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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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Case Study - Gabion Stone Fill Wall

A3 Improvements - Hindhead, Surrey

Gabion Wall

This contract was to improve the carriageways and by – pass Hindhead to do this it was decided to tunnel some 3 km under the devils punchbowl. To stabilise the embankments on the tunnel entrances gabion baskets were used with 200 – 100 stone from our Ardley Quarry was supplied.

We had a further enquiry for other areas requiring an 80 – 50 stone for stabilising mats for other areas. As this was not our standard material we modified our screens and produced sufficient material to complete the contract.

 M40 Wheatley Service Area

Gabion Stone Fill

This contract was completed some years ago and gabion stone was supplied from our Ardley Quarry to stabilise earthworks in various areas of the site. Other sizes were supplied for the parking and paved areas of the project and have performed well in their tasks to date.

Streatley

Gabion Stone Wall

This is a country house which the client wanted a ha – ha for which we supplied a 150 – 75 mm stone from our Ardley Quarry to fill the baskets. The stone was laid neatly in them to give the appearance of dry stone walling. When completed and seeded this will produce a natural barrier for livestock which will blend well with its surroundings.