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Driveway Cost?

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evrybuddy Mon 07-Sep-15 07:42:05

Anyone had a driveway made recently - and how much did you pay - south east?

We have small 1 and half car space which we're tginking of paving or gravelling - any ideas on cost/experience/recommendations would be great.

MrsUltracrepidarian Mon 07-Sep-15 13:32:00

Sorry not able to answer your question, but cheekily butting in to see the responses grin
I am desperate to get ours done but the only quote we have had is 16k which DH thinks is ridiculous.

mandy214 Mon 07-Sep-15 15:16:59

Relatives had a drive block paved. Think small semi. Small front garden paved, they can now park 2 cars on it and down the side of house. You could probably get 2 cars nose to nose at the side. They paid £6k about 3 years ago (north yorks).

Phalarope Mon 07-Sep-15 15:33:37

We paid £3k last year to get rid of Tarmac and put down gravel for 2 cars and a front lawn. North west.

sacbina Mon 07-Sep-15 17:03:32

4.5k for 8mx4m of block paving.

evrybuddy Mon 07-Sep-15 17:04:30

Cheers all- I'm certainly hoping for less than £4k - any more than that and I'll stay parking on the street!

I'm going to get some quotes in over the next week or 2 - so will let you know.

And if anyone else has a price - pls chip in!

evrybuddy Mon 07-Sep-15 17:06:10

Thanks sacbina - perhaps I couls stretch to £4.5 - Is that normal block or any sort of special design?
Did it include any drains work or garden clearance?

sacbina Tue 08-Sep-15 17:20:36

It was cash in hand to our builders on top of the other contracted work they had done. We're in London. There was one drain, nothing fancy. They had done such a fantastic job on the rest of the house it made the driveway look even worse than normal. Had to get it done and was so worth it.

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