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Gravel in Construction

Have you ever wondered where gravel is from that is used every day in the construction industry?

As you all know gravel is in fact a loose aggregation of small fragments of rock that come in array of sizes and not just used by ourselves for resin driveways but all across the construction industry too.

Gravel is formed naturally during the weathering and the erosion of rocks, it can be produced in quarries known in the industry as gravel pits, and this includes the following rock type’s sandstone, limestone and basalt, which are then crushed down to size. Gravel itself are particles of rock from around 2mm to 60mm, they come a wide range of colours, textures and stone types which makes them perfect for driveway installation.

Other than Resin Driveways what else do we use gravel for?

Along with sand it is used to manufacture concrete, it can also be mixed with pebbles to form a render known as pebbledash which is used for many external walls leaving a rough finish and texture.

The Yorkshire Resin Company

Here at The Yorkshire Resin Company we have a wide range of colours to choose from and this is because of the different rocks we use each providing a different colour gravel.

Some of these colours include golds, browns, reds, blacks, whites and many more! You can view our colour range here. Whatever surface finish you are looking for we will have one that meets your requirements and specifications!

Free Onsite Survey and Estimation

If you are a little unsure on what finish to choose from we offer a free site survey where we will offer our expert advice so that you are fully informed to make the best decision for you.

You can book a site survey by filling out one of our contact forms or calling us directly on 0113 360 2302.


All project requirements are different, therefore Yorkshire Resin provide a site survey and quotation FREE of charge. Get a Free Quote!

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