St. Patrick’s RC Primary School

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St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Primary School in Romford opened their brand new multi-use games area (MUGA) to provide its students with an outdoor space to host sporting activities without being impeded by poor weather.

The Voluntary Aided School, which forms part of the Diocese of Brentwood, worked with the renowned architectural firm, Munday + Cramer (M+C), to create a cost-effective multi-use games area to replace their existing playing fields. In an urban environment with limited outdoor space, the school required an area with an effective drainage system that could provide sporting facilities all year round.

Multi-use games areas are becoming increasingly popular with schools across the UK due to their versatility and durability. MUGAs can be used for a wide range of sporting activities, including, but not limited to, football, netball, hockey and basketball.

MUGAs are designed with artificial surfacing and a free drainage system, so they won’t sustain any damage as a result of constant footfall, flooding or mud. With minimal maintenance requirements, unlimited flexibility and a wide range of additional features available, multi-use gaming areas have become a worthy investment for many urban school districts.

The works were carried out during term-time and enabled the school to open the MUGA for use during the summer term. They chose the state-of-the-art fencing system from the experts at Zaun, using a combination of Duo Sports double wire sports fencing system and their Super Rebound Fencing system to create a robust and long-lasting perimeter that would last for many years with regular cleaning and maintenance.

Zaun’s Duo Sports double wire fencing system is made with a strong, impact and vandal-resistant mesh to prevent any noise caused by rattling. This high-quality, sturdy fencing system also features EPDM rubber inserts and a clamp bar configuration for quick and easy installation, while professional-grade security fixings prevent damage caused by vandalism.

Zaun’s Super Rebound fencing system is part of Zaun’s Duo Sports twin wire sport fencing range and is designed specifically for sports premises that undergo regular or professional use. The double-layered wires ensure that any impact caused by sporting equipment is absorbed to prevent damage, while its special protective zinc coating ensures that the fencing will last up to 20 years.

If you’re looking for a primary school muga from a fencing specialist that will go the extra mile to create the perfect fencing system for your home or business premises, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team of experts here at Zaun today.

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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