Hints and Tips
With three natural blends of colour to choose from, Marshalls Indian Sandstone garden paving is a cost-effective option if you want the visual impact and great benefits of high quality sandstone paving in your garden. Like all the ethically sourced Indian sandstone products from Marshalls, this standard Sandstone paving is dense and therefore less porous - which means that our long lasting paving slabs are much more resistant to unsightly algae and stay looking good all year round! Buff Multi is available in a 22mm calibrated option which greatly reduces installation time.
Not all Indian Sandstone is created equal. Avoid the porous, soft varieties if you don't want your patio going green with algae after a short time exposed to the UK weather.
Size and Coverage - Single Size Packs
Size [mm] Metre sq per Pack Number per Pack Weight (kg/each) Weight (kg/pack) Colours 845 x 560 x 22 17.5 37 27.3 1010 all 560 x 560 x 22 20.1 64 17.9 1150 all 560 x 275 x 22 19.7 128 8.8 1130 all 275 x 275 x 22 9.7 128 4.3 580 all
Size and Coverage - Project Packs
Size [mm] Metre sq per Pack Weight (kg/pack) No. per Project Pack Colours 845 x 560 x 22 - - 12 - 560 x 560 x 22 - - 12 - 560 x 417 x 22 - - 12 - 560 x 275 x 22 - - 13 - 275 x 275 x 22 - - 13 - Project Pack 15.23 921 62 Mixed (See above) all
Available Colours - Brown Multi (BRM), Buff Multi (BM), Grey Multi (GM)
Thickness is calibrated to 22mm
Sizes and Coverage are those attained when laid with a 10-15mm joint.
For specific laying advice, please contact the team.
Delivery - The Basics
We offer fast, reliable delivery, nationwide. Delivery is free to most mainland addresses* on all purchases of five or more packs from Marshalls. Purchases on one to four packs is only £30 per pack.
Once your order has been placed, we will contact you to arrange delivery.
We deliver Monday to Friday 8am-8pm and usually within 4-6 working days of order placement. Should you require your order to be delivered faster than our standard delivery service then please contact our Online team for delivery costs to your area.
The Small Print
*If delivery is to be made in the following areas, please call us on 01529 308839 for a quote: Northern Ireland, Scottish Islands, Channel Islands, Isles of Scilly, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man, and postcodes AB, PR, PL, HS, KW, IV.
If, due to unforeseen circumstances, we are unable to deliver on the confirmed delivery date, we will contact you to arrange an alternative date. We cannot accept liability for any costs due to delayed delivery (eg cost of labour).
If you cancel the order on the day of delivery, a haulage charge will be made.
Goods must be signed for on delivery. If you are unable to accept the goods, or sign for them, or you decline the delivery, a redelivery charge will be made.
Please advise when booking if there are access restrictions to the delivery address.
Deliveries will be made kerbside as standard, or on to driveways if it is safe to do so. If you require the delivery vehicle to come further on to the property, you do so at your own risk, and Turnbull cannot be held liable for damage caused by the vehicle at the delivery address.
Please check all the goods before signing for them. Damaged goods must be reported to us within 48 hours of delivery along with photographs of damage. Please report the damage to the delivery driver upon receipt and contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01529 308839.
In some circumstances, your delivery may need to be re-palletised by our Deliveries Team or by a 3rd Party Courier, to ensure your order is the most secure at the time of Delivery. In these cases, there maybe an unscheduled delay to your delivery being sent out you. In these cases, we will endeavor to get your order to you, as soon as possible, but please be aware, the decision to re-palletise your delivery is only done to ensure it is as safe as possible during transportation and so your delivery arrives to you in one piece. If at anytime, you wish to call us regarding this, please do so on 01529 308839.
Will there possibly be a colour variation in my paving? With Natural Stone Paving, there is a possibility that there is a slight colour variant due to the Natural Products. We suggest ordering a sample of any paving product you like before ordering to ensure the colour is correct. With Manufactured Paving, there may also be a slight colour variation due to the Manufacturing Process. In this situation, we suggest making sure that have enough paving for you area to limit colour variations between Manufacturing Processes. Also if you do find a small colour variation, please wash your paving to ensure excess dust is removed.
Can I lay paving in the rain? Yes. With the Weatherpoint 365 Jointing Compound, you can not only lay paving in the rain, but you can do jointing in the rain, too. Just make sure your foundations do not become too wet or your paving surface could be affected.
How deep should the foundations be? Foundations for garden pavers need to be at least 150mm deep. If you are putting a patio or pavers next to your house, the surface of your patio must also be 150mm below the damp proof course of the house. The depth of driveway foundations depends entirely on the total weight that will be on the driveway at any one time.
What weight can the pavers/slabs take? As a rule of thumb, pavers under 50mm thickness will NOT be suitable for use in a driveway as there is not enough stone to cope with the weight of a vehicle. Call us on 01529 308839 and we will advise a suitable paver thickness for your driveway.
Is the foundation depth dependent on the carrying weight? Yes, if you are laying a driveway you will need considerably deeper foundations than if you are laying a patio. So, for instance, garden patio foundations are around 150mm deep. A driveway for around four tonnes of vehicle will need around 300mm of foundations. But call us on 01529 308839 for an accurate calculation.
How much paving do I need? There is a handy Paving Calculator available on each product, so the hard work is done for you. All you need to know is the area you want to cover. You should also allow for wastage – so you can ensure you still have enough slabs or blocks available to complete your paving project if you drop one, or make a mistake when cutting.
How easy is it to lay the patio myself? Laying a patio is fairly straightforward if you plan ahead. Take a look at our Hints & Tips page on Laying a Patio which should give you a few good pointers. Any more queries? Give us a call on 01529 308839.
How far in advance do I need to place my order? Turnbull aims to deliver pretty swiftly - within 4 to 6 working days of your order. However, some products’ availability may be different, so do call our team to check on 01529 308839.
Can I get jointing compounds coloured to match the slabs? Yes, Weatherpoint 365 is available in three colours; Buff, Stone Grey and Black. One of these should match your paving slabs closely or provide a nice contrast.
Will the colour of my paving slabs fade over time? Concrete pavers and natural stone will both fade slightly over time due to sunlight and weathering. Artificially coloured concrete pavers will fade more - and more quickly - than natural pavers. If you are concerned about fading, we recommend buying Vitrified paving (link here to products) which will fade less over a long period of time. Colour differences are also apparent across different batches of product, so it makes sense to order as much as you need at the beginning of your project.
Will anything stain the pavers/slabs, for instance fat and oil? Yes, some household and DIY products will stain your paving slabs. If you spill any fat or oil from a barbecue, for instance, it will soak into the paving stones and create areas of discolouration. The quicker you clean a spillage the more likely it is that it will not make a permanent mark. Avoid using strong or undiluted acids directly on the pavers/slabs, as this will cause discolouration and possibly long- term damage to the pavers. For further information on any specific stains, call our helpful team on 01529 308839.
I have bought a Project Pack of Garden Paving. Is there a set pattern for laying the paving? No. Each Garden Paving and Driveway Paving Pack has a few suggestions of the laying patterns to use, but do give us a call on 01529 308839 and we’ll gladly help you find the best design for your project. Marshalls provide some suggestions .
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