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Driveway Ideas

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by hyperbole, 6 Apr 2019.

  1. hyperbole

    hyperbole

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    Hi,

    I am looking for some suggestions and ideas on how to improve the look of my driveway.

    I know the sensible option would be to just block pave the rest but I can't afford to pay £2-3K at the moment so looking to spend up to £300 and to just "tidy it up" myself.

    What options do I have? I want to get rid of the green bushes and white stones and want it to look neat and just blend in with the paving. I think the brick wall needs to go as well.
    Dont mind having some plants but needs to be low maintanance.

    Any suggestions would be much appreciated!

    Pictures attached.

    Thank you! IMG_20190404_125914.jpg IMG_20190404_125922.jpg 2019-04-06 13.42.47.jpg
     
  2. JohnD

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    If you raked the stones, removed all rubbish, and treated it with Pathclear, the stony part would look fine at low cost. I suppose a boat or caravan was parked there by a previous occupant.

    Tidying the borders would help a lot.

    Yes, I think the existing wall is beyond repair. you could put up a ranch fence or something at low cost if you can't afford a new wall yet.

    BTW the pavement around your stopcock/water meter has sunk. This usually indicates a leak. Notify your water company.
     
  3. hyperbole

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    Thanks for your reply. I think it's difficult to tell from the pictures but there is dropped kerb at the end of the drive hence the lowered pavement around the water meter. Its not sinking but thanks for pointing that out :).
     
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