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Addressing the most current and pressing subjects through our CPD-certified seminars.

Speakers at the cf forum 2021

“People Centric Design “

Simon Crosby, Director, Corstorphine + Wright

What we do through design has a massive influence on how people behave, live their lives and their general wellbeing, in the police environment this includes a number of individuals from police staff, external visitors and ultimately detainees.

In this presentation we explore the concept of how design can influence this from the start of a staffs training through the lifecycle into custodial design.

We will explore some current trends and some specialist areas we are working on such as Autism in custody and the difference we can make to peoples experience of difficult situations.



Harry Wright, Custodial Key Account Manager, Fireworks Fire Protection Ltd

In this presentation, Fireworks Fire Protection Ltd will discuss the government-backed Fire Safety Improvement (FSI) initiative, illustrated by an on-site deployment.

The FSI is an ongoing programme to retrofit and upgrade fire safety systems throughout the UK Custodial Estate. Its objective is to bring older buildings up to compliant standards. Works include upgrades to various building safety aspects, including watermist fire suppression systems.

Fireworks has been working directly with the MOJ and their appointed design consultants on several FSI upgrades. This session will give you a step-by-step overview of an FSI works project in action, on site with Fireworks at HMP Grendon.

“Women in Custody-responding in practice and lessons learned”

Steven Lennon, Architect, HLM Architects.

HLM have worked across the full breadth of the Justice Estate over the last 20 year from open prisons to high security facilities but have had particular experience in developing bespoke responses to the Female estate in both the public and private sector and across the prison services of the UK

The presentation will sign post the journey that HLM have been on in relation females in custody with a mix of built and conceptual examples.

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