The client required a car park within the grounds of a new kitchen showroom location in Oxford. It was originally specified to be porous tarmac, however the client chose to go with the gravel stabiliser due to the great visual aesthetic of it. The grid chosen was required as the showroom expected a variety of vehicle types using the car park which meant the grid had to be strong enough to withstand heavier traffic as well as cars.
A SUDS compliant type 3 subbase had already been laid which meant the bedding layer could go straight on. A 2-6mm bedding layer was delivered and laid over the existing ground. After laying that, CORE COMMERCIAL heavy-duty gravel grids were installed. Once installed, a 10mm flint was poured onto the grids and lutes were used to spread the gravel evenly over the area.
CORE COMMERCIAL is a perfect solution for a car park and commercially used area. Since the area is a space that will be visited by a people using a variety of vehicles, it was important to use a grid that was strong enough to withstand any vehicle type. CORE COMMERCIAL is also quick to lay with the sheet size enabling areas of up to 600m2 to be laid within a day.