Driveways – Choosing the right product


Driveways The Various Options Available

Driveways – the ultimate choice 

Overview Of The Solid Materials Available For Driveways

Solid finishes for your driveway can come in options such as;

  • Patterned Concrete Driveways
  • Stone Paving
  • Cobbled Paving
  • Permeable Paving
  • Block Paving.

The other option you may way want to consider when it comes to driveways is tarmac. Although this is popular it is imperative that you have it professionally laid. If you are considering either extending or reducing the size of your driveway in the future. This probably is not the best option for you.

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Gravel Driveways

This is probably one of the cheapest options for your driveway. Gravel comes in a range of colours and materials. However, it is still imperative that you have the base prepared correctly so that it will last. It is not however, the best product  for keeping weeds away. You will keep having to top it up every few years. Which can end up costing more.

Block Paving Driveways

The choice is huge when it comes to block paving driveways. They are various styles, designs and colours and some fantastic looking options for driveways on the market today!

Here are just a few of the types of block paving on offer 

  • Traditional block paving
  • Arm Pave
  • Fairstone block paving
  • Prior block paving
  • Bioverse Paving
  • Derwent Stone
  • Beamish Cobbles
  • Rectangular Paving
  • Hexagonal Paving

These are a very small selection of what is available on the market. The list goes on and on.

With block paving it is very important that it is firstly laid professionally. You need to ensure that you are using a reputable firm with years of experience in laying block paved driveways.

Permeable Driveways

Permeable block paving blocks allow the water to disperse in the area where it falls. With this option you don’t have to add any extra drainage or apply for planning permission. 

Patterned Imprinted Concrete Driveways

If you are looking for a hassle free driveway. Then Pattern Imprinted Concrete driveways could be the ideal solution for you.

When it comes to Tarmac driveways often they can melt in hot weather. Pattern imprinted concrete driveways offer a specially hardened and resilient surface. This comes with a permanent pattern and colour. The Pattern concrete does not fade, slip or break up. This makes it maintenance free and offers a long lifespan.

About Us

N & P Paving and Driveways 

We started out in 1995, since then we have developed an excellent reputation in Newcastle and across the North East. A reputation for  offering a quality and reliable service. Our team take pride in ensuring that every project we carry out is the standard of what we would want in our own home.

We have a great portfolio of our own work. We can give you ideas of the end result you should expect from a reputable paving and driveways contractor.

We have a huge choice of paving available all from leading contractors. The possibilities really are endless.

If you would like a free quotation, please do not hesitate to contact us

You can find out more about our driveway installation on the dedicated page 

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