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How to find a local, reliable fencing company

Fences serve many purposes, from adding a layer of privacy to your garden to increasing your home’s security by creating a border around your property. The good thing is that they come in a large range of materials and designs, so you can style your fence to blend in with your surroundings and match your home’s look.

What can a fencing company help you with?

A new fence can significantly improve your garden’s appearance, giving it a tidy structure whilst boosting your home’s kerb appeal.

A fencer can help you install a wide range of different fence styles and materials. In particular, the most popular fence materials include:

Fencing MaterialKey Features
Wooden fencingWood is the most popular domestic fence material, as it is more affordable than metal fencing choices. Once installed, your fencing specialist will paint and seal your panels to suit your tastes. Wood is prone to rotting and warping, so you’ll need to look after it at least once every few years, depending on how much water and sunshine your fence is exposed to  
Chain link fencingChain link fences are made out of metal chains that are meshed together and attached to concrete or metal stability poles. They act as great deterrents for thieves or vandals, making them a great option for anyone looking to invest in security fencing. Applying a PVC coating to your wire fence will protect it from the elements, preventing rust and allowing you to apply a choice of colours to your fencing  
Metal fencingRanging from aluminium to wrought iron, metal fencing options require less maintenance than wood and tend to be considered a more attractive alternative to wire. You can opt for an intricate design, though this will increase your fence’s overall maintenance, requiring you to sand and repaint your fence every two to three years

A fencing service can also carry out fence repair services, so make sure to add plenty of details about your project and what you’d like when you post a job.

When properly installed and maintained, a quality fence can last a lifetime. That’s why it’s important that you choose a skilled fencing company to carry out your fence installation.

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Factors to consider when choosing a fencing company

It’s really important that you choose a reliable fencing company to carry out work on your garden. Failing to do this can result in stress and expensive repairs. 

Before you hire, you should do your research to ensure that your fence installers:

  1. Are an experienced company with a strong history of successful projects
  2. Have all the necessary licenses and insurance needed to protect you and their workers
  3. Have a good range of positive reviews from previous customers vouching for their reliability
  4. Are available to carry out the work in the timeframe you need it by
  5. Are quoting a price and payment option that you are happy with, having compared the quote with other local fencing companies

A local fencing company is more likely to respond quickly, as they’ll be right around the corner and ready to help.

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How much does it cost to hire a fencing company?

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How much you’ll end up spending on your new fence depends on a range of factors, including the size of your fence, what material you want, and where you live in the UK.

On average, you can expect to pay anywhere between £1,000 and £5,200 for a new garden fence. The type of fence panel you choose (hit and miss panels, close board fencing, Venetian panels, picket fences or lap panels) will impact on costs, as will how many wood or concrete fence posts you get.

For more information about buying, maintaining and getting rid of a fence, read our 2023 fencing cost guide. Or, if you’re thinking of renovating other parts of your garden as well, check out our garden landscaping cost guide for more details on patio, block paving and artificial grass installations.

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Do I need planning permission to erect a fence?

You can remove or replace a garden fence without applying for planning permission, as long as the fence doesn’t increase in height.

For new fences, you can avoid applying for planning permission as long as your fence is under two metres (or under one metre high if it’s near a road used by vehicles).

Different rules may apply if your fence forms a boundary with a listed building, or if you live in a conservation area. Contact your local planning authority for more advice.

For more details on applying for planning permission, read our planning permission guide or visit the Planning Portal website.

Who owns the fence between houses?

It’s not always clear who owns the fence dividing your property. If that fence is old or damaged, you might be thinking about replacing it. Before you do, you’ll have to find out whether or not you own it.

Check your title, plan, or conveyance deed first. If you see a ‘T’ mark on the plan (a T on your side of the fence), then the fence belongs to you. Read our garden fence ownership blog for more information.

Even if you do own the fence that divides your property from your neighbour’s, it’s polite to consult them before any work begins.

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Questions to ask a local fencing company before you hire

How many years of experience do you have?

Knowing how much experience your garden fencer has will allow you to pick a fencing company who you are confident has enough expertise to carry out a high quality job. When you’re finding a fencing specialist through Rated People, head over to their profile to check out the pictures on their work gallery and their ratings and reviews.

How much will the job cost?

Asking how much the job will cost will help you budget for the job and ensure price transparency before you hire. How much you’ll end up spending depends on the scope of your project, and where you live in the UK, so make sure you add plenty of details when you post a job.

How long will the job take?

Knowing what your project’s estimated timeline is will help you set realistic expectations about how long your fence installation will take to complete.

Are you licensed and insured?

Make sure to ask your fencing company what insurance they have before you hire. This will protect both parties and ensure you hire a skilled tradesperson. Whilst it’s not a requirement, it’s a good idea for your fencing specialist to have public liability insurance to cover you and them against any accidental damage or personal injuries.

For all your fencing needs, speak to a local fencing service to help you get the job done.

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Reviewed by Nicholas on 6/4/2024

Excellent job, very clean, tidy and professional.

We are Clean Green Team limited. We are a highly skilled, family run business with over 30 years experience in the building and landscaping sector. We pride ourselves in giving 100% customer satisfaction and can guarantee competitive prices against leading organisations, and have a solid team of dedicated and experienced tradesmen, producing quality, skilled craftsmanship, and delivering projects both on time and to budget. Our combined skills mean we can offer a full range of building services from fencing and decking, to extensions and refurbs. as well as having a fully licenced fleet of waste removal vans, offering a fast, and reliable waste clearance service at very competetive prices. so whether youre looking to extend, restore, or refurb, or are in need of a new kitchen fitted, or youre looking to clear out your garage or landscape your garden. Theres only the one team you need. The C G Team

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Reviewed by Alison on 3/4/2024

Really quick to respond to my advert and any messages I sent. Friendly and helpful guys who did a great job and made sure that I was happy with what they were doing. I would definitely use them again. They worked quickly and were polite and considerate.

With over 20 years experience we consider ourselves to be professional in our approach & attitude towards our workmanship while being polite & honest towards our clients which we feel to be a good ingredient for getting a good reputation .

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Reviewed by Martyn on 4/2/2024

Mark did an excellent job, he was great at communicating and was the only bidder to provide me with a range of options and prices to solve my Fencing issues and he offered a guarantee. All the old fencing was taken away and the job left tidy. All new timber was pre-treated and looks terrific. Will use Mark from North Bucks Fencing again without any reservations. Great job ????

Hi everyone my name is Daniel... I have been working in the field for 10 years... when you do what you like, there's no way you won't do well, I've never left a customer unsatisfied... many thanks...

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Reviewed by Andrea on 20/3/2024

Daniel and his colleague did a fantastic job with our back garden. They built a new composite deck and raised flower pot, laid new grass, added new trellis panels to our fence and gave new life to our patio tiles with their jet washer. All of this done in only one week. Daniel was very professional and approachable, his communication was excellent and adapted to our needs very well. Would definitely hire again.

We would like to introduce ourselves here at South East Paving Company. We are a family run business with over 30 years experience in the paving and fencing trade. we take pride in providing the best service possible to all off our clients, No job is to big for our team.

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Reviewed by Rachel on 1/4/2024

The job was carried out quickly and to a high standard. Warren and his team worked through heavy rain and on a bank holiday to ensure completion on time. The price paid was as per quote. Would definitely recommend.

We are an established construction & engineering company operating with more than 10 years experience doing installation of industrial and commercial structures such as summerhouses, fencing, railings, balconies, balustrades, steel stairs, handrails, gates an much more. We also specialize in managing, designing & fabricating of steel products such as cabinets, frameworks, jigs, retail displays, custom automotive parts, custom steel brackets and much more.

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Reviewed by Michael on 16/4/2024

Very professional. Work was done quickly and to a high standard. Very happy start to finish from initial site visit, quote, booking in and completion of the work.

Pontypool based company that specialises in all types of Carpentry and Landscaping work. All work undertaken is complete at a very high standard which leaves customers will complete happiness and satisfaction. Full qualified trades team in all different aspects. Free quotation regardless of circumstance.

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Reviewed by Gary on 3/3/2024

Almost total garden renovation with loads of hard landscaping completed during what turned out to be the wettest February on record, the boys carried on despite the rain and me changing my mind all the time! Always polite, courteous and friendly, gave good ideas and the finished job is beautiful, love my new garden.

Hi Welcome to Ambrose installations LTD We specialise in all aspects of domestic and commercial Fence erecting . Over 10 years experience from huge commercial sites to small domestic gardens, there isn’t a job to big or too small. We provide no less than a 5 star service. And once your desired project is completed, We guarantee a minimum of 2 years warranty. We are fully insured and our trades men are qualified and trained to the highest level. All health and safety will be carried out before work commences, all jobs are pre checked before installation using our Most up to date CAT scanner, which is serviced very regular to get the most accurate identification of any live cables running beneath ground level. We only operate with the best source of materials on the market, which come timber treated to avoid wood rot in future and a more professional finish. We take pride in our work, no corners cut. Everything is done correct and we strive for your satisfaction every time. This is why every client becomes a forever client/friend. You possibly cannot find a higher level of service for a more competitive price We look forward to working with you very soon. Thanks you Mason (Company director)

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Reviewed by Mike on 28/2/2024

18m wooden fence and gate. Mason and the team did a great job, worked really hard even in poor weather. Would definitely have them back again.

Gudfort fencing ltd have been erecting fences for 25 years ,no job to big or small professional work always and no money upfront until all parties are 100% happy.

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Reviewed by Mohan on 3/4/2024

One of the most pleasant experiences from the moment of the quote to job completion Highly recommended - a job well done - no dramas. Thank you for the help

Family run business with over 20years experience, covering most areas. Our work speeks for its self, plenty off customer feed back, reviews, etc etc. Reliable service/ at competitive prices. Work description inc.... •Exterior /interior painting. •Wall coatings. •garden fencing, built / repaired •pointing •Exterior walls rendered. •All roofline work / flat roof maintenance. • weather proof coatings. •powerwashing services. •Guttering repairs/renew. •Garden maintenance. Where customers satisfaction is our aim. Always at hand for any advice or help.

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Reviewed by James on 16/4/2024

Excellent job done. Arrived on time. Very pleasant and cheerful. Worked all day. Price for job done excellent. Cleaned up all areas when finished. Certai ly would hire again. Jim Dolan Calderbank Airdrie.

All area's of Gardening and property maintenance can be facilitated, covering internal and external fixtures. We are trustowrthy,reliable and put 100% into all our jobs regardless of how big or small. Current ratings reflect on the hard work I provide.

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Reviewed by Mary on 19/3/2024

Peter came to quote for supplying and fitting a new fence and gate and to supply and fit sleepers around my lawn. Very prompt service from initial contact, giving me a quote and carrying out the job. I am very pleased with the work. Peter advised and discussed the job while being carried out which was helpful. The other two men were very pleasant. Site was left tidy after completion. Would definitely have Gardening Made Easy back in the future.

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Reviewed by Nick on 25/1/2024

Very good communication, reliable and great work completed on time.

With 30 years experience in Groundworks, Building, Construction and Landscaping, I have the skills, knowledge and experience to ensure any job is completed to a very high standard.

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Reviewed by Jim on 26/3/2024

I would highly recommend this company. Jonathan arranged to come out to look at my job, he turned up on time, gave me some advice and emailed me the quote the same day. his communication was excellent, constantly updating on when they would arrive to start the work. they arrived on time, as promised and worked really hard, in some bad weather. completed the job in 3 days to a very high standard. really really happy with the work and the service provided. I will be using Jonathan and his team again.

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Reviewed by Howard on 27/1/2024

Everything was excellent from quickly providing a quotation and job start date to carrying out the required fence repairs in a most professional manner. Friendly and helpful at all times, punctual and left the site very tidy. Thoroughly recommended for a job of this nature.

Hi I'm Andy I'm 43 and first started out in 1996 did my apprentice with George wimpy builders and spent 20 years in Various trades I am a multi skilled tradesmen and pride myself in my work and value my customers as you are the key to success

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Hi , i am fence erector and if you need a fence or advice regarding your fence then I can help you, I can promise that we arrive on time, very efficient from beginning to the end and the work always finished to a high standard with attention to detail.

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Reviewed by Darren on 11/10/2023

Liviu and his team completed a great job on our 19 x 8m garden fence. They kept in touch prior to the quote well and booked us in within a week. Arriving in good time both days. Completed the job to a great standard and installed a nice garden gate. Happy with the service provided and would use again.

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Reviewed by Laurence on 2/4/2024

Job done promptly, and did exactly what was agreed. No complaints, thanks.

Welcome to C&M Gardening and Landscaping services. We are a premier garden maintenance and landscaping company operated by two dedicated and passionate professionals. With years of experience and a shared love for creating beautiful outdoor spaces, we are here to transform your garden into a haven of natural beauty and functionality. At C&M gardening and landscaping, we understand that your garden is an extension of your home, a place where you can relax, entertain, and connect with nature. Our goal is to bring your vision to life and design a garden that reflects your unique style, while maximizing its potential. With our expertise in garden maintenance and landscaping, we offer a comprehensive range of services tailored to meet your specific needs. From initial consultations and concept development to the final installation and maintenance, we handle every step of the process with meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to delivering exceptional results. Our skilled team possesses a deep understanding of plants, hardscaping elements, and sustainable landscaping practices. We carefully select high-quality materials and utilize innovative techniques to ensure that your garden not only looks stunning but also thrives for years to come. Whether you desire a tranquil Zen garden, a vibrant flowerbed, or a functional outdoor living space, we have the knowledge and creativity to make it a reality. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, reliability, and outstanding customer service. We prioritize open communication, actively listening to your ideas and providing expert advice to guide you through the decision-making process. Our efficient project management ensures that your garden is completed on time and within budget, without compromising on the quality of our work. Client satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do. We have built a solid reputation by exceeding expectations and consistently delivering exceptional garden landscaping solutions. When you choose C&M Gardening and Landscaping services, you are choosing a team that is passionate about creating breathtaking outdoor spaces.

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Reviewed by Amy on 7/2/2024

Marley & his partner were quick to respond, well priced and cleared the job to a high standard. Would highly recommend and will use again.

we are a small family business. l my self have 30 years of experience. it's the small things that make the big difference.

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Reviewed by KEVIN on 13/12/2023

At jb fencing solutions we offer competitive quotes for the following, fencing ,decking both timber and composite,glass balustrades and gates.

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Reviewed by David on 8/2/2024

Fence completely destroyed due to storm. Andy & co at JB Fencing are busy guys but worth waiting for, all work done with no disruption and professionalism, all at a price that didn’t break my bank and thats VERY welcome in the current market of overpriced labourers, HIRE THESE GUYS, they’ll get the job done, one happy customer here.

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