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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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Riding Arenas and Sport Pitches

These facilities require good vertical drainage to keep the surface clear of water during wet conditions. This enables the facility to be used at all times even during inclement weather. The usual manner of construction is to put drainage pipes in the prepared formation and surround the pipes with shingle. A textile membrane is laid over the formation and a layer of 75-40mm limestone is laid to level and compacted with a suitable roller. The surface is then covered with a thin layer of 20-10 limestone prior to laying a further optional membrane. The surface layer of arena sand is the spread to level for an arena or a specialist surface for a sports pitch.

Materials that could be used