Annual Delivery Plan 2022 (HTML version)

Annual Delivery Plan 2022-23

  • Our Mission: Protecting communities, working together, saving lives
  • Our Vision: A modern, flexible, resilient fire and rescue service
  • Our Values: Excellence, Honesty, Inclusive, Professionalism In Our Role, and Respect

Priority 1: Provide a fast, safe, and effective response:

  • Introduce our new Response Strategy.
  • Implement learning from the Manchester Arena Inquiry.
  • Implement a new Service-wide MTA capability.
  • Put our Fire Cover Review on a three-yearly cycle starting this year.
  • Introduce a Wildfire Burns Team.
  • Implement a new fitness policy.
  • Introduce six new fire engines, a Scorpion vehicle, and 15 electric/hybrid vehicles.

Priority 2: Help people reduce the risk of fires and other emergencies:

  • Introduce our new Prevention Strategy and Education Framework.
  • Embed our new Home Fire Safety Assessments and deliver 28K visits.
  • Launch a refreshed Firesetters programme and introduce an adults’ programme.
  • Develop a plan to expand our Prince’s Trust and Fire Cadet programmes.

Priority 3: Help protect the built environment

  • Introduce our new Protection and Business Engagement strategies.
  • Plan for the introduction of the new Building Safety Regulator.
  • Develop a strategy to further reduce attendance at AFAs.
  • Pilot training for crews to do protection audits in low-risk premises.
  • Continue to implement learning from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.
  • Implement a new Operational Intelligence Policy and Guidance.

Priority 4: Use resources sustainably and deliver the most value

  • Introduce our new Efficiencies and Productivity Plan and deliver efficiencies of £788k.
  • Implement an intranet for GMFRS.
  • Complete works at Littleborough Community Fire Station and Bury Training and Safety Centre.
  • Start building a new community fire station in Blackley.
  • Implement a station refresh programme investing £2M.
  • Complete carbon reduction schemes at five fire stations.

Priority 5: Develop a culture of excellence, equality, and inclusivity

  • Implement our new EDI and Talent Management strategies.
  • Launch a new Promotion Pathway and Leadership Development Framework.
  • Deliver a Frontline Leaders’ course for new Crew Managers and equivalent.
  • Strengthen our Engaged Leaders’ programme and implement a Cultural Sounding Board.
  • Continue to build an increasingly diverse workforce.
  • Launch our improved Employee Rewards and Recognition Framework.

Priority 6: Integrate our services in every locality with those of partner agencies

  • Introduce our new Framework for Integrated Place Based Working, including a pilot in Wigan.
  • Continue to support the Local Resilience Forum.
  • Create a three-year plan for blue light collaboration.
  • Launch leadership development and mutual mentoring programmes.
  • Support a Greater Manchester Water Safety Summit.
  • Redefine our role within the Safer Roads Partnership.