We Are Asphalt Driveway Experts
As an specialised driveway contractor in Christchurch, our capabilities range from asphalt driveways to all sorts of concrete driveways. Methods, features and requirements for driveways vary according to their materials.
The Beauty of Asphalt Driveways
Asphalt is a high performance option for driveways, crossings, footpaths, car parks etc. Asphalt driveways has a softer look than concrete but with a darker finish. It can be driven over almost immediately following installation.
Basework for Asphalt Driveways
The provision of a correctly designed, formed and compacted aggregate base is critical with a new asphalt surface for strength, stability and long life. We recommend a minimum of 200mm compacted aggregate base for a domestic Asphalt drive. This comprises 3 individually compacted layers 100mm of AP65, 75mm AP40 and 25mm AP20.
As with concrete base work the excavation depth, construction is clegg tested, quality audited and recorded before any new surface is applied. Boxing is 25mm H4 ground treated with pegs at 600mm centres.