Many Designs

Many Materials

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Carlton Drives & Patios - Driveway Specialists

Driveway Services

Looking to give your existing driveway a new lease of life?

All our driveways are professionally built, using the best quality materials from well established companies.

We do not take any short cuts, a driveway needs to be built to the correct depth for the amount of traffic using it.

Grey Block pave driveway and path with contrasting border and edgings

Block paving - Benefits


Block pave driveway complete with a block pave border and edgings in a contrasting colour.

Over the past 25 years or so, block paving has become a leading choice in the construction of driveways, pathways and patios for many homeowners.

Block pave is durable, aesthetically pleasing to the eye and requires very little maintenance.

There is a wide choice of colour, shapes, sizes and designs to choose from.

Should any blocks become damaged they can be replaced without digging up the whole driveway.

Steps can be incorporated into the design if necessary.

Manhole covers can be incorporated into the same design as the block paving driveway or patio to blend in, if required.

Drainage is incorporated where necessary.


Indian Sandstone Paving and Flagstones.

Indian Sandstone Paving with block pave edgings

Block pave pathways and step

Imprinted concrete

Block paving

Combination of materials for driveways can be used - block paving & tarmac

Tarmac driveway

Gravel - Long lasting stone chips come in many sizes and colours.

Our family run team will help you make the right decisions on choosing the best driveway for your property. Considerations such as the best materials to use, laying pattern, texture and colour are all important so that the driveway enhances your home.

Our friendly team will be on hand to guide and advise you every step of the way.


To ensure your new driveway lasts it’s important to carry out the proper preparation. 

For the block paving we need to dig out the area to be paved

Level and lay the hardcore ensuring it is again leveled and compacted.

Lay a weed proof membrane, lay the sharp sand, level and compact.

Install the edgings - various edgings can be used, block paving is an ideal material.

Lay the main blocks.

Using kiln dried sand, brush into all the joints - this allows for the movement of the vehicles without damaging the blocks.

Sweep away any excess sand - any that is left will be dispersed by the wind or rain.




Benefits of Block Paving

Block paving is a very popular choice for both domestic and commercial properties

It is an excellent product for driveways, paths & patios

Block paving is a manufactured product which also means that it is uniformed and well suited for its practical use

Aesthetically Pleasing to the eye

Weatherproof - it is able to withstand our changeable weather

Able to withstand the wear and tear of vehicles


Available in different sizes, shape , colour and design

Enhances any property, and may even add value to your property

Long lasting

Requires little maintenance

Should any of the blocks become damaged or oil stained, they can be replaced without lifting the whole driveway

We provide a cleaning service for driveways and patios.

Block Paving Cleaning

Although there is little maintenance required for driveways, over time Dirt, debris, moss and even weeds will collect and make the driveway unsightly.

We offer a cleaning service that will bring your driveway, path or patio back to its former glory.

We tackle the weeds and then thoroughly clean the driveway.

Sand & Seal Service

We also provide a sand and seal service for block paving
Contact us for more information

Repair Service

If your blocks are damaged, they can be replace without having to dig out the whole driveway.


We pride ourselves in carrying out all the work involved ourselves and not relying on subcontractors so you can rest assured that the job in hand will be finished on time and to a very professional standard.

 All of our work is guaranteed and we are fully insured which gives our customers peace of mind, we also offer a 14 day cooling off period and competitive prices.

Call our team today for a free onsite visit to discuss your requirements on

0800 747 1497


Other Services

We remove all types of old driveway products.

We can upgrade, install new, or re-vive your driveway.

We can add Garden Walls, Garden Steps or doorway steps.

We always plan for water, add drainage wherever required.

We always install edges to your driveway or pathway.

Door steps can be incorporated into the design to match your driveway, path or patio.

We also build steps in the garden, if required.



We provide a comprehensive and repair service and at a reasonable and competitive price.

This includes:

Lift and relays

driveway cleaning

and so much more!

Contact Details


0800 747 1497

South Yorks:

01226 697 795


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Carlton Drives & Patios

Peel Place


S71 1LU

We are based in Barnsley and work throughout the local area covering:

Barnsley, Rotherham, South Yorkshire.