Choosing the Right Material for Your Paving/Patio Project

It is that time of year again where everyone is looking to transform their outdoor space in time for summer. In particular, a patio is a great place where you can relax and enjoy some time with family and friends when the nights become lighter. A few tables and chairs, as well as homely decorations and you're ready to go!

Of course, while a patio project can be a fun venture for you and your family, it can sometimes be different to know what paving slabs will be best for your garden. But, don’t worry; there are a variety of materials available at the Paving Superstore with something that is right for your patio.

So, let’s find out more about each of the patio paving options that you have so you can find the best one for you!


If you are looking for a strong and durable surface to create your patio then Concrete paving is going to give you the strength that you need. This paving is versatile and is available in lots of styles and colours to complement any contemporary or traditional home. Concrete paving requires little maintenance and is easy to install in your garden. You can even use this as a surface for a utility area!



Clay and brick pavers will give you that warm and cosy look that you desire! This material will create an attractive and hardwearing surface for your patio, strong enough to withstand constant foot traffic and heavy furniture. You can lay it in different patterns and not have to worry about maintenance. This is a great choice for traditional style brick homes.




Granite Paving

Everyone loves the elegant look of granite paving. This material looks beautiful in any garden and it has become a popular choice of natural stone for its great colours and texture. It is slip-resistant and low maintenance, meaning you don’t have to worry if the weather has been bad.



This stunning natural stone will create an attractive patio in your garden where you can sit and relax with family and friends. There is a wide range of neutral colours available for limestone paving, which means there is something for everyone, whether you have a traditional or modern style house.



Marble paving always looks great in contemporary style homes and still provides you with that tough surface you need for your patio. Marble has a lot of unique patterns and colours, which means your garden can stand out from the crowd; all of your neighbours will be envious of your patio!



For an elegant patio where you can relax out in the sun, check out sandstone paving. This is a great material that provides a hardwearing surface and it is resistant to weathering. The natural stone ages well and will enjoy a long life. It has never been easier to create a welcoming and warm patio!



Everyone can recognise slate paving with its distinctive colours, such as dark blues, greys and blacks. This create a beautiful modern patio that will complement a contemporary style home. In addition, it will create a surface that is durable and last a number of years. What is not to like?



Quartzite paving is loved for its natural beauty since it has a distinctive sparkle on the surface. Not only does it look good, but it is also a strong and durable stone that is perfect for outdoors and it is resistant to weathering. There are lots of attractive colours to choose from that will make your patio look great!


One of the best things about vitrified paving is that it provides an easy to maintain patio. This material does not absorb water, which means that there is no possibility of moss or algae ruining your garden décor. In addition, this paving is tough and is available in a variety of styles and colours, with something for everyone.



Yorkstone paving is a much-loved and famous material that is known for its timeless appeal. This material will complement traditional style homes and add value to your property. You can even create a cottage-style home! The paving looks stunning and is durable enough for constant foot traffic and use.