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by evorg88
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Landscaping
Topic: Fix sleepers to ground
Replies: 2
Views: 7227

Fix sleepers to ground

Hi, I'm building a small raised patio area. This will be raised using a border of one course of sleepers laid on their widest side then infilled with mot type 1. I've done a lot of google-ing regarding how to secure the sleepers to the ground, but seem to be getting conflicting ideas. I just wanted ...
by evorg88
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: Groundwork and Foundations Forum
Topic: Raised Patio Sub Base Poured and Compacted on Soil?
Replies: 2
Views: 2473

Re: Raised Patio Sub Base Poured and Compacted on Soil?

Hi stoneyboy,

Thanks for your reply, that's a great tip, I'll have a look today.

Thanks again
by evorg88
Mon Apr 13, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Groundwork and Foundations Forum
Topic: Raised Patio Sub Base Poured and Compacted on Soil?
Replies: 2
Views: 2473

Raised Patio Sub Base Poured and Compacted on Soil?

Good afternoon, I'm building a small raised patio area in the back garden. It'll be raised above the ground level using 200x100 sleepers in a picture-frame arrangement. The void will then be filled and eventually flagged on top. I have removed the turf from the area which has taken the whole area do...
by evorg88
Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: Concreting, Drives, Paths and Patios Forum
Topic: Using Sleepers for Raised Patio
Replies: 2
Views: 6088

Re: Using Sleepers for Raised Patio

Thanks for you reply stoneyboy. I have since revised the plan for the patio and have decided to make a standalone area further down the garden where the slope is shallower, and more even. I'll still need to fix the sleepers to the ground though so thanks very much for taking the time to reply.
by evorg88
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Concreting, Drives, Paths and Patios Forum
Topic: Using Sleepers for Raised Patio
Replies: 2
Views: 6088

Using Sleepers for Raised Patio

Hi, I hope I've posted this in the right section - apologies if not! I'm looking at constructing a new patio area in the garden. I already have a flagged area running down the side of the house; this ends at the back garden and the lawn slopes away. I'd like to run my new patio starting from the exi...
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