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Crowd Control at Major Events

The Natural Choice

The safety and durability of ZND’s SmartWeld manufactured products make them a natural choice for demanding occasions, and with production facilities located in the UK, Holland, Poland, and the USA, we can supply vast quantities to locations across the globe. This unique position in the demarcation space has seen ZND products used at some of the world’s largest events.

Tried and Tested

ZND is the world’s leading manufacturer of temporary fencing and barriers, and our products have helped manage tens of millions of attendees at countless events across the globe. These are just a few of the more high-profile occasions where they have been used.

1,632 barriers were supplied to provide demarcation for the inauguration of Joe Biden as President of the USA in January 2021. Though not large in terms of attendees, following the Capitol Hill incident earlier in the month there were heightened concerns over security at the event.

Number of Barriers 1,632

2019’s World Youth Day in Panama was attended by over 700,000 people, including Pope Francis. Over 65km of ZND barriers were supplied to provide crowd control.


Number of Barriers: 27,000


ZND has supplied the demarcation equipment for Glastonbury Music Festival for many years. Approximately 200,000 people attended Glastonbury in 2019, and we look forward to seeing these days again soon.


Fencing Panels: 20,000

Fixed Leg Barriers: 5,000

The 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games was the largest sporting and cultural even in Scottish history, with approximately 1.2 million tickets sold and 690,000 people attending the events.


Fixed Leg Barriers: 15,000

Fence Panels: 15,000

The Olympic Games is one of the most important and demanding events in the world, and London 2012 was record breaking. 8.8 million tickets were sold, with the total daily capacity of all venues being 700,000. An estimated 2 million people entered the Olympic Park over the summer, making it the largest event in London’s history.


2.3 Fixed Leg Barriers: 55,000

Police Barriers: 15,000

Gleneagles was the 31st G8 summit. The leaders and representatives of the world’s eight most powerful nations gathered at the Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland. Security around this event was understandably high, and thousands of ZND products were used to provide demarcation for the grounds of the hotel.


Fencing Panels: 15,000

Fixed Leg Barriers: 2,000

The World's Demarcation Specialists

ZND products have been tried and tested on the world stage, providing safe and effective crowd control for millions, in front of a global audience of billions.

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