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Driveway accessories – block paving finishing touches

MD Paving use a number of kerb and driveway accessories to finish off your project. Edging, not only looks great, but is a must to prevent the laying course material from escaping. The units, which are laid along the perimeter, also help to support any weight bearing loads. They help contain lateral loads and prevent the rotation of the paving blocks. Plaskerb has a fantastic range to which MD Paving frequently use.

Edge Restraints

These include a range of small, large and weathered special units, which are suitable for a variety of paving jobs. They come in various tones which such as charcoal, brindle, red and buff. Weathered kerbs available in peak stone and granite stone.

Radial Blocks

Radial blocks are designed to reduce the need for splitting on site. They come in different sizes and profiles. They are available in various colours and are designed to compliment Plaskerbs existing range.

Channel Blocks

Designed to specifically help with drainage of clear standing water in most domestic driveways. As most driveways are paved with conventional concrete blocks (which are impermeable) a drainage surface water system needs to be installed.

Como Circle Setts

Ideal to use as the centre feature of a circle and to finish off the edges. Great design to any driveway or patio.

Mobility Kerb

Designed with accordance to guidelines for disabled access, a must for anyone with disabled needs.

Manholes

Unsightly ironwork such as manholes can be covered by a soldier or stretcher course of block. This is used to make a feature instead of an eyesore. If the manhole cover has straight sides, then a stretcher course should be butted up against the unit. Alternatively, a cover which is recessed can be incorporated into the block laying pattern.

All of the above driveway accessories will give your block paving a professional finishing touch!

MD Paving driveway accessories

Driveway Services from MD Paving

MD Paving offer a wide range of driveway services. Our family run company has gained a great reputation over the last 25 years. We provide both our residential and commercial customers, with an extremely professional service.

We are master block paving craftsman and can quote on any of the following Driveway Services:

  • Natural stone block paving
  • Driveways
  • Patios & pathways
  • Garden walls
  • Garden drainage
  • Mini digger excavators & drivers
  • Shed bases & garage bases
  • Tarmac
  • Commercial property driveways and paving

From concept through to reality, we can realise the potential of your outdoor space. From traditional to modern and contemporary, or even oriental, we can design paving and driveways to suit any budget.

We are very proud of our online gallery which showcases all our great work. It also gives you an idea of just what you can achieve with your own outdoor space.

Suppliers

One of our favoured suppliers is Plasmor who supply us with a comprehensive range of products. Their block construction is reliable and consistent, yet remain at the forefront of sustainable and innovative construction materials.

Driveway Services

Colourful cobblestone

Checkatrade

We are also proud to be part of Checkatrade with a fabulous rating of 9.92. Checkatrade are a directory of trusted and recommended tradesmen who have been monitored and vetted to meet the high standards of training. So you have our assurance that purchasing a patio or driveway for your property or home, is backed by 25 years in the industry. It also shows a solid commitment to customer care. That’s Driveway Services at their best!

Please follow us on Facebook and Google Plus to be kept up to date with all our exciting projects on block paving. We cover the areas of Leeds, York, Wetherby and Harrogate. A member of our growing team is always on hand and will supply you with a free, no-obligation quote.

Driveways Case Study

Project Brief for a Property in Roundhay, Leeds

This Driveways Case Study focuses on Mick Durkin, owner and director of MD Paving Ltd. He was approached by a client in Roundhay, Leeds who wanted to refurbish their existing driveway. A perfect job which we have used for this Driveways Case Study.

The owners of this large detached house on West Park Crescent needed a complete overhaul of their driveway area. With space to have 4 to 5 cars parked comfortably when guests came to stay, the old driveway was suffering from mismatched tarmac and paving. In addition, there was no structure to protect planting or an efficient system for drainage.

Driveways Case Study Base Layer

Design

The team at MD Paving had the task of re-paving this huge driveway, but still, compliment the features of the gardens and boundary wall. The first step was to remove 180 tonnes of the garden, prior to laying a sub-base for the whole area to ensure enough load-bearing capacity. In addition, the team fitted an effective soak away and drainage system to prevent any flooding. To match the tone of the house, the team used beautiful Premia Granite Stone, complemented with Raj Green Indian Stone. Hundreds of setts were late to cover this large area.

Driveways Case Study laying granite setts

Product Used

MD Paving have long been a fan of Plaspave products, which they feel is the ideal material for a large project and to showcase our driveways Leeds case study. Granite especially has been used as a paving material for hundreds of years due to its hard wearing qualities. The Premia version is a perfect choice as it has great texture and mottled shades. The Indian stone is great for the finishing touches and is attractive paving for both traditional and modern homes.

Driveways Case Study Raj Indian Stone Finish

Result

MD Paving has achieved a superb driveway with a combination of visual impact and structural security. It takes skill to make sure that below ground works can withstand plenty of use and incorporate the proper drainage systems. Not forgetting each stone is hand laid and crafted within the design spec.

Driveways case study large driveway finish

About

MD Paving who are based in Leeds, work across all areas of commercial and residential properties to upgrade and refurbish outdoor spaces. The team pride themselves on using expert talent and sourcing local sustainable materials which are of the utmost quality. Block paving at its best!