Much of this website considers how paving should be laid, but almost as interesting is how paving is manufactured. Stone is quarried but how is that turned into textured flagstones or bush-hammered setts? What’s the difference between wet-cast and hydraulically pressed concrete? How do they make block paving, and how do they achieve that multi-colour styling?
Manufacturing Concrete Paving
This page looks at the manufacturing processes used to create concrete paving products.
Secondary Processes in Paving Manufacture
Secondary Processes is the term used to describe texturing techniques that are applied to both concrete and stone paving products following initial manufacture.
How are the textures used for paving are created using a variety of processes.
Producing Porcelain Paving
A look at how the increasingly popular porcelain, ceramic and vitrified paving is manufactured, the materials used and processes involved.
Guidance on safe working practices while undertaking paving and drainage projects.