SPORTS ENCLOSURE

1. Tennis Court Fencing – Commercial

  • Includes guidelines for purchasers to assist with the selection and nomination of components to establish the final fence specifications and design requirements for Commercial Tennis Court Fencing.
  • Chain-link fabric: 45mm pitch x 3.15mm Heavy Duty is the minimum duty CLF that is specified, i.e. CLF made from Light Duty 2.50mm core wire is not recommended in
  • Commercial Tennis Court Fencing applications.
    Commercial Tennis Courts provide for a heavier design specification.
  • Intermediate posts have been increased to a minimum DN50 (60.3mm OD) Medium or Light Grade pipe posts.
  • Corner posts shall be a minimum DN80 (88.9mm OD) galvanized Medium Grade pipe.
  • Extra Light galvanized pipe does not comply with this section of Tennis Court Fencing.
  • Post spacing’s at a maximum of 3330mm post centres.
  • The intermediate fence members within this Standard make no allowance for signage, wind break materials or creepers attached to tennis court fencing.
  • An engineer’s recommendation and design for fence members and/or attachment of backstays should be sought depending on wind break materials proposed and wind category area the fence is exposed to.

2. Tennis Court Fencing – Private/Residential

  • Includes, guidelines for purchasers to assist with the selection and nomination of their choice of components, to establish the final fence specifications and design requirements for tennis court Private/Residential fencing, to suit their site application.
  • Chain-link fabric: both 45mm pitch x 3.15mm Heavy Duty CLF or 45mm pitch x 2.50mm Light Duty CLF can be specified.
  • This section provides for a lighter design specification for Private/Residential Tennis Courts, compared to Commercial Tennis Courts.
  • The minimum size for Corner posts has been increased from DN50 (60.3mm OD) galvanized Medium Grade pipe to DN65 (76.1mm OD) galvanized Medium Grade pipe.
  • Extra Light galvanized pipe does not comply with this section of Tennis Court Fencing.
  • Post spacing’s at a maximum of 3330mm post centres.

3. Cricket Net Fencing - Enclosures

                                      

 

  • Includes, guidelines for purchasers to assist with the selection and nomination of their choice of components, to establish the final fence specifications and design requirements, taking into account durability for Cricket Net Enclosure fencing, to suit their site application.
  • Extra Light galvanized pipe does not comply with the minimum standards for Cricket Net Enclosures.
  • The minimum size for Corner posts has been increased from DN50 (60.3mm OD) galvanized Medium Grade pipe to DN65 (76.1mm OD) galvanized Medium Grade pipe.
  • The minimum size for End posts has been increased from DN50 (60.3mm OD) galvanized Medium Grade pipe to DN80 (88.9mm OD) galvanized Medium Grade pipe, to allow for gates to be hinged off the end of the enclosure, if required.
  • Fence design for Cricket Net Enclosures must be installed with a Top & Bottom Rail, as a minimum.
  • The minimum size pipe for Top, Bottom & Roof support pipe rails has been increased from DN32 (42.4mm OD) galvanized Medium or Light Grade pipe to DN40 (48.3mm OD) galvanized Medium or Light Grade pipe.
  • NB: Hip roofs which span over 9m or 3 bays will require DN50 (60.3mm OD) galvanized Medium Grade pipe to specific areas of the hip roof as detailed on drawings.
  • Roof pipe rails to have a maximum of 1500mm spacing in either direction.
  • Chain-link fabric: 3.15mm Heavy Duty is the minimum wire diameter that can be specified for the CLF; with 40mm pitch fabric required to the rear of the nets and 50mm pitch fabric to the side fences and roof section.
  • The chain-link fabric shall be placed on the inside face of the fence posts. For safety purposes, the chain-link fabric should be installed to both faces of all internal dividing fences, to reduce the risk of a cricket ball impacting with an exposed post and rebounding back at the batter or bowler.
  • Roof Design, either a Flat roof or Pitched Hip roof design.
  • Post spacing’s; unlike other types of chain-link fabric fencing which allows for a maximum post spacing of 3330mm, the maximum distance for post spacing’s for CLF Cricket Net Fencing is 3000mm nominal centres.

3. Sports Ground Fencing.

  • Includes guidelines for purchasers to assist with the selection and nomination of their choice of components, to establish the final fence specifications and design requirements, taking into account durability of sports ground fencing, to suit their site application.
  • Provides five (5) design types with drawings of low fencing. Principal difference is the specified pipe sizes of Posts & Rails for each type.
    This allows Councils and other stakeholders to select their own required standard for sports ground fencing.
  • Type 1. Extra Heavy, Type 2, Heavy, Type 3. Medium, Type 4. Light , Type 5 Extra Light
  • Chain-link fabric: 50mm pitch x 3.15mm Heavy Duty CLF is the minimum quality that can be specified, in Types; 1, 2, 3 & 4.
    Pipe selection for Types 1 to 4 shall be either all medium grade or medium/light grade.
  • Chain-link fabric: 50mm pitch x 2.50mm Light Duty CLF is permitted only for Type 5 – Extra Light Durability.
  • Extra Light galvanized pipe can only be specified for Type 5 – Extra Light Durability.
  • Post spacing: unlike other types of chain-link fencing which allows for a maximum post spacing of 3330mm, the maximum distance for post spacing for Sports Ground Fencing is 2400mm centres.

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