Which Security Fencing and Gates Are Right For Your School’s Needs?

Choosing the right fencing for your school is very important for a whole host of reasons. First off, having the right fencing will show visitors to your school that you take security and the safety of your pupils very seriously. It also creates a boundary between private and public property, preventing unauthorised access into your school.

Fortunately, there is a wide range of security fencing available to suit all your needs. Below we’ve got a brief summary of the different types available to you, and what each is best used for. So read on to find out which fencing best suits your school!

Acoustic fencing

Noise pollution is increasingly becoming an issue, especially within inner-city areas. Fortunately, there are fences which can deal with some of the noise pollution of a nearby road or busy street outside your school. Acoustic fencing is made of several layers of wood which absorb and reflect sound.

Being wooden, they’re also sustainable and strong enough to provide good security as well. So if your school is in a noisy area, this could be the fencing solution you’re looking for.

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The benefits of palisade fencing


If you’re considering a new type of security fencing for your property or premises the number of options available can make the decision a tough one. With fencing solutions made from a range of materials all boasting different benefits – which do you go for?

Whatever you’ve narrowed your choices down to, if security is the top of your priority list, palisade fencing should certainly be a serious contender. Why? Read on to find out more about palisade fencing and its benefits.

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Legal Requirements for Children’s Playground Fencing

When it comes to our children, safety is imperative. Children’s playgrounds have their security standards in place even down to the fencing, because not just any fence would be suitable. Although children’s playgrounds fencing doesn’t have actual legal requirements, there are standards that operators should adhere to that ensures children’s safety at all times, or it would be seen as negligence.

Fences have three core functions. The first is obviously to keep kids in one safe area, so they can run around and not wander off anywhere dangerous. It also allows parents to have a bit of peace of mind while letting the kids play.

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Six fun and funky ideas to transform your chain link fencing

Many properties, commercial and residential, have features that, regardless of what angle you look at them from, are just not that attractive and chain link fencing can certainly sometimes fall into this unaesthetically pleasing category.

In an ideal world, we’d have practical solutions to our fencing needs that are as beautiful as they are useful, but the reality is that finance, tenancy restrictions and feasibility issues get in the way.

When it comes to chain link fencing your options for improvement may seem limited but with a little imagination and, in most cases below, a minimal budget – you can completely transform your chain link fencing into something awesome, inspiring, or just downright cool.

Here are just a few ideas we’ve put together to help you convert your chain link fence into a thing of beauty!

1)     Use it as trellis (or add some!)

If your chain link fence is situated so that you can plant foliage at the base then you have yourself a perfect trellis! Bear in mind that the density of your plant may block out some sunlight so take some time to research your best options.

chain link fence flowers

Clematis which has grown into a chain link fence from forums.gardenweb.com

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The importance of Safety Rails in Children’s Play Areas

The design of playground rails plays an important role in providing protection from accidental falls; wandering away from the play area, and keeping a safe distance from strangers. There are many types of playground rails. One of them is the Palisade, another is Meshed Panels, and the third is Bow Top Railing. Today we hope to explain a little more about each of the main types and their different uses.

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