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Post and Rail

Post and Rail fencing has many variations. With different combinations of sawn or machined round pressure treated softwood timber and Cleft Chestnut.

Below are the three most used Post and Rail types. If you require information or help with any other style, please contact our Sales Team or pop in to see us at our yard just outside of Tunbridge Wells.

General Information

  • Posts are fitted at nominal 1.8m centres when using 3.6m (12′) rails or 9′ (2.7m) for cleft rail.
  • Half Round or sawn rails can be substituted or mixed with each other if desired.
  • Pointed Half round posts can be driven in with a post rammer.  Sawn posts are square ended and dug in, then backfilled before being rammed up.
  • Post and Rail posts are not usually concreted in.
  • Rails are attached to the posts using nails or exterior wood screws.
  • Cleft Rails are 2.7m (9′) long and have tapered ends ready for use with mortised chestnut or treated softwood mortised posts.
  • Chestnut Cleft Posts

    £14.88£20.46 inc. VAT
    • All our Chestnut Post and Rail is sourced from local producers.
    • Provides a more natural and rustic appearance. Can be used for domestic gardens, horse paddocks and driveways.
    • Posts set at 9' centres.
  • 100mm diameter, machine round Jump poles treated to UC4 standard for in ground contact.
    • Posts set at 9' centres.
    • Square sawn posts for cleft rails usually have 2 or 3 pairs of mortises for the rails.
    • Posts are usually mortised to order.
    • Sawn softwood posts are treated using the latest generation preservatives to UC4 standard
    • To extend the life of your treated softwood posts for cleft rail, you may want to consider adding PostSaver.
    • Intended for use with Chestnut Cleft Rails, but can be mortised for arris or square rails if required.
  • Chestnut Cleft Rails

    £9.30 inc. VAT
    • All our Chestnut Post & Rail is sourced from local producers.
    • Provides a more natural and rustic appearance. Can be used for domestic gardens, horse paddocks and driveways.
    • Posts set at 9' centres.
    • Chestnut products are untreated.
    • Due to the traditional nature in which these are made, they are made to imperial measurements.
  • Sawn Post and Rail

    £6.60£16.48 inc. VAT
    • Posts normally at 1.8m centres when using 3.6m (12') rails
    • *Half Round Rails can be substituted if desired
  • Half Round Post & Half Round Rail

    £3.74£6.52 inc. VAT
    • Posts normally at 1.8m centres when using 3.6m (12') rails.
    • With 110mm machined Half round posts or you can substitute 100mm if desired.
    • 100mm machined Half Round Rails are suitable for use with stock or horses.
    • *Sawn Rails (3.6m x 38 x 88mm) can be substituted if desired.
    • Pressure treated.