4 ways fencing can be used in theme parks

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Theme parks are some of the most visited attractions in the UK every year, with thousands of people travelling from up and down the country to ride the roller coasters, take a spin on the teacups and spend time with their families. Yet without appropriate fencing in place, the public wouldn’t know which areas were safe and which weren’t. Ride operating zones that aren’t fenced off can be dangerous for visitors and staff. Fencing also clearly distinguishes queue lines and ride construction sites and can help stop noise travelling outside the park. Here are some of the ways fencing can be used in theme parks.

1. Perimeter fencing around rides and attractions

Getting too close to a ride in motion could prove catastrophic, as visitors and staff could suffer serious injury if they are struck by a ride vehicle travelling at high speeds. It is therefore imperative that fencing is used to distinguish no go zones. Perimeter fencing around the ride clearly outlines the ride area and ensures visitors and staff remain at a safe distance from it. It can also be powder coated to make it more noticeable to the public and match the ride or area theme.

2. Acoustic fencing can reduce noise from the park

Some theme parks have to adhere to strict noise levels to respect locals living near or around the attraction. Acoustic fencing can help keep the noise from working rides inside the park and the sounds of screams and chatter from visitors, which may be particularly loud on a busy day.

3. Perimeter fencing for queue areas

Some of the most popular rides can amass large queue numbers, so perimeter fencing at waist or chest height will ensure those waiting in line are kept in order and will help deter queue jumping.

4. Temporary fencing for ride construction sites

Temporary fencing can be erected around ride construction sites to keep the public and staff away from potentially dangerous areas. You can also add posters and advertising to the fencing to build excitement about your new attraction.

Looking for theme park fencing for your attraction? 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.  It manufactures to ISO 9001 standards. 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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