Our Aggretages for London
Sharp sand is typically made from ground rocks and is sometimes referred to as builders sand as its ideal for laying blocks, paving and patios. It can be used for various elements such as: mortar, soothing floors, laying slabs or to loosen heavy clay soil and when mixed with concrete has an array of abilities within the construction industry. Sharp sand can also be added to soil in order to create potting soil or to loosen clay soil. In most instances, this type of sand is made from ground quartz rocks.
Sharp Sand is 0-4mm in size and is a rough sand with a high percentage of large grain. The coverage of the sand will depend on how thickly it has been laid and the condition of the ground, however, this is not suitable for children’s play areas. Although, it is perfect for most garden spaces and sharp sand allows garden soil to drain with ease, which is not the case with fine sand.
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Crushed concrete is an aggregate composed of clean crushed concrete and brick. The size of this aggregate varies from 75mm down to 40mm.
Sharp sand is typically made from ground rocks and is sometimes referred to as builders sand as its ideal for laying blocks, paving and patios.
Ballast refers to a mixture of sand and gravel that is used to make concrete. Generally, the size of the grains/stones vary from 0.1mm upwards to 20mm.
There are two different types of gravel which are 10mm and 20mm. 10mm gravel, also known as ‘pea gravel’ is primarily used for decorative purposes and drainage.
Topsoil is defined by the top 2-7 inches of soil that has the greatest organic content. Organic matter is what is left after plant roots and leaves.
Building Sand is a finer grade than sharp sand with smaller particles. It’s often mixed with water and cement to make mortar for laying bricks, patio slabs and blocks.
MOT Type 1 is a sub base that is formed using recycled crushed concrete and consists of rubble of varying size. It compacts well to form a solid base which makes it an ideal sub-base.
This sand is used to fill the joints of block paving and paving slabs. By filling the joints with paving sand you keep the structure of the paving rigid and strong.