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How much aggregate do I need?

The amount of aggregate you require is governed by the area you wish to cover, to what depth and the type of material you wish to use. Our calculator takes our measurements so that you can get an idea of how much aggregate you’ll need to complete your project. Our Aggregate Calculator on the right-hand side of the page will also give you a quote of how much the aggregate will cost so that you can plan your project knowing all of the costs. 

If you are happy with the quote that you’re given and have any further questions for our team, you can get in touch get in touch with them! They’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have about purchasing aggregate or to arrange for any samples to be sent out to you.

Cloburn single size chippings

Un-compacted Cloburn aggregates weigh 1.4 tonnes per cubic metre. Therefore if you wish to apply them at a 50mm depth (the normal depth for a driveway) one tonne will cover 14 square metres. For pedestrian pathways, 35mm is normally sufficient in which case 1 tonne will be sufficient to cover approximately 20 square metres.

Cloburn Firechip

Firechip is a 10mm graded product which is designed to be compacted. This can either be done with a roller or it will compact naturally over time under traffic. Compacted Firechip weighs 2 tonnes per cubic metre. The minimum recommended depth for vehicle traffic is 75mm which means that 1 tonne will cover 7 square metres. For pedestrian traffic 50mm deep is sufficient allowing 1 tonne to cover 10 square metres.

Why use Cloburn?

At Cloburn, we guarantee quality in our product. Whether you’re looking at aggregate for a domestic project or for concrete aggregate for a commercial site, our products will fulfil your standards to the highest degree. Since our product comes from our own quarry, we can guarantee quality from source to client. From site preparation with filter stone, fills and sub-bases right through to the finished product, care and attention are guaranteed with every step of the process. 

We want our customers to be reassured that they’re working with the best when they enquire with us. This is why we’re happy to offer bespoke services so that we’re able to fulfil our client’s requirements. We are also happy to send our customers samples of aggregate so that they’re able to see in person which aggregate suits their uses best. We find this is the best way for those looking to purchase large amounts of aggregate but are unaware of which size or type of aggregate they need. This way, you’ll get a sense of which type of aggregate you need so that you can choose the right one.

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Common domestic uses for aggregrate

Our red granite aggregate has a range of uses in both domestic and commercial projects. Our granite aggregate has been used in everything from car parks to golf course pathways. The signature red colour of our granite is something a lot of people seek out. Our red granite aggregate isn’t just aesthetically pleasing since it can offer a few benefits that make it ideal for certain uses. Our granite aggregate is a popular choice for those looking to build a solid driveway that can stand up to being driven on. Granite is much stronger than most gravel aggregates giving it a range of benefits over conventional aggregate!

Whilst granite makes for a great option because of its strength, it doesn’t mean that it can’t look good too! Our decorative aggregates are unsurpassed in terms of quality as they are separated by size. We make sure our aggregate is consistent giving you a matched and even appearance regardless of how you use it. 

Our aggregate is a popular choice for homeowners for a range of projects. From garden pathways to paving stone edging, our granite makes for a stunning material to use in any home. Unlike conventional aggregates, granite doesn’t breakdown or fade over time, leaving you with a maintenance-free solution! 

We even offer aggregate for those in the construction sector. Aggregate is used in concrete to achieve better structural integrity that concrete couldn’t achieve on its own. Our aggregate is often used in large commercial projects where quality is paramount and specifications need to be met.