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lozzy
29-01-2010, 10:29 AM
As some of you may know we moved just before xmas to a house, well we have been working very hard to get the garden ready for reseeding in the spring as we had to remove all the old grass as the garden was in a right mess.
Well we were hoping the council would replace the missing fence between the two gardens but I was told that wasn't going to happen so now I am left to sort it out.
Well I have had a good look round and am not sure what is a good fence panel and of any good places to buy and deliver. we need to fence an area of 31.4 feet.
Any advice would be really great.

Tink
29-01-2010, 01:19 PM
Oh, I'll be watching this one. :yes: We have a tiny lawn in the back (the houses in our area are close with deep narrow lots) but the house next door is rented to some pretty obnoxious people.

I told Herself that I want a fence. She's resisting!

I think (for here in the humidity and land of the termites) I'd want either a solid panel, six foot fence, or a shadow panel at least, made of white resin like material so that it would resist the weather, and not need painting...

I have NO idea what that would cost, but for one side we'd need about forty feet.

Dawn
29-01-2010, 05:08 PM
We've bought fence panels from Wickes to replace fallen ones and the new ones have survived fierce winds. In fact during one storm a post snapped but the panels stayed intact.

ukwdwnut
31-01-2010, 01:54 AM
i got these from wickes, id also get concrete posts and gravel boards so the bottom of the panels arent in the earth and wrot quicker...all from wickes

Shellyamc
31-01-2010, 04:44 AM
Oh, I'll be watching this one. :yes: We have a tiny lawn in the back (the houses in our area are close with deep narrow lots) but the house next door is rented to some pretty obnoxious people.

I told Herself that I want a fence. She's resisting!

I think (for here in the humidity and land of the termites) I'd want either a solid panel, six foot fence, or a shadow panel at least, made of white resin like material so that it would resist the weather, and not need painting...

I have NO idea what that would cost, but for one side we'd need about forty feet.

The vinyl fence is very popular around here (for obvious reasons) and I can tell you that it is VERY expensive!! It is wonderful since it doesn't need any upkeep and will last, in theory, forever, but it is quite the investment :yes:

Tink
31-01-2010, 03:13 PM
Is it, Shelly? :( I was hoping I wouldn't have to sell the site to get a fence... :sigh:

Ohhhh, Keeeeeeeeeeiiiieeeeeeeeeth...

lozzy
02-02-2010, 07:43 PM
i got these from wickes, id also get concrete posts and gravel boards so the bottom of the panels arent in the earth and wrot quicker...all from wickes

We looked at these but had a problem due to wickes not delivering,
We also need to get a large number of brickes and again wickes don't deliver. :thumbsdown:

Shellyamc
02-02-2010, 11:30 PM
Is it, Shelly? :( I was hoping I wouldn't have to sell the site to get a fence... :sigh:

Ohhhh, Keeeeeeeeeeiiiieeeeeeeeeth...

Sorry :( I know around here it is. Maybe in your area it would be cheaper? You don't have the weather issues that we have up here, so maybe there isn't as much demand? Worth looking into though:yes:

ukwdwnut
03-02-2010, 01:33 AM
We looked at these but had a problem due to wickes not delivering,
We also need to get a large number of brickes and again wickes don't deliver. :thumbsdown:

what they dont deliver to you coz your too far away, coz they do deliver.

what about your local wood yard, jewsons, B&Q, Homebase etc

Dawn
03-02-2010, 08:12 AM
Surely Wickes in Hove will deliver to you/ :unsure:

lozzy
03-02-2010, 11:29 AM
Maybe I should go in the store and ask because online it say instore only?????

Tink
03-02-2010, 11:41 AM
Maybe they have certain products that are in store only? Not that it isn't possible, but it doesn't seem to sensible that a store that sells those sorts of products wouldn't deliver? There has to be more people than not who would need delivery?

lozzy
03-02-2010, 11:54 AM
Just read a few reviews on items and it seem that some stuff comes straight from the store which is why I can't order online. And I don't get free delivery instore.:thumbsdown:

Dawn
03-02-2010, 03:38 PM
Ahhhh, you have to go in the store and go to Customer Services and tell them what you want and they will sort the delivery out for you.

lozzy
05-02-2010, 02:37 PM
Fence ordered and is coming an monday, hip hip horray.

lozzy
08-02-2010, 01:07 PM
Fence arrived today alone with the snow, can't wait to get the up and have a bit of privacy in the garden.