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 £3000-5000 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 driveways come with a minimum ten-year warranty.
If one of the paving blocks does happen to break, it can easily be replaced.
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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.
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.
Is block paving cheaper than slabs?
Slabs are expensive and difficult to transport, driveway block paving allow you to shape your space and offer much more in terms of style. Slabs can be prone to breakage, many people choose driveway block paving for its durability.
Looks like a lot of work? Let our fully insured installation team take care of it for you.
What is the best block paving?
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.