Block paved drive after block paving

Block Paving a Drive construction diary

Before and after photos
Block Paving a Driveway:

The new block paved drive created additional parking space at the property. The block paving project involved all of the following property services: Excavating/digging, building & block paving.


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The house and old frontage with lawn, tarmac drive & metal manhole/drain cover
The house and old frontage with lawn,
tarmac drive & metal manhole/drain cover

The original lawn and drive marked out to indicate the shape of the new block paved drive
The original lawn and drive marked out to indicate
the shape of the new block paved drive

Digging out the old tarmac drive and lawn
Digging out the old tarmac drive and lawn

The prepared ground
The prepared ground

Compacting the hardcore
Compacting the hardcore

Marking out the pattern over a layer of sand
Marking out the pattern over a layer of sand

Starting to lay the blocks
Starting to lay the blocks

The block paving laying pattern worked around existing drainage
The block paving laying pattern worked
around the property's existing drainage

Edging stones were used to separate the newly block paved drive from the remaining shrubbery area
Edging stones were used to separate
the newly block paved drive from
the remaining shrubbery area

A view over the newly block paved drive from the house
A view over the newly block paved drive
from the house

The completed block paving
The completed block paving

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The presence of the manhole was disguised by using
a recessed tray cover containing matching blocks
to blend in with the rest of the block paved drive

The drainage channel to allow rainwater run off
The drainage channel to allow rainwater run off

The block paving was continued around the house to create a matching pathway
The block paving was continued around the
house to create a matching pathway

The HD Property Services team on this block paved driveway project included:

  • Digger
  • Builder
  • Brick Layer/Block Paver

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