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Please note: all imperial measurements are approximate and Forest Garden Fencing is made from metric measurements.

Product Name: 5ft High (1520mm) Forest Straight Edge Lap Panel
Height at Highest Point: 1520mm (5'0")
Height at Lowest Point: N/A
Width of Panel: 1830mm (6'0")
Fence Panel Thickness: 40mm (1.73")
Number of Batons: 2 vertical batons and a fully framed panel
Capping: Yes
Cladding Finish: Rough sawn
Treatment: Dip treated
Colour: Golden brown
FSC Timber: Yes (manufactured from FSC certified timber from sustainable sources)
Weight: 23.8kg
Free Delivery: Yes*
Alternative Product(s): Forest Straight Edge Lap Panel: 6ft high4ft high3ft high
Optional Gate: N/A
EAN Number: 5013053174128
Manufacturer's Product Code: SELP56HD
Manufacturer's Guarantee: 10 year anti-rot
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Forest Garden Limited


This traditional Forest Straight Edge Lap Panel (5ft HIgh), can also fall into the contemporary category with its sleek straight edge boards. Forest's Lap Panel range is an affordable, sturdy and robust constructed lap panel with a rough sawn timber finish. In fact, Forest has endorsed this fence panel as being their strongest UK panel by the way they manufacture it, through to the extra timber used compared to other lap fence panels on the market. It is ideal when privacy and security are needed from your fencing and provides an attractive backdrop for your plants.

The panels have been dip treated which gives a 10 year Anti-Rot guarantee provided periodic re-treatment is carried out. The lap Panels are manufactured in the UK from FSC certified timber from sustainable sources.

The Forest Straight Edge Lap Panel is available in 4 heights - 6ft (1.83m),  5ft (1.52m), 4ft (1.22m) and 3ft (0.91m)

Don't forget you can shop all in one place with the many optional accessories that are available such as posts, brackets, fixing anchors and decorative finials for posts to complete your fencing project.

Please note:  With any Forest Fencing Panel whilst there is a minimum order quantity of 3 panels you can mix and match with any Forest Panel or Trellis to make up the minimum order quantity.

About Forest

Forest Garden Ltd is the UK's leading manufacturer and distributor of timber garden products. They are proud to be a British company using sustainable, British timber. The majority of the FSC® certified timber they use is grown and felled from managed UK forests across Scotland and endorsed by all major environmental charities. After felling, the timber is cut and processed in a nearby sawmill and taken to their manufacturing operation in rural Worcestershire. At their manufacturing site, they are always investing in technology to ensure product consistency and quality. It is there that they produce the widest range of garden buildings, fencing and structures available in the UK.

Many of Forest’s products come with high specification features at no extra cost, and they also offer free delivery and pick your own delivery dates to the vast majority of mainland UK addresses. This cements their reputation as the “go-to” choice for thousands of customers looking to enhance their gardens every year.


Key Features

  • Lap panel with a contemporary twist through the modern and clean straight lap boards
  • Traditional rough sawn, timber finish
  • 2 battens to aid a sturdy and robust construction
  • Framed all round for strength
  • Dip treated
  • 10 year Anti-Rot Guarantee
  • Manufactured from FSC certified timber from sustainable sources
  • Made in the UK
  • Free UK mainland delivery*


Important Information:   Timescales are indicated on this page.  Lead times are counted in working days (Monday – Friday) excluding Bank Holidays. You will be contacted towards the end of your timescale by either Forest's Delivery Team or Forest's preferred carrier.  Neither elbec nor Forest will be able to supply any further information on your delivery date during this timescale.

ALL DELIVERIES ARE DELIVERED TO KERBSIDE OR DRIVEWAY. All of the Forest products are delivered flat packed, (other than fence panels which are delivered fully constructed) direct to your home, and are supplied with a set of instructions to support assembly.

If you have ordered more than one item, they may arrive at different times.

Booking Delivery

You will be contacted towards the end of your timescale by Forest/their Courier with a delivery date. If this date is not convenient you can reply to the message to book a more convenient delivery date. The delivery timescales are as stated on the product page.

The delivery timescales to these areas may be extended.
AB1, AB10,-AB16, AB21-AB25,AB30-AB39, AB41-AB45, AB51-AB56, CA1-CA28, CO1-CO16, DD1-DD10, DG1-DG14, DG16. DH1-DH9, DL1-DL17, DT3-DT7, EH1-EH2,EH10-EH1-EH49,EH51-EH55, EX1-EX24,EX31-EX38, FK1-FK21, G1-G5,G11-G15,G20-G23,G31-G34,G40-G46, G51-G53,G60-G69,G71-G78,G81-G84, IP1-IP33, IV1-IV28,IV30-IV32,IV36,IV40,IV54,IV63, KA1-KA30, KW1-KW14, KY1-KY16, ML1-ML12, NE1-NE1-NE49,NE61-NE70, NR1-NR35, PA1-PA38, PE30-PE37, PH1-PH26, PH30-PH41,PH49-PH-PH50, PL1-PL35, SR1-SR8, TA20, TA22, TD1-TD15, TQ1-TQ14, TR1-TR20,TR26-TR27, AND TS1-TS29.

We are sorry but Forest do not deliver or offer an assembly service to the following Postal Codes:
BT1-BT99, GY1-GY9, HS1-HS9, IM1-IM9, IV41-IV56, JE1-JE5, KA27-KA28, KW15-KW17, PO30-PO41, PO49, TR21-TR25.

Prior to Delivery

Once you have a confirmed delivery date if you provide us with a mobile number, we can confirm the day before delivery if your delivery will be morning or afternoon.

Upon Delivery

Your order will be delivered kerbside or on your driveway. Due to health and safety, and insurance liabilities, the driver will not be able to take your goods to the back of your property but – upon request – may place the product at the side of the house if there are no access issues. This is to avoid risking damage to your property while delivering to an unsafe location. We will not be able to go through your property.

We recommend against arranging for a third party to install the product before its delivery and checking that all parts are present, and we cannot be held liable for any third-party costs caused by delays


This option will extend the leadtime by up to 3-4 weeks.

If you have selected the installation option the product and installation of your product may be on different days. Once you have been given a delivery date by Forest's delivery team you will then be contacted by their installation team to confirm your installation date and the process. The installation team will require a minimum of 2' clearance all the way around your building and the installation team will not be able to enter through your property.

5ft High (1520mm) Forest Straight Edge Lap Fence Panels

Per Panel£45.00
NEW - New
NEW - Guarantee - 10 year - gold

Product code - 90015163


Description Information

Are you looking for an affordable 5ft fence panel that is both robust and durable? The 5ft straight edge lap panel from Forest’s Lap Panel range fits the bill. Key features include:

  • Traditional rough sawn, timber finish with a contemporary twist through the straight edge lap finish
  • 2 Vertical battens add to the robust construction
  • Framed all around for strength
  • Dip treated with a 10 year Anti-Rot Guarantee

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Usually delivered: Use Pick A Day Delivery below for the first available delivery date for your Post Code

Note: Currently not available for delivery to Offshore Post Codes.

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