Driveway legislation: all you need to know
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Driveway legislation: all you need to know

Gravel Driveway Grid View X-Grid Range driveway legislation: do you need planning permission to install a driveway? The legislation around laying a new driveway intensified following heavy flooding across the country in 2007. The floods were exacerbated by non-porous driveways increasing the volume of rainwater flowing into storm drain and overwhelming the system. As urbanisation […]

X-Grid Gravel Driveway
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5 reasons to choose X-Grid for a gravel driveway

Gravel Driveway Grid View X-Grid Range Gravel grid system: the hidden secret of a successful gravel driveway Gravel driveways are long associated with premium properties. They are brilliant at creating a wow factor on approach but they are also are a practical solution, needing little maintenance, while being sturdy underfoot and preventing gravel mitigation. The […]

Made in Britain award winner X-Grid is a popular product for school car parks
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X-Grid awarded prestigious “Made in Britain” certification

Gravel Driveway Grid View X-Grid Range X-Grid is the first product of its type to receive “Made In Britiain” certification X-Grid has become the first product of its type to be awarded the prestigious “Made in Britain” certification. The Chesterfield-manufactured ground reinforcement and gravel retention grid is a market-leading product in the sector. The gravel […]

Resin Bound Gravel Driveway
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Resin Bond or Resin Bound: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between resin bound and resin bonded surfacing? There are two main types of resin gravel surfacing available for outdoor areas – resin bound and resin bonded. A resin bound surface is a self-draining surface when laid on an open grade binder or drilled base. The mixture has tiny voids in the surface […]

What causes excessive flooding?
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Surface flooding: The causes, the risks and the cures

What causes surface flooding? Surface flooding happens when rain is so substantial that the ground cannot cope and drain water away quickly enough. In the instance of flooding, roads can become like rivers, buildings can become flooded and cars can be carried away. Severe flooding is caused by atmospheric conditions that lead to heavy rain […]

How to lay a gravel driveway
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How To Lay A Gravel Driveway

How to install a gravel driveway Gravel drives are a low cost, easy to create, popular alternative to slabs or block paves. They allow an increase in creativity – as you can create a colour scheme that matches or compliments brickwork or other features to create a beautiful front garden. A graveled drive allows rainwater […]