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    Driveway extension-cost

    Driveway Contractors

    I'm looking for ballpark figures for a driveway extension. I understand it's difficult without seeing it in oerosn but would like to know how much cash I'm looking at having to save for it, roughly. It's to extend an existing single driveway into a double. The area to be converted is currently covered in loose gravel, about 120 millimetres deep, with soft earth underneath. The area is also sloped towards the house at about a ten degree gradient. It's around eleven square metres in total. I've already been granted permission for a dropped kerb and am awaiting a separate quote for that too.

    Asked by Gareth on 1st May 2020
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    "Hi, Depending on postcode area you would be looking at around £120 - £180 per sq mtr excavated and supply and labour , this would also depend on existing material used for driveway."

    Answered on 2nd May 2020 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    PWE Home Improvements Ltd

    "It's difficult to give exact figure but I would
    estimate £2000 approximately, this would include all labour materials including drainage.
    Best Regards
    PWE Home Improvements"

    Answered on 2nd May 2020 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    A.Wright& Son

    "To do this work depends a lot on the condition of the soil etc, ballpark figure would be between £100 and £170 per metre
    We also do dropped kerbs"

    Answered on 2nd May 2020 - Member since Sep 2019 - report

    "I dont know how other people can price a job like this not knowing what is on the other half of your driveway?
    To price it properly anyone would need to see the project.
    One more thing anyone who does doesn't really know what they are doing.
    Hope this helps."

    Answered on 2nd May 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report

    "you would need aco drains dig out type 1 stone compactedthen blocks laying approx cost would be between £3000.00 and £3600.00 ."

    Answered on 4th May 2020 - Member since Jul 2019 - report

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