Zaun Security Fences for sleeping lions

Zaun Fencing for LionsA sleepover with lions is the hottest ticket in the capital, as ZSL London Zoo’s Land of the Lions opened its doors last year for its overnight Gir Lion Lodge Experience – running six nights a week all year.

Land of the Lions, the zoo’s largest project to date, first welcomed visitors at Easter 2016 after being unveiled by HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh – 40 years after Her Majesty opened its predecessor, The New Lion Terraces. Read more

Government introduced to new model for prison perimeter security delivery

Zaun Perimeter SecurityThe leading prison fencer believes the UK Government could make significant savings by adopting its proposed model for delivering perimeter security.

Binns Fencing, the leading fencing contractor for the Ministry of Justice, is unveiling its proposed model and its Centre of Excellence for Prisons at the official UK Government global security event next week. Read more

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. Read more

Zaun Perimeter Protection Specialist Beefs Up Board

zaun-new-boardThree new directors have joined the Board after internal promotions at high security and perimeter protection 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. Read more

Security Perimeter Fencing Systems Added To Thames Water Super Sewer Chambers

security perimeter fencing systems zaun-thames-waterRaised chambers housing flow gauges for London’s new multi-million pound ‘super sewer’ have been secured with intruder-resistant Security Perimeter Fencing Systems .

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. Read more

Innovative Apex weldless railings land at Luton Airport

weedless railings 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. Read more

Zaun Securing success from Olympic springboard

Zaun Fencing 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. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

Binns focuses Fencing Contractors Association on delivering for its members

Zaun Fencing Fencing Contractors AssociationThe 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. Read more

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’. Read more

Seamless integration drew admirers at rebadged SCTX

Zaun FencingA rare combination of seamlessly-integrated perimeter protection systems was one of the main attractions for security managers and specifiers of critical national infrastructure sites at the rebranded Security & Counter Terror Expo (SCTX) 2016.

The Zaun Group majored on its stand (J50) on its unique ability to design, manufacture and install both physical and electronic perimeter security systems, all from a single source.

The integrated offer includes Zaun’s extensive range of SR rated fencing and gates and a raft of electronic monitoring innovations from software security expert EyeLynx. Read more

Zaun productivity and processes benefit from investment

ZaunFactoryA string of production equipment acquisitions over the past year has helped make Zaun the leanest manufacturer in the perimeter systems market.

Previous investments focused on the 44,000 sq ft multi-million-pound Paul Holloway Manufacturing Facility that houses the world’s largest mesh weaving machine, which produces ArmaWeave, Zaun’s most intruder resistant product for the high security market. Read more