Fences, walls and gates

Effective restrictions at the perimeters of areas of land containing buildings, items of value in the open or general hazards can be hard to achieve, especially where it is necessary to facilitate legitimate access by people, goods and vehicles in and out of premises. Nonetheless, it is an important first line of defence when considering site security. This guide covers the main physical barriers which can be used to enclose an area of land requiring protection from trespassers and intruders.