Simple recessed railings make perfect football goal

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A Lincolnshire primary school has converted an area of hard standing into a football pitch and play area with the simple addition of recessed railings.

Lincolnshire County Council ordered the clever railings from sport and play fencing and railing specialist Zaun for Frithville Primary School in Boston.

Zaun provided two curved sections of 27mm steel tube railings, two metres wide, to form a pair of recessed goals in the existing fence line at the school. Zaun also supplied 48.3mm circular hollow section frames.

School pupils convinced local MP Matt Warman to go in goal as they booted balls at him when he visited to see the new playground.

Frithville Primary is federated with New York Primary, another small rural school five miles away. Both are part of the “Small Aspiring Schools” Collaboration, which includes: Gipsey Bridge Academy, Spilsby Primary School, Bucknall Primary School, Kirkby on Bain Church of England Primary School and Mareham le fen Church of England Primary School.

Matt Warman MP keeps goal in front of the recessed railings

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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