Shingle v Block Paved Driveways

So, you’ve decided you’re in need of a new, more attractive and functional driveway for your property.

But, are you opting for a shingle finish or block paving? We investigate the benefits of each below!


  • Shingle is available in a wide range of colours, sizes and textures allowing you to create an attractive driveway area
  • Shingle is a more affordable alternative to block paving
  • Easy to maintain – just top up as and when needed
  • Security aspect – you can hear people approaching the home
  • Shingle is a firm favourite for its ‘permeable’ appeal. By choosing a shingle driveway, you won’t need additional drainage or planning permission
  • Adds value to a property by enhancing the kerb appeal
  • Suits many house types – thanks to its versatility, Shingle driveways work well with both traditional and modern properties alike

 Block Paving

  • With an enormous range of products with different colours, textures, shapes and sizes, block paving is a firm favourite with home-owners who seek a practical yet individual block-paving-drivewaysdriveway
  • Long lasting – should last at least 10 years if installed correctly
  • Permeable paving options available or can install sufficient drainage to comply with regulations
  • Adds value to a property by enhancing the kerb appeal
  • Compliments different styles of properties and buildings
  • Great for a unique, bespoke designed driveway that is one of a kind!

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