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Paving in Suffolk

The type of paving you choose for your garden is just as important as the plants you decide to grow to add the colour and texture that you’re looking for. If paving is on your to-do list anytime soon, then visit The Garden Centre Guide, where you will find plenty of garden centres in your area, selling a wide variety of paving materials in Suffolk for you to choose from, including paving slabs, stone, slate and much, much more.

Faced with such a variety of choices can be overwhelming, but by reading further, you will find out exactly how to choose the right paving materials for your garden in Suffolk.

Basically, there are two categories of paving materials that are most widely available, namely composite material and quarried stone.

  • Composite materials – brick and precast concrete pavers fall under this category. They are processed and moulded when the mixture is soft and then fired or left to dry and set.
  • Quarried stone – slate and granite are included in this category. As the name implies, these materials are dug from the earth and are then formed into shapes by crushing, splitting or cutting.

If you know how to choose the right paving materials for your garden, finding the material to suit your specific design can be a lot of fun.

What choices do I have?

The choices of paving materials you will have available to you include:

Quarried stone

  • Sandstone – one of the more popular paving materials, sandstone is easy to work with, comes in an enormous range of colours and is readily available
  • Gravel – being inexpensive, gravel is ideal for those working to a budget. It is easily installed and has an appealing texture
  • Slate – extremely attractive and easy to shape, slate is available in a wide range of beautiful pastel colours
  • Granite – incredibly strong and durable, granite is long-lasting and available in a huge range of colours
  • Limestone – uniform colours and easy to shape, limestone, with its fine and velvety texture, is ideal for paths and patios

Composite materials

Composite paving materials are more flexible and come in a wider range of price options than quarried stone. Since they are moulded into set sizes, precast composite pavers are frequently easier to install than stone. As with quarried stone pavers, composite pavers offer a wide range of styles, textures and colours.

  • Concrete pavers - if you’re working to a budget, concrete pavers are the way to go. They are durable, easy to work with and come in a wide variety of size, texture and colour options
  • Poured concrete – one of the toughest, most permanent paving options around, poured concrete provides durable and diverse paving in a garden. It can be textured, sculpted, or inlaid with gravel or other materials to fit in perfectly with any garden design
  • Brick – sometimes referred to as the aristocrat of composite paving, brick is available just about anywhere and is ideal for use in any garden, from a small cottage garden to a huge garden surrounding a mansion. It can be installed in all types of patterns and fits in well with plants and just about any other type of paving material

Visit The Garden Centre Guide to find all of the above types of paving materials quickly and easily. Depending on what you choose, paving can be an inexpensive way to add plenty of appeal to your garden. Why not try something different and choose a few types of paving to create your own exciting, unique paving design for your garden? Buy and compare paving materials online today or find a garden centre in Suffolk selling paving products.

Alpine Campanulas

Langham Hall Walled Garden
Langham, IP31 3EE

B&Q Bury St.edmunds

43-45 Risbygate Street
St Edmonds, IP33 3AA

B&Q Haverhill

Cambridge Rd Retail Park, Park Road
Haverhill, CB9 7GS

B&Q Ipswich - Euro

4 The Sandlings, Euro Retail Park, off Ransome
Ipswich, IP3 9SN

B&Q Lowestoft

20 North Quay Retail Park, 7 Peto Way
Lowestoft, NR32 2ED

B&Q Sudbury

Woodhall Business Park, Eastern Bypass
Sudbury, CO10 1WH

Barnby Nursery Centre

Swan Lane, Barnby
Beccles, NR34 7QF

Bourne Garden Centre

578 Wherstead Road
Ipswich, IP2 8LS

Bury St Edmonds Garden Centre

Rougham Road
Bury St Edmonds, IP33 2RN

ByPass Nurseries

London Road
Ipswich, IP9 2JR

Cherry Lane - Loing Melford

High Street
Long Melford, CO10 9DH

Cherry Lane Garden Centre

High Street Long Melford
Sudbury, CO10 9DH

Colebrook Garden Centre

St Annes Drive
Redhill, RH1 1AU

Crown Nursery

High Street
Woodbridge, IP13 6EL

Dairy Farm Nursery

Lower Dairy Farm Cottage

Dobbies Garden Centres Bury St Edmunds

Roughman Road
IP33 2RN, United Kindom

Dogwood Garden Centre

South Street Risby
Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6QU

Early Dawn Nurseries & Garden Centre

Rushmere Road Rushmere
Lowestoft, NR33 8HA

Garnetts Gardens

The Street
Woodbridge, IP13 0DT

George Hill Nursery

Barningham Road
Bury St. Edmunds, IP31 2AD

Goldbrook Plants

Eye, IP21 5AN

Grange Nurseries

Jackson Road
Woodbridge, IP12 4NR

Green Lawns Bonsai

Hadleigh Road
Sudbury, CO10 5JH

Harveys Garden Plants

Great Green
Bury St Edmunds, IP31 3SJ

Hill Cottage Nursery

Four Ashes Corner Walsham le Willows
Bury St. Edmunds, IP31 3BT

Holly Gardens Nursery

Flixton Road Blundeston
Lowestoft, NR32 5PJ

Holton Road Garden Centre

36 Holton Road
Halesworth, IP19 8HG

Homebase Bury St. Edmunds

Easlea Rd Moreton Hall Est.
Bury St. Edmunds, IP32 7B

Homebase Felixstowe

Great Eastern Square Station Approach
Felixstowe, IP11 7DY

Homebase Ipswich

Felixstowe Rd, Warren Heath
Ipswich, IP3 8TQ

Homebase Lowestoft

Tower Road
Lowestoft, NR33 7NG

Homebase Newmarket

Oaks Drive
Newmarket, CB8 7SX

Homebase Sudbury

Waldingfield Road
Sudbury, CO10 2YH

Ladybird Nurseries

Gromford Lane
Saxmundham, IP17 1RD

Langleys Aquatics

3 the villas, withersfield road
haverhill, cb9 7rw

Laurel Farm Garden Centre

Henley Road
Ipswich, IP1 6TE

Lound Plant Centre

Jay Lane Lound
Lowestoft, NR32 5LH

Marlows Diy & Garden Centre

Hollow Road
Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7AP

Matthews Flowers

18 High Street
Brandon, IP27 9JS

Nareys Garden Centre

Bury Road
Stowmarket, IP14 3QD

Notcutts Garden Centre-Woodbridge

Ipswich Road
Woodbridge, IP12 4AF

P & R Garden Supplies

Fengate Drove
Brandon, IP27 0PW

Paugers Plants

Bury Road, Church Lane, Depden

Perfect Perennials

Earl Stonham
Stowmarket, IP14 5HY

Plant Centre

Station Road, Cotton
Stowmarket, IP14 4NQ

R Dare

73 Wratting Road
Haverhill, CB9 0DA

Roots & Shoots Garden Centre

Stowmarket Road
Ipswich, IP6 8RR

Rougham Hall Nurseries

Ipswich Road

Sandfords Garden Centre

Barton Mills Bury Street Edmunds
Bury St. Edmunds, IP28 6AH

Sansoms Interflora

4 Milton Road East
Lowestoft, NR32 1NT

Shrubland Park Nurseries

Maltings Farm
Ipswich, IP7 6LZ

Stonham Barns Garden Centre

A1120, Pettaugh Road Stonham Aspal
Stowmarket, IP14 6AT

Sturmer Nurseries

Church Walk, Sturmer
Haverhill, CB9 7XD

Sudbury Garden Centre

Newton Road
Chilton, CO10 0PZ

Swann's Nursery

Eyke Road, Bromeswell
Woodbridge, IP12 2PN

Tattingstone Garden Centre

The Heath
Tattingstone, IP9 2LX

The Walled Garden

Park Rd, Benhall
Saxmundham, IP17 1JB

Three Willows Garden Centre

Flixton Road
Bungay, NR35 1PD

Victoria Nurseries

1 Kettlebaston Way
Ipswich, IP4 2XX

Walled Garden

Park Road, Benhall
Saxmundham, IP17 1JB

Wickes Ipswich

Unit 2, Orwell Retail Park
Ipswich, Ip2 0Aq

Wickes Lowestoft

Peto Way
Lowestoft, Nr32 2Ed

Wilkinson Bury St Edmunds

88-89 Risbygate Street
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3AQ

Wilkinson Ipswich

28-32 Upper Brook Street
Ipswich, IP4 1EB

Wilkinson Lowestoft

112 London Road North
Lowestoft, NR32 1HA

Wilkinson Mildenhall

32-36 St Andrews Street
Mildenhall, IP28 7HB

Wilkinson Orton Misterton

Ortongate Shopping Centre, Orton Goldhay
Orton Misterton, PE2 5TD

Woodbridge, A Wyevale Garden Centre

Grundisburgh Road
Woodbridge, IP13 6HX

Woottens Nursery

Blackheath Road
Halesworth, IP19 9HD