Regency Drives | our home page Regency Drives | our paving services Regency Drives | our portfolio of paving installations Contact Regency Drives | our contact details Get a paving or driveway quote fro Regency Drives

Block Paving - All the Rave in the U.K.

Block Paving has become extremely popular in the British and Irish paving industries. This jump in popularity has set off a chain reaction allowing companies to mass produce products and greatly reduce the prices of blocks. In turn, it has become more affordable for many.

Block Paving Defined

Block Paving is the process of laying blocks in various patterns to form a design. There are two types of typically used. Moulded block refers to concrete and kiln-fired bricks refer to clay blocks.

Not Just for Driveways

Block paving (or brick paving as it is sometimes referred to) is not just for driveways anymore. The immaculate appearance of this technique has made it highly desirable in other locations including patios, roads, freight yards and pathways. They have even been spotted in places such as airport runways and freight yards!

Colours Galore

When choosing the colour of your blocks, choose wisely to avoid fading in the future. If you can find blocks that have been in place for a number of years, you may be able to get a good idea of what your blocks will look like a few years after being in place.
Clay bricks are coloured naturally, but concrete blocks are colored by using dyes. That being said, concrete blocks are more prone to fading than clay bricks are. From a design standpoint, though, because concrete blocks can be coloured, the colour choices available to consumers are almost

Endless Possibilities

You are truly only limited to what you can think up in your mind. The design possibilities are endless! Blocks can be found in different shapes, sizes, textures and colours. Blocks can even be mixed in with other types of paving to create an absolutely unique design. You are bound to find a design that is right for you.


Latest Articles


Tarmac driveways
Benefits of double glazing
Why concrete is the best
Paving your driveway
Block paving in the UK
Garden design basics
Home solar panels basics
Landscape design
Thinking of Patio ideas
Solar panel kits
Air pressure testing
Driveway cleaning Wolverhampton
Driveway repair Telford



 | Free quotes for all home improvements needs








Other areas that we can provide services for include: Sheffield | Liverpool | Manchester | Watford | Southampton | Poole | Portsmouth | Dartford | Grays | Reading | Luton | Essex | Epsom | Bristol | Ludlow | Norwich | Cambridge | Swindon | Basingstoke | Cardiff | London | Wolverhampton | Birmingham | Leeds | Manchester | Coventry | Cheshire | Bristol | Portsmouth | Bournemouth | Liverpool | Glasgow | Scotland | Wales | Sheffield | Bradford | Edinburgh | Wakefield | Cardiff | Nottingham | Leicester | Sunderland | Belfast | Newcastle | Brighton | Birmingham | Hull | Plymouth | Stoke | Derby | Swansea | Southampton | Reading | Salford | Aberdeen | Wrexham | Westminster | Portsmouth | York | Peterborough | Dundee | Lancaster | Oxford | Newport | Preston | St Albans | Norwich | Scunthorpe | Chester | Cambridge | Salisbury | Exeter | Dudley | Luton | Milton Keynes | Southend | Swindon | Huddersfield | Doncaster | Poole | Oxford | Middlesbourgh | Blackpool | Bolton | Ipswich | Telford | York | West Bromwich | Stockport Brighton | Slough | Gloucester | Watford | Rotherham | Cambridge | Eastbourne | Sutton Coldfield | Blackburn | Colchester |

Main Pages:

Home Page
About Regency
Paving Services
Our Portfolio
Contact Regency
Get a Quote

Partners & Links:

Block Paving
Block Paving
Tarmac Contractors

Tarmac Driveways
Driveways Paving



Tarmac Driveways Paving
Block Paving
Imprinted Concrete Driveways
Flagstones and more
Patio Paving
Decorative Aggregates
Asphalt Paving

Commercial Paving

Line Marking & Painting

Other Services:

Asbestos Removal
Conservatories Prices
Double Glazing Windows
Solar Panels

Central Heating

Recent Areas:

West Brom


Sutton Coldfield



Driveway Quote
Link to you and us
Become an affiliate