What should you look for in effective security fencing?


One of the best security measures you can put in place to protect your grounds is perimeter fencing. The real beauty of this type of security fencing is how versatile it is. Whether you need to protect a school, a playground, sports pitches, a data centre, an office building or a factory, it will do the job effectively.

Of course, it is wise to do a little research first before installing any fencing, so you know what to look for. So what should be your top priorities?

Robust fencing is key.

One of the major things any fencing you install must-have is a robust design. This will help it to provide an effective barrier to intruders and keep them out. Fencing, which is easy to cut through or topple, will soon be breached by people trying to access your grounds. If your fencing is not robust enough, it will also degrade quickly over time due to general wear and tear. This is especially true when you consider it will be outside in all weathers. When choosing the type of fencing to erect, make sure you choose tough, weather-proof and will last for a long time.

Effective Security Fencing with Great visual appeal

While your fencing is there to provide security to your site or sports pitches, it must still look good. No one wants to spend time somewhere that looks like a prison after all! Keep this in mind when choosing which perimeter fencing to install, so you pick one attractive to the eye. This will make your pitches or grounds feel nicer for anyone who uses them or works there and make them more inviting for authorised visitors.

Bespoke design

Not all sites or premises are the same. Some will be bigger, some will be smaller, and all will have their own unique needs. This often makes looking for bespoke security fencing a good idea. Custom fencing like this can be made to your own personal specifications to fit your particular site. For example, it might be that you need a certain design or a certain size to fit awkward spaces – whatever it is, bespoke fencing can help.

Top-quality high-security fencing with Zaun

If you want the effective security fencing installed for your premises or grounds, call Zaun on 01902 796699. Our range of welded and woven mesh fencing has all the above features and is fast to install. Call today for more details.

About Zaun

Zaun Limited is the sole remaining manufacturer of welded and woven mesh fencing systems that manufactures the entire system in the UK.  Zaun makes the mesh, fencing panels, posts, clamp bars and fixings at its state-of-the-art five-acre production facility in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.  Products have been tested and approved by testing organisations including CPNI, LPCB and Secured by Design.

Zaun works very closely with all stakeholders within the business including employees, local, national and international suppliers and a long-established customer base of fencing contractors to design, manufacture and supply high-quality fencing systems, increasingly often providing expertise in integrating PIDs and other systems into holistic security solutions.

Zaun was founded in 1996 and remains a private company solely owned by co-founder Alastair Henman with a regional office in Dubai. They are certified to the ISO 9001 quality standard. It is also a member of the Perimeter Security Suppliers’ Association (PSSA), of which Alastair Henman is a director.

Zaun is a proud British manufacturer and founder member of the Made in Britain campaign, a key player in the UK fencing market and one of the fastest-growing companies in an increasingly competitive industry.

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