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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

Protecting Sites from Protestors

Zaun was contracted to supply high security and anti-protestor fencing for leading fracking companies to protect their sites from trespass or intrusion by protesters. This case study investigates the fundamental role of temporary high-security fencing in protecting sites from protesters. What is Fracking? Fracking, also known as hydraulic fracturing, is performed by fracturing rocks. This

Innovative Fence Walkway System for Installers Safety

In preparation for the 2012 Olympics, where over 10,000 athletes from more than 200 countries competed in London, Zaun developed a walkway system that would enable technicians to work safely at height to install fencing as well as attach CCTV and security enhancements to the highest parts of the fencing. Project Challenges The project required

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…

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

Zaun Rapid Deploy System (RDS) family extended

“Zaun RDS Original” was introduced in 2012 and has since been widely used at major events throughout the UK.  It was a pioneering product providing a surface mounted, rapid deploy fence that was properly resistant to the natural elements and a malicious attack.  Now, in 2021, Zaun is expanding the family with the RDS StrongHold

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 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 most of the

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 Velodrome,

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

Latest Fencing Blog for Major Events

4 things to consider when choosing security fencing

Security fencing is a very effective way of keeping intruders out and protecting sensitive sites. However, for it to be effective, you need to choose the right fencing. Here are four things you need to consider when you’re choosing security fencing. Visibility – Can you see through it? If you can’t see through your security

The business benefits of an RDS fencing systems

When you need to put protection in place fast without compromising security, Rapid Deploy System (RDS) fencing is ideal. The RDS temporary security fencing range can be fitted and installed without digging or pinning. What are the numerous advantages organisations can enjoy when they choose this innovative solution? A multi-purpose system RDS fencing is an

What security tips can you take from Wimbledon 2021 into your own tennis courts?

One of the most hotly anticipated summer sporting events is the Wimbledon tennis championship. This is not only a big deal in the UK but for millions of tennis fans around the world too. With Wimbledon 2021 starting at the end of June, we do not have much longer to wait. Of course, being a

Three steps to rapid perimeter security

Whether you’re putting safety protocols in place on a new construction site or safeguarding the property at your place of business, the perfect place to start is securing your perimeter. Possessing total control of all who enter and exit a location is the cornerstone of security, but it might seem a daunting task that takes