Top ways to keep your outdoor rugby pitches safe

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The 2019 Rugby World Cup is in full swing, and this means rugby is a sport that is getting lots of publicity at the moment. If you own or manage outdoor rugby pitches, you will naturally want to do all you can to keep them secure so people can play on them safely. Outdoor spaces like this can sometimes be tough to look after, though, which is why doing what you can is key.

If you need a few tips on the best ways to keep them secure, the below should help.

Security fencing

Perhaps the best way to keep your outdoor rugby pitches safe is with top-class security fencing. Perimeter fencing will first act as a visual deterrent to would-be intruders and stop them in their tracks. Then, if they do continue to get up to mischief, quality sports fencing will make it nigh on impossible to break in. Woven and welded mesh fencing is best as it is tough to climb over.

Stay vigilant

One other way to keep rugby pitches safe is to keep a close eye on them. If you remain vigilant to who is around and what they may be up to, it will enable you to act before they can do any damage. Even if they are hanging around the pitches, it is wise to remain vigilant, so you can ask them to move if they are a nuisance. This tip is essential if the pitches are not in use, as this is when vandals or intruders are more likely to appear.

Think about lighting

Along with fencing, having security lighting installed is a great idea for rugby pitches. Naturally, you will not want to waste energy and money by leaving them on all night, though! The best thing to do here is to install security lighting which works on a motion sensor basis. The lighting then only comes when a would-be intruder ventures too close. As criminals and those up to no good prefer to work in darkness, this is a very effective action course.

Let Zaun help out

If you need top-quality welded or woven mesh security fencing for your rugby pitches, call Zaun today. Our effective perimeter fencing will help keep those out who should not be there and protect your pitches from vandals or damage.

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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