Gravel drive options

Postby tallyblade » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:12 am


I'm looking at a couple of options for a gravel driveway but as my drive is on a reasonable incline (1:6) and will be fairly well trafficed I'm concerned that a traditional gravel on MOT1 will mean that the gravel will constantly migrate towards the road.

I've looked at a couple of alternative systems, just wondering if anyone has any experience of them good/bad/indifferent.

1) Ground reinforcement grids - such as Ecopave or Bodpave... seems a pretty easy system to install yourself just concerns me that the grid will always be visable in parts.

2) Resin Bound Pavings - such as Sureset. Finish looks great and durable but I can see this being a very expensive option.

Any feedback would be much appreciated.

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Simply Build It

Postby welsh brickie » Fri Jul 13, 2012 1:01 pm

tarmac is reasonably priced.Also blockpaving, you can install yourself its relativly easy,you can always lay gravel in the centre to keep the cost down.
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