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Hi all. 

I hope you are well. I am installing a gravel drive way on a house i just bought which had a front garden with rose beds either side of it and a path in the middle which went to a concrete pad around the side of the house. Now both side of the path were sloping up to the outside edges of the garden. Where the garden joined the concrete pad around the house it sloped on one side and was level on the other (I am hoping this makes sense). What I want to do is dig down for the type 1 MOT so this finishes flush with the gravel and then put gravel grids on the concrete path. The thing is, at the top of the path and the bottom the concrete path is flush with the concrete pad. In the middle the concrete path is about 200mm below the garden at either side. Basically, is there a way to transition from gravel to concrete without a big step. 

I am not sure you can make out what's going on with the pics but worth a try.

Thank you

 

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  •  what about cutting the concrete path that goes down to the road in line with the one that comes in front of the house (photo 2) then take the rest of the path out 

    • Hi David. Thank you for your reply. I was afraid someone was going to say that. I wanted to avoid cutting the path out in all honesty but feel it might be right. I also thought of just cutting the path out at the bottom by the path 1 metre and then up the top by 1 metre and then the rest of the path would be around 200mm below the finished height of the drive.

       

      1. Thanks for replying and the advice David. I appreciate it.
      • it dosent look very wide and i think it will pay you in the long run

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