Tuesday, September 14, 2021
The Hot Topic – How Will Situations in Afghanistan Affect Security Around the World?
After 20 years of an American-led coalition ending the rule of Taliban in Afghanistan, the 15th August 2021 saw US troops withdrawing from their positions, revitalising the Taliban, and allowing them to take over the capital, Kabul as the last troops left on the 31st August. With the Taliban taking back the power of Afghanistan […]
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
6 Top Tips for Affordable School Fencing Maintenance
The summer holidays offer the perfect opportunity to revamp your school’s fencing. You want to take advantage of the unoccupied area to ensure it’s looking its best in time for the new term. However, you don’t have to wait for the kids to be on holiday to take these easy school fencing maintenance steps. […]
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Could your school premises benefit from a fencing revamp?
The main benefits of perimeter fencing around schools are obvious. Quality perimeter fencing will keep out trespassers, ensure the safety of the children and deter truancy. However, there are also some less obvious benefits to revamping your school fencing. Let’s take a look at the unexpected benefits of new school fencing. Aesthetic appeal of quality […]
Friday, August 13, 2021
The Hot Topic – ‘Wood’ Now be the Right Time for a Sustainable Alternative to Timber?
Back at the start of June we discussed why timber prices had increased by 80% and how many construction sites, residential projects and other jobs had been delayed and disrupted due to this issue. You can read the hot topic ‘Navigating the Increasing Timber Prices with Alternatives’ here. We are now a month on from […]
Friday, August 6, 2021
The Hot Topic – Government App Stop’PING National Security in their Tracks?
July 2021 saw the UK Government giving England the green light with zero restrictions on all activities and industries. With these actions, many assumed the numbers of those contracting COVID-19 were down and individuals could start getting back to normal. However, once the doors were open for the public, came the flood of ‘pings’ from […]
Friday, July 30, 2021
Concert Crowd Control Post Pandemic
March 23rd 2020 was, quite literally, ‘the day the music died.’ As a result of Boris Johnson’s announcement on that day, concerts, along with pretty much everything else, ceased due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, this month restrictions have finally been lifted, and concerts are coming back with a bang! With no social distancing laws […]
Thursday, July 29, 2021
The benefits of opting for festival fencing in 2021
In 2020, we completely lost the summer festival season to COVID-19. The swift roll-out of the vaccination programme, combined with mass testing, gave festival organisers reason to be cautiously optimistic for the 2021 festival season. As restrictions are ending this month, happily there are lots of festivals going ahead. And with excited crowds descending on […]
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Preparing to re-open outdoor events? Here’s why you need temporary fencing.
Temporary fencing has always been an extremely important feature at many outdoor events, both big and small. It’s one of those things that people often take for granted, but as with every product, someone must supply it, it doesn’t just appear overnight! Remember the good old days of festivals, fairs, markets and concerts? Events currently […]
Friday, July 16, 2021
The Hot Topic – What can UEFA do About Event Security?
On the 11th of July, England were set to play Italy in the Euro 2020 final within their home ground Wembley. It was a major event that many didn’t want to miss, however, as you’d expect tickets for the game sold out fast! With many fans who didn’t get seats for the game opted for […]
Thursday, June 17, 2021
The Hot Topic – Navigating the Increasing Timber Prices with Alternatives?
“The cost of timber has gone up more than 80% in the past six months, according to the Construction Products Association.” If you’re involved in the construction industry or just interested in the subject then you know the cost of building materials, particularly timber, has risen significantly over the past year. From COVID-19, BREXIT and […]
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Security Fencing: Choosing The Right Security Fencing for Your Industry
With just weeks to go before the next phase of lockdown restrictions ease – is your industry post-pandemic ready? Last time we shed some light on the importance of temporary security fencing to help you and your customers stay safe as the world returns to normal. But if you’re not quite sure where to begin, […]
Friday, April 30, 2021
Security Fencing: Why Temporary Security Fencing Can Help Businesses Stay Safe Post-Pandemic
Most of us have become well-accustomed to social distancing over the past year, but as the UK is slowly starting to return to normal and businesses are reopening their doors, there’s never been a better time to ensure staff, customers, friends and family stay safe post-pandemic. Here at CLD Fencing, we’ve been specialising in temporary […]
Friday, April 16, 2021
The Hot Topic – New Protesting Laws Act as Catalyst for Protests
On the 9th of March, the Government proposed a new Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill to the House of Commons for 2021. “The first duty of government is to protect its citizens and communities, keep them safe and to ensure that they can get on with their daily lives peacefully and without unnecessary interference.” […]
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Could you need high security gates on your premises?
Security is at the forefront of every businesses priority list, and it can look different for every industry. Whether its barbed fencing, 24-hour CCTV, manned security or high security perimeter fencing – finding the right solution that will keep your premises and its contents safe can be a minefield. Recently, high security gates have seen […]
Friday, March 12, 2021
The Hot Topic – Is Climate Change the Biggest Threat to Security at the Moment?
“Today, there are threats to security of a new and unprecedented kind, these threats do not divide us. They are threats which should unite us no matter from which part of the world we come, for they face us all. If we continue on our current path, we will face the collapse of everything that […]
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Product Spotlight – LockMaster S1 Swing Gates
Product Description The newest advancement in the CLD Fencing Systems S Range of Swing Gates. The LockMaster S1 Swing Gate is available in 4 different mesh options including; Securus, Ultimate Extra, Dulok-8 & Dulok-25 meaning it will blend seamlessly with your new or existing fence line. This new gating systems offers you an affordable level […]
Monday, February 22, 2021
The Hot Topic – Increased Online Orders, Increased Warehouse Crime?
At the end of March last year, the Government announced a national lockdown in the UK which subsequently shut all non-essential shops whilst also limiting the number of shoppers within supermarkets and pharmacies. In order for the UK consumer to buy items that weren’t classed as essential, they were forced to order everything online, as […]
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Why more contractors than ever are opting for Temporary Fencing?
Have you been relying on rented temporary fencing for some time? Whether you’re the owner of a construction company or have a small business, the chances are if you regularly use temporary fencing to maintain a safe working environment, you’ll be all too familiar with the costs associated. The truth is, for many industries temporary […]
Friday, February 12, 2021
The Hot Topic – Rise in Religious Hate Crimes Calls for Greater Security
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) describes a hate crime to be “a range of criminal behaviour where the perpetrator is motivated by hostility or demonstrates hostility towards the victim’s disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity.” In the UK there were 103,379 hate crime offences recorded by the police in 2018/19. Out of those […]
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Why mesh fencing is the best option for your zoo enclosure
Security fencing is a vital aspect of architecture across a huge range of industries, but perhaps none benefit from this more than the zoo and wildlife sectors. Where the safety of rare, endangered, and unique species of animals is concerned, precautions must be in place to ensure they are kept safe from harm or risk […]
Monday, February 8, 2021
The Hot Topic – Is a Physical and Cyber Security Convergence on the Cards?
On Wednesday the 6th of January 2021, an act of insurrection was committed when rioters stormed the Capitol building in the US for the first time in almost 200 years. Hoards of rioters flooded through the entrance, past Capitol police in a bid to disrupt the confirmation of Democrat Joe Biden as their new president. […]
Monday, February 1, 2021
Product Spotlight – LockMaster S2 Auto Swing Gate
Product Description When you need an automated gating system that’s cost effective but still holds an equal level of protection for your high security fencing, then CLD Fencing Systems new LockMaster S2 Auto™ Swing Gate is the answer. Carrying certification to LPS 1175 Issue 8 B3 (SR2), these gates can withstand against the latest heightened […]
Friday, January 29, 2021
The Hot Topic – The Aviation Sector Reaches New Heights with Sustainability
When we look at the Aviation Industry, there are many benefits, such as economic and societal that they bring to the table. Air travel has united the world; permitting businesses to trade internationally and allowing friends and families to connect overseas. But with these positive aspects, come the negative impact and damage they could be […]
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Product Spotlight – LockMaster S3 Auto Swing Gate
Product Description Introducing the next generation in automated gates, CLD Fencing Systems’ LPS 1175 Issue 8 C5 (SR3) rated automated swing gate. The highest level of security for ingress and egress in a cost-effective gate solution. Available in double leaf and inward opening, it features a double layer of Securus mesh infill, offering you all […]