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Major Contracts for ArmaWeave

Last updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The UK’s largest water and waste company has awarded two multi-million-pound perimeter protection contracts to security fencing systems manufacturer Zaun Ltd. Thames Water Utilities extended its Security and Emergency Measures Direction framework agreement with Zaun for the supply and installation of security fencing and gates for a further two years as part of the current Asset Management […]

Tennis Top Priority at London Park Revamp

Last updated: Thursday, August 30, 2018

The redevelopment of tennis courts in a London borough park are the first priority in a 15-year masterplan. The London Borough of Hounslow’s planning committee approved Gunnersbury 2026 in January 2016 to unlock the potential of sports facilities at Gunnersbury Park – with tennis courts the first priority and a new indoor community sports hub. Essex-based ETC […]

Estimator Clocks up 20 Years

Last updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A senior estimator has  celebrated his 20-year anniversary at Alpha Rail. Paul Johnson joined the Huthwaite-based metal railings and gates specialists in 1998, when the firm operated out of its old factory on Urban Road in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.   His duties have included pricing projects and liaison with architects and clients over initial enquiries.  During his tenure, he […]

Bomb Expert Appointed

Last updated: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

A bomb disposal expert has taken the latest step in his varied career at a metal railings and gates manufacturer. Billy Mayes, a former bomb disposal engineer in the British Army, has joined Alpha Rail as a site operative. Billy left the Army in 2006, then retrained to work in the charity sector supporting the homeless […]

Wetlands Project Provides ‘Lung’

Last updated: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

An £8.7m visitor centre to open up access to one of the East End’s ‘open-air lungs’ has been completed at a strategic 500-acre Thames Water site. The Walthamstow Wetlands project allows visitors to enjoy and learn about the Walthamstow Reservoirs’ distinctive built and natural heritage, which is unique in London. Because the area includes water […]

Sales Growth Brings New Recruits

Last updated: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Metal railings and gates manufacturer Alpha Rail has made two new hires following growing sales since its move to a new purpose-built facility in Huthwaite. Ashley Evans (left) has joined as a project engineer and Jack Cousins as the firm’s latest apprentice. Evans, from Mansfield Woodhouse, will be liaising with customers regarding design and product specifications, producing […]

Notts Firm’s £800k Move

Last updated: Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A Nottinghamshire metal railings and gates manufacturer has invested £800,000 in a move to new premises. Alpha Rail has moved from Kirkby in Ashfield to a new purpose-built factory on The County Estate in Huthwaite, creating a single open-plan unit of over 16,000 sq ft and two-storey office space out of what was originally four separate units.. […]

Swing gate hinge guide

Last updated: Monday, May 9, 2016

A helpful guide to the most complex component on swing gates – the hinge – has been published by a supplier of locks, closers and gate hardware. Signet Locks of Bognor Regis says hinges can be one of the most complicated products on a swing gate – with hooks and eyes, round clamp hinges, bullet hinges, […]

PGG Diploma training hits 600

Last updated: Thursday, March 10, 2016

Over 600 powered gate installation engineers and specialists have successfully completed the  gate safety diploma course run by the DHF Powered Gate Group. The courses are held around the UK. With several more training sessions planned for the coming months, the number of qualified powered gate installation engineers and specialists is set to rise significantly. […]

ZaunStore new look relaunch

Last updated: Friday, January 29, 2016

Zaun Limited has relaunched its online ecommerce website with a complete new look and improved customer interface, along with improved product listings and much more competitive prices.   The relaunch of the ZaunStore website aims to give visitors a warmer welcome and a more consistent experience to live up to Zaun’s mission to make fencing panels, gates and locks easier to buy and […]