Zaun selected for Olympic perimeter fencing

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Zaun has won its own sporting gold after being selected to provide the Olympic Perimeter Fencing, security fencing and gates at the 2012 Olympic Park site in London.

Two tier one contractors issued a joint tender to design, manufacture, supply and install a new high security fence and gates around the 17 km perimeter of the Olympic site. The fence is to be 5m high with 7m lighting and CCTV columns every 25m.

Zaun beat off three other short-listed companies to win the Olympic contract. Work will start on the site in January and it is expected that the fence will be fully in place by the end of the year.

Alastair Henman, Managing Director at Zaun, said “During the economic downturn winning this contract has been even more important and this success will be shared by our suppliers and employees, whose jobs are now secured. Already we have seen a number of other jobs come our way as a result of winning the contract.

“This project is helping Zaun expand, both increasing its production space and supporting investment in new plant and equipment.”

About Zaun

Zaun are the UK’s largest manufacturer and supplier of temporary security fencing systems and temporary security overlay for major sporting events, political events and other events that requires large scale temporary security.

Olympic Perimeter Fencing Products include:

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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