Sandstone Paving

Sandstone Paving

Sandstone is composed mainly of sand-sized mineral or rock grains. Like sand, sandstone can be any colour, but is often made up of any combination of the following colours: browns, yellows, reds, greys and tans. Sandstone is resistant to weathering, but still remains very easy to work with.

Sandstone generally has a uniform texture and it is somewhat soft for a stone product, which means it is versatile and can have a number of applications. Its low absorption rate, high compression strength and it’s aesthetically pleasing appearance has resulted in it being the most popular stone to work with UK wide.

It makes a great garden paving material because it is highly weather resistant and its ability to maintain its age and appearance over time is tremendous. Notably, sandstone was the material used in the Pyramids of Egypt, the Taj Mahal and even the White House. The stone really does last the ages!

Why Use Sandstone Paving Slabs?

Sandstone paving slabs have been used for decades thanks to their vibrant natural colours and ease-of-use to create beautiful patios up and down the country.

The main reason sandstone has proved so popular is the decorative colour palettes and the agreeable price point. Sandstone won't break the bank and at the same time you will be able to create a uniquely coloured patio with ease.

Indian Sandstone paving slabs are the material of choice for many professional landscapers. Calibrated sandstone slabs lay easily and create a beautiful space, so it's easy to see why they are popular.

For more information on sandstone paving, read our informative sandstone guide.


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