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Remember the wave of public euphoria when London staged the Olympics in 2012 – or when Robbie Williams rocked Knebworth nine years earlier.

At Zaun we are constantly creating products and solutions to cater for specific market needs. Zaun ensure that a continuous plan of research and development along with investing in system technologies, our business truly sets new boundaries in perimeter protection, whether it’s politics or sport, music or culture, or even rallies and protests, security must be impeccable when public, police, performers and VIPs are gathered and the media are broadcasting events around the world.

Fencing for Major Events

Here at Zaun we have all the experience and knowhow from London 2012, UK party political conferences, the 2013 G8 Summit in Northern Ireland, the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, the Bilderberg Summit and NATO summit in Wales to name a few.

Zaun’s range of temporary fencing solutions are available to suit almost any major event, with the ability to have the fencing up and out within short windows of deployment. For higher security, Zaun also has a range of PAS 68 rated gates and fencing for both permanent and temporary solutions.

Proven Track Record

Commonwealth Games – Innovative 7 Shaped CCTV Column

Fears of a terrorist attack during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games led to a budget of £90 million being spent to improve security. Event organisers were particularly concerned about a Vehicle as a Weapon (VAW) attack on the crowds at the events and mob attacks on fencing, where multiple people either topple or scale and

Glasgow 2014’s Gold Medal Security

City’s reputation assured under the spotlight of billions of viewers…

HVM from Weymouth to Newcastle

Olympics venues’ temporary protection from vehicle and crowd attack.

Royal Artillery Barracks secured

Zaun ensures Olympics shooting is just for Games and not for real.

Tested & Approved

Zaun’s range of high security temporary fencing systems were designed and developed along with CPNI for use on major events around the UK, including London 2012, Glasgow 2014, NATO Summit, Party Conferences and many more.

Each of our temporary high security fencing systems have been independently tested to PAS 68 standards to mitigate against vehicle attacks (VAW – Vehicle as a Weapon) and mob tested to ensure the fences cannot be pulled or pushed down by force by multiple assailents.

High Security Fencing Systems for Major Events

Crash Tested

Zaun’s range of fencing for major events have been independently tested and approved to PAS 68 standards. Our products RDS, MultiFence and SecureGuard have all been designed with specialist enhancements which not only protect the public from mob or

Major Event Fencing Suitable For ALL Events

Latest Fencing News for Major Events

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

The clip below shows Zaun’s latest appearance on ITV Central News discussing the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, and how Zaun can support with our existing range of high security temporary perimeter fencing. Zaun maintains a stock of many items for major events including CCTV Camera Poles, RDS and MultiFence which have been regularly installed at

Commonwealth Games springboard for future fencing gold

A champion Olympic fencer from Wolverhampton is champing at the bit for the opportunities afforded by the 2022 Commonwealth Games coming to Birmingham in three years. High security fencing manufacturer Zaun Ltd supplied 23km of permanent fencing for various stadia at the London 2012 Olympics. And Zaun then secured the Athletes Village, Sir Chris Hoy

US President protected by RDS

US President Donald Trump slept secure behind a ring of steel on his recent State visit to the United Kingdom – thanks to a premier British fencing systems manufacturer. Trump stayed behind an eight-foot-high security fence of Zaun Ltd’s multi award-winning Rapid Deployment System (RDS), developed with partner Highway Care Security, that surrounded the house

RDS innovations make it even more flexible

Two new innovations have made the premier rapid-deploy perimeter protection system even quicker to install. Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun has designed a new QuickFit post system for its multi award-winning Rapid Deployment System (RDS), that was first created for political conferences and forms part of the National Barrier Asset. And they have pre-assembled a ‘plug

Latest Fencing Blog for Major Events

The importance of good adhesion in powder coating

Powder coating is the process of applying a special protective layer of coloured powder to the surface of a metal fence or gate. This electrostatically-charged powder is applied to the metal before it is placed into an oven. After being heated up, the powder particles melt together to create a smooth finish that adheres to

3 types of events where temporary fencing is a must

Installing permanent security fencing is a sensible decision in many situations. Businesses are a great example as they need the security which fencing delivers on a long-term basis. Permanent fencing though is not always the right choice in other situations. If you are putting on a one-off event or simply do not need fencing outside

Euro 2020: Why is security fencing vital for its success?

Fans of the beautiful game will be eagerly looking ahead to the Euro 2020 football tournament this Summer. It is set to kick off in June 2020 and will see the final take place at London’s Wembley Stadium in July 2020. While we all look forward to some great games, tournament organisers will be busy

3 big reasons why fencing is vital for large events

There are many UK major events around the country that happen on a regular basis. Outdoor concerts are popular, festivals attract huge crowds and there has also recently been huge sporting events such as the Olympic Games in 2012 and the Commonwealth Games in 2014. For both of those huge events, we provided temporary fencing.