We are all aware of the war in Ukraine and our thoughts and support go out
to the people of Ukraine. With the effects from the war and the Covid
pandemic, supply chains have received serious amounts of pressure and
Shortages and price hikes affecting materials and deliveries could bring big
projects to a standstill in the coming months unless solutions are found.
While fuel price rises have already been felt by the sector, there is an
add-on effect of product inflation.
First Fence is continually talking with the trade, and we know that the
biggest issue is price and contract retention. Each day new increases mean
contractors are having to reassess their quotes, what they quote today may
not be what the cost is in two weeks or even two hours' time. However, we
will try to continue to be as competitive as we can during this time.
We recognise this uncertainty and are supporting customers by enabling them
to secure their goods with a 10% non-refundable deposit. Customers will then
have until 30 June 2022 to pay the remaining balance and arrange the
We hope this scheme will help or at least go some way in placating what is a
volatile situation. We do recommend you discuss any upcoming projects with
our staff to help mitigate any additional costs.
Understandably, this is an extraordinary situation that we are working hard
to get through, and hopefully it will be temporary.
Our thoughts continue to be with the people of Ukraine.
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