Watchman Barrier

Plastic utility wind loaded barrier 

The Oxford Plastics Chapter 8 Watchman Barrier is an easy to use and compact modular barrier system which provides an unlimited combination of layouts.

Barrier posts manufactured in HDPE provide a strong and durable upright, and heavy duty square bases made from recycled plastic fit over the uprights to ensure the system cannot be easily dismantled when unattended.

Watchman planks have reflective facing in lengths of 1.25m and 2m and are fitted with end connectors incorporating a unique locking feature.

End connectors have different settings to accommodate uneven surfaces.


Features and advantages

  • The Watchman is a modular barrier system made from high density polyethylene.
  • Reflective plank (1.25m, 2m) + base + post = complete set.
  • Items can be purchased separately.
  • Constructed from any desired combination of bases, uprights and planks.
  • Versatile barrier suitable for controlling traffic or crowds.
  • Lamps can be fitted to uprights, and sit inside the post for protection.
  • Planks can also be screen printed for corporate identity and bases can be embossed with logos.
  • Chapter 8 compliant.
  • Easy and compact storage.
  • Unlimited combination of layout.
  • Designed and manufactured in the UK.


Watchman Base:

Product No 017
Height 125 mm
Width 455 mm
Weight 4 kg
Number per pallet 75
Colour Black


Watchman Post: 

Product No 09550
Height 1150 mm
Width 100 mm
Weight 0.950 kg
Number per pallet 150
Colour Red, white, other colours on request


Watchman 1.25m Plank:

Product No 09502
Length 1250 mm
Width 150 mm
Weight 1.5 kg
Number per pallet 300


Watchman 2m Plank:

Product No 09504
Length 2000 mm
Width 150 mm
Weight 2.2 kg
Number per pallet 300

Uses and users

Manhole repairs, cable laying and other temporary excavations, indoor uses.


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  • Avalon Barrier Passes Wind Loading Class B when fitted with 2 Fencefeet or 37kg of spoil
  • Clips onto Barrier
  • Does not protrude into workspace