MoJ approves Zaun Group to supply prison fencing

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Zaun Group companies have been appointed to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) approved supplier and installer list of fencing materials.

The MoJ published a framework contract for the supply of fencing materials on 2 June, inviting tenders and requests to participate.

It has now concluded its selection process, including financial audits and sample installations for inspection and testing by MoJ personnel.

Both Zaun Limited and Binns Fencing have been appointed to the framework as approved suppliers of permanent and temporary galvanised steel fence posts and welded steel fence mesh. At the same time, Binns is also a MOJ approved installer.

The approvals apply to MoJ prison fencing throughout the UK, including Northern Ireland. Zaun Limited and Binns Fencing will supply MoJ approved prison mesh fencing, prison posts, prison gates and other systems approved by the ministry of justice throughout the UK.

Zaun Limited and Binns Fencing were subjected to a financial audit, erected prison fencing were inspected and tested by personnel from the MoJ. Featuring high-quality welded wire mesh panels overlapped and attached to round steel posts using full-height clamping bars and security fixings. All panels and posts are galvanised, with optional PPC powder coating to enhance the protection.

Binns Fencing has been manufacturing and installing prison mesh fencing for well over 35 years, with a strong pedigree of being part of fencing at nearly every prison in the UK and Ireland and channel islands, including Jersey and Guernsey.

The combination of Binns Fencing expert installation and Zaun Limited high-quality manufacturing capabilities ensure that the MoJ receive high-quality prison mesh fencing installed to the highest standards every time, whilst also providing the prison with innovative cost-saving solutions to enhance the perimeter security further.

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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