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All installations are quoted inclusively and as standard:
  • A free site survey to discuss your requirements and available options and prices.
  • A professional installation that is signed off by you prior to final payment.
  • Workmanship is guaranteed for 12 months, so any installation defects are taken care of without any fuss.

Block Paving Driveways In Essex

All installations are quoted inclusively and as standard:
  • A free site survey to discuss your requirements and available options and prices.
  • A professional installation that is signed off by you prior to final payment.
  • Workmanship is guaranteed for 12 months, so any installation defects are taken care of without any fuss.

Block Paving Driveways offer a wide range of colours and designs... 

Block paving is a versatile and cost effective driveway solution. As well as a range of colours, the following types of blocks can be laid:

  • Driveway paving
  • Cobble stones
  • Retro style paving

During your site survey we can discuss the design, any drainage that will be required for natural water run off and features that you may require such as kerbs and edgings.

Using different coloured blocks, an eye catching finish can be obtained that will provide a long lasting finish.

Block paving is a permeable surface and therefore required no planning permission in front gardens. Please check further down the page for more details.

 

Get started in 3 simple steps

To make the quoting process as simple as possible we follow a process that keeps you in control.

Guide Price

Let us know what needs doing, sending pictures if possible, and we’ll give you an idea of the price.

Site Survey

If you're happy or the job is complex, we’ll come out and survey the job and provide a written quote.

Job Well Done

Our friendly team completes the work for you to sign off prior to final payment.
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Block Paving Driveways Installations

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Tom came round to quote yesterday morning and sent email quote immediately. I asked for a couple of modifications to the quote and these were actioned straight away. Once I was happy to proceed, I had an email (which I missed) and a follow up call because they could fit our job in yesterday afternoon. I was surprised but really pleased to get it done so quickly. Harry and his mate arrived on time and did a great job. Access through our neighbour’s garden, old concrete post and chain link in the way, long extension cable needed, not much room on our side due to our old shed…..nothing was a problem for these guys - they got on with it and were very friendly and polite. Thank you guys - I will recommend you to my family and friends :) Very easy to pay online too!
Gemma Thomas
Gemma Thomas
08:36 30 Jul 21
I wanted some of my patio removed and a concrete ramp built from my back door down to my gate. Tom arrived on time to give the quote which I was happy with, and as it was urgent I was booked in the same week for the works which I was pleased with. The guys who came to do the job were a bit late but were polite and friendly and kept me informed about what they were doing. Very pleased with the end result!
Sarah Lamb (ununpentium89)
Sarah Lamb (ununpentium89)
08:00 16 Apr 21
They've done a fantastic job for a very reasonable price. They listened to what I wanted, adapted to changes on the day, and left everything neat and tidy. The result looks high quality, I'm so pleased with it!
Nicole Edbrooke
Nicole Edbrooke
16:35 25 Mar 21
Had block paving and new fencing installed by Tom and his 2 teams. Would definitely recommend this company.
Jason Uk
Jason Uk
13:11 18 Mar 21
Fantastic service. Very professional. Would definately recommend to all
Chrissy Holden
Chrissy Holden
21:04 19 Feb 21
We had our driveway done by these guys. What a fab job and a complete transformation! We can actually park without stones flying and bumping over the edge! An amazing job and superbly ✔. Very pleased!
Kathryn Selvey
Kathryn Selvey
13:26 10 Nov 20
I am very pleased with the work carried out by these guys. Price was good and they were tidy. Will definitely use them again, good job guys!!
Andrew Chandler
Andrew Chandler
13:23 08 Sep 20
Very impressed with the landscaping job that Bobby, Harry and Dom did on our front and back patio. They really listened to and took on board our ideas and have improved the garden immeasurably. Good attention to detail, hard working and professional throughout. Fair price agreed with Tom, who was also a pleasure to deal with. I would definitely recommend and would use again
Tom Lazell
Tom Lazell
14:11 28 May 20
*** Would absolutely recommend !! ***I know when your looking for a trade it’s hard to know who to trust...Well you don’t have to worry saying yes to Chelmsford fencing!We called requesting a quote for several jobs.Tom was punctual, professional and knowledgeable making it easy to discuss ideas and options for the projects.We had a heavy duty concrete base laid for a hot tub, a decked area and front perimeter fenced all for a very reasonable price.Every one of the boys who worked on the job were superb!!Bobby, Harry and George are the most hard working, incredibly polite, professional tradesmen I have ever met, working tirelessly all day with just a 15 minute sandwich break and cup of tea, a real credit to chelmsford fencing.All the boys had exceptional attention to detail and impeccably high standards, making sure we were involved with every decision made and keeping us in the loop as the jobs progressed.After every day they left everything spotless, in fact I think my garden and pavement were the cleanest they’ve ever been!Tom then attended personally and checked all the work was satisfactory making sure we were happy prior to sending us the invoice.I can’t seem to attach pictures of the completed work as reference on google so please check out Facebook .
Jo Eglinton
Jo Eglinton
11:24 23 May 20
Tom and the team did a great job at a good price. They were very quick to do the fence repair and it was completed to a very high standard. I was so pleased I got them back a week later to replace more panels.
J C
J C
10:07 10 May 20

Everything You Need to Know

Typically, block paving driveways are installed as follows:
  • Levelled out subbase (after excavation)
  • 150mm layer of type one hardcore
  • 30mm layer of sharp sand (laying course)
  • Blocks with kiln-dried jointing sand swept over the top
We also use geo-textile membrane to keep the layers separated while allowing water to pass through.

Planning Permission Block Paving

You will not need planning permission if:
  • It is a replacement driveway
  • The surface is permeable (block paving is permeable) or naturally drains to the lawn or a border with natural drainage.
For more information check the government website for Permeable surfacing of front gardens.
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Our promise to you

  • 1 Year Guarantee

    All workmanship comes with a one year no quibble guarantee. Timber materials are treated for protection against the weather to maximise their useful life.

  • No Surprises

    Once you receive a price there will be no additions unless they are clearly explained, justified and agreed with you first. Any potential risks on a job are highlighted in advance.

1 Year Guarantee

All workmanship comes with a one year no quibble guarantee. Timber materials are treated for protection against the weather to maximise their useful life.

No Surprises

Once you receive a price there will be no additions unless they are clearly explained, justified and agreed with you first. Any potential risks on a job are highlighted in advance.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How long will a block paving driveway last?

Installed correctly and well maintained, a block paving driveway will typically last between 15-20 years.

How long before I can use my block paving driveway?

We recommend that you do not use your newly block paved driveway for 48 hours.

How long will installation take?

Depending on the size of the driveway, installation time will be around 5-7 days.

Can you install all year round?

We can install all year round, but we do require dry conditions.

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