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Leaf Block Screenwall



I have what I consider to be an ugly and old fashioned leaf block screenwall.

Does anyone have any ideas what I can do with it? Can it be renedered?



  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,295

    I should think you'd either have to fill in the gaps first or use some of that expanded metal to grab the cement.

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • madpenguinmadpenguin Posts: 2,523

    I think it's rather nice as it is! image

    Last edited: 24 August 2017 19:17:33

    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 53,918

    I'd think the same. Are you planning on doing it yourself? If so, you'd need to be sure it's nice and secure. You don't want bits dropping off  image

    Would it be worth getting a couple of quotes for sorting it too? 

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • josusa47josusa47 Posts: 3,530

    I wonder how long it will be before people start scouring reclamation yards in search of blocks like these?  Could you grow a climber over it?  It looks as good as new.  Is it on a boundary, or wholly on your ground?  That will partly determine your options.

  • Joyce21Joyce21 Posts: 15,489

    I accept mine because it lets the light through to plants unlike a solid structure  and it also filters the wind.

    SW Scotland
  • There was a recent Love Your Garden episode which involved these blocks. They were covered with panels and painted - I think it was some sort of composite material.

    Also look at Hardiplank as they have some low maintenance material in lovely colours.

    Last edited: 27 August 2017 10:25:21

  • Hi,

    I saw the Love your garden episode too!  Actually your bricks look really clean and in a good condition and rather inoffensive.  They allow for wind diffusion and provide a pleasant pattern.  I wouldn't worry about them but it's your garden.....

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