Block Paving Appleton Thorn

Appleton Thorn Block Paving & Driveway Services

Block Paving Appleton Thorn Cheshire (WA4): Block pavers are an eye-catching way to add a patio, drive or pathway around your property in Appleton Thorn. Building a hard wearing and durable parking area for cars is the the most common use of block paving in both domestic and commercial settings.

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Off-road parking is an extremely appealing feature for any property in Appleton Thorn, and a professional installation of a block paved drive will increase the market value of your home. If you elect to invest a bit of money in a really good area of block paving right now, you'll not only gain by having a valuable facility to use moving forward, you'll also reap the benefits when you finally come around to selling.

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It's important to carefully consider how big to build your block paving driveway in Appleton Thorn, and to put together an exact design for the intended area. It is advisable to organise your new drive to be able to move around and easily park your car, but naturally you may be limited by the dimensions of the area that you have to build it on. If it is possible in your circumstances, it's also a good idea to install a drive that can accommodate one more car. This provides enough space for visitor's vehicles and also for teenager's cars when they eventually pass their test and start driving.

Always try to get at least 3 detailed quotations from different companies, when your are seeking out a reliable contractor to lay your new block paving driveway or patio in Appleton Thorn. If any friends and neighbours have had a block paved drive installed recently, you could also ask them if there's anyone they are prepared to recommend.

A reliable company ought to provide a free and in depth quote for completing the project. Try to stay away from chancers who state they "happen to be working locally on another job." They may of course be legit (very unlikely), and there are hundreds of scary stories of householders being embarrassed and out of pocket when the promised driveway isn't properly finished, or having poor work carried out.

Items that will be mentioned in any quote should include:

  • Preparation groundwork, i.e. excavations
  • Sub-base installation
  • Water run-off and drainage specifications
  • Colour, style and quantity of block pavers
  • Waste disposal
  • Other issues to consider


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If you have a pre-existing drive, this material will need to be removed and disposed of in the proper manner. Additional excavations could be required to make certain your new block pave drive observes regulations covering your property's DPC (damp proof course). Two brick courses or 6 inches below the current DPC, is the rule for new driveway installations in Appleton Thorn.

Appleton Thorn block paving driveways that are being installed over grass or bare earth, will need about 230mm of soil to be excavated and taken away. This enables a proper sub-base and sharp sand layer to be created before your block pavers are installed.


The sub-base is made up of a sharp sand covered layer of MOT Type 1 crushed gravel and stones. The installation of a solid and stable sub-base is crucial to make sure that your drive won't end up with low lying spots where pools can form and cause you problems. Compacted to form a durable, solid and sturdy surface for your footpath, drive or patio area in Appleton Thorn, MOT Type 1 is a crushed aggregate, typically made from granite or limestone.

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Any drainage issues will be addressed during this stage of the installation process. A fall or incline, will be developed, if this isn't already inherent in the natural lay of the land, to encourage excess water to flow away easily. Either drainage channels and grates can be installed in between your home and the driveway for steering this water away, or it can just be directed away from the property by the effect of slope.

The surface on which the paving blocks are laid is created by the addition of sharp sand to the firmly compacted sub-base type 1 aggregate.


Excess surface water must be drained away to a suitable permeable area on all driveways over 5 sq metres in Appleton Thorn. Planning permission from your local authority will be needed, if this precondition cannot be complied with. Any excess water from your drive cannot be diverted into the drainage system in order to avoid localised flooding.

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To make sure your new driveway sticks to the legislation, a reliable Appleton Thorn block paving installation company will figure out your drainage requirements as part of the driveway installation process and take any measures that are necessary. This could require integrated drainage channels, a completely permeable driveway and perhaps the excavation of a dedicated soakway area on your land.

Further drainage and design elements may need to be considered if your home is inside a declared conservation area. With their knowhow and experience, a reliable block paving installer will be able to skillfully shepherd you through this process, and bring it to a satisfactory conclusion.


To suit any design and pattern of drive you want, block paving comes in a lot of different shapes, sizes and colours. From the commonplace and widespread, straight sided, square or rectangular pavers, to the more showy, curved, circular, diamond and s-shape designs, there'll surely be a style that satisfies your needs. Block pavers can be colour matched to suit your property's brickwork, or be in total contrast to create a striking feature.

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Traditional style pavers, known as tumble or tumbled pavers, can be purchased for older buildings in Appleton Thorn, to create a seamless and sympathetic entryway to your house. These have been pre-faded during manufacture to give the look of being old and time-worn. For a that more modern feel, there are also contemporary block pavers, which can create a high-gloss finish when suitably sealed.

Based on the layout of your garden area, your new drive in Appleton Thorn could be laid out as a straightforward rectangular or square shape, or weave around other landscaping features for a more appealing effect. To achieve various effects, the laying of block paving can be completed in a number of patterns; Basketweave, Stretcher Bond and Herringbone, being the most commonplace. An experienced block paving contractor in Appleton Thorn will provide you with a quality driveway that looks wonderful, whatever pattern you prefer.

The installation of some block paving edging is also something to look into. You can discuss with your chosen contractor the pros and cons of raised edging, different colours and shapes, or when your driveway is flanked by walls, whether it needs to be edged at all.


Any block paving installation quote must include the fees for the removal of waste and soil and the expedient manner of its disposal. The volume of earth and waste materials that will be required to be gotten rid of will be determined by the dimensions of your new drive. Any excavated topsoil will have to be ferried away by truck if it cannot be used in other sections of your garden. Earth and other waste materials that are excavated during the installation must be disposed of in a sound, environmentally friendly fashion at a registered site.


Nearly all block paving installers in Appleton Thorn will advise you to seal your new driveway after it's been installed, although this is not absolutely essential. You can prolong the lifespan of your block paved drive by treating it, and additionally the sealer protects it from staining, stops fading, inhibits the risk of weed growth and enhances the colour. The application of a decent paving sealant is the perfect way to protect the significant investment you've made in your brand new drive.

Block paving driveways must never be sealed straight after installation, because it is important for the sand and joints to settle properly for a period of time. It's recommended to wait a minimum of 6 mths before applying sealant to a new block paved drive, and it's advisable to use a specialist for the application since errors are hard to correct.


You can totally transform the look of your property in Appleton Thorn, with a new block paved patio or drive. It can create a fantastic area where you can enjoy a durable seating and barbeque area in your back garden, or provide a stable and hard wearing area for parking your car.

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Block paving work can be undertaken in Appleton Thorn and also in: Sworton Heath, Stockton Heath, Stretton, Hatton, Walton, Latchford, Appleton, Warrington, Lymm, Thelwall, Chester, Grappenhall, Dudlows Green, Antrobus, Bradley Brook, Higher Walton, and in these postcodes WA4 4RW, WA4 4RP, WA4 5GW, WA4 4SD, WA4 4QZ, WA4 4TE, WA4 4GG, WA4 5HQ, WA4 3EA, WA4 4NP. Local Appleton Thorn block paving services will most likely have the phone code 01925 and the postcode WA4. Verifying this will ensure that you are accessing locally based providers of block paving. Appleton Thorn property owners will be able to benefit from these and lots of other similar services.

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Paving Related Tasks Appleton Thorn

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The latest Cheshire block paving job posts: Lilliana Parker was searching for a block paving installer near High Legh. Omar Webber recently enquired about getting a price for a block paving drive for a semi-detached house in Moulton. Nyah Collard from Church Lawton wanted an area of block paving re-sanded and sealed in the garden of her 3 bedroom property. Syeda Pemberton recently enquired about getting a price for a block paving drive for a bungalow in Walton, Cheshire. Fox Dowling from Grappenhall, Cheshire wanted some Chelsea setts laid in the garden of his bungalow. Zachary O donnell recently enquired about getting a price for a block paved driveway for a terraced house in Barnton, Cheshire. Shaun Kerr recently asked for a price quote for a block paved drive and pathway for a terraced house in Audlem. Hetty Harries and Paddy Harries recently enquired about a block paved drive and patio area for a cottage in Warrington, Cheshire. Most of these Cheshire householders conducted a search for "block paving Cheshire" and noticed this website on either Yahoo, Google or Bing.


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Also find: Bradley Brook block paving, Latchford block paving, Stockton Heath block paving, Lymm block paving, Chester block paving, Appleton block paving, Warrington block paving, Dudlows Green block paving, Walton block paving, Hatton block paving, Sworton Heath block paving, Stretton block paving, Thelwall block paving, Grappenhall block paving, Higher Walton block paving, Antrobus block paving services and more. Most of these towns and villages are catered for by companies who do block paving. Appleton Thorn property owners can get block paving price quotes by going here.

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In the last year block paving driveways had been installed in the following Appleton Thorn streets: Peveril Close, Grappenhall Lane, Henley Close, Larchways, Lynwood Avenue, New Lane, Dorney Close, Beverley Avenue, Dingle Lane, Birchdale Road, Chapel Lane, Heyes Lane, Jodrell Drive, Willow Lane, Blackcap Road, Saxon Close, Highwood Road, Shillingford Close, Witherwin Avenue, Kingsley Drive, Warren Road, Quarry Lane, Shepcroft Lane, Harrow Close, Caversham Close, Petersham Drive, Beechways, Swallowfield Gardens, and in these Cheshire postcodes: WA4 4RW, WA4 4RP, WA4 5GW, WA4 4SD, WA4 4QZ, WA4 4TE, WA4 4GG, WA4 5HQ, WA4 3EA, WA4 4NP. Work was accomplished in these areas by experts in block paving. Appleton Thorn property owners enjoyed the benefits of professional and reliable block paving services on every occasion.

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(This block paving Appleton Thorn information was successfully updated on 19-08-2022)