Natural Paving smooth sandstone in Ivory colour has a sawn and honed finish for a fine, eye-catching finish. Ivory has the lightest creamy buff shades accentuated by warmer colour tones, especially when wet. The surface and sides of this paving are sawn for contemporary style garden designs.
Established in 2005, Natural Paving Products has rapidly become one of the country’s leading suppliers of high quality, ethically sourced natural stone landscaping products. Having gained a reputation for offering the highest quality flags, block paving and other landscaping products coupled with superior sales and customer service support, Natural Paving Products has become synonymous with excellence.
CE Marking and Declarations of Performance
Following an extensive and rigorous testing process in 2013, the complete Natural Paving range of flagstones, block paving, walling and accessories is fully accredited with CE Marking and come with official Declarations of Performance (DOPs). The tests were completed as part of the transition to the new Construction Products Regulation (CPR), which came into force on 1st July 2013 and requires that all products covered by a Harmonised European Standard (hEN) or European Technical Assessment (ETA) carry CE Marking to state their performance characteristics.
Natural Stone Characteristics:
All natural stone products are unique and will vary in colour and texture, often showing distinctive markings, minor imperfections and may include mineral deposits such as iron and quartzite. Edges may be handcut or sawn and may include slight irregularities such as chips and blemishes either from the manufacturing process or as part of the natural make up of the stone. Sizes are nominal and may vary. Some paving manufacturers include the pointing allowance in the individual slab sizes whereas others include the pointing allowance in the overall pack coverage. The product images shown are as accurate as photographic processes allow and may appear differently in accordance with lighting conditions and screen calibration in addition to the natural variation occurring between batches. Images may not be a true representation of a particular product size. Descriptions provided offer a combination of the manufacturer's and our own opinion of the product's characteristics and features.
Sandstone is a type of sedimentary rock formed of gritty sand grains and is available in a variety of colours. Sandstone paving is available in a range of different textures, often relying on secondary processing to achieve these finishes.
- Smooth, Sawn Sandstone This sandstone has a level, smooth surface and most often, machine cut edges to give a sharp, clean appearance suited to modern, contemporary styles. The surface texture can be smooth to the touch (honed) or have a slightly rough sand-blasted texture to provide non-slip qualities. It is usually also produced in a calibrated thickness where the variation in the thickness of the slab is kept to a minimum to ease laying.
Sandstone is available in a wide range of colours, some subtle and some vivid. The ranges comprise of a selection of core colours combined with subtle contrasting shades, and the balance of shades can vary between batches of even the same stone due to different seams in the stone quarry occurring over time. The colour intensity increases when the paving is wet. Most brands offer the same range of colours with slightly different names. BE AWARE that not ALL sandstone is the same quality - some unknown brands may not have been tested for suitability in the UK climate and may crack during cold weather.
Delivery: usually 2-3 working days (if ordered before 1030). Next Day / Express delivery option available for small additional fee
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