Fencing News Blog

IN THE HOTSEAT

PETE BOULTON Married/Children? Married – 2 Children Position/Company? Contracts Manager – Cotswold Decorative Ironworkers Previous Employment: Pubs/Bars at University What do you consider the main issues affecting the fencing and landscaping industry? Availability of and access to all materials coupled with rising prices across the board What’s been your best idea? Marrying the boss’s daughter! […]Read More

NAYLOR ACQUIRES GARFORTH SITE

Barnsley-based construction material manufacturer Naylor Industries has acquired a 4.5-acre manufacturing site in Garforth near Leeds for £1.1m. The site is currently occupied by Naylor’s Concrete Fencing division, which was acquired from Procter Bros in August 2020. Following the acquisition of the site, Naylor is planning a major programme of investment in additional buildings and […]Read More

PROFENCER DELIVERS 40% BOOST FOR S J DARKER CONTRACTING

Around a year ago Rugby-based fencing contractor Simon Darker decided to purchase a Profencer. Twelve months on and he couldn’t be more delighted with the results. “We use it regularly for all sorts of contract work around the east and west Midlands,” Simon commented “and it has always been up to scratch. It really is an […]Read More

UP THE GARDEN PATH

Louise Tomlin tells us about four of her favourite ornamental grasses, that can add different textures and colours to your garden. There’s something about the quality of the light in autumn that makes me look at gardens in a different way. When we’re lucky enough to get those golden mellow days, especially when the sun’s […]Read More

MRT FENCING GOES ON FILM

In addition to having a well-stocked warehouse in the Midlands, as a leading wire producer and fencing manufacturer MRT also prides itself on having resources available to distributors and installers alike to help develop the understanding of the products available in its many ranges. Product characteristics can be found on specification sheets and quality certificates, […]Read More

ONE KIT, ONE SOLUTION

The innovative Radius system is designed for the optimization of spaces which aims to guarantee maximum freedom through the exploitation of curves and angles. The careful study of Fac’s professional technicians has made it possible to develop an extremely performing realization. The characteristics that make the Radius Kit unique are to be attributed to the […]Read More

RIGHT TO ROAN

McVeigh Parker’s bespoke fencing system is the answer to a really wild challenge. Triple X fencing is chosen by the award winning Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve to blend into the surroundings and maintain a good view of their Roan Antelope whilst ensuring they are totally secure. The Roan antelope is normally found on the African […]Read More

THE LOOK OF WOOD, WITHOUT THE HASSLE

Timber is a timeless material, but it’s not right for every setting. F.H. Brundle’s Rinato range of composite fencing and decking provides one versatile alternative. There will always be a place for the traditional timber fence. People have been putting up wooden fences for thousands of years, and as long as human beings are around, […]Read More

WPA AWARDS AND CONFERENCE HIT THE MARK

Now in their seventh year, the Wood Protection Association Awards and Conference have become a popular annual event that showcases wood protection technology as a relevant and vital part of the timber industry, whilst keeping members abreast of the latest developments. This year’s event was held in late September in Coventry and a fantastic time […]Read More

COMPOSITE FENCING – ULTIMATE DURABILITY AND AESTHETICS

When it comes to selecting fence panels, many end-users often desire a solution that utilises traditional materials; however, unfortunately, this can result in a poor level of offence performance. Here, Birkdale Managing Director, John Abernethie explains how composite gravel boards can actually offer a fencing solution that maximises both aesthetic quality and longevity. Traditionally, timber […]Read More