Block Paving | Advice & Information | The Driveway Hub

Block Paving

What Is Block Paving?

This is a popular paving solution chosen by many for it’s vast variety of different block styles and colours. It has been the most used product for driveways for many years. When installed onto an appropriate base it offers great durability, as well as being slip resistant and easily repairable should any issues ever occur…

Product Summary

Maintenance

Routine Maintenance Required

Durability

Long Lasting

Colour Choices

Large Selection Of Colour And Styles

Price

££££

Permeability

Not Permeable. Extra Drainage Required (Unless Using Permeable Blocks)

Ready To Be Paired With Local Contractors?

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW MUCH DOES BLOCK PAVING COST?

Block paving is supplied in many different styles and colours, all of which affect the total price of your project. For example, Tegula Block Paving blocks will cost approximately £17pm², whereas Traditional Block Paving blocks are approximately £12pm².

DOES BLOCK PAVING SINK?

Providing you have used a reputable contractor to carry out your project, block paving should not sink. This being said, In very rare occasions factors out of the control of the contractor have caused block paving to sink…

IS BLOCK PAVING SUITABLE FOR MY PROPERTY?

Block paving is an adaptable paving solution that is used for driveways, patios and car parks. It is available in different styles and colours and there will almost certainly be a style of block perfect for your home…

HOW DO I PREVENT WEEDS GROWING THROUGH MY BLOCK PAVING?

It is a well known fact that Block Paving is prone to weed growth. This is often a deterring factor which causes homeowners to gravitate towards other paving solutions. There are steps that can be taken to reduce the weed growth and minimise maintenance…

WHAT IS BLOCK PAVING LAID ON?

Block paving would be laid onto a sub base consisting of 150mm-250mm compacted type 1 MOT. A geotextile membrane should be used below the MOT to separate the underlying layers. Your installer should screed sharp sand and compact at a depth of between 30mm-50mm…

How Do i maintain my block paving?

It is not renowned for being maintenance free, and if you do choose this as a surfacing option, you should be prepared to either spend around £6pm² for it to be washed, sanded and sealed by a professional. Alternatively, we have outlined some tips to help you maintain the surface yourself.

Haven’t Tried Our Driveway Cost Calculator?

Ready To Be Paired With Local Block Paving Contractors?

By clicking the submit button below you are agreeing to our Terms And Conditions