For many property owners block paving has been one of The most popular choices for pavement and driveways Over the last 25 years. There has been huge development in recent years and there is now a massive variety of styles, colours and designs available. Block paving is now viewed as an excellent alternative than old and unsightly concrete.
Block paving provides a hard surface which is aesthetically pleasing, comfortable to walk on and extremely durable.
The main benefit over other materials is that creates a hard surface, the individual bricks that go together to make up the block paved surface are able to be lifted up and then replaced easily. This allows for remedial work to be carried out under the surface of the paving without any visible notice to the surface once the paving bricks have been replaced.
There are many different laying patterns that can be achieved using block paving. The most common of these is the herringbone pattern. This pattern is the strongest of the block paving bonds as it offers the most interlock, therefore making it a good choice for driveways and road surfacing. A herringbone pattern can be created by setting the blocks at either 45 degrees or 90 degrees to the perpendicular.
We also recommend a cobble style block such as Durham Setts, College Sets, Beamish Cobble and Hexagonal Paving Different finishes distinguish the driveway paving between the traditional and contemporary preference to give the option of an aged or modern look. The sky is the limit with block paving – You can be the creator of your own masterpiece!!