Safety and security for transport infrastructure

Offering in-house design, manufacture, and installation for a range of security fencing systems, including welded mesh, vertical bar, metal railings, fence spikes, gates, and PAS 68/IWA 14 rated access control solutions, Jacksons are uniquely positioned to advise best practices within the industry.

Whether it’s securing a small compound, multinational rail depot, or international airport or ferry port, perimeter security clearly defines where access is permitted whilst protecting assets from any malicious activity.

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Transport Sector Security Solutions

Jacksons Fencing has vast experience enhancing security for railway stations, transport hubs, naval bases, international ports and airports.

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Transport Security White Paper

Download our transport security white paper for an insight into the threats and challenges for the sector, with guidance on specifying security fencing and gates for roads, railways, ports, and airports.

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Popular products for the transport sector

We offer a wide range of safety and security fencing, gates, enclosures and access control solutions including RoSPA Approved/BS EN 1176 compliant safety fencing, BS7818:1995 Class 1 pedestrian guardrails, GRP non-conductive palisade fencing, LPS 1175 certified fencing and gate systems (in steel, and timber and steel combinations), approved for UK government use fencing and gates up to the highest level, Hostile Vehicle Mitigation protection to PAS 68, National Offender Management Service (NOMS) approved mesh fencing, and perimeter intrusion detection systems – most of which additionally meet with ‘Police Preferred Specification’ through Secured by Design.


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Case studies


Serving local and HS1 lines, Thanet Parkway Station was a £44 million investment by the local council. Various parking barrier types were employed to ensure only suitable vehicles had access to the on-site designated car parks.

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Security and access control

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is a charity dedicated to saving lives at sea. Using Barbican® vertical bar fencing, swing gates and automatic cantilever sliding gates for secure, authorised only access, powder coated blue to match their brand.

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Dover western docks revival

As part of the multimillion-pound investment to revitalise the docks, Jacksons was tasked with the manufacture and installation of Barbican gates to create a secure entrance to the pier, as well as fan panels to protect from vandalism.

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Minimising noise pollution

We have delivered a number of noise reducing solutions for rail applications. Two projects which involved acoustic barriers for rail depots are for the Reading train maintenance depot and a maintenance facility in North Yorkshire.

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Airport Fencing

Strong airport security is essential for protecting staff and passengers and guarding planes, vehicles, and fuel sources. We have a wide range of products suitable for airport use including welded mesh, GRP and frangible fencing, and bollards, gates, and access control.

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Railway Fencing

Safety, passenger convenience and comfort, and station security are key priorities when providing an effective security solution for railways and train stations. We have a wide range of welded mesh, vertical bar and GRP and frangible fencing, and acoustic fencing for noise mitigation.

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Improving perimeter safety and security For eurotunnel

In August 2015, Jacksons Fencing was contacted by Border Force, the law enforcement command within the Home Office responsible for securing the UK border, with a brief to tender for the design, manufacture and installation of security fencing and a series of matching gates. Having been initially granted 3.3km of the 5km contract, we have now installed a total of 11,523m of fencing and 63 gates to date.

Railway Crime, the increasing crime rate, and the solutions

Fencing around railway stations and tracks should be the first line of defence since its main objective, along with marking boundaries, is to stop trespassing on the line. However, as the risks and threats have changed through the years, so have the security measures that are required. Find out more in our blog.

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We have a library of documents available for immediate download, including Q40s, product specification sheets, line drawings, white papers, and research reports. Browse our selection below.

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