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New wicket boundary fence. What side do I show my neighbours?

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by nuzuki, 11 Sep 2018.

  1. nuzuki

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    In normal fencing terms I show the neighbours the "nice" side of the fence. Is this the same logic for wicket fencing?

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  2. tonyVent

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    Take it you mean picket fencing. If so there is no legal reason for the neighbour to have the good side its just a neighbourly thing to do. Have you asked your neighbour if they want to go halves with the cost ~ more reason for them to have good side
     
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    I thought the only reason neighbours had the "good side" was so that you get more garden - posts on your land, fence essentially running along the border line.
    So if a fence is designed differently, i.e. panels centre of posts, then have the prettiest side facing you.
     
  4. nuzuki

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    Thanks for the replies guys. I think for the boundary fence im going to do it double sided as the pickets/wickets dont cost much anyhow.

    On a related note what is the difference between picket and wickets? My fencing supplier calls them wickets so I was led to believe pickets are the smaller knee height white fences and wickets are the slightly taller 90cms and upwards range. Upon googling this I got no results.
     
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    Wickets are for cricket.
     
  6. MMarve

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    If there's grass on the wicket...

    Oh wait, no that is a different thing altogether.
     
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    We spent over £2k on fencing when we moved in and recently refurbed it £800 and a lot of work (40 posts!).

    ******* to the neighbours getting the good side!.
     
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    Seems some call the fence a wicket fence after the style of cricket wickets, but I call it a picket.

    Wicket, Picket, let's call the whole thing off...
     
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