Friday, January 15, 2021
The Hot Topic – How will BREXIT Affect the Security and Defence Sector?
After months of discussions and negotiations, with speculation of a no deal BREXIT, the UK and the European Union came to an agreement, setting out a deal which came into effect on the 31st of December 2020. This trade deal allows the UK to form a future relationship outside of the EU, but what exactly […]
Friday, December 18, 2020
The Hot Topic – Why do we Need to Decarbonise the Power Sector?
New research has been found that power companies have been seen to be dragging their feet when embracing green energy sources such as solar and wind power. According to BBC News, only 1 in 10 energy suppliers globally has prioritised renewable energy usage over fossil fuels. Although, in countries like the UK and across Europe, […]
Friday, December 18, 2020
The Hot Topic – How Will Brexit Affect Seaports Across the UK?
Whilst the UK technically left the European Union (EU) back in January 2020, for 11-months we’ve actually been living within what they call the transition period. This transition period (sometimes known as implementation period) is a time for many to implement new processes or practices so when this period ends, UK businesses and others affected […]
Monday, December 14, 2020
The Hot Topic – Military Attacks: Potential Threats in the US
Military bases are well known for their high security protection and protocols they implement to keep the site safe and fortified. This can range from high level fencing systems with security toppings, intrusion detection like CCTV to hostile vehicle mitigation solutions to reduce threat levels and protect those on site. However, even with these high-level […]
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
The Hot Topic – What is Sustainable Construction & Why is it Important?
When we think of the construction industry, we think of extensive material use and large contributions to carbon emissions within the built environment, but what if that could change? During 2019, with climate change rife on everyone’s agendas, Theresa May committed the UK Government to achieve net-zero carbon by 2050 whilst Parliament passed a climate […]
Friday, December 4, 2020
Christmas 2020 Dates and Collections
To help you get ready and plan for the Christmas period we are publishing our dates sooner this year so you can arrange collections and deliveries. Customer deliveries and collections are available up until and including the 23rd of December 2020 & will commence once again in the New Year on the 4th of […]
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Achieving the 5 Ds of Perimeter Defence with High Security Fencing
High security fencing doesn’t just provide a physical barrier between your facility and an attacker. It can provide the foundation for a complete perimeter defence system.
Friday, November 13, 2020
The Hot Topic – What Does it Mean for the Security Industry to go Green?
The conversation around sustainability has been in discussion for a while, and many industries have embraced and incorporated ‘green thinking’ into the heart of what they do. High polluting industries have strived to reduce their effects like the automotive sectors introducing eco-friendly electric cars and even the retail industry aiming to decrease their carbon footprints […]
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Best types of High Security Fencing
From rigid mesh fencing to palisade security fencing, there are a number of high-security fencing options to choose. But which one is best.
Friday, November 6, 2020
The Hot Topic – Breaking Down the Sustainability Barrier Built by the Construction Industry
The construction industry is considered to be one of the most unsustainable sectors in the world. Statistics show that the construction industry contributes to around 23% of air pollution, 50% of climate change and a further 50% to landfill waste. Whilst also consuming 400 million tons of raw material every year causing major damage to […]
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
COVID-19 Lockdown Statement
CLD Group of Companies Second COVID-19 England Lockdown Statement – 4th November 2020 With England expected to enter a formal lockdown to help protect the NHS on Thursday 5th November, the team at CLD Fencing Systems and FenceSafe Hire wanted to let you know that we will be continuing to support you and your projects […]
Thursday, October 15, 2020
The Hot Topic – Electrical Substations: Danger Signs are There for a Reason
Back in September of this year, a substation based in Leyland in Lancashire was subject to a break in with the intruder tampering with the equipment whilst putting their life on the line by trespassing. But this wasn’t the only intrusion, as for the past 5 weeks 6 electricity substations in the area have been […]
Thursday, October 1, 2020
The Hot Topic – Are Socially Distanced Festivals & Outdoor Concerts the Future?
Festival season is coming to an end, which has meant many venues have been forced to postpone their events until 2021 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. But with many festival and concert goers missing the atmosphere and live music from these gatherings, some venues have taken a different approach to ensure fans get this experience […]
Friday, September 25, 2020
5 reasons why mesh fencing is ideal for high security
Mesh fencing is a durable form of high security fencing that can protect your property and land from attack and acts of criminality. Choosing the best high security fencing to protect your property or land will be determined by a number of things. Things like the level of threat you expect to face, the cost […]
Friday, September 25, 2020
Rising burglaries shows need for high security fencing
The number of burglaries committed at building sites has been on the rise in the last few months. Just a few days ago North Yorkshire Police urged the public to be vigilant following a rise in burglaries at new home building sites in Harrogate. Even as far back as March as the country first started […]
Monday, September 21, 2020
The Hot Topic – Difficult Times and Tougher Borders
Back in 2015, more than 1 million people crossed international borders into Europe, with the majority of these immigrants choosing small Greek villages as a gateway to progress further into Northern Europe. Five years ago, it was a different story as these villages welcomed these individuals with open arms and offered them what they could. However, […]
Friday, September 18, 2020
Product Spotlight – Securus AC MK II
Product Description Back in 2019, LPCB launched a brand-new version of their LPS 1175 in the form of Issue 8. In true CLD Fencing Systems style, it allowed us to develop a new security fencing solution to measure up to the new threats, attack tools and methods… and so Securus AC MK II was established […]
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The Hot Topic – New Term, New Rules: How Will Schools Adjust to COVID-19 Safety Guidelines?
With a new school year, comes new COVID-19 safety guidelines for all students heading back to full time education after months of being away from school premises. The Government made the difficult decision to close all schools and nurseries during the height of the global pandemic to reduce the risk of transmission, and ultimately save […]
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
The Hot Topic – Sports with Spectators in a Post Pandemic World
Over the past 4 months, scheduled sporting events for 2020, like the Euro’s, have been postponed or cancelled, leaving fans disappointed. However, with full lockdown over and restrictions easing, fans were pleased to welcome the Premier League season back in June… but behind closed doors. In order to keep within social distancing and health […]
Friday, August 21, 2020
Timber Hoarding vs. Composite Hoarding – What’s the Difference?
When many people think of a hoarding system, they often consider timber solutions or more specifically plywood hoarding. This is the main reason why hoarding construction systems are overlooked for security sectors due to the market dominated by plywood solutions. But that’s about to change with the latest advancement in hoarding construction systems, FenceSafe Hoard, […]
Monday, August 10, 2020
Product Spotlight – FenceSafe Hoard
Normally hoarding wouldn’t be a product that would be considered in the security sector but thanks to the research and development team at CLD Fencing Systems, their new FenceSafe Hoard can now provide sites with a secure temporary solution to protect assets and the public. As the United Kingdom’s largest manufacturer of Rigid Mesh Fencing […]
Friday, July 24, 2020
The Hot Topic – What’s Happening to the Steel Industry Amidst COVID-19?
“The UK’s backbone is made of steel. There can be no post-pandemic economic recovery without a strong and healthy steel industry.” Labour MP Stephen Kinnock, Secretary of Westminster’s Cross-Party Group on Steel. With the steel industry having faced hardship in the past, it comes as no surprise that COVID-19 has completely disrupted the balance for […]
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Product Spotlight – Securus S3
Product Description Securus S3 is the latest generation of permanent physical security. It is tested and certified to the latest LPS 1175 Issue 8, achieving the C5 (SR3) rating. This means your assets have a guaranteed delay against an attack of 5 minutes minimum using latest attack tools. Specifications: Galvanised and polyester powder-coated after […]
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Product Spotlight – MODSEC
Product Description MODSEC is the new revolution in adaptive physical security and is a concrete modular solution for projects. As an adaptive security measure, it provides a true deterrent against attack and can be installed either at ground level or fitted as a trench system. Specifications: RC40/50XF equivalent Cement content: 360kg/m3. Cement type: CEM1 […]