Zaun’s £½ million ‘job’ on cash handling centres

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High-security experts Zaun Fencing locked down access to three strategic gold bullion and cash handling centres.

Zaun designed perimeter protection systems on the principle of ‘hiding in plain sight for the centres. Run by a global leader in security-related services for banks, retailers, governments and other industries.

To the untrained eye, the sites look just like any ordinary industrial warehouse. The Axiom fencing employed by Zaun is the same as fitted on industrial sites across the UK.

But there, the similarity ends. The gold bullion centres, each guarded by hundreds of hidden cameras. For any would-be intruder who still fancies their chances. Electric fencing has been bolted to the back of the Axiom line, extending another 1.6m above.

Specially adapted vehicle gates allow access to the armoured vehicles that carry the cash and gold in and out of the facility. PAS 68 bollards, blockers and one-way ramps further restrict unauthorised access.

PAS 68:2010 is the latest BSI’s Publicly Available Specifications for vehicle security fencing, gates, and barriers. The benchmark for Hostile Vehicle Mitigation equipment. Specifying a stringent regime for products to test against.

The whole physical security package of the cash handling centres amounts to approaching a quarter of a million pounds of perimeter protection for each of the three sites.

Zaun high-security systems sales manager Chris Plimley said:

‘We get the widest range of commissions to keep safe assets that people value – from gold to critical national water and energy supply lines and global leaders to primary school children.

Each requires the same assessment of risks, bespoke attention to detail and deciding the right balance between budget, aesthetics and how obvious the deterrent is made.

Looking for high-security fencing for a cash handling centre? Contact Zaun fencing today!

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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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