Why welded mesh fencing makes sense for schools

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When considering the right material for your school’s fencing, the welded mesh is bound to come up. It’s a trendy choice for various educational establishments from schools to colleges and even universities, and there are excellent reasons why it’s so highly regarded.


Welded mesh fencing is, quite simply, a very secure and stable material for fences that offers a great deal of protection in various ways. In addition, it can offer excellent impact resistance and is a perfect way for schools to ensure the safety of their students.

Welded mesh fencing is also a good choice because it’s resistant to the degrading effects of weather over time, so there’ll be no need to worry when winter rolls around. Both wind and rain begin to become a regularity. In addition, when properly installed, welded mesh fencing will not lose its structural rigidity from weather stress.


Any security system you choose to employ must be going to give you a long-term return on your investment. Welded mesh fencing is an excellent choice for those looking for an economic security measure that won’t sacrifice safety or quality.

This is down to several reasons, the first of which is the way welded mesh fencing is installed. As a result, it does not require so much workforce, hence a reduction in labour costs. It also does not require extensive maintenance over time, and its reliable construction means that it should provide years of service life before needing attention.


Every school property is different, so your security fencing needs to suit your situation rather than the other way around. Welded mesh is ideal for school fencing because it can be easily altered to fit the specifics of your location and the space you want to be secured.

It also works exceptionally well with other security measures, which means it’s easily integrated into pre-existing security systems you may have installed. It works especially well, for example, with CCTV systems, proximity alarms, and floodlighting.

These are just some of the many reasons that schools around the world choose welded mesh fencing.

Looking for rigid welded mesh fencing? Contact Zaun today!

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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