from S B Paving
We offer the full range
of paving services, including the following: -
- Block Paved Drives,
Paths & Patios.
- Permeable Block Paving
- Installation of Drop
- Flagging of Paths,
Patios and Drives.
- Annual Maintenance
of Block Paving (Jet wash & Re Sand).
We offer Paving
by Stoneflair, Bradstone, Tobermore, Plaspave and other suppliers
of quality paving.
From 1 October 2008 new
planning regulations came into force. You can no longer pave over
your front garden without considering where the surface water may
You do NOT need planning
permission when a new driveway uses permeable (or porous) surfacing
which allows water to drain through, such as gravel, permeable concrete
block paving or porous asphalt, or if the rainwater is directed
to a lawn or border to drain naturally.
If the surface to be
covered is more than five square metres planning permission will
be needed for laying traditional, impermeable driveways that do
not control rainwater running off onto roads.
The suitability of permeable
paving is dependent on soil type. Basic preparation is the same
regardless of finish, with full excavation, site clearance and setting
of levels. All edges must still be concreted into position. Unlike
standard block paving which is laid on an MOT type 1 base, sharp
sand and finished with a kiln dried joint finishing sand, permeable
paving requires a sub- base of 20mm washed aggregate. The blocks
are then laid on a 6mm washed aggregate, compacted and jointed with
For further information,
or to ask for a no-obligation quote, just telephone 07977