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Material Sheet
Decorative Aggregate

Golden Gravel

What is it used for

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Landscaping

Perfect for creating decorative garden paths, borders, and ground cover, enhancing the aesthetic appeal of outdoor spaces.


Driveways

Ideal for driveways, providing a durable and attractive surface that complements various architectural styles.


Pathways

Commonly used for pathways, offering a stable, non-slip surface that is both practical and visually pleasing.

Brick Wall

Dimensions

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Grain Size: Typically 10 mm to 20 mm.


Volume: Usually sold in bulk bags (approximately 0.6 m³) or smaller bags (25 kg).


Weight (Bulk Bag): Approximately 850 kg.


Weight (25 kg Bag): Approximately 25 kg.


Color: Mix of gold, yellow, and brown tones.

What it’s Made From

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Natural Flint

The primary material, sourced from quarries, known for its durability and natural golden hues.


Water

Used during processing to clean the gravel.

Variations

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Golden Flint Gravel

Description: Classic golden tones with slight variations, providing a warm, natural look.

Applications: Ideal for paths, driveways, and decorative borders.


Autumn Gold Gravel

Description: A mix of gold and autumnal hues, offering a rich and vibrant appearance.

Applications: Suitable for garden paths, ground cover, and ornamental features.


Yellow Pea Gravel

Description: Smaller, rounder stones in yellow tones, giving a softer look.

Applications: Perfect for children’s play areas, decorative pathways, and plant bed mulching.

Installation

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Tools Required

Shovel | Rake | Wheelbarrow | Tamper


Materials Required

Golden gravel | Landscape fabric (optional) | Edging materials (optional)


Step-by-Step Guide:

  1. Preparation: Clear the area and level the ground. Lay down landscape fabric to prevent weed growth if desired.

  2. Edging: Install edging materials to keep the gravel contained.

  3. Spreading Gravel: Use a wheelbarrow to transport the gravel to the site. Spread it evenly with a shovel.

  4. Leveling: Rake the gravel to achieve a uniform layer.

  5. Tamping: Use a tamper to compact the gravel, ensuring a stable surface.

  6. Finishing Touches: Check for any uneven areas and adjust as necessary. Add more gravel if needed for the desired depth.

Technical Specification

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Grain Size: 10 mm to 20 mm.


Bulk Density: 1.8 - 2.0 tonnes/m³.


Color: Mix of gold, yellow, and brown tones.


Durability: High resistance to weathering and wear.


Water Absorption: Low to moderate.

Certification

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BS EN 13242: Aggregates for unbound and hydraulically bound materials for use in civil engineering work and road construction.

Purchasing Quantities

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Single Bags

Ideal for small projects, repairs, or when only a few bags are needed.


Bulk Bags

Typically sold in bulk, with each bag containing around 0.6 m³. This option is suitable for medium to large landscaping projects.


Small Bags

Often sold in 25 kg bags, suitable for minor projects or additions to existing landscapes.

Environmental Impact

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Sustainability Considerations

Sourced from natural quarries, with environmental impact depending on mining practices and transportation.


Eco-friendly Alternatives

Recycled aggregates and locally sourced materials can reduce the carbon footprint.


Waste Reduction

Long-lasting material that requires minimal replacement, contributing to waste reduction.


Energy Efficiency

Low energy required for installation and maintenance compared to other landscaping materials.

Suppliers

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