Fencing News Blog

AN UPDATE ON THE AFI AND WHAT WE CAN OFFER

After a busy year for the fencing industry, AFI Chief Executive Ian Ripley highlights the benefits of membership and how the association is constantly looking to develop. As 2020 draws to a close, despite the clear impact of COVID-19 the overall fencing sector appears to be in a strong position. From the specialist agricultural contractors […]Read More

CERTIFIED FENCING SOLUTION FROM THE EXPANDED METAL COMPANY

Hartlepool-based metal manufacturer The Expanded Metal Company has bolstered its physical security range with the introduction of a new certified fencing system. ExMesh™ Class 1 security fencing has achieved Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) Loss Prevention Standard (LPS) 1175 SR1: Issue 8* certification and as such is designed to provide resistance against attacks with a […]Read More

JAMES JONES & SONS WINS TRADER AWARD

James Jones & Sons Ltd has won the ‘Treated Wood Trader of the Year’ award at The Wood Protection Association’s annual event, which was held online this year due to the current restrictions. Now in their sixth year, the awards have become a popular annual event, which showcases wood protection technology as a relevant and […]Read More

F H BRUNDLE LAUNCHES ALUMINIUM DECKING SYSTEM

Quality noncombustible aluminium decking is the latest offering in F.H. Brundle’s extensive product range. Tested to EN13501, EN 12823 and EN ISO 1716, the 130-year old firm’s new Synergised decking system achieves A1 and A2fl-s1 ratings. Designed for the UK market, Synergised decking is made from structural-grade 6063 T6 aluminium, and finished with a 100 […]Read More

FIRST FENCE EXPANDS INTO OUTDOOR GARDENING MARKET

First Fence, a manufacturer and supplier of security and temporary fencing, has expanded its services into the outdoor gardening and building market. The Derbyshire-based business has launched a brand-new, cost-effective, range of fencing products, which includes panels, posts, and boards that are made from timber, concrete, and gravel. Speaking about First Fence’s new product range, […]Read More

LATHAMS LAUNCHES FINISH LINE CLADDING RANGE

Lathams has launched a new range of cladding that brings together the best of modified wood, timber engineering and protection in one product. The Finish Line Collection from James Latham is the result of an exclusive partnership between the firm and Accoya Timber, timber engineering company Dresser Mouldings and Canadian coating specialist Sansin. The manufacturing […]Read More

TIMBER’S POPULARITY SOARS

After a fraught and surreal 2020 it appears that the UK is back in love with wood. As we seek to enhance our own personal and private spaces, timber is fast becoming the preferred material of choice according to Janet Sycamore, Director of the Timber Decking & Cladding Association. Janet explained: “In the late 1990’s […]Read More

A MARVELLOUS MACHINE FOR FREEDOM LIVESTOCK

It’s almost a year since Freedom Livestock, basedat Belton near Doncaster, took the plunge and purchased the Profencer wire netting dispensing and tensioning system. Ben Jackson, who set up the contracting business in 2013, explained: “We were aware of Profencer for some time and had seen it in use by a local competitor. After winning […]Read More

WAYNE ON WRAG TRACK FOR SUCCESS WITH NEW BUSINESS VENTURE

The steep and rugged terrain along the Devon Cornwall border is proving to be the perfect testing ground for Wayne Bartlett’s WRAGTRACK TOW-IT. Wayne decided to start his fencing and ground maintenance business at the beginning of lockdown after his previous employer dramatically reduced his hours. He’s not looked back since with WRAG playing a […]Read More