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Physical Security

  • We Were Finalists for the OSPA’s 2022 Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer!

    The OSPA’s (Outstanding Security Performance Awards) received more submissions this year than ever before. With this, the judging panel was challenged with narrowing down the entries to no more than 10 finalists for each category. “This year’s finalists exemplify the values of the OSPA’s. Each one of them has demonstrated outstanding performance in an area […]

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  • The Layers of Data Centre Security and how to achieve them?

    We have security standards in place for a reason, to keep all data centres regulated to ensure they’re properly equipped to withstand an attack. How does the layout of these security systems help to reduce intruders, trespassers, or attackers? A method that is favoured by many is the layered approach. This strategy gives sites an in-depth […]

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  • The Best Fencing Solutions For Zoos And Wildlife Parks

    Millions of visitors flock to zoos and wildlife parks in the UK every year, with as many as 1.2 million people visiting the elephants and big cats at Chester Zoo alone in 2019. It’s so important that zoos and wildlife parks are safe and secure so visitors continue to go and enjoy seeing the animals, […]

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  • Keeping Utilities Safe Through Fencing

    Protecting the UK’s utilities with adequate fencing and security measures is critical when it comes to the safe and continual running of the country’s infrastructure. There’s nothing safer for this job than ‘government-approved’ fencing solutions and systems, which hold the appropriate security ratings. At CLD Fencing, we have more than 40 years of experience in […]

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  • The Role Fencing Plays In Protecting Data

    The physical protection of data is now more important than ever, with data stored in data centres quintupling by 2020 on a global platform, and 92% of workloads being processed by cloud data centres. As such, there needs to be a rise in the physical security of our data centres in the UK to match […]

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  • The Hot Topic – What are security challenges facing High Security sites in the future?

    The high security industry is made up of various industries such as, Government, Military, Emergency Services, and Prisons where protection and security are of paramount importance. These sites all require the highest levels of protection from perimeter security, and access control points to wearable protective gear for security guards on duty. If these places have […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Security Challenges Data Centres Could be Facing in the Future

    During the past few years, with the pandemic forcing many companies and employees to operate from home, the data centre market has accelerated at a much faster pace. According to a Data Centre Europe report, the European data centre market is expected to grow by up to 46% in the next 4 years. The digitalisation […]

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  • CLD Fencing Systems Presents the ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems Standard

    We are delighted to announce, that we have implemented the ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems (EMS) into CLD Fencing Systems processes and practices. After initial reviews, planning of the ISO 14001 project and training the organisation on the standard, we have been awarded the certification. We know some people probably won’t know what this standard […]

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  • On Board ’21 with CLD Fencing Systems

    Due to COVID-19 restrictions, it had been nearly 18 months since the CLD team had come together as one to celebrate and acknowledge the wins and hard work from everyone in the team! So, what better way to celebrate than to get all departments on board a first-team bus and visit some of the flagship […]

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  • The Hot Topic – ‘Wood’ Now be the Right Time for a Sustainable Alternative to Timber?

    Back at the start of June we discussed why timber prices had increased by 80% and how many construction sites, residential projects and other jobs had been delayed and disrupted due to this issue. You can read the hot topic ‘Navigating the Increasing Timber Prices with Alternatives’ here. We are now a month on from […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Government App Stop’PING National Security in their Tracks?

    July 2021 saw the UK Government giving England the green light with zero restrictions on all activities and industries. With these actions, many assumed the numbers of those contracting COVID-19 were down and individuals could start getting back to normal. However, once the doors were open for the public, came the flood of ‘pings’ from […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Navigating the Increasing Timber Prices with Alternatives?

    “The cost of timber has gone up more than 80% in the past six months, according to the Construction Products Association.” If you’re involved in the construction industry or just interested in the subject then you know the cost of building materials, particularly timber, has risen significantly over the past year. From COVID-19, BREXIT and […]

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  • The Hot Topic – New Protesting Laws Act as Catalyst for Protests

    On the 9th of March, the Government proposed a new Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill to the House of Commons for 2021. “The first duty of government is to protect its citizens and communities, keep them safe and to ensure that they can get on with their daily lives peacefully and without unnecessary interference.” […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Is Climate Change the Biggest Threat to Security at the Moment?

    “Today, there are threats to security of a new and unprecedented kind, these threats do not divide us. They are threats which should unite us no matter from which part of the world we come, for they face us all. If we continue on our current path, we will face the collapse of everything that […]

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  • Product Spotlight – LockMaster S1 Swing Gates

    Product Description The newest advancement in the CLD Fencing Systems S Range of Swing Gates. The LockMaster S1 Swing Gate is available in 4 different mesh options including; Securus, Ultimate Extra, Dulok-8 & Dulok-25 meaning it will blend seamlessly with your new or existing fence line. This new gating systems offers you an affordable level […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Increased Online Orders, Increased Warehouse Crime?

    At the end of March last year, the Government announced a national lockdown in the UK which subsequently shut all non-essential shops whilst also limiting the number of shoppers within supermarkets and pharmacies. In order for the UK consumer to buy items that weren’t classed as essential, they were forced to order everything online, as […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Rise in Religious Hate Crimes Calls for Greater Security

    The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) describes a hate crime to be “a range of criminal behaviour where the perpetrator is motivated by hostility or demonstrates hostility towards the victim’s disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity.” In the UK there were 103,379 hate crime offences recorded by the police in 2018/19. Out of those […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Is a Physical and Cyber Security Convergence on the Cards?

    On Wednesday the 6th of January 2021, an act of insurrection was committed when rioters stormed the Capitol building in the US for the first time in almost 200 years. Hoards of rioters flooded through the entrance, past Capitol police in a bid to disrupt the confirmation of Democrat Joe Biden as their new president. […]

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  • Product Spotlight – LockMaster S3 Auto Swing Gate

    Product Description Introducing the next generation in automated gates, CLD Fencing Systems’ LPS 1175 Issue 8 C5 (SR3) rated automated swing gate. The highest level of security for ingress and egress in a cost-effective gate solution. Available in double leaf and inward opening, it features a double layer of Securus mesh infill, offering you all […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Why do we Need to Decarbonise the Power Sector?

    New research has been found that power companies have been seen to be dragging their feet when embracing green energy sources such as solar and wind power. According to BBC News, only 1 in 10 energy suppliers globally has prioritised renewable energy usage over fossil fuels. Although, in countries like the UK and across Europe, […]

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  • The Hot Topic – How Will Brexit Affect Seaports Across the UK?

    Whilst the UK technically left the European Union (EU) back in January 2020, for 11-months we’ve actually been living within what they call the transition period. This transition period (sometimes known as implementation period) is a time for many to implement new processes or practices so when this period ends, UK businesses and others affected […]

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  • The Hot Topic – Military Attacks: Potential Threats in the US

    Military bases are well known for their high security protection and protocols they implement to keep the site safe and fortified. This can range from high level fencing systems with security toppings, intrusion detection like CCTV to hostile vehicle mitigation solutions to reduce threat levels and protect those on site. However, even with these high-level […]

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  • The Hot Topic – What is Sustainable Construction & Why is it Important?

    When we think of the construction industry, we think of extensive material use and large contributions to carbon emissions within the built environment, but what if that could change? During 2019, with climate change rife on everyone’s agendas, Theresa May committed the UK Government to achieve net-zero carbon by 2050 whilst Parliament passed a climate […]

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  • The Hot Topic – What Does it Mean for the Security Industry to go Green?

    The conversation around sustainability has been in discussion for a while, and many industries have embraced and incorporated ‘green thinking’ into the heart of what they do. High polluting industries have strived to reduce their effects like the automotive sectors introducing eco-friendly electric cars and even the retail industry aiming to decrease their carbon footprints […]

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