Face Fixing For Trellis & Slatted Panels

Step By Step Installation Guide

As long as your wall is in good condition, it is possible to install the posts for trellis & slatted panels to the face of brick walls.

The wall needs to be suitably sound and strong, and we would avoid fixing into the top course of bricks. We recommend that the post comes down the wall by at least 600mm  (although with panels smaller than 600 high you can reduce this to 450mm).

Our slatted fencingstandard trellis or arched top trellis panels look particularly attractive when installed using this method.

Step 1

Asses how level the wall is. You may require packers to level the posts.

Step 2

Drill a hole to accept the plug. Use the appropriate drill bit for the fixing you are using. Avoid fixing into the top course of bricks.

(Side view)

Wall fixing trellis

Step 3

Fix the posts using your chosen fixings.

(Side view)

Add posts

Step 4

Fix the panel which will give the line and position of subsequent panels.

(Side view)

Fix panel

Step 5

Repeat steps 2-4.


Step 6

Screw panels into posts:

?Through the frame into the side of the post.

Top fixing

Ensure the top of each panel is level.

?Through the gap between slats (if possible), or directly through the horizontal slat. Slatted panels fix onto the FACE of the posts.

Slatted fixing

Ensure the top of each panel is level.
?Additional panels meet over the centre of the post, with the first and last sitting flush at the ends.

Step 7

If installing top capping:

?Align with front edge of post and screw down into the top of the frame.

(View from above)

Trellis from above afixed to wall

?Align with front slat of panel and screw down into top of posts and centre vertical (if possible).

(View from above)

Slatted from above fixed to wall


PDF Download the Guide - face fixing for brick walls (4.65 MB)



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