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Best Fireproof Safe for 2020

Best Fireproof Safe for 2020

Dan Cartwright
Written by Dan Cartwright
Placed on 28 May 2020

Here at Simply Safes, we have put together this handy buying guide on fireproof safes, to suit all budgets. All fireproof safes are tested differently depending on the type of item that is being protected. Media damages at different temperatures so it is important to select the right type of fireproof safe. Please feel free to get in touch with one of our friendly sales team to discuss your choices further.

Fireproof Safes under £249

Key Locking Model under £249

Phoenix Titan FS1281K

The Phoenix Titan FS1281K is popular model with our customers and provides a key locking solution not normally seen at this price point.


  • Twin locking bolts
  • Two keys supplied
  • Internal pull out tray
  • Fixings supplied for concrete

Pros & Cons

  • 60 Minutes protection for paper documents
  • Key locking with two keys supplied
  • 2 larger models available
  • Easily removed if not bolted down
  • No water protection
  • Not tested for security

£184.80 including VAT

Buy the Phoenix Titan FS1281K online


Electronic Model under £249

Sentry Safe Big Bolts SFW082GTC
The Sentry Safe Big Bolts SFW082GTC is a compact model that offers both fire and water protection. You can also keep CDs, DVDs and memory sticks inside to keep them protected from fire damage.


  • Compact size
  • Well known fireproof brand
  • 60 Minutes protection
  • Water protection

Pros & Cons

  • Attractive keypad with key lock
  • Fire protection for documents and digital media
  • Water protection up to 5 inches for 24 hours
  • No pre-drilled holes
  • No security rating

£239.00 including VAT
Buy the Sentry Safe SFW082GTC online


Fireproof Safes between £250 and £400

Key locking Model between £250 and £400

Chubbsafes Home Safe S2 20K

The Chubbsafes Home Safe S2 20K uses revolutionary V locking bolts not seen on any other brands. With many sizes available the range offers something for everyone.


  • V Shaped locking bolts
  • Known brand trusted the world over
  • 6 Sizes
  • Choice of key or electronic to suit your preference

Pros & Cons

  • Insurance approved for £40,000 in valuables
  • V Shaped locking bolts
  • 5 Other sized models available
  • Easily removed if not secured
  • No water protection
  • Only fixing points in the base

£265.00 including VAT

Buy the Chubbsafes Home Safe 20k online


Fireproof Safes between £400 and £600

Key Locking Model between £400 and £600

Burton Safes Firesec 4/60 2K

The Burton Safes Firesec 4/60 2K gives peace of mind that it offers both security and fire protection that is tested. It features 60 minutes fire protection tested to LFS 60P and is insurance approved by the AiS.


  • AiS Insurance approved
  • 60 Minutes fireproof
  • Nice cube shape to accomodate different sized items
  • Popular range

Pros & Cons

  • Attractive graphite colour
  • Excellent mix of security and fire protection
  • Locking options of key or electronic
  • Fixing only through the base
  • Equivalent weight of a washing machine

£567.60 including VAT

Buy the Burton Firesec 4/60 2K online


Fireproof Safes between £600 and £750

Key Locking Model between £600 and £750

Phoenix Data Combi DS2501K

The Phoenix Data Combi DS2501K as the name suggests offers fire protection for various items - magnetic media and paper documents.


  • 90 Minutes fire protection for paper and magnetic media tapes
  • 2 Sizes in the range
  • Key locking with electronic upgrade possible
  • Internal lockable drawer

Pros & Cons

  • 90 Minutes protection
  • Internal lockable drawer
  • Electronic locking upgrade possible
  • Data storage only small
  • Could easily be removed if not secured

£658.80 including VAT

Buy the Phoenix Data Combi 2501K online

Fireproof Safes over £750

Key Locking Model over £750

Chubbsafes Dataguard NT 25K

The Chubbsafes Dataguard NT 25K is a data safe that offers 120 minutes fire protection for magnetic media tapes and film.


  • 120 Minutes fire protection
  • Supplied with one shelf
  • Key locking
  • Other fittings available such as pull out drawers

Pros & Cons

  • 120 Minutes for computer media
  • Prestigious NT test 120D
  • 4 Models in the range
  • No method of fixing
  • Fittings can add up to be costly

£897.60 including VAT


Electronic Model over £750

hoenix Fire Commander FS1911E

The Phoenix Fire Commander FS1911E is a large model that perhaps is more suited to the commercial environment such as an office. It offers 120 minutes fire protection and comes supplied with two adjustable shelves.


  • LCD display
  • 4 Models in the range
  • Key locking also available if you prefer
  • 120 Minutes fireproof for paper documents

Pros & Cons

  • LCD display
  • Huge space for storing documents securely
  • Fingerprint lock also available
  • No water protection
  • More commercial use than domestic

£1178.40 including VAT

Buy the Phoenix Safe Fire Commander FS1911E online


Need advice?

Looking for more fireproof safes that fit your needs? Have a look at our complete range of fireproof safes or contact our product experts for advice.

Dan Cartwright
Written by Dan Cartwright
Placed on 28 May 2020
Categories: Guides

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