Articles relating to perimeters on EXTERNAL WORKS. Resources to build your knowledge and understanding.
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  • LPS 1175 and how security fences and gates are tested
    Barkers Fencing
    Security fencing is designed to deter and deny unauthorised access to a site. Protecting valuable assets and premises from intruders. There are several third-party accreditations associated with tested fencing systems, as they...
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  • No-hassle site hoarding: SMARTPLY SITEPROTECT
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    As the construction industry adapts to the new government guidelines post lockdown, the importance of time-saving building products has become paramount. After the UK construction industry’s hiatus this year during the recent...
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  • Creating a safe and secure school environment
    Jacksons Fencing
    There is no single blueprint for the perfect school and each learning facility will have its own unique set of strengths and weaknesses. However, every school has a clear and direct responsibility to provide a safe and secure...
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  • Palisade vs mesh fencing
    CLD Fencing Systems
    Almost everyone will have come across palisade fencing. Defined by its tri-tipped ends, it was always considered to offer a barrier between properties and would-be trespassers. However, in recent years, more and more...
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  • Types of metal railings
    Jacksons Fencing
    The familiar aesthetic of traditional metal railings conjures up images of the past. The earliest uses of cast iron railings in England date from the 18th century, and although some were removed during World War II, many from the...
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  • School safety and security best practice
    Jacksons Fencing
    An advisory expert article covering school safety and security best practice.
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  • Protecting utilities sites with perimeter fencing
    Jacksons Fencing
    The importance of utilities sites and critical national infrastructure (CNI) to the economy, and the widespread damage a security breach could cause, means it is essential to offer utilities sites the very highest levels of...
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  • Why site hoarding is crucial to a construction project
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    When you consider the most essential aspect of a construction project, what do you think of first? If it’s not site hoarding, think again. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 demonstrates the duty of care that all construction...
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  • Specifying security fencing for data centres
    Barkers Fencing
    When it comes to data centre security, the main priority over anything else is protecting the valuable data inside the centre from organised crime and potential terrorist attack. A lot of focus is placed on cybersecurity, but it...
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  • Ensure security and aesthetics: SMARTPLY SITEPROTECT
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    Site hoarding is one of the most essential aspects of a construction project for both security and as it is the first visual representation of any construction site. Firstly, site hoarding needs to be strong and durable. Whether...
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  • What to consider when installing metal railings on walls
    Alpha Rail
    When thinking about what to consider when installing metal railings on a wall, the main ones are cost, appearance, the likely usage and the stability of the existing wall. The main fixing options when installing metal railings on...
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  • Metal railings differentiate a housing marketing suite
    Alpha Rail
    You’re a landscape architect, you’re designing the external works for your next housing estate development for your construction client and you want to impress. This article explores how metal railings can differentiate a housing...
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  • Void spaces, unauthorised access and unwanted occupants
    CLD Fencing Systems
    Whether you’re the landlord of an empty commercial building or the owner of a vacant car park, one thing's for sure, unauthorised access is a common occurrence. But what happens if they won’t leave? At the start of February 2020...
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  • CE marking regulations for highways noise narriers
    Jacksons Fencing
    Noise barriers for road infrastructure are products that fall under the Construction Product Regulation (CPR), the application of which is compulsory for all EU Member States. Under this regulation, the letters ‘CE’ appear on...
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  • Make a responsible choice with SMARTPLY SITEPROTECT
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    Sustainability is an indelible consideration in the 21st century and highly relevant to the construction industry. In today’s increasingly environmentally aware society, the sustainability credentials of any construction project...
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