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  • The Hot Topic – How Panic Buying is Leading to Theft and More… Protecting Livestock

    With everyone uncertain about the current crisis, the UK population has been left with unanswered questions and panic stricken buying habits. Supermarkets have seen an influx of stockpiling during the COVID-19 outbreak, leaving shelves empty and many without basic necessities. However, with many desperate and unable to find food within their local supermarkets, crime within […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Event Security with Martyn’s Law

    The 22nd May 2017 was no ordinary day for Britain, for Manchester and for those who attended the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. It will forever be the day a horrific act of terror was displayed. Just minutes after the final song, with many leaving early to beat the queues, a suicide bomber detonated […]

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  • COVID-19 Statement

    Statement on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) We are all facing difficult times as a result of the worldwide COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. In these uncertain times, we wanted to engage with you to assure you that we are committed to supplying you and remain operating in a ‘business as usual’ environment. Whilst our UK factory and operations are […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Physical Firewalls for Data Centres

    When people think of data centre protection, they often jump to cyber security and safeguarding information from hackers. Earlier this year a Rwandan data centre, which held most of the country’s Government information was attacked by hackers. This left servers and related Government websites like the Presidents and the state army’s offline for hours. Data […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Void Spaces, Unauthorised Access & Unwanted Occupants

    Whether you’re the landlord of an empty commercial building or the owner of a vacant car park… one things for sure, unauthorised access is a common occurrence. But what happens if they won’t leave? At the start of February 2020 a Hampstead landlord was notified that a squatter had moved into their vacant commercial building […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Non-League Football Clubs Blind Sided by Criminal Activity

    What do Market Drayton FC, AFC Bridgnorth and Croydon FC all have in common? Sadly, it’s not their love for the big game; but a series of incidents including vandalism and break-ins.   Back in 2019; Market Drayton Town Football Club was subject to three break-ins within the space of a few weeks. These incidents […]

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  • A Golden Thread in Construction – From Concept to Completion and Beyond

    “The need for a ‘Golden Thread’ of information… So that the original design intent is preserved and changes can be managed through a formal review process.” – Building a Safer Future 8.4 When the Grenfell Tower incident occurred on 14th June 2017, 72 people lost their lives with more than 70 others injured. In the […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Developed Terror, can we fight back…

    What if rather than the threat of terror there was a cold certainty that you would experience it on a regular basis? No, we are not talking about the United Kingdom or even Europe at that stage, but rather the developing countries. Over the last 4 years there have been 4121 Terror Attacks carried out […]

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  • The Hot Topic – How to Steal Pigs and Influence… Rural Crime?

    “Some embark on farmyard heists whilst others are devoted to back-bedroom chicken sanctuaries,” a quote taken from Channel 4’s new documentary ‘How to Steal Pigs and Influence People’. Whilst, many may think this is part of the positive vegan uprising, The National Pig Association have expressed grave concern of the glamorisation and condoning of livestock […]

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  • The Hot Topic – BREXIT – Are we ready for border control?

    Whether you are remain or leave; one thing is now certain. From 11pm, GMT on the 31st January 2020 the United Kingdom will no longer be part of Europe. But what does this mean for ports and airports as they look towards the future relationship with the remaining EU27? Well firstly, if you have ever […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Is a Shortcut Worth Risking Your Life?

    “All I remember was a thud and being on the floor and then there was just this horrendous smell of burnt hair and skin… I accepted it. I just knew I was going to die.” Chris Dos Santos This quote, as shocking as it is, was taken from a survivor who had stepped on the […]

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  • V Mesh Fencing – Can you tell the difference?

    With its classic profiled shaped panels; strangely one of the first questions we are often asked is ‘What exactly is V Mesh Fencing?’. Designed to offer a low-level physical perimeter security on a budget, the name actually refers to any rigid mesh panel that has the identifiable V Profile to it. Normally manufactured from a […]

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  • Construction Security – Crimes Against Construction

    The Home Office reports that in 2015 over one fifth (21%) of all business in the Construction Sector experienced crime; mostly vehicular theft (7%), burglaries (6%) and thefts (6%). In total there were 141,000 crimes against construction premises over the 12-month period of which 81,000, almost 60% were made up of burglaries, vandalism, robbery and theft, a shocking statistic. With over 64% of these crimes […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Influencing Crime: How to Stop an Internet Craze of Trespassing?

    July 2017; Youtuber and social influencer Ally Law broke into the Surrey based theme park, Thorpe Park, and climbed their tallest rollercoaster Stealth in order to take a selfie at its highest point. This seemingly innocent act could’ve caused highly serious ramifications for the park in question, such as property closures, decreasing number of visitors […]

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  • The Hot Topic – One year on; how LPS 1175 Issue 8 has changed the Physical Security Landscape

    Has it really been another orbit of the sun since the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) launched the new LPS 1175 Issue 8 standard? For those of you not in the know, security had a major upgrade in 2019. Or, rather how physical security was assessed did. This time last year (January 2019), LPCB; part […]

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  • Christmas Opening Hours 2019

    2019 has been one of development and growth around the globe for CLD Fencing Systems. At the start of the year we relaunched our ACS (Approved Contractor Scheme). Since we launched over 80 Fencing Partners have signed up to the new scheme. We have worked hard to provide an updated version of our Securus AC […]

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  • HS2 Temporary Fence – Old Oak Common Enabling Works

    When it opens in 2026, Old Oak Common will become the best-connected rail station in the United Kingdom; servicing over 250,000 passengers passing through the super-hub every single day. However, in 2019 it is currently a plot of brownfield land the size of Hyde Park that has required extensive demolition of the former Great Western […]

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  • Event Security, Are we doing Enough? – The Hot Topic

    6 Days that shook America – Event Security Spanning six days and occurring over 2,000 miles apart, the recent actions of individuals at two separate events both shocked and stunned social media and the world. The attacks had vastly different impacts on the lives of those involved in them and the question needs to be […]

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  • Railway Security – The Hot Topic, forget HOT and WHAT and start with WHY

    At 06.29 on the 8th May 2019, a train stuck an abandoned vehicle on the Morris Cowley Branch Line near Kennington Junction, Oxford. It took over 9 hours for Network Rail to deal with the incident; and return possession of the track at 15:55. 23 minutes later; the driver of another train on the same […]

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  • ZOO ENCLOSURE | VERSATILE ENCLOSURE DESIGN

    Rescue Lions given safe haven, thanks to CLD Fencing Systems versatile Zoo Enclosure Fencing. When the Isle of Wight Zoo needed to save two lions from a circus in Spain, CLD’s versatile Zoo Enclosure Fencing came to the rescue. CLD Fencing Systems had previously designed and manufactured, with Moore Fencing Ltd successfully installing, a zoo […]

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  • Playground Fence – The Hot Topic; is there a playground fence standard?

    Before we start let us get one thing straight, OFSTED does not specify a playground fence system for schools, universities or even nursery schools… In its latest draft school security advice to School Leaders, School Staff, Governing Bodies and Local Authorities the Department for Education covers over just one paragraph on estate management from a […]

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  • Temporary Construction Site Fencing – Manchester Airport

    Galliford Try protects their new construction project with FenceSafe Temporary Construction Site Fencing When Galliford Try started work on Manchester Airports largest Multi-Storey Car Park, they needed to deploy a temporary construction site fencing system that could be converted at the end of the project into a permanent fencing system. The 8000 space, 5 storey […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Zoo Fencing, Protecting the Public or Protection from the Public?

    It seems like a weekly occurrence that one of the many news channels and media outlets around the world will report another member of the public has injured themselves climbing into an animal enclosure. From trying to pose for a ‘selfie’ with a Jaguar, to wanting a closer look at a Panda, isn’t it about […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Airport and Port Fencing, can you protect against stupidity and should you even try?

    The biggest threat to aviation and port security doesn’t in fact come from terrorism but predominately from stupid choices. Who hasn’t after leaving a party in a ‘steaming’ state thought what a great idea it would be to scale a fence and walk on to an active airfield? Or why even bother with buying a […]

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