Indian Stone Paving Yorkshire

Indian Stone Paving Yorkshire – Why Is Indian Stone So Popular?

Indian stone paving Yorkshire installations are growing in number and complexity. Paving contractors, products merchants, suppliers, and garden landscaping companies report that Indian stone was the most popular stone choice for driveways, paths and patios over the last 12 months. What is Indian stone and why is it popular?

Natural Indian stone is an imported natural stone that comes form quarries in India. It is a type of sedimentary rock called sandstone. It is made from grains of a mineral called quartz, laid down in river deltas or in shallow seas, which have been cemented together by siliceous, felspathic, or calcareous materials. Depending on the exact content of the different minerals responsible for making natural Indian sandstone, it offers a wide range of colours and textures. Indian sandstone is a versatile material for paving North East based contractors to use to create a variety of driveways, paths and patios. It is available in many colours, but some of the most popular for paving applications are light and dark greys, greens, pinks, browns, yellows, and 'marbled' rainbow. Yellows are particularly popular in Yorkshire, as they are similar to local Yorkstone. As well as a wide variety of colours, natural Indian sandstone is also available in a vast assortment of surface finishes, from very smooth to heavily banded. The other factor in its popularity is its price, which compares favourably with prices for other natural stones as well as concrete driveways North East England based.

EF Paving Contractors Limited has completed many Indian stone paving Yorkshire installations to high-quality standards. We are a leading professional paving company, employing experienced and qualified staff. See photos of our Indian stonework at Contact us for your free quote; phone 01833 630783 or email