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Stop people sitting on a wall

Discussion in 'Building' started by skhudy, 12 Dec 2018.

  1. big-all

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    try and "encourage " them to move on anonymously and not raise your head above the parapet and make yourself a target
     
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    Another plant to consider is pyracantha. From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyracantha
    "The thorns are easily able to puncture human skin, and when successful, the piercing causes a slight inflammation and severe pain. Their dense thorny structure makes them particularly valued in situations where an impenetrable barrier is required. The aesthetic characteristics of pyracanthas, in conjunction with their home security qualities, makes them an alternative to artificial fences and walls."

    We have one on one of our boundaries (planted by previous owners) and I can agree that the thorns are wicked.
     
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  4. Ian H

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    Get the council to put a bench 100mtrs down the road.
     
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    Paint the top with anti climbpaint.
     
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    Lay a course of bricks as a dog-tooth coping, which is a brick on edge but laid at 45°. If you are feeling adventurous, and it's a 9" wall, use half bricks with the front row at 45° and the back row at 135°.
     
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    :rolleyes:
    And have everyone and everything that brushes past it covered in greasy paint. And the really astute, claiming damages from you or your insurer. And the less astute but more direct, just thumping you.
     
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    I’d go the easy route. Tell them to f**k off.

    Failing that a length of stripped wire laid on top of the wall and plugged in.
     
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    when they smash a few windows and the police cant help --------what then??
     
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    Shoot them.
     
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  12. Angled ridge tiles as copings.
     
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  13. skhudy

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    Thanks for all the replies! given me a few things to thing about, appreciate all the comments
     
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    That's no use the rcd would trip:rolleyes:
     
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    Wire it to a megger
     
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