Fence vs Wall: Which is the Best Boundary For Your Garden?

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Fence vs wall — if you can't decide which of these boundary options will best suit your garden, we're here to help. 

Boundary requirements take many different forms. It might be that you are looking for a way to separate your land from that of your neighbours. In some cases, fences or walls are used to create privacy or to block an unattractive view. Sometimes, they are used to separate a garden from the road, pavement or a footpath.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.