Aran Fire Protection Limited is a progressive passive fire protection company based on the
Suffolk / Cambridgeshire border.

The directors have been delivering passive fire protection installations for over 25 years,
underpinned by the core values of integrity, quality of service and teamwork.


This primary core value is the foundation of the business offering. The other company values are built upon this absolute core value.


Provides the strength to maximise the potential of all members of the team, so that the whole team offering  becomes more than the sum of its parts.

Quality of service

The service prior to installation includes rigorous consideration and promotion of fire tested solutions. This emphasis  is transferred to the on site service, where the quality is monitored by the Quality Management System.

John Whitefield
Managing Director 

John has 33 years’ experience working in the construction industry. Before joining Aran in early 2015, John was Managing Director of surveying business in Bury St Edmunds which was sold to larger business in 2015. John has previously worked as Managing Director of a passive fire protection business owned by a major national construction contractor. Prior to this John was Sales Director of a passive fire protection and insulation contractor again based in Bury St Edmunds.

John’s has been an active member of the Association for Specialist Fire Protection and has served on the council for ten years. He has successfully brought the passive fire protection team together at Aran, recruiting previous work colleagues to help drive the company forward.

John Whitefield, Managing Director

Richard Spearman

Richard has over 25 years experience in the passive fire protection industry.

He was recruited by John Whitefield in the 1990’s and started as a sales estimator in the passive fire protection division.

Richard then moved to a separate fire protection company and rose to become a Director of a business turning over circa £10m.

Richard joined Aran in 2015 to help deliver a significant programme for Suffolk County Council and continues to deliver the passive fire protection offering and has overseen the continued growth of the business.

Richard Spearman, Director

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