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Homesight

Hello Lorraine … thank you for your suggestions. Unfortunately there is no soil where I can plant anything because the wall is right on the boundary and alongside is a narrow "single file" footpath … then the road. Hanging pots? Would be nice but I think the council wouldn’t like that at all! It would be a safety issue as the pots would be directly over pedestrians below. I contacted a company regarding some pumped insulation in the cavity of the wall but they didn’t respond. Too difficult for them I guess, as I am on a hill and have a yellow line alongside the wall. It would mean a council permit, traffic management, partial road closure and so on. 🙈

   
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David Brown

Homesight, could install a full wall garden which is fixed onto the wall, just check with the council on if allowable, or what is?


   
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Homesight

Thanks David. The wall is very exposed, to both western summer sun as well as wind and rain. I’m not sure it would be easy to keep a green wall alive and again I doubt the council would allow it. The footpath is very narrow, so pedestrians walk very close to the wall. Accessing the wall to maintain it would require a Council permit and traffic management! (I know from experience with other issues!). And it’s on a steep hill so putting up a ladder would be difficult. However, your suggestion to find out from Council what "might" be allowed is a good idea. Thanks. :)

   

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