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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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Road and Track Construction

Construction of roads will vary depending on the required specification and use. Highways will differ slightly from the requirements for farm and estate roads. With Highway construction specification is more rigid and laid out in the Highway Works Specification. However for estate roads and tracks it is less restricted, the ground is prepared to line and level and compacted. Next a textile membrane is laid prior to laying 150 to 200mm of capping layer, this can be of open graded or well graded limestone depending on whether it is required to be porous or not. Surfacing can be Screened Ballast, Decorative Aggregate, MOT Type I, Planings, Brick Paviours, Tarmac or Concrete.

Materials that could be used

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