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Clay Pavers In Garden Design

Some of our favourite garden designs that use clay pavers Clay pavers are a favourite amongst designers and architects, and it is easy to see why. Brick pavers are the perfect way to add warmth and character to a design. They bring plenty of charm, the rich tones complement a wide range of other materials,

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Brick Laying Patterns – Choosing The Right Pattern

There are a few options when it comes to brick laying patters – read on to help find the right choice for you. When it comes to choosing the right clay paver for your project you have likely made your choice based on the appearance of the paver. When it comes to laying the pavers,

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Diagram illustrating water run-off in country and town for SuDS webinar from Chelmer Valley

Chelmer Valley August Update

Catch up with this month’s news on our SuDS webinar; one of our favourite clay pavers; and meet Mike Jepps, a very special member of the Chelmer Valley team. Our latest webinar on SuDS Did you miss our webinar on the perennial puzzle that is SuDS? Or would you like to go over part of

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Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems And Driveways

Read our brief overview of sustainable urban drainage systems and driveways What are SuDs Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) provide an alternative solution to the direct draining of surface water through networks of pipes and sewers to nearby watercourses. There is a range of applications that come under the term SuDS, these include strips, swales, infiltration

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Chelmer Valley at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2021

Our products featured at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2021 RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2021 showcases a glorious celebration of flowers and garden design. This year we had the pleasure of supplying our clay pavers to one of the Young Designer Gardens as well as a trade stand. Hartley Botanical Trade Stand When it

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Meet the Team – Mike Jepps

Mike’s Industry History Mike’s early involvement in the hard landscaping industry began when his role as Highways Engineer within the Engineering Department of a local authority introduced him to a number of hard landscaping materials. As the interest in clay paving as an alternative to concrete products began to gather speed within the UK, Mike’s

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Gromo Antica Clay Pavers in Charlie's Courtyard at Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021, designed by Jane Scott Moncrieff and built by Frogheath Landscaping

Chelmer Valley July Update

We announce our upcoming Chelmer Valley SuDS webinar, take a retropeek at our latest pavers’ starring role at this year’s Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival, and introduce you to General Manager Antony Pasquini. Don’t miss our Sustainable Drainage Systems & Driveways Webinar Sustainable Drainage Systems—vital to any driveway. A headache for some, mysterious to others,

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Meet The Team – Antony Pasquini

Past Experience My family have always worked in the natural stone industry, and I knew from a young age I wanted to follow in their footsteps. Starting from humble beginnings as a labourer at a stone fabrication centre, I learnt the stone fabrication trade and held many different positions: Masonry, Installation, CNC Operator, Sawyer. Eventually,

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Chelmer Valley At Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021

This week it is Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021 and our clay pavers are there Read about the gardens that use our clay pavers to create impressive designs. Charlie’s Courtyard Charlie’s Courtyard comes from the talented designer Jane Scott Moncrieff. One of the Get Started Gardens, a new category for 2021, these smaller plots

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Learn About Our Delta Brick Pavers Collection

Discover more about our Delta Brick Pavers Collection Next on our list of deep dives into the ranges is the Delta Collection. Read on to find out more about the products in this collection and its uses. About the products in the range The Delta collection features six natural, earthy tones. The unrefined colour palette

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Find Out More About Our Facing Bricks

Discover everything you need to know about our range of facing bricks About the range Our range of Cottage Garden on Edge facing bricks is full of rich, rustic colours. These include plenty of the classic reds and oranges that facing bricks are well known for, as well as greys and yellows. In a weathered

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Deep Dive Into Our Kessel Garden Clay Pavers

Find out a little more about our range of Kessel Garden Clay Pavers About the range Our Kessel Garden comes in 9 rich colours that are full of character. This stunning range has been specially designed with gardens in mind. The domestic range is perfect for homeowners looking to create an impressive garden landscape. Whether

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Chelmer Valley June Update

Thinking of visiting Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival this year? You couldn’t find a better reason than Charlie’s Courtyard, featuring one of Chelmer Valley’s newest clay pavers. Sneak a peek at the design and catch up on news of our driveway options and latest webinar. Gromo Antica shows the way for Charlie By the talented

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Take A Look At Our Alpha Clay Paver Collection

Get to know our stunning Alpha Clay Paver Collection a little better This impressive range is both a customer favourite and one of ours. Find out a little more about this range and take a look at these pavers in action. About the collection The comprehensive range includes 17 unique colours. With an array of

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Get To Know Our Range Of Artisan Clay Pavers

Take a deep dive into our Artisan Clay Pavers range Find out everything that there is to know about this stunning product range. From uses to technical information and details of each of the products, everything you need to know is right here. About the range Our range of Artisan Clay Pavers brings a completely

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Why You Should Use Clay Pavers For Driveways

Read about the benefits of Clay Pavers and why you should be using them for driveways. When it comes to choosing the right product for your driveway you want something that is stylish but will also stand the test of time. Clay bricks have been around for centuries and are the perfect choice for driveways.

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Chelmer Valley May Update

Remember in school art class, when the teacher wanted you to paint a portrait, and everyone ended up using the wrong shade of pink? All except that new kid, who didn’t say very much? If only the rest of us had Gromo Antica to help our artistic impulses. Gromo Antica is the new addition the

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The History Of Clay Paving In Britain

History Of Clay Paving The history of traditional hard burnt clay bricks being used as pavers has been around since the Tudors in the early 1500’s, although sun dried or baked bricks were used from as long ago as 4000BC in the area which is now known as Iraq. During the height of the industrial

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Our Spijk production partner and their green credentials

ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS Clay pavers are a natural, sustainable product, and Chelmer Valley clay pavers are produced with respect for the natural environment and surroundings .The Spijk production factory has an environmental policy which  is integrated into our business operations , and preserving the quality of the living environment has our constant consideration.  We continuously strive

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Paving Bricks

When is a paver not a paver? When it is a brick. That’s the starting point. It is so important to realise that a paver needs to be more robust than a regular walling brick, to be used in paving applications. Paving bricks thus have their own test, BSEN1344. Are all paving bricks the same?

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