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Safe fencing from Perimeters

Perimeters site specific designs ensure safe fencing

For developers having safe hoarding and fencing is essential.  Reputations rest on safety.  Injuries need to be avoided. Safe fencing requires the right partner. Who's liable? It could be you Perimeters takes the duty to provide safe fencing seriously. Others don't.  Recent distressing scenes of a fence collapse at Carrickfergus  show what can go wrong. The wrong fencing partner was chosen. A developer rents temporary fencing Fencing delivered to site and installed with site labour. It will be the developer who is liable if anything goes wrong. If an installer is used, but doesn't have the...

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Site fencing rental, it’s a thing

When planning site fencing, it's important to look at all the available options.  Site fencing rental would be the most advantageous choice for many users. What's wrong with the traditional timber hoarding, purchased outright for the life of a site?  Is your site fencing going to be in place for a year or more?  Timber boards combined  with British weather, can leave your fencing in need of a fix up that may go well beyond a coat of paint. Moldy and in need of bracing, that's timber hoarding   With...

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Hoarding wind loads not taken lightly in England’s windiest county

Managing hoarding wind loads is a key challenge for any site that requires securing.  With more than 10 years' experience in construction site hoarding in Cornwall, Perimeter's has proven again and again it is up to that challenge. According to Met Office data, Cornwall lifts the crown as England's windiest county.  In fact with average wind speeds being between 10 and 20 knots, 80% of the county has higher average wind speeds than England's windiest city, Liverpool (average wind speed 11.8 knots).   Calm isn't a  word that springs to mind considering the...

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environmental impact of timber use on sites

Environmental impact of timber hoarding and how to reduce it

On average building a house can produce 1000kg of waste wood(1).  A large proportion of this waste is contributed by single use timber hoarding.  But construction companies are obliged to secure sites from unauthorized access by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.  No work is permitted to take place until a secure barrier is in place around the site.  The act states the qualities of that barrier, but not the material.   The question is what is the environmental impact of using timber hoarding and does using plastic hoarding stack...

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Hoard Graffiti Gone with Perimeters hoarding

Hoarding Graffiti is gone with Perimeters

We all know that for a site in an urban area, hoarding graffiti is often a risk.  But how do you plan for and mitigate against the graffiti menace?  If you work with Perimeters, Graffiti will be gone as a worry. If you use Perimeters hoarding vandals are up against it. First of all Perimeters hoarding presents a smooth impervious surface. Paint drips and pens slip. Budding Banksy's will look elsewhere.  But for the less artistic, the damage is contained. However graffiti is applied, it will remain on the surface of...

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Timber hoarding looks weathered after a few months

Timber hoarding vs Perimeters’ hoarding

A picture is worth a 1000 words.  Timber hoarding weathers, distorts and buckles. Timber often needs repainting or having boards replaced. Perimeters' hoarding doesn't weather.  Instead it stays true throughout the life of a site. In the picture, we see a site neighbouring Perimeters' site for Steve Hoskin Groundworks  at PL2.  The laminated wood board is looking the worse for British weather after only a few months. Even after years, Perimeters' hoarding will stay true. Timber hoarding ends up in landfill But smarter appearance is only half the story.  The expense and bother...

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Custom made 12m galvanised gates

Galvanised Gates are a smart move

When considering hoarding, it pay to think about the whole package.  Smart gates = Smart site.  Gates set the tone for a site.  Perimeters now exclusively installs fully galvanised gates.  Galvanised gates look smarter on installation. But they also stay looking smart throughout the life of your site. A smart gate combined with the smooth surface of Perimeters' hoarding sets the tone for a site.  So when you think about hoarding, also ensure you have your gates galvanised. Perimeters fabricate our own galvanised gates Perimeters has its gates fabricated.  We can design...

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Bell mouth entrance

Bell mouth, keeps everybody safe at Trewoon site

Bell mouth entrance at St Mewan Lane Trewoon The Perimeters' team created an elegant "bell mouth" site entrance for client Gilbert and Goode for their St Mewan Lane site at Trewoon neat St Austell.  Perimeters hoarding is very much more adaptable than traditional timber hoarding, so following a curve is no problem.   At Trewoon a 5m galvanized mesh gate secured the site whilst keeping up appearances. Safety first with a bell mouth Does your site have an entrance onto a narrow lane? Or into a high footfall area?  A...

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FSC timber ceritication logo

Perimeters use exclusively certified FSC timber posts

You'll be doing right by the environment working with Perimeters.  Perimeters exclusively use certified FSC timber.  FSC certification ensures our timber posts are from a sustainable source.  FSC certified timber provides assurance that the timber is being responsibly sourced. FSC timber ensure the sustainability of our materials As well as FSC certified timber , re-use our panels, and the scaffold framework.  By contrast, timber hoarding panels typically are not FSC certified. And timber hoarding is mostly imported to the UK.  This contrasts with Perimeters' panels which are manufactured in the UK.  The environmental impact of our...

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