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Driveways have been popularly concreted or gravelled for years, but slowly but surely decorative paving approaches have started to break into the market.

Known as pattern imprinted concrete, a design is stamped into the mould with colours added too for decoration. Just about any design can be made, providing you the ultimate option for your home's exterior.

With pattern imprinted driveways you have the chance to mimic another surface, including slate, granite, cobbles and also block paving. However, with your own imagination you may create something that's visually stunning and eye appealing.

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Average Pattern imprinted driveways cost in Llanfyllin

The common cost of Pattern imprinted driveways is £5000. Costs differ based on the materials and the tradesman selected. The upper price range can be as high as £5750. The material costs are quite often about £1250

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Prices based on actual Pattern imprinted driveways costs for Llanfyllin, as reported by local Quotatis members.

Pattern imprinted driveways installation cost in 2021

Labour cost £3,500
Material cost £1,250
Waste removal £250
Time frame: 3-5 days

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We recorded 123 requests for property improvement quotations in Llanfyllin. Of such quote requests the number of pattern imprinted driveways (type: pattern driveways, driveway designs etc...) was 0. Quotatis had the ability to match up these customers with as many as four ideal experts that were available for work within Llanfyllin back then.

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Llanfyllin

Llanfyllin is a tiny market town, neighborhood and also selecting ward in a sparsely-populated location in Montgomeryshire, Powys, Wales. Llanfyllin's population in 2011 was 1,532, of whom 34.1% could talk Welsh. Llanfyllin means church or church (llan) of St Myllin ('m' frequently mutates to 'f' in Welsh). The town hinges on the valley of the River Cain near the Berwyn Mountains in Montgomeryshire, 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Oswestry as well as 15 miles (24 kilometres) from Montgomery. The River Cain is signed up with by the little River Abel in Llanfyllin (probably named after Cain and Abel in the Bible), as well as twists through the valley, moving right into the River Vyrnwy at Llansantffraid. The town lies in between Shrewsbury as well as Bala, for a long period of time the crucial market communities in this field of Wales and also the Welsh borders. At close-by Bodyddon there is evidence of an early British settlement. Llanfyllin may be the "Mediolanum among the Ordovices" defined in Ptolemy's Location (c.? ad 150), although others argue for Meifod or Caersws. The town is known for its holy well, Fynnon Coed y Llan. The well is committed to Saint Myllin, that is understood to have baptised people here in the sixth century. The parish church is additionally committed to Saint Myllin. There is a tradition that Saint Myllin is the Irish diocesan, Saint Mo Ling (also named Moling Luachra) (614-- 697). Nonetheless, this doubts. There is no record of Mo Ling travelling to Wales, and there is a tradition that Myllin is hidden under the church of Llanfyllin church whereas Mo Ling is thought to have actually been buried at his abbey in Ireland.

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WYEVALE PROPERTY CARE LTD

13 review(s)
Based: in Oswestry, SY10 8EL

Welcome to Wyevale Property Care Limited. We are a family owned and run business based in Shropshire. We provide professional and high-quality property services for the local area. Our services include general roofing maintenance including inst...

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Peter S., SY16
4

Paving & Driveway | Block in Newtown

Fine, yjey worked really hard to complete the job on time

Driveline Landscapes

3 review(s)
Based: in Weston-super-mare, BS24 6SQ

Driveline landscapes . Your local, professional driveway patio and block paving experts! We pride ourselves on being truly excellent in all supply and installation. A new driveway from driveline landscapes is one of the finest investments you can...

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Ian K., GL51
4

Paving & Driveway | Asphalt / Tarmac in Cheltenham

Polite, but called us after the work had been done.

WILLIAMS DRIVEWAYS LTD

4 review(s)
Based: in Wolverhampton, WV10 8AD

We are a family run buisness with outstanding quality driveaways, we have 3 teams allowing us to get jobs booked in and completed quickly and in a professional manner. Book now for your free no obligation quotation.

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Anita M., B14
5

Paving & Driveway | Block in Birmingham

Still trying to arrange an appointment.

THOMAS CONTACTORS

8 review(s)
Based: in Crewe, CW1 6EA

Thomas Contractors are a family run business operating in Crewe, Nantwich and across South Cheshire. We provide new driveways, patios, fencing, landscaping and building services to clients based in Crewe, Nantwich, and the surrounding Cheshire area. ...

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Roy S., CW2
3

Fencing | Wooden in Crewe

3 out of 5

PREMIER PAVING

1 review(s)
Based: in Worcester, WR7 4QR

Tarmac block paving fencing slabbing landscaping driveway cleaning sanding and sealing 25 years experience in all building works it's not all about the cost it's about the work and the reputation

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B R., WR14
3

Paving & Driveway | Slab in Malvern

Devious and untrustworthy.

FARMTALLY LTD

6 review(s)
Based: in Newcastle, L35 2US

Local company owned by myself over 2 decades of business. Quality driveways of either flagging , block or patterned imprinted concrete with pvc fascias. All dealt with by myself to you. Free quotations given .

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Chris F., DE13
4

Cleaning | Driveway / Decking in Burton-on-Trent

more than I wanted to pay

PJC DRIVEWAYS

1 review(s)
Based: in Middlewich, CW10 0AT

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J., CW2
5

Paving & Driveway | Asphalt / Tarmac in Crewe

So far ok but not had any more quotes yet to compare with

Master Drives Construction

1 review(s)
Based: in Telford, TF2 7QD

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Andy I., WV14
4

Fencing | Wooden in Bilston

Very quick in responding to advert but was quite expensive compared to other quote

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FAQs

Is pattern imprinted concrete slippery?

No, pattern imprinted concrete shouldn’t be slippery. Most good driveway installers will add a special anti-slip agent to the sealant before they brush it onto your driveway, so it will stop it from being slippery.

It’s important to ask a driveway company how they will seal your driveway when you get a quote from them. If an untrustworthy company seals your driveway badly, it can cause a thick and extremely slippery surface, so it’s vital that you ask any contractor what their procedure is before you engage them.

It’s also important to remember that pattern imprinted concrete isn’t a ‘non-slip’ surface – it’s just not slippery. You could still slip over on a concrete driveway, just like you could on tarmac or a block paved driveway. Also, once you’ve walked and driven over your driveway for a few months, its skid and slip resistance will increase as it weathers and builds up tiny specs of dirt on it. Pattern imprinted concrete is often used in high footfall areas in places like shops, fast food restaurants and theme parks, so if there was a significant slip risk these businesses wouldn’t use it.

You might think that you could ask your contractor not to seal the driveway to make it less slippery, but it could actually do the opposite. By sealing pattern imprinted concrete, it means that moss and algae is much less likely to grow, which can be extremely slippery to walk on if it’s left to its own devices. If moss does form on your driveway, the sealed surface is much easier to clean as you can simply pressure wash it away; this is not as easy to do on a non-sealed surface.

How much is a patterned concrete driveway?
Patterned concrete driveways are a perfect option for your home if you want to inject some colour and quirkiness to the front of your property. Concrete used to be boring, but now it can be imprinted with patterns and made into almost any colour, they’re a sought-after home improvement. But how much is a patterned concrete driveway? Of course, it depends on a few factors, such as:
  • Where you live
  • How big you want your driveway to be
  • What colour or design you would like
  • Whether any additional work will need to be completed to prepare the area for the driveway
Generally, a 40m2 pattern imprinted concrete driveway, that will fit 1 or 2 cars, will set you back around £3,750. If you have a 100m2 driveway that will fit lots of cars, you’ll be looking at the £9,000 mark.It’s not a quick and easy job, so you’re mostly paying for labour. This might put you off and make you consider doing it yourself, but there’s a reason why the labour costs are high – because it’s a specialist task. It’s best to leave it to the professionals, so if you want to try to save money there are other ways you can cut back.See if your pattern imprinted driveway can be laid on an existing sub-baseIf you’ve already got a block or tarmac driveway that’s in relatively good condition, you may be able to ask your installer about whether they can lay your concrete driveway over the top. However, since your driveway is likely to already be up to the level of your property boundary, it might not be possible to lay your pattern imprinted one straight over the top. If you have a garage it might block the entrance, or the new driveway could even breach your damp proof course. If this is the case, then the old driveway will need to be dug up and a new sub-base laid.

How to lay pattern imprinted concrete
Laying pattern imprinted concrete is not an easy task. There’s a reason why nearly 50% of the costs are for labour – because it’s a specialist job that requires skill. We’ll go through the process of how to lay pattern imprinted concrete here, but we would always recommend that you call a professional to do it for you.
  1. Prepare the sub-baseThe driveway company will excavate, or dig, the existing surface down to a depth of around 200mm. They will remove any debris from the area may place it in a skip or arrange for it to be removed in another way. When they dig down to the sub-base of your previous driveway, they will assess how much hardcore they need and arrange for that to be delivered to the site. They will then spread the hardcore across the sub-base to create a level surface to pour the concrete on. Most good contractors will apply a gel to any walls and doors to protect them from concrete splashes. They will also add any gulley tops, manhole covers or shuttering that’s required.
  2. Installation and imprintingNext, the tradespeople will have the concrete either poured from a large mixer vehicle or barrow it in from a mixer and pour onto the surface. They level it with rakes, then add a colour surface hardener in a colour of your choice. This will give the driveway its permanent colour. They will then wait until the concrete has hardened to the correct consistency for imprinting the pattern, then will use special tools and stencils to make the pattern that you asked for. They will then spread a colour powder called a release agent over the surface, and leave to dry for 1 to 2 days depending on the weather conditions.
  3. CleaningWhen the contractors return, they will add crack control cuts into the concrete. This is important because concrete expands and contracts in the heat, so there needs to be some give to stop any larger cracks from forming. Then everything is power washed clean, and a chemical wash is also used on the concrete to ensure it’s completely dust-free. The installers will ensure all your walls and doors are clean, which will hopefully be an easy job if they used wall gel.
  4. SealingThe final step is to seal the driveway. There needs to have been at least two dry days before the tradespeople can do it, so you might find it’s best to have your pattern imprinted driveway installed in the summer. The contractors will blow any debris away from the surface and dry any damp areas where necessary. They will then add an anti-slip agent to the sealant and brush it on. It’s best to not walk or drive onto your new concrete driveway for about 4 days after sealing to allow everything to set. But after that, you’re ready to use your new driveway!
How much is patterned concrete per m2?
How much patterned concrete costs per m2 will depend on a few factors:
  • Where in the country you live
  • What colour you choose
  • What pattern you choose
  • Whether you choose a standard or a higher-quality concrete
Of course, there are different tools required to imprint the pattern on the driveway, so you must factor these into the cost as well. On average, a square metre of pattern imprinted concrete costs £78, but it can range anywhere between £25 and £130. The average cost of all the materials for the driveway is £1,763, which isn’t too bad – but due to the time and expertise involved, labour costs are an average of £4,063. If you’re thinking about sourcing the materials for patterned concrete and doing it yourself, consider it carefully. Imprinted concrete takes skill and will look unsightly if anything goes wrong with the pattern, but if anything goes wrong with laying the concrete it could affect the integrity of the driveway. The last thing you want is a sunken driveway that you can’t drive your cars onto, so it’s always best to call in the professionals to install your patterned concrete driveway.
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