7th February 2022

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 protecting our national – and critical – utilities infrastructure. We use Securus SR1 and Securus AC government-approved fencing, which are innovative rigid mesh systems, proven to provide guaranteed delays against attacks.

These particular systems have been designed and manufactured in line with Loss Prevention Standard (LPS)1175 UK standards, recognised for providing protection to assets from forced entry.

But which utilities are involved in this critical infrastructure network, and why is it is necessary to protect them with fencing?

What are the main utilities used in the UK?

In the UK, we have a number of utilities which are considered critical to the infrastructure of our country. The ‘big four’ are:

  • electric
  • gas
  • water
  • nuclear