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Porcelain for Urban Gardens

Urban gardening is ideal for small amounts of outdoor space but we have also seen some unique designs by taking an urban garden design and utilising it in tandem with a large space to enable better entertaining and dining spaces.

04 Jan
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Where Does Porcelain Paving Come From?

Porcelain tiles are man-made and may be called vitrified paving, but please don’t think that makes them less enchanting than natural products. Browsing your options soon reveals that Italy is the holy grail for outstanding porcelain products. Adopted in the Netherlands around five years ago, porcelain soon became the “next big thing” in landscaping and design schemes in the UK.

28 Dec
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Our Team Is Here to Help You with Your Successful Project

Porcelain tiles offer a sophisticated appearance allied with practicality. If you’re looking to install new tiles in your exterior space that work equally well in internal settings, then look no further. We’re here to help you achieve a cost effective and stylish porcelain paving project.

21 Dec
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Look Forward to Spring 2019

Whilst it may be dark, damp and unwelcoming outside to many people, the team at Rivar Sand and Gravel is already looking forward to spring. Warmer weather, sunshine and spring landscaping material installations can re-energise any external space at a domestic or commercial property.

14 Dec
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Landscaping in Caversham? We’re Here To Help You

If your home or business property is based in or around Caversham, we’re almost on your doorstep, ready to help you to achieve your landscaping goals. working with us assures of wise advice and affordable, accessible solutions.

07 Dec
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Make Movement Outdoors Easier This Winter

We offer solutions that make movement around the exterior of your property less of a challenge; from rock salt to melt treacherous ice to gravels which offer essential grip to porcelain paving for a non-slip material.

30 Nov