Type 1 Sub Base

From £34.00 +VAT

Prices shown are for retail customers and based on loose material per ton.

Our Type 1 Sub Base is a first time quarried and crushed material sourced from the nearby Mendip Quarries.​Typically used to provide a stable sub-base for road surfaces and pathways. It is a permeable material which assists with drainage as it has fewer fines than scalpings. Competitively priced to encourage people to use this as a preferred option to 40mm Scalps. The quality is consistent and reliable. 

Good for:
  • Suppressing weeds

  • Base material for gardens, patios, driveways and shed bases.

  • Highly trafficked areas.

Available in:

  • Bulk bags

  • Loose loads

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Product information

Type one is a crushed material to provide a stable sub-base for road surfaces and pathways. The mixture of solids and fines ensures minimal voids in the sub-base material when compacted, giving a strong load bearing layer with a suitably flat surface. Typical use is as a finished surface prior to a top coating of asphalt, concrete, shingle and block paving. Often used with a sand blinding. Our Type 1 is a first time quarried product sourced from the nearby Mendip Quarries.​

  • Actual weight will vary depending on moisture content
     

  • Can act as a weed suppressant
     

  • A useful mixture for gardens, patios, driveways and shed bases
     

  • Delivered in bulk bags or loose for large project quantities
     

  • Weight can vary depending on wet/dry conditions

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