Fencing News Blog

THERE IS A NEW SAW SERVICE CENTRE IN THE SOUTH

EPS Services & Tooling has spent the last six months organizing the opening of their third site. The new unit, in Essex, represents a £500,000 investment in machinery, equipment and facilities to open a 2,500 sq.ft facility to support their further growth in the South East of England. This latest site has enabled new employees […]Read More

MAKE THE MODERN CHOICE WITH DURAPOST®

In the past, fencing contractors have had to choose between either timber or concrete fence post solutions. Unfortunately, neither material represents a truly ideal choice and both come with their own disadvantages. Fortunately, galvanised steel fence posts now offer a modern alternative. In this article, John Abernethie, Managing Director at Birkdale details the performance, installation […]Read More

NATIONAL CHARITY STEPS IN TO HELP ROB

The home of a Solihull dad-of-four left paralysed after a fall at home is set to be transformed thanks to a national construction charity. Rob Lamb, 58, suffered a severe spinal cord injury when he fainted due to low blood pressure at home in October, leaving him paralysed from the chest down. The quantity surveyor […]Read More

LAYING DOWN THE LAW

Lonza has bid a fond farewell to David Law after 36 years of sterling service to the business in its various incarnations On the first of July 1985 the Hickson timber products publicity team was joined by a young mild-mannered but ambitious young man called David Law. Steve Young, Executive Chairman of the The Wood […]Read More

TIMBER FENCING WITH TRADA

An extract from TRADA’s Wood Information Sheet (WIS) Timber fencing, 2019. It includes advice on applications, design considerations, specification, durability and preservation, erection and workmanship, inspection and maintenance. To access the full WIS, please visit trada.co.uk Timber has proved to be a particularly suitable material for a wide range of domestic and commercial fencing applications […]Read More

QUALITY FROM THE INSIDE OUT WITH CALDERS & GRANDIDGE

Just over two centuries on from their formation Calders and Grandidge are still offering products and services of the highest quality. A spokesperson commented: “We provide a classic product range seasoned and correctly treated to the UC3 or UC4 requirement in green, brown or Creosote right here in the UK. We strive for continuous improvement, […]Read More

T.O. MOUNTER CHOOSE STENNER

When T.O. Mounter and Sons wanted some flexibility to produce fencing components they decided to purchase a three head MHS9 Horizontal Resaw from Stenner Ltd. “We are well positioned in the Pallet Board Market” says Mounter M.D, Alan Mounter “but, we didn’t have the ability to produce fencing components in a meaningful quantity”. The three […]Read More