HMICFRS Reports (Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services)
Looking at our performance, effectiveness and efficiency
Fatal Fire Report: Oldham St, July 2013
Report on the fire at Paul’s Hair and Beauty World, Oldham Street, Manchester, which broke out on Saturday, July 13, 2013, and tragically claimed the life of Firefighter Stephen Hunt.
Our Annual Report looks at how well we performed against our purpose and aims and celebrates some of our many achievements and success stories.
Greater Manchester’s first Fire Plan outlines the work GMFRS will undertake to help make our city-region safe. The plan includes six priorities and a number of commitments to residents, businesses and partners across Greater Manchester.
Annual Delivery Plan (PDF, 7768KB)
In addition to the Fire Plan, the Annual Delivery Plan for the Service – Our Plan – outlines exactly how the commitments in the Fire Plan will be delivered.
Health and Safety Statement of Intent (PDF, 46KB)
This policy statement of intent will be formally reviewed on an annual basis but will be reviewed more frequently if required.
Measuring Progress Q4 2020-21 (PDF, 7.3MB)
This document sets out Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service’s (GMFRS) Performance Framework, an explanation of how our Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI) are measured and how we are performing.
Strategic Assessment of Risk (SAoR) 2021-22 (PDF, 21.1MB)
This is the first version of our Strategic Assessment of Risk (SAoR) and will be utilised to inform the development our Fire Plan and Annual Delivery Plan.
Corporate Risk Register - May 2021 (PDF, 367KB)
We maintain this document to help us to identify and mitigate the opportunities and threats that might impact on our ability to deliver our functions.
Programme for Change
In 2018 The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Deputy Mayor, Interim Chief Fire Officer and Greater Manchester Combined Authority Chief Executive announced a whole Service review of GMFRS, based on learning, listening and changing, together with a strong focus on improving leadership and culture throughout the Service.
The review – known as Programme for Change – commenced in April 2018.
Programme for Change laid the foundations for a stronger organisation that is focused on keeping communities safe and delivering a sustainable, affordable, frontline first emergency service.
The Programme was formally closed on 31 March 2021.
Find out more about Programme for Change
Take a look at the archived accounts for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority, as well as the North West Fire and Rescue Management Board plus related financial documents.
Expenditure over £500 including Procurement Card transactions (archive)
Purchase orders £5000 and above
Senior Salaries and Responsibilities
Invitations to tender over £5,000
GMFRS is part of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), you can read our privacy and data protection policy on the GMCA website.
Greater Manchester Combined Authority's procedure for dealing with requests that are covered by the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Pay Policy Statement 2020-21 (PDF, 316KB)
English and Welsh local authorities are required to produce a senior pay policy statement.
Environmental Sustainability 2022 (external website, opens in new tab)
Our sustainability strategy for Greater Manchester incorporates five overarching ambitions for the service to achieve by 2050.
Subject Access Request (link opens in new tab)
Hillsborough Charter (PDF, 171KB)