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EcoVigour Ltd Wildlife Park Permeable Car Park

A sustainable grass car park is perfect for a wildlife park. To install a car park that matches the scenery and is suitable for parking, EcoVigour Ltd used EcoGrid paving for a high-quality result. In this project, they used EcoGrid E40, which is the most versatile grid in the range. Withstanding a load of [...]

By |2023-06-01T13:36:41+01:00May 10th, 2023|EcoGrid Recent Projects|Comments Off on EcoVigour Ltd Wildlife Park Permeable Car Park

EcoGrid For Cycle Paths

EcoGrid plastic porous paving, SuDs compliant grid, is perfect for the construction of cycle paths. With news of investment in cycle paths across the UK, we thought it pertinent to write a little about EcoGrid and its suitability for the construction of cycle paths. Back in 2013, BBC mentioned in an article "A number [...]

By |2023-04-27T04:47:37+01:00April 27th, 2023|EcoGrid News & Blogs|Comments Off on EcoGrid For Cycle Paths

Tony Huntbach Forest Park Pathway

Forest parks can quickly get messy if you don't keep on top of your maintenance, often, that is a draining task. But not with EcoGrid. It makes the ground easy to maintain down the line. All images credit: Tony Huntbach Preparation Dig a slightly recessed pathway and level the ground, so that [...]

By |2023-06-05T13:32:50+01:00April 5th, 2023|EcoGrid Recent Projects|Comments Off on Tony Huntbach Forest Park Pathway

The History Of EcoGrid’s Building

A bit of local history now the home of EcoGrid but this building has a long and I’m sure colourful history here is how it began. This building was the offices of The Gandy Belt Works. The belt works stretched all the way down wheatland lane including the area of the current other [...]

By |2023-03-23T12:41:57+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Hidden|Comments Off on The History Of EcoGrid’s Building

McDonald’s Parking Area In Czech Republic

ECORASTER has shared one of their stunning Bloxx system projects for a Mcdonald’s in the Czech Republic. The parking area was reinforced with EcoGrid Bloxx and used the concrete infills to create a nice diagonal pattern. Mark Parking Spaces With EcoGrid Bloxx Inserts EcoGrid provides 4 colours of Bloxx concrete inserts: [...]

By |2023-03-03T15:22:59+00:00March 3rd, 2023|EcoGrid Recent Projects|Comments Off on McDonald’s Parking Area In Czech Republic

Polypropylene Grid Vs Low-Density Polyethylene Grid

People are more aware of the environmental impact in the construction industry; hence sustainable paving has become more popular as an alternative to traditional Co2-heavy options like tarmac and concrete. EcoGrid permeable paving features strong ground reinforcement and free drainage, making it a green paving solution. Thanks to its permeability, you do not usually [...]

By |2023-02-22T13:38:12+00:00February 17th, 2023|EcoGrid News & Blogs|Comments Off on Polypropylene Grid Vs Low-Density Polyethylene Grid

JRPS Groundwork Ltd Domestic Permeable Driveway

JRPS Groundwork Ltd has used EcoGrid’s most versatile grid paving, EcoGrid E40 to create the permeable driveway of this project. Followed by filling the grid with black ICE gravel to get a higher weight-loading capacity, as well as getting this cool surface colour. EcoGrid E40 Plus If EcoGrid E40 is what you need, then [...]

By |2023-06-05T08:38:07+01:00February 10th, 2023|EcoGrid Recent Projects|Comments Off on JRPS Groundwork Ltd Domestic Permeable Driveway

Equestrian Surfaces Ltd Vet Paddock Reinforcement

A project from Equestrian Surfaces Ltd for Avondale Vet Group, with the help of the Ridesafe Arenas & Construction Ltd team to protect the horses from wet conditions. Firstly, the existing surface was removed and collected from the paddock to be reused later on. Then a new separate layer of the membrane [...]

By |2023-01-09T12:02:57+00:00January 9th, 2023|EcoGrid Recent Projects|Comments Off on Equestrian Surfaces Ltd Vet Paddock Reinforcement

Permeable Ground Saving You From Harsh Weather

This winter in the UK, we managed to see early snow in December. Did the harsh weather hold you back on your project, costing you time and money? That would not be a problem for EcoGrid permeable paving because it can be laid in a variety of weather conditions. Not to mention the ability to [...]

By |2022-12-20T10:15:43+00:00December 19th, 2022|EcoGrid News & Blogs|Comments Off on Permeable Ground Saving You From Harsh Weather

Robinson Wiles Ltd Domestic Gravel Driveway

A domestic driveway is a part of the property; hence house owners would renovate their driveways to make their houses more alluring and increase their values. Yet, you do not have to compromise between appearance and functionality. EcoGrid can make the driveway look good and give you total permeability and durability. Robinson Wiles Ltd did [...]

By |2023-02-22T15:01:53+00:00December 7th, 2022|EcoGrid Recent Projects|Comments Off on Robinson Wiles Ltd Domestic Gravel Driveway

TriAgg Renovated A Residential Driveway Lane

Have you ever experienced the nightmare of going over potholes on a residential lane? If so, you might enjoy this transformation. TriAgg took the job of renovating this long residential driveway lane into a smooth surface. They used EcoGrid E40 as the sub-base to cover the whole lane and filled the grids with 10mm limestone [...]

By |2022-11-28T10:48:21+00:00November 25th, 2022|EcoGrid Recent Projects|Comments Off on TriAgg Renovated A Residential Driveway Lane

Highway Roadside Soft Verge Reinforcement

We have provided materials to many Local Authorities for multiple highway projects. Highways are particular and a bit different because it is public areas and can have many types of vehicles driving over on a daily basis. Using our EcoGrid E50 is the best option. The road will have a soft verge in many cases [...]

By |2023-02-14T13:34:19+00:00October 7th, 2022|EcoGrid News & Blogs|Comments Off on Highway Roadside Soft Verge Reinforcement

Mersey Weaver Scouts Pathway

Images credit: Mersey Weaver Scouts Pathway Matt from Mersey Weaver Scouts has worked on another pathway using EcoGrid. One of the paths was not in a straight line. it gets wider from halfway like a triangle. EcoGrid can still cover it since it is strong yet flexible, it can easily be cut to [...]

By |2022-10-24T16:00:52+01:00October 7th, 2022|EcoGrid Recent Projects|Comments Off on Mersey Weaver Scouts Pathway

Hardy Paving Ltd Domestic Driveway Installation

This driveway had suffered from tarmac crumbling with visible surface damage, causing the surface to be unlevel. By reinforcing the ground with EcoGrid paving, Hardy Paving Ltd can level the ground; provide free drainage to avoid puddles forming; and pick a gravel mix to match the environment. Check out the before and after side-by-side comparison [...]

By |2022-10-24T15:09:55+01:00September 21st, 2022|EcoGrid Recent Projects|Comments Off on Hardy Paving Ltd Domestic Driveway Installation

House of Hamiltons Resin Bound Stone Surfacing

House of Hamiltons has installed gravel-filled EcoGrid paving and finishing with a resin bound stone surface. The resin bound stone surface is as permeable as EcoGrid to maximise the draining ability. A resin bound stone surface is also very good when there is a manhole cover involved. All you have to do is purchase a [...]

By |2022-10-25T13:56:22+01:00August 9th, 2022|EcoGrid Recent Projects|Comments Off on House of Hamiltons Resin Bound Stone Surfacing

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