Natural Indian Sandstone Cobble Driveway 

Prenton - Wirral

We believe natural Indian sandstone setts will enhance any customers driveway.; which is why we were over the moon when our customer in Prenton (who we are currently doing their back garden)  decided to go with cobbles on their driveway.

I have created this blog to track our progress on the job. We will be installing  Indian sandstone setts 200mm x 100mm with 100mm x 100mm double cobble border all around. We shall also be building a retaining wall on the right looking at the house and installing linear drain system with land drains.


For other Natural Indian Sandstone cobble driveways we have installed please visit: Natural Sett Driveways


Pic 1: Start of Excavation




Pic 2: During Excavation





Pic 3: Excavation well under-way


Pic 4 - Solid Drain Pipe


Pic 5: Hardcore Installation

Pic 6: Cobble edging being installed after compaction

Pic 7: During installation of cobble setts

Please keep checking this blog each day for more pictures of our progress. 

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