Traditional Block Paving

Block paving is ideal for driveways paths and patios alike, it’s hard-wearing and cost effective. Combining colours, shapes textures and patterns can bring personal character to your new driveway or patio.

Is Block Paving As Good As They say?

Block paving has become increasingly popular for driveways in recent years. As well as looking good, block paving is a very hard-wearing surface when properly installed and can often last a lot longer than a tarmac driveway. Block paving also has the advantage that it can be repaired.

Which Type Of Driveway Is Best?

Any type of concrete driveway is the most durable and the most long lasting. There are several different types of driveway materials commonly available for your home including concrete pavers standard sizes or mixed Tegula sett pavers or plain or coloured screeded concrete.

Is Block Paving Environmentally Friendly?

Usually made from moulded concrete blocks, clay bricks or natural standard is available as a standard block or a permeable option. The bricks have the appearance of traditional block paving, but with interlocking shaped edges which ensures rainwater can penetrate through the tiny gaps. They need to be installed correctly on to compacted aggregate so the water can drain away freely. Both options are available in a variety of colours which can be used to create attractive patterns. Block paving is both durable and easy to maintain.

How Long Before You Can Park On Block Paving?

You can drive and park on your new driveway pavers as soon as the pavers have been grouted or swept in with silica sand. That is the final step in the process.

Is Block Paving Good For Patios?

Brick or block paving can be used as paths, patios and to build great looking driveways. It can be used in areas of exceptional loads.

Do You Need Drainage Or Planning For Block Paving?

You will not need planning permission if a new or replacement driveway of any size uses permeable (or porous) surfacing which allows water to drain through, such as gravel, permeable concrete block paving or adequate drainage solutions are installed within the boundaries, or if the rainwater is directed to a lawn or border to drain naturally.

Tegula Block Paving

Tegula Block Paving is the most popular product for an aged look and ultimately adds perfection to any property type. Drivesett Tegula Block Paving is available in mixed sizes and 5 different colours - Traditional, Harvest, Pennant Grey, Hazelnut and Autumn

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