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Natural Stone Driveways Leicester

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  • Fully insured & installed by experts
  • 12+ years of industry experience 
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What are you looking for?
  • Driveway
  • Patio
  • Pathway
Current surface?
  • Concrete
  • Tarmac
  • Grass
  • Block paving
  • Gravel
  • Slabs
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  • 10-20 m sq
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  • 40-60 m sq
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  • 80-100 m sq
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Your budget?
  • 2-5k
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  • 50k
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  • As soon as possible
  • Within 2 weeks
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Type of property
  • Detached
  • Semi detached
  • Terraced
  • Apartment
  • Bungalow

Benefits Of Natural Stone Driveways

Natural stone driveways are renowned for their aesthetic appeal, offering a timeless and elegant look that can significantly enhance a property's curb appeal.

Each stone is unique, ensuring a bespoke appearance. Beyond aesthetics, these driveways are incredibly durable, withstanding various weather conditions.

They are environmentally friendly, as they allow water to permeate, reducing runoff. The natural texture of the stones provides good traction, reducing the risk of slips.

While the initial investment might be higher than other materials, the longevity and minimal maintenance can make it a cost-effective choice in the long run.

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Costs of Natural Stone Vs Other Materials

Natural stone driveways tend to have a higher initial cost compared to alternatives like asphalt or concrete.

The price is influenced by the type of stone chosen, sourcing, and installation complexity.

However, considering their durability and lifespan, they can be more cost-effective in the long run. 

While asphalt might need resealing or repairs every few years, a well-installed stone driveway can last decades with minimal maintenance.

Over time, the cumulative cost of maintaining other materials might surpass the initial investment of a stone driveway, making it a worthy consideration for homeowners.

The work was carried out to a very high standard. Gave a time and turned up on time every time. Respectful bunch of hard-working lads. Would definitely recommend.

Pam woods


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Maintaining A Natural Stone Drive

Maintenance for natural stone driveways is relatively straightforward.

Regular sweeping or blowing can keep the surface free from debris, preventing potential damage. It's advisable to wash the driveway occasionally with a mild detergent and water to remove any stains or residues.

Unlike asphalt, there's no need for frequent resealing. However, the filler material between stones might need replenishment over time.

If a stone gets damaged, the modular nature allows for easy replacement. Properly installed and maintained, these driveways can resist weeds, but occasional spot treatments might be necessary.

Extremely delighted with our newly installed resin driveway. Brilliant communication overall and kept up to date daily of progress. The whole team worked extremely hard, were friendly and respectful and kept our property exceptionally clean. Would definitely recommend.

Richard MAJOR


How Long Would A Natural Stone Driveway Last?

With proper installation and maintenance, a natural stone driveway can last several decades, often outlasting other common driveway materials.

The inherent durability of natural stone means it can withstand vehicular traffic, weather changes, and other external factors without significant wear.

Over time, the stones might develop a patina, which many homeowners find appealing. 

While individual stones might get damaged or dislodged due to extreme conditions, they can be easily replaced, ensuring the driveway remains functional and attractive for years.

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Is Natural Stone Environmentally Friendly?

Yes, natural stone driveways are environmentally friendly.

They are permeable, meaning water can seep through the gaps between the stones, reducing surface runoff and allowing groundwater replenishment.

This permeability can prevent puddles and reduce the risk of flooding. Additionally, natural stone is a sustainable resource, and its extraction has a lower carbon footprint compared to manufacturing concrete or asphalt.

The longevity of stone driveways also means less frequent replacements, reducing the consumption of materials and energy over time.

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Can Natural Stone Withstand Heavy Vehicles?

Natural stone driveways, when properly installed, can handle the weight of regular passenger vehicles and even some heavier vehicles.

The key is a well-prepared sub-base, which distributes the weight and prevents the stones from shifting or cracking.

However, for extremely heavy vehicles, like large trucks or construction machinery, it's advisable to consult with the installer or a professional to ensure the driveway's integrity.

Regularly driving very heavy vehicles might necessitate additional reinforcement or specific stone types to prevent damage.