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Palisade, or Picket fence as it is sometimes called, is very popular as front or back garden boundary fencing, particularly where a solid fence is not needed or desired. Picket fencing can also be used to partition off parts of the garden, such as the veggie patch from children & pets. Matching gates & fittings are available.
All our Palisade fencing materials are pressure treated with preservative for longevity. To produce the traditional cottage style fence, once the timber has dried, it can be stained or painted. Paint should be water based, microporous & of external quality. Dark colours should be avoided as they attract heat which may cause additional movement in the timber.
Round & pointed topped Palisades are available from stock in the most common heights of 900mm, 1.05m & 1.2m. Flat top, other heights ranging from 0.60m (2') to 1.8m (6') are usually made to individual customer specifications.
For Palisades lower than 900mm high, round top or flat top Palisades are safer.
Palisade ( Picket )can be supplied in kit form in4 standard bay sizes ( Centre of post to centre of post ), ranging from 1.8m (6’) to 3m (10’). We do not recommend exceeding 3m bays, although 3.6 m rails are available for use in unusual circumstances and where there is no other choice.
Generally, 1.2m high Palisades and below require 2 rails. 1.35m to 1.8m high Palisades need 3 rails.
Rails between the posts can either be triangular shaped Arris rails or sawn square rails. These fit into mortices cut into the posts at preset dimensions for the height of the fence required. This method can be used on flat or sloping ground.
For flat ground & easy assembly, square rails can also be screwed onto the face of the posts. The Palisades are attached to the rails so that they run continuously for the complete length of the fence, including in front of the posts.
Gravel boards can be fitted at the bottom of the fence and are available in lengths to match the rails. This raises the Palisades up away from the ground and can also have other benefits such stopping balls etc rolling through the gaps between the Palisades.
Palisade spacing is normally “ hit & miss” using a palisade as a spacer. The spacing can be adjusted to suit individual requirements. For small children we would advise using round tops and a closer spacing which will help to prevent little people climbing the fence.
Capping rail (for flat top Palisades only) and Routered posts can be included if desired.
As an aid to assist in working out your projects costs we have included below some basic 3m bay prices. Trade & quantity discounts may be available. If you would like an itemised quote please contact us
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Note: Due to the many variations of fence height, palisade tops & post size etc, wooden posts & palisades are often prepared to individual customers requirements. Please check with our office for current availability.
A 3 metre bay of Palisade consists of one mortised post & all the wooden materials needed for assembly on site into a Palisade fence.
At the end of the required number of bays, an extra end post will be required.
Post mix & nails can be supplied if required, but are extra to the prices below.
To discuss your requirements, check stock availability or to find out more about our local delivery service to Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, East Grinstead & Crowborough please contact us
For a quotation, please call us on 01892 864646 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Trade and quantity discounts may be available.
ALL PRICES INCLUDE VAT @ 20%
and are subject to change without prior notice
Regd. Office: Crestala Fencing & Construction Co. Ltd, South Farm, Langton Green, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. TN3 9JN.
Registered in England No 869419
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