Different styles of hedge laying originate from different regions around the country and many coppice workers are skilled hedge layers who are able to provide a hedge laying service or hedge laying materials.

Stakes 5 ‘ 6’’ (1.7m)  long and should be pointed and squared. Often  hazel is preferred 1’ – 2’ inch (25- 50mm ) diameter. Cleft chestnut can also be used depending on style and  when  larger hedges are been laid.

Binders (Heatherings) Long straight rods at least 8ft (2.4 m) long and typically 1 inch (25mm ) at the base. Hazel or willow normally provide the ideal material. The rods are twisted together to secure the top of the stakes and hedge.

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