PROJECT LOCATION:

GERRARDS CROSS – BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

CONTRACTOR:

AK CONSTRUCTION LONDON LTD

CLIENT:

BADERS

PRODUCTS USED:

CORE DRIVE 38-25 HD

PROJECT BRIEF:

REPAIR AND REDESIGN DRIVEWAY FOR DISABLED ACCESS 

CORE Landscape Products visited the customer’s property in Gerrards Cross to repair and redesign their driveway. The customer was unhappy at the condition of their driveway after it had been damaged as a result of extensive building works on the property. They also requested to have the surface compliment the building whilst making access to the property more efficient. Due to the need for disabled access, it was extremely important to create a driveway with stabilized gravel.

PRACTICAL SOLUTION:

INSTALL CORE DRIVE 38-25 HDR GRAVEL STABILIZER 

To address our client’s requests, we chose to expand the driveway into the lawn area to create a larger area for parking and easier access for people to access the property. The existing macadam surface was removed and a new granite set edging was installed. The existing sub base was topped up with an additional type 1 sub base, graded shaped and re-compacted. The landscape product we chose to install on this project was our Core Drive 38-25HDR gravel stabilizer. We laid this over a sharp sand blinding. It was then filled with locally sourced 10mm silver grey angular granite chipping.

ADVANTAGES:

“THE WORK CARRIED OUT HAS MADE ACCESS TO THE PROPERTY FOR MY MOTHER THAT MUCH EASIER” (BADERS)

The porous surface allows water to flow through avoiding surface water build up eliminating the risk of slipping in wet conditions. The gravel finish provides ideal surface traction for vehicles whilst maintaining a clean surface for pedestrians. The natural aggregate compliments the character of the building and is DDA compliant perfectly suitable for access by prams, pushchairs and disabled users.