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Common FAQ's

  • What size gravel should I use for pathways and drives?
  • What size gravel should I use for pathways and drives?

    The most common sizes we supply are 10mm and 20mm gravel. 10mm is usually best for pathways, as it is easy to walk on. The 20mm is best for drives, because the smaller 10mm gravel may get into the treads of car tyres.

  • How much gravel do I need to buy?
  • How much gravel do I need to buy?

    Gravel is calculated by volume. As a guide, 30 sq meters, to a depth of 25 mm (1 inch), will require 1 tonne of gravel.

  • Does the price include delivery?
  • Does the price include delivery?

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HOW TO ORDER

Drainage and Soakaways Supplies

Drainage can be for various purposes, land drainage, waste drainage and storm drainage. They all work on the same principle, first a trench is dug to line and level to a suitable disposal point. Next a layer of Shingle is laid in the bottom of the trench and drainage pipes are bedded to line. Finally a layer of Shingle is spread over the pipes prior to backfill and compaction of arisings from the trench. Various sizes of Shingle are used depending on the size of the pipes.
Land drains may require a textile membrane lining to reduce soft fines washing into the pipes.

Materials that could be used