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Wigan Arena ‘World Class’ under Warriors

Last updated: Thursday, September 21, 2017

A state-of-the-art multi-sports pitch in Wigan installed only three years ago could receive further investment and upgrade under plans proposed by the town’s legendary rugby league side. Wigan Warriors have entered negotiations with Wigan Council to look at the feasibility of moving the club’s Central Park operations to Robin Park Arena, in the shadow of […]

Royal Visit to Wallasey’s Transformed ‘Old Cage’

Last updated: Tuesday, September 12, 2017

A rundown concrete court that was transformed into two state-of-the-art all-weather sports pitches on The Wirral will receive a Royal visit on Thursday. HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, will visit Guinea Gap Leisure Centre in Wallasey, which boasts a 25m competition swimming pool, fitness studios and a sauna as well as the 5-a-side multi […]

Engineer in at Mesh Specialist

Last updated: Friday, September 1, 2017

A Hartlepool metal mesh manufacturer has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of a new engineering manager. Experienced mechanical engineer Michael Proud has joined The Expanded Metal Company to oversee production and maintenance at the firm’s 25,000+ sq m site. He holds an HNC in Mechanical Engineering and held engineering roles in Foster Wheeler Power Products, […]

Shear Progress for Hadley Group

Last updated: Friday, August 18, 2017

Hadley Group has improved its UK production capabilities with the introduction of a new flying shear at the end of its rolling mill. The new high-speed 250-ton machine at Hadley’s Downing Street production site can accurately pierce and cut to length heavy profiles up to 8mm. The advancement is in the late stages of construction with a […]

Nottingham Debuts Huge Lacrosse Fence

Last updated: Thursday, August 10, 2017

Huge 8m high steel mesh panels have been created for the University of Nottingham by sports fencing manufacturer Zaun Limited. The special lacrosse variant of Zaun’s popular Duo8 Sports fencing has been installed at Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus by Dawn Fencing Limited. Leigh-based Dawn Fencing has been going more than 30 years and is the only […]

London Prep School Opts for Jacksons

Last updated: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A boys’ prep school in South East London has added a new multi-purpose astro pitch and upgraded its nursery fencing and perimeter security. Bickley Park School, a selective, independent preparatory day school for boys, commissioned Jacksons Fencing to supply and install security fencing around two perimeters. The eco nursery features modern, airy classrooms filled with […]

Siddiqui Heads over Fence to Zaun in Middle East

Last updated: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

High security fencing manufacturer Zaun has poached a Middle East fencing expert from regional rival Betafence. Aamir Siddiqui has joined Zaun as Head of Sales for Middle East and North Africa, alongside Jeremy Knight, who continues as Head of Operations for the region. It is quite a coup for Zaun, which has been steadily progressing […]

New Buckinghamshire School Caters for RAF Cadets

Last updated: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A £12 million new-build school in Buckinghamshire that accommodates the needs of the academy’s cadet force has opened its doors for the first time. Sir Thomas Fremantle School in Winslow is now home to 400 students within the Year 7 to Year 11 age groups after students and staff spent the first four years of […]

21st Century Tenby English-Medium School

Last updated: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

A brand new English-medium primary school in Tenby is approaching the end of its first year after being officially opened by the Cabinet Secretary for Education in the Welsh Assembly. Kirsty Williams AM officially opened the new Tenby Church in Wales VC Primary School, which, with the new Welsh-medium Ysgol Hafan y Mor nearby, represent […]

School Uses Lizard & Jacksons

Last updated: Thursday, July 13, 2017

A new London school has turned to a landscaper designer and perimeter security supplier for its fencing. Northwood School appointed Lizard Landscape Design & Ecology as part of the £35 million project, who specified Jacksons Fencing to manufacture and install a range of perimeter security applications. A key reason for specification was the easy availability of […]