Looking to add value to your house? Or do you just want somewhere to park? Block paved driveways are efficient and make a great impression! Driveway block paving is a great home investment. On average taking about a week to install, this could be the perfect solution to your parking problems!
Here at the driveway company, we believe in beautiful block paving for everyone. We offer a quick, friendly and efficient service to make this experience easy and enjoyable.
With lots of products that range vastly in price, we are here to assist you every step of the way, whether you have a design in mind or not.
Please check out our website for a no-obligation, free quote.
Nobody knows driveway block paving as we do, so let us take you through the pros, cons and processes. Alternatively, check out our block paving range and other services here.
Driveway Block Paving
With so many different options for paving on the market, it can be hard to decide what is the right choice for your home.
Block paving provides an attractive and long-lasting solution for your driveway needs, but it can be expensive and a time-consuming project. That being said, there are plenty of benefits.
Block Paving Benefits
Block paving provides one of the most durable solutions for driveways. The high quality and lasting nature of this technique, as well as the versatility, make block paving your driveway the most popular method in the UK.
Concrete blocks are low maintenance and do not require daily washing. The rain does most of your washing for you, and an occasional sweep will keep this high-quality surface clean.
Hugely popular for their wide range of designs, colours, and patterns, there is no doubt you’ll find a block pattern that will perfectly complement your house.
As each of the concrete blocks is laid individually, there is no limit to the designs you can create.
Whether you’re paving a patio or starting a brand new driveway project, the huge range of styles and colours allow you to maximise your kerb appeal and send your house value through the roof!
Driveways made from block paving last a lifetime, and thus are an investment! The average price of a 50 metre squared block paved driveway is between £3500 and £5000, depending on your location in the country.
This is because the surface will require landscaping, plus tools, labour and materials.
Speak to one of our friendly team or fill out a form on our website for a no-obligation quote, and we’ll talk you through the entire process from design to finish.
How much does it cost to block pave a drive UK?
The price will vary due to style, colour, time, product, installer, but it can be between £3500-5000 for a standard 50m squared area. This will vary again with different jobs, depending on the time needed to excavate the area, sourcing materials and labour.
Ground levelling can affect not only the style but the time it takes to install. Please ask our team for more information or a more detailed price estimate.
How long does a block paved drive last?
They’re pretty permanent, and your driveway block paving should seldom suffer weather damage, wear and tear or even chemical staining!
Block paving a driveway, providing the sub-base is properly secure, will be stronger than concrete.
All our driveway installation companies offer a minimum ten-year warranty.
If one of the paving blocks does happen to break, it can easily be replaced.
How do you block pave a driveway?
- The Design: This is a crucial first step, as this will indicate the number of materials you will need for the job, as well as your design. After this estimations of price and time can be made.
- Landscape: The area must be excavated lower than the house foundation, and a slope must be added for water runoff.
- Kerbs: These are the edges and joints in your drive, and will provide the strength and texture. Apply the sub base and compact several times. Onto damp sand, lay the blocks and compact.
Looks like a lot of work? Let our fully insured installation companies take care of it for you.
What is the best block paving?
This depends entirely on your needs. Consider what do you want from your driveway block paving. Easy maintenance? Attractive pattern and design? Kerb appeal? Durability of your block paving? You may also need to consider drainage through the wet seasons.
Block driveway paving is specifically designed for vehicle traffic. It is the best paving solution for residential driveways. Permeable blocks assure water runoff and therefore, do not require planning permission, and it’s better for the planet.
There are a lot of different products you can use, so check our website for inspiration.
Textured drives are more practical, and they create a classic look, whereas smoother tiles create a more modern effect.
Block paving with tumbled stones create softer, more weathered-looking patterns, so consider your property when choosing the best paving for you.
No matter what types of products you decide to use, we will be on hand with a friendly stress-free installation!
Is it worth sealing block paving?
This product will potentially reduce the amount of maintenance and upkeep required by your driveway block paving. Sealing requires some preparation such as pressure washing but it should help to maintain the overall finish. Some sealing products can also provide anti-slip guards ensuring safety through-out the winter.
Areas we cover in the UK for Block Paving