The tarmac driveway had seen better days. Petrol splashes ate holes deep into it, freezing winters widened and deepened those holes, and our wet summer caused parts of it to rise at the edge. Time for a new driveway. We decided to go for brick because it’s something we’ve always wanted, and its lifespan will probably out last us. Rain can also penetrate it and return to the water table. So, the new driveway is accessorised by a new bricked pathway to the front door and a bricked area for flower and herb pots under the kitchen window. The job should take about two weeks to finish. Here is a sequence of photos so you can suffer through the process with me. I’ll add more photos later.
Days 1 – 8: