When the shrubs and flowers which have been planted on the slope between the stream and the new paling in front of the houses of Valley View it should be one of the finest approach roads in the county.
The sugar mill has recently lodged an application with Richmond Valley Council to erect a 2.4m high paling fence around the mill owned manager's residence in Broadwater.
The post and wire fence at the end of the road needed attention - in the long term, a hedge, wooden paling or stone wall would be attractive if a replacement is considered.
Some tenants had asked for an old chestnut paling fence that once surrounded the gardens to be replaced.
The set and lighting is spectacular, complete with a retractable paling fence that is raised to reveal a five-piece band doubling as the noisy neighbours.
Inside the bounding ditch might be a paling fence, or a live hedge, or a stone wall.
He also replaced the chestnut paling with a chain link fence supported by steel posts concreted into the ground and covered to 1/3 of its height by wooden boarding.
We cross the threshold of the paling , pass beyond the encircling reach of timber walls.
By employing wooden palings , building channels to divert rainwater and cultivating indigenous vegetation, the engineers claim to have demonstrated that Mother Nature can be nursed with ‘ecological therapy.’
The house, approached by a set of steps, stands behind a fence with iron palings and brick columns flanking an ‘eyeglass’ gate.