How to Make Use of Your Patio This Christmas

With the festive season just around the corner, many take the decision to retreat indoors, snuggling down on a cold winter’s night with a thick blanket, a hot beverage and a delightful film. Despite many choosing to spend the colder months inside, there are others who miss spending time outside, enjoying their beautifully laid patio….

Continue reading

How to Make Your Patio the Life of the Garden Party

  Garden parties are the perfect way to relax with friends and family, drink thirst-quenching refreshments and eat delicious food which has been flame-grilled to absolute perfection on your barbecue. But where better to host such an event than on an expertly laid patio? Here at GV Paving, we believe that you should be entertaining…

Continue reading

5 Reasons That Your Contractor Should Be a Registered Waste Carrier

Having work completed on your property is an exciting time – whether it’s a new driveway project or full patio paving for your back garden – but it’s important to consider the impact that waste from your property could have.  While you might be employing a dedicated company to carry out the work on your…

Continue reading

The Marshalls Paving Products We Recommend in 2019

Marshalls is the leading landscape products manufacturer in the UK and their accreditation scheme offers reassurance to thousands of happy customers every year. But what makes their products the best? At the forefront of the Marshalls ethos is an innovative approach to building materials and a high quality standard that their contractors, including GV Paving,…

Continue reading

Will My New Driveway Require Drainage and Planning Permission?

  The very idea of applying for planning permission can be enough to make homeowners look the other way when it comes to improving the frontage of their home. However, you needn’t worry in most cases, as a driveway that satisfies planning rules can be had no matter what your budget and conditions. So, let’s…

Continue reading

Britain in Bloom 2018: The Results

Britain in Bloom is an annual event that brings communities together and ignites some healthy competition between the nation’s community gardeners. No matter who wins, everyone involved can be proud that they’ve invested time, money, sweat and seeds into the welfare of their fellow local citizens. The 2018 competition has seen brilliant entries from around…

Continue reading

Should I Choose a Block Paving or Gravel Driveway?

When you decide to install a brand new driveway in front of your home, it can be hard to decide between the many options available. Gravel driveways and block paving are some of the most popular types of driveway, despite being very different in appearance. This month, let’s take a closer look at the advantages…

Continue reading

Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Fence for Your Garden

Garden fences offer many features that homeowners will find attractive. From offering better security for your property to adding a finishing touch to your garden, fencing is an important addition to any home. So, before investing in a new garden fence, it’s best to assess which type satisfies your needs the most. There are many…

Continue reading

Tips to Make Your Driveway Look Smart and Last Longer

Laying a driveway is a smart investment in the kerb appeal and functionality of your home. To keep it looking its best for many years to come, all you have to do is complete some basic maintenance every now and then. Here at GV Paving, we’re in the know on how to keep any driveway…

Continue reading