Gillingham gates carry stag school crest

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A Dorset comprehensive school celebrating its 500th anniversary has emblazoned its entrance gates with its stag motif.

Gillingham School – founded in 1516 by a group of local landowners who gifted funds to pay a schoolmaster to teach the boys of the town and first admitted girls a century ago – has commissioned five new pairs of gates for installation within its existing fencing line.

It asked school fencing expert Zaun to replicate the stag on its school crest within the main entrance gates, using a plasma cutter that can cut any shape from steel.

Zaun made all three pairs of vehicle Gillingham gates and the two pedestrian Gillingham gates from its Duo8 double wire fencing system, which is manufactured from dual horizontal 8mm wires sandwiching a single 6mm vertical wire, producing a strong and vandal resistant 50mm x 200mm mesh pattern.

Two of the pairs of gates had to be custom-designed with longer slanted bottom rails to accommodate sloping ground beneath.

Looking for bespoke gates? Contact Zaun today, who design and manufacture bespoke gates from scratch.

About Zaun

Zaun is the only in-house British Manufacturer of Woven and Welded Mesh Fencing Systems. For 27 years, they have been the trusted manufacturing partner for sports and physical perimeter security. With a wide range of fencing, gate, and HVM solutions they can offer Protection Through Innovation for your next project.

Located in the West Midlands, they are a privately owned company first formed in 1996 and continuing to promote British manufacturing on the world stage. A proud member of Made in Britain and Made in the West Midlands, Zaun has worked on numerous projects around the world from Border Security and Airports, to Sports and Critical National Infrastructure.

The continued investment in their manufacturing processes and systems has enabled the latest in problem-solving and innovation. At the same time, an approach to ‘The Right People in the Right Places’ puts the customer experience at the heart of their business.

The quality of their wide range of systems is assured through ISO 9001 and third-party certification for high-security and HVM solutions including LPS 1175, Secured by Design, Approved for UK Government Use (NPSA), and PAS 68.

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