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SuDs: ‘New Planning Guidance’

SuDs: 'New Planning Guidance'

You may recall a blog post we brought you back in March, regarding developments in sustainable drainage systems (SuDs) regulations. If not, click here to give it a read. In a nutshell, though, the developments were in Parliament, referring to the ‘foolhardy’ exemptions to SuDs regulations and plans to scrap them. These exemptions in question…

Our Personal Favourites

We have been very busy recently preparing and designing brochures for all of our bespoke products. At the moment, a gate brochure is in the design process and as a result, there has been a lot of ‘gate talk’ within the office. During our lunch break today, six of us – Directors Stuart Barten and…

Project Update: Resin Gravel Surfacing in Westerham, Kent

If you follow our Instagram account, you may be familiar with a resin gravel project we have been doing in Westerham in Kent since February. With the large number of projects we have at any one time, our teams have been working very hard to keep this project up to speed; hats off to them!…

Safety Features of Oakleigh Manor’s Automated Gates

Safety Features of Oakleigh Manor's Automated Gates

We have numerous services at Oakleigh Manor. Our expertise stretches into a number of different services that I’ve had to write them all down so I do not forget! One of them is the installation of automated and electric gates. We have a wide range of bespoke gates in the Oakleigh Manor gate collection; you…

Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)

It may not have taken centre stage this week out of the news out of Parliament this week; that award goes to generic “Brand X” packaging of cigarettes. However, if you’re in the industry, you’ll know how important sustainable drainage systems, or SuDS, are. As ‘green’ areas have been replaced by concrete due to urbanisation,…

Resin Gravel Surfacing: What You Need to Know

Resin Gravel Surfacing: What You Need to Know

Have you been thinking about getting your driveway surfaced, or maybe even your patio, garden path or courtyard? If so (and you surely have!), we strongly recommend resin gravel surfacing. This method of surfacing is very practical; whether you opt for resin bound gravel or resin bonded gravel, you won’t experience loose chipping that you…

Drive Up Your Driveway Design: 3 Ideas for an Amazing Driveway Project

There is no steering around it: driveways play a big role in the appearance of any home. The typical 20 by 40 foot suburban driveway occupies an estimated 800 square feet of the front yard, which is almost half a tennis court. Most homeowners, however, look at their driveways as mere slabs of concrete. With…

Automated Entrance Gates, installed at Maidstone, Kent

Automated Entrance Gates, installed at Maidstone, Kent

Gates, Posts & Automation system recently installed near Maidstone Kent For more information of our Automated Gates select that category from the drop down menu when you hover over the “services” tab at the top of the page.  

SUDs (Sustainable urban drainage systems) at Oakleigh Manor

SUDs (Sustainable urban drainage systems) at Oakleigh Manor

Drainage design and sustainable drainage systems from Oakleigh Manor The Environment Agency and planners heavily promote the concepts of source control and sustainable drainage. In 2007, the goverment brought into planning law, any new driveway surface or front garden paved surface has to be paved with a Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) surface. Oakleigh Manor’s range…

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