Protecting your Perimeter with our 358 Anti-Climb Mesh

Protecting your Perimeter with 358 Anti-Climb Mesh Fencing

At Hampden, one of our most popular high security products is our 358 Anti-Climb Rigid Mesh Fencing. Virtually impossible to climb, this design of fencing is used around the world for a wide range of applications thanks to its exceptional strength, erection simplicity and intrusion-resistant anti-climb properties.


Why is 358 unclimbable?

It is the extremely small rectangular spacing of the horizontal and vertical 4mm wires that makes 358 unclimbable by making it almost impossible to fit fingers or toes through the gap in order to gain purchase and climb.

Ideal for many applications

358 is designed to provide the highest level of security and protection from commercial properties through to government sites with uses from fencing and enclosures to window grills and safety barriers.

It provides the perfect perimeter protection for applications such as:

  • Detention Facilities: Prisons, youth justice centres, psychiatric hospitals

  • High Security Areas: Embassies, Military and Police facilities, other sensitive at-risk sites

  • Utilities: Power sub-stations, water treatment facilities, telecommunications

  • Restricted Areas: Airports, goods delivery areas and seaports

  • Infrastructure: Railway, motorway, balustrade walkways, bridge barriers

While also suitable for other applications such as:

  • Architectural: Facades and screens

  • Industrial Commercial: distribution centres, internal enclosures

  • Retail: Shopping centres, carpark buildings

  • Animal Enclosures: Zoos, dog pounds

  • Recreational: Sports grounds, community centres

  • Educational Facilities: Schools, university campuses

how 358 got its name

Interestingly, it gets its name '358' from its measurements: 3-inch x 0.5-inch x 8 gauge. In metric, this equates to 76.2mm x 12.7mm, Wire Diameter: 4mm (Gauge 8).

7 Reasons why you should choose 358

1. Resistance to attack

Robust wire, spot welded joints at every intersection and the narrow spacing make 358 practically impossible to cut with conventional bolt or wire cutters.

2. Excellent viewing visibility

Despite the narrow spacing between wires, 358 still provides vision to detect any persons close to the fence. When viewed head on, or even at an angle, the ‘see-through’ characteristics remain unimpaired. This is especially important for clear camera surveillance.

3. Attractive in its simplicity

Despite its utilitarian function, 358 is stylish in its simplicity and lends itself well to attractive architectural installations.

4. Outstanding stability

Because of its rigidity and minimal resistance to wind, 358 is very stable. This makes it ideal for use with electronic detection systems and alarms. It’s also an excellent choice when strain tension end-anchors can’t be used, such as on rooftop and walkway protection applications.

5. Extreme strength and durability

The unique double vertical design gives 358 significantly more strength. Its robust construction means 358 provides low maintenance, long life protection. In fact, Hampden covers 358 Anti-Climb Rigid Mesh fencing with a 5-year warranty.

6. Galvanised after fabrication

Unlike many other anti-climb fencing products, 358 is galvanised after fabrication, which guarantees all welded joints are protected from moisture. This effectively eliminates weld-point rust, ensuring unparalleled quality and longevity.

7. A choice of finishes

Hampden’s 358 is hot-dip galvanised. It can also be powder-coated to almost any colour you choose.


Talk to us about your Perimeter Security needs

Regardless of your site, Hampden can custom-design a solution to meet your needs. We import 358 Anti-Climb Mesh Fencing in bulk which means we can offer clients a very attractive price point. As importantly, we have 48 years of experience in perimeter security and have the in-house expertise to design, manufacture and install the right system for you to give you perimeter peace-of-mind. To find out more, talk to us today.

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