Visitors to Woking High Street now enjoy a new natural walkway with the installation of a 75m living wall.
The Mobilane Green Screens sit along the length of the Woking Train Station’s exterior wall as part of the Council’s green initiatives
The ivy screens form a naturally green frame for the iconic mural that depicts life along High Street in Edwardian times.
With a mix of species bringing foliage and floral interest to an otherwise grey and urban part of town, the screens improve biodiversity and air quality, capturing pollutants from passing and waiting traffic.
Mobilane UK installed the screens, planted with Hedera Helix Woerner, variegated and non-variegated, and the new Euonymus Darts Blanket.
Accommodating the natural slope of the road and walkway, the screens maintain a straight top edge using a mix of screen heights from 1 metre to 2.2 metre.
In fibreglass containers for ease of placement by forklift and repositioning, the screens were cut to fit prior to the installation of drip-line irrigation by the Mobilane technical team. Ongoing maintenance will be managed by Woking Council.
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