Where does all the water go?
No drains and the falls seem to be all wrong and to all the walls.
And now you have removed the drain area which...
No need for an edge, ypu have one with the tarmac..
Just remove a bit of spoil at the tarmac, 50 60 mm so you get a bit of depth
Use 25mm granite...
You can simply lay them on some course sand.
Just a thin screed to level or hand lay each one if your confidence is upto that.
They will be ok...
I think ive sussed it..
You could use adjustable feet for the base, and they sit on plastic grids.. Set into the hardcore, or gravel.. Google this, save a few quid
A bulk bag of ballast holds about 9 good barrow loads so work on that, bag usually weighs about. 0.9 of a ton
You might only need one or 2 max....
Just scrat a bit off, mot is so easy to adjust.,compared to limestone
It looks good btw just needs a little bit more work.
Dont forget Your a...
2 bricks below damp 150mm is perfect, if you are a bit higher 125 mm say you can use a 150 mm gravel strip at the wall which is a good practice...
100mm slab will be adequate without the rubble.
Or use rubble and compact, then bed slabs on a 5/1 mix with the sharp sand
Your level and that straight edge are just the job
But you could,
Treat yourself to a cheap little spirit laser level and use that to see the...
If its a slab with 40mm thick slabs id expect at least a 150mm dig.
75mm base mot is perfect and a sand cement bed, or mortar.
You can leave a small gap for any water to drain, or a pointed joint bucket handle style.
But even a flat level surface will only hold a very...
If it was level there wouldn't be a puddle.
Lay one row with a tight level string line and then level off them.
Its a shed base and it needs to be level.
A flat area.
If I'd laid it i would have created a centre drain or crowned it.
It clears in an hour and the access tarmac holds water so although...
As above, certainly add some sand or ballasts to bind it
Yes straight replacement.
Get a medium duty cover.
You've employed a travaling minstral.
See what trading standards have on this crook
Gate that size and weight neds 3 feet into the ground to make it stable and I'd have used a 9x9 oak post
The correct way requires a lot of work and cutting.
As Ian has said it should be fine as its a small fall.
As you plan to finish flush I'd be...
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