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Fence Posts

Fence posts are an integral and key structural support, set into the ground at regular intervals to reinforce fence panels and to hold them in place.


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What are Fence Posts?

Fence posts are an integral and key structural support, set into the ground at regular intervals to reinforce fence panels and to hold them in place.

If the fence posts are too weak, the fence may collapse under pressure or in strong winds.

For most privacy and general-purpose fences, 6 or 8 feet between posts is standard.

There are 2 types of fence posts you can buy, concrete or wood.


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The backbone of any fence in your garden, our pressure treated fence posts are strong and durable.

Whether you’re looking for sawn, planed, square, round, pointed, or grooved posts, we have it in stock and offer either green or brown water-based treatments.

There are various different types of fence posts available, these include wood fence posts and concrete fence posts, but all have different shapes and sizes optionable.

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Fence Post Sizes

Fence posts generally need to be 6-8 inches in diameter, 8 feet long and set a minimum of 3-1/2 feet deep for a standard 6ft high fence.

To determine the proper length, add together the depth of setting, which should be no less than 3-1/2 feet in the ground, plus the height of the top wire above the ground, plus 6” extra.

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What Size Fence Posts Do You Need For a Fence?

Fence Posts Spacing

Most fence posts can be spaced 8 to 12 feet apart. While this is a general criteria, it doesn’t cover all scenarios.

For instance, high tensile fence can have larger spacing, requiring line posts every 15 to 20 feet for field fence styles, and as much as 20-30 feet for high tensile barbed and smooth wire.

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What Is The Best Spacing For Fence Posts?

Fence Post Preservation

Simply setting the posts in concrete does create a condition that will accelerate rot in the bottom of the posts. With pressure-treated posts, the rot will be slow.

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Will Fence Posts Rot In Concrete?

Fence Post Installation

Due to the sheer weight of either concrete or wood fence posts, installation takes a great deal of time and effort. This usually requires an extra pair of hands or two to ensure a safe and efficient job is complete.

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Fence Posts Installation

Fence Post Treatment

When it comes to rot prevention, you should treat the post above ground and the wood post below ground. The bottom of the post is most susceptible to rot, as it’s in constant contact with moisture from the ground.

Luckily, The Mick George Group have an excellent range of ever lasting fence posts which we think will really make your garden stand out.

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Fence Posts Treatment

Cheap Fence Posts Prices

Recognised as a major supplier of all types of DIY and Timber products, the Mick George Group offer cheap fence post prices across its entire range.

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Cheap Fence Posts Prices

Buy Fence Posts Online

As well as ordering over the phone, customers can also buy fence posts online, 24-7 at their convenience.

The process is extremely simple and will only take a few minutes.

Customers can view exactly what they want, retrieve all the information they need and have the fence posts delivered quickly.

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Fence Post Suppliers

As with all of our Timber supplies, our fence posts are only sourced from approved Timber Mills throughout the world, ensuring the best possible quality.

Our fence posts meet the highest Grade specifications.

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Fence Post Delivery Locations

Courtesy of our expansive network quality Timber sources and large fleet of vehicles, we’re able to deliver fence posts quickly and efficiently to domestic, trade and commercial customers throughout Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Bedfordshire and Norfolk, as well as on a nationwide basis.

Fence posts delivery will occur within a 14-day period from ordering.


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