Based just outside Petersfield in Hampshire, 3MG Fire Protection is a family run company supplying fire extinguisher maintenance and other fire protection services to small to medium sized businesses across Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, London and Sussex for over 20 years.
We care passionately about your safety and making sure you meet all standards of compliance. We achieve this be building a really strong relationship with you, which is why we have so many long-standing customers, some for more than 20 years.
It’s because of this, that we know what it takes to make the difference and give you the peace of mind that you’re protected…
I was working as a Royal Mail Manager and had wanted to start my own Business for many years. A chance meeting with an old friend in Leeds who had formed a Fire Extinguisher Servicing Company gave me the idea that I could do the same. In my role at Royal Mail I had been involved with health and safety and it had also been something I was very interested in. That's me on the left.
I job shadowed my friend for a week to see what he did and discovered a passion for solving customers compliance issues and thereby ensuring their safety. I then applied for a training course, passed it, secured industries specific insurance and then I was ready to go
I gained my customers by being polite and honest I found people were very receptive to this approach. I listened to many stories of how other company’s service engineers had upset the customer with their loud brash behaviour or underhand approach. I knew I could do things differently and ensure a positive experience for the customer.
In the early years one of my customers said to me, “Barry, please don’t change what you do” which puzzled me for a while, but I guess it was my honest polite manner that they were referring to. This has become a core principle of the company.
Twenty years later I have a growing, family run company with a fantastic team of staff that I am very proud of.