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Unique to D Plumridge, every quotation comes with FREE Cad Drawings of your new and potential driveway or patio.

Unique to D Plumridge, every free quotations come with FREE Cad Drawings of your new and potential driveway or patio.

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Cheam-based D.Plumridge Professional Driveway & Patio Construction, has scooped a top award at this years prestigious Brett Approved Installer Awards which took place on Friday 4th February at Luton Hoo Mansion House, Bedfordshire. The company picked up the top award in the category of Special Project Award 2010 for its work creating an Aura driveway in the Cheam region.

D.Plumridge Professional Driveway & Patio Construction were presented with a Canon PowerShot digital camera for their achievement. On the night, D.Plumridge Professional Driveway & Patio Construction were also runners up in the category of Best Patio 2010. Previously, D.Plumridge Professional Driveway & Patio Construction picked up awards for Best Small Driveway, Best Large Driveway and Best Installer South in 2007.

The Installer Awards are organised annually by industry leading paving manufacturer Brett Landscaping, to recognise the highest standards of professionalism in driveway and patio projects across the United Kingdom.

Mr. Darren Plumridge, of D.Plumridge Professional Driveway & Patio Construction said: "We are very pleased to have our hard work recognized by one of the UK's leading landscaping manufacturers. Winning this award for Special Project Award 2010 and runners up in the category of Best Patio 2010 is particularly special given that we were up against such a high calibre of installers from across the country. It is great to see our team rewarded for their dedication to service."

Chris Droogan, Managing Director of Brett Landscaping said: "It has been great to celebrate some of the landscaping industries most exceptional talents at this years Brett Approved Installer Awards. The awards are a fitting way to recognise and reward companies that go the extra mile to deliver excellent customer service. We are very proud of all of the winners and the contribution they are making to the reputation of Brett and the landscaping industry."

The Awards were judged by a panel of external landscape and design experts.

How to Beat the Cowboys and Gain Piece of Mind

Can all the Driveway Contractors you are seeing answer ‘Yes’ to all of the following questions?

  • Are they registered Natural Paving Approved Contractors?
  • Are they registered Brett Approved Contractors?
  • Are they registered Marshalls Approved Contractors?
  • Are they registered Bradstone Approved Contractors?
  • Are they registered Interlay Members?
  • Are they Checkatrade Approved Members?
  • Will they give you a 10 Year Manufacturer Backed Guarantee?
  • If using block paving will they use 60mm thick or above branded paving?
  • Will they be using a ground stabilizer membrane?
  • Will they be using (MOT Type 1 materials) sub-base and not crushed Tarmac?
  • Will all the outer edges, which are not restrained, be concreted in first (and not last)?
  • Will each stage of the drive construction be consolidated down using a Bomag compacter not a wacker plate?
  • Will a full scale CAD drawing be provided for the work that will be carried out?
  • Will they provide material samples?
  • Do they have Full Public Liability Insurance? You as the owner will be liable if they do not.
  • Are workers employed or sub contractors? D.Plumridge workers are all employed and qualified.

Only D.Plumridge can say "YES" to all of the above and provide a Total peace of Mind Guarantee Package with your Driveway, Patio or Path installation.

See below for some example of poor workmanship carried out by Cowboys.

"Although we might relish in the thought that we have saved money in the beginning the bitterness of low quality remains long after the sweetness of a cheap price is well and truly forgotten"

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A full consultation: we will do our best to fully understand your needs and desires for your new driveway or patio and will make sure that we only offer you the best product fit for your needs from a wide range of alternative products that all have their own strengths and weaknesses. We are totally independent so can offer you the best advice and best of breed products available on the market whether is it natural stone, block paving or aggregates that are needed to fulfill your requirements.

Detailed written quote

You have the comfort to know what you are getting as we will always provide you with a comprehensive written proposal for your new driveway or patio, where quotes vary in cost is normally on specification of work, m2 of area and materials used so please compare. Our quotation includes a detailed specification of materials and work to be carried out so you know exactly what commitments you are making and also what commitments we are making to you. You will also have the option to contact some of our reference sites should you wish to do so for further confirmation on how good our work is.

Pre installation survey

Once your valued order has been received (and please note that no moneys are exchanged until driveway or patio is completed so no deposit) we will book in a time that is suitable to you to complete the work, and the starting point of any installation is for us to complete a pre installation survey which includes a risk assessment and review of this site. At this point if you are available we also like to run through the details of the installation process with you to reconfirm the points of design to ensure your complete understanding and happiness.


You cant make an omelette without breaking a few eggs!!! We will always try to minimise the disruption you experience throughout the installation process and will do our best to ensure any inconvenience experienced is kept to a minimum. We will not cut corners on quality to ensure that you are always totally satisfied with the end result and that you are left with a long lasting, durable and practical aesthetically pleasing result.

Post implementation care

We believe in building relationships with all of our customers,we want you to love your new driveway and we also want you to recommend us to your friends and family and if you ever move for us to be the only people you want to call regarding your driveway. As such we offer excellent aftercare service which starts with a post implementation review which gives you an opportunity to feedback any thoughts that you have on your driveway and our service. Most of our installations can be covered by a no quibble guarantee of 5 years that allows you to enjoy your driveway in complete confidence. Contact us for more details about our guarantee scheme.


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Unique to D Plumridge, every free quotations come with FREE Cad Drawings of your new and potential driveway or patio.