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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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Gabion Baskets for Ground Stabilisation

Gabion Baskets

Gabion baskets are one of the methods used to stabilise the edges of vertical faces such as terraced areas on landscaped areas, river and stream banks, embankments and bridge abutments. It is a fairly simple system of filling specialist wire baskets with stone on a prepared base and in some situations held back to the face with ground anchors.

Reno mattresses are wire baskets which are also filled with stone to avoid scouring and stabilise waterways, rivers and spillways.

Vibro piling is the use of stone compacted into pre-prepared holes with a large vibrating piling machine. This is to improve the load bearing quality of the ground prior to construction of buildings.

Materials that could be used
200-100mm, 150-75mm, 75-40mm, and 40-20 Crushed Limestone