The LPCB Red Book is a key reference for specifiers, regulators, designers and end users of fire and security products and services. Every product and service listed in the Red Book has been robustly checked by independent experts to ensure that it delivers and will continue to deliver the performance expected.

The schemes we operate are classified under the following headings:-

  • Fire detection and alarm products and related installers
  • Fire suppression products and related installers
  • Fixed fire-fighting systems and related installers
  • Passive fire protection products and related installers
  • Cables
  • Security protection systems
  • Management systems
  • Construction products

Easy and instant access

Instant access to the most up-to-date Red Book listings used to be a Red Book but is now more readily available than ever. In addition to the listings on this site and Red Book Apps are available for Apple, Android and Windows for smartphones and tablets.

International recognition

LPCB listings are accepted throughout the UK and around the world, as shown in the map here. To further promote and manage our growing international presence, local LPCB representatives have been appointed in the Middle East, India, China and Malaysia (for the ASEAN region)—their details are available here

LPCB—BRE Global—BRE— BRE Trust: how they work together

The Red Book is the LPCB list of Approved Fire & Security Products and Services. LPCB and is the approval brand that BRE Global operates for fire and security products and services. 

BRE Global and sister company BRE are part of the BRE Group which is owned by the BRE Trust. The Trust is a registered charity that works to advance knowledge, innovation and communication in the built environment. All profits made by the its subsidiary companies are used to fund new research and education programmes. See left for more about us, our history, governance and operational details.

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