All Gardens Great and Small

Outskirts of Staplefield

 

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I initially visited these customers back in March for a consultation, works were developed and booked for early October. These works include a modified drive developed from the initial plan showed here, plus considerable relaying of york flagstones in the rear. Works were due to start around 6th Oct but have been delayed a few days due to difficulties elsewhere. Hopefully we can get started this Friday 10th.The parking area will be modified once we are on site...

very rough initial drawing!

We were delayed starting due to unforseen complications on our last works. We did meet up with the customers on Friday, made a start taking up the slabs on Monday 13th, but did not really get going till Tuesday. Our mini digger arrived Tuesday pm as we discovered the ground rather hard!

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Rear flags taken up and stacked

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We recorded positions for relaying!

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Started digging by hand! Called in the mini digger!

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Preparation continues

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Our mini digger had come to the rescue!

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Pile of ballast ready to go down!

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all dug out ready for concrete sub base

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concrete sub base goes in

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paths have been filled with concrete!

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York flags go down....

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and around the rear...

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relaying continues with care...

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This now all needs to be pointed!!

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Pointing now underway!

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Pointing really brings the paving back to life!

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We are planning the drive area

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We are considering the porch...

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Early morning shows the pointing covered by sacking

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A lovely crisp autumn morning!

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Drive apron being dug out...

Reinforced concrete sub base going in next...we also have electric cable trenches to prepare and cables to lay to other outbuildings.

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Reinforced base now laid

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Brick edge now set in with electric behind..

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driveway now being laid!

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Taken as darkness fell!

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Paving almost all done!

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A few cuts to go in! Then pointing!!

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All now laid

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All now jointed!

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Small low random stone wall replaced!

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Porch step relaid...

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Small set of steps renovated

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Main drive washed with acid..

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Side porch area

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after acid!

   
     
     

 

 

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