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Zaun unveils corrugated 10-minute fence

Zaun 10 min fenceA high-security fence that resists for more than 10 minutes sustained attack with specialist power tools has been developed by steel mesh fencing manufacturer Zaun.

Zaun has received a revised Certificate of Product Approval from the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) to include its brand new CorruSec SR4 approved to Security Rating 4.

The fencing system incorporates corrugated HiSec fencing sandwiched between panels of Super10. Continue reading...

Zaun beefs up Board

zaun-new-boardThree new directors have joined the Board after internal promotions at high security and perimeter systems expert Zaun. The promotions mean operations, technical and sales and marketing are now represented at board level at Zaun. Chris Plimley has stepped up to Sales and Marketing Director.  He has been at Zaun for the past eight years, most recently as Head of Sales, after joining from Betafence where he was Major Projects Team Leader. Continue reading...

Thames Water chambers topped with super-secure turrets

zaun-thames-waterRaised chambers housing flow gauges for London’s new multi-million pound ‘super sewer’ have been secured with intruder-resistant turret tops.

Thames Water’s extension to the Lee Tunnel was opened earlier this year by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson before he departed his former role as London Mayor.

The 4.3 mile-long £678 million project took four years to build and was designed to stop sewage flushing into the River Thames and River Lee. Continue reading...

Innovative Apex weldless railings land at Luton Airport

Zaun Luton AirportFollowing an intriguing recent collaboration, London Luton Airport (LLA) is the first site to install weldless railings from the new partnership.

Steel fencing and railing manufacturer Zaun has teamed up with Top Security Fencing to fabricate and market its innovative patented Apex weldless railing system. Continue reading...

Securing success from Olympic springboard

ZaunFencing OlympicsTwo Midlands security businesses are preparing to celebrate their greatest day in history tomorrow, exactly four years on from the opening of the London 2012 Olympics.

On 27 July 2012, Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the 2012 Olympic Games after apparently surviving a death-defying skydive with James Bond actor Daniel Craig as part of Oscar winning director Danny Boyle’s Isles of Wonder opening ceremony. Continue reading...

Thames Water extends Zaun contract

Zaun Thames waterThe UK’s largest water and waste company has renewed the appointment of security and perimeter fencing systems manufacturer Zaun to a multi million pound framework agreement for a further year to May 2017.

Thames Water Utilities retains the option to extend for a further two years to 2019 and the end of the current Asset Management Programme, AMP6.

Thames Water originally chose Zaun as one of four appointed contractors for their framework agreement for the supply and installation of security fencing & gates, and one of three for their ongoing maintenance. Continue reading...

Big cats aplenty as hunt for zoo orders becomes a stampede

Zaun Zoo FencingBig cats in zoos have an uncanny similarity to children in schools when it comes to security fencing!

There’s a pressing need to keep them safely inside, protect the outside public from intruding within and yet allow good visibility through the fencing to prevent the environment from appearing like a fortress. So steel fencing manufacturer Zaun, which is perhaps better known for its schools, prisons and major events perimeter protection, is also often called upon to provide enclosures for lions and tigers. Continue reading...

Thames Water secures site in anglers’ haven

Zaun Thames WaterAn operational Thames Water site that sits among East London’s anglers has had its security upgraded with no downtime.

The two compounds at Walthamstow Reservoir have been fitted with security fencing from Thames Water perimeter protection partner Zaun.

Zaun has supplied its most intruder-resistant product around the main compound.  ArmaWeave’s unique properties add substantial resistance to cutting attacks with hand, powered and non-contact tools.  The tight mesh pattern provides no climbing aids, again limiting the potential for intrusion. Continue reading...

Binns focuses FCA on delivering for its members

Zaun FencingThe Fencing Contractors Association (FCA) is on a mission to re-engage fully with members and adopt their priorities as its mission guide.

That’s the mandate on which incoming chairman Adam Binns believes he has been elected, since taking office for his two-year term at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 25 February.

The AGM ratified the appointment of Administration Services Ltd (ASL) – who tabled a report at the meeting on its survey of all 150 members – to replace retiring general secretary Wendy Baker as FCA administration. Continue reading...

Zaun flushes out ‘super sewer’ security scheme

Zaun London SewerThe official opening of London’s new multi-million pound ‘super sewer’ has triggered the installation of high security perimeter protection for its main access points.

Former Mayor of London Boris Johnson opened Thames Water’s extension to the Lee Tunnel by flushing a toilet in an underground ceremony, declaring the £678 million project ‘an amazing achievement for British engineering’. Continue reading...




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