First Highways

Block Paving

in Gravesend | Strong and Stylish Surfaces for Your Property

Throughout the UK, block paving is a popular choice for driveways, patios and paths. Whether you are a domestic or commercial customer, you can enjoy the benefits of this material. As well as being versatile and strong, pavers come in all kinds of colours and patterns, with something to suit your style and budget requirements. Whether you need a low maintenance surface or a stylish business premises, with over 20 years of experience, the First Highways team delivers your ideal surface in Sittingbourne, Gravesend, Medway or the surrounding locations.

At First Highways, no one beats us on quality or price. We work closely with you to choose materials and services that ensure you get your money’s worth. If you require, we even advise on cost-saving alternatives.

When it comes to block paving, we have a perfect solution for every need and budget. Whether you need a practical and stylish driveway or commercial paving solutions, we approach your project with complete focus and a commitment to quality.

Block Paving Uses

One of the benefits of block paving is that you can use it pretty much anywhere. Their visual appeal and performance characteristics make block pavers highly effective for various projects in Gravesend, Medway and Kent, such as:

  • Driveways
  • Patios
  • Paths
  • Estate Roads
  • Car Parks
  • Forecourts

Thanks to their strength and durability, pavers are a viable alternative to tarmac or concrete, even where the surface must withstand heavy loads. To find out if block pavers are suitable for your needs, please contact us today.

Types of Paving

When it comes to block paving, there are two basic types: concrete block pavers (CBP) and clay bricks. Each type comes in a range of thicknesses from 40mm to 100mm.

For domestic projects, 50mm and 60mm blocks are most suitable, while we use greater thicknesses for uses such as heavy-duty pavements and road construction.


One reason why block paving is so popular with customers in Gravesend, Medway and the UK is the wide range of style options available. Pavers come in various colours, shapes and sizes, meaning there’s something to suit every taste and existing property.

In addition, the skilled First Highways team lays pavers in various patterns for an attractive and durable finish. Popular patterns include herringbone and basketweave.


As a landscaping company, First Highways undertakes all relevant installation services for block paving, from groundworks to laying pavers. We carefully assess the requirements of each job and use the most suitable methods for your surface.

By only taking on one job at a time, we ensure your project receives our complete focus. In this way, we deliver high quality, reliable results that have earned us an outstanding reputation in our hometown of Sittingbourne and the wider Kent areas.

Please call us today on 01795 471001 to discuss our block paving services, or to arrange a no-obligation quote for work in Gravesend, Medway and the surrounding areas.