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Our Diary for Haywards Rd, Haywards Heath

These works were started by Chris & Neil on Wed 25th Nov 2003.Please find below a record of works for Haywards Road.

Ian visited back in August & September and several options were discussed. The rough plan shown on the right became our working drawing. Below are a few initial pre works photos followed by regularly updated pictures of the works.

 

New patio areas to be created, turf levelled, veg bed formalised plus new shrub borders....

 

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Works have begun, weather poor!

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Very wet underfoot, grading out..

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preparation continues

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concrete sub base in

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brickwork started!

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Walling contiues...

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A dry day helped a lot!

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New levels becoming apparent..

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Soil to grade out in a few days....

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Grading out roughly done!

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Chris on the step

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sleepers ready for veg beds...

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Now Sat 6th December

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Step to complete next week

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all brick walling completed ...

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step & paving started

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Rear veg bed sleeper walls in

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Had an offer to demonstrate a JCB

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Used to start digging out the side

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Finished off with our Hanix!

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Re inforced concrete is laid

 

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Re inforced concrete continues...

 

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almost up to the cross over...

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side patio & brickwork done

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rear steps

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circular brickwork in!

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Paving contiues

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paving continues!!

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rear paving completed

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view looking up! Now 10th Jan

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Drive continues, cuts to go in

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Most of frontage laid

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weather poor, pointing covered!

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Early morning very dull!

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later in day, preparation for lawn

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area virtually prepared for turfing.

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Wet joints! It has rained again!

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Chris has pointed the front drive!

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Blends with the new wall

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Side drive now pointed

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Rear mostly pointed

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Lawn has been laid

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Using Rolawn Medallion

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Pointing contiues at the very back!

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Still a few hours pointing left..

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Sleeper beds at rear

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View up the garden..

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Final day! Front Tidied

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We complete on 29th Jan

We will return in a few days to wash down as we have left covered much of the area due to hard frosts. A little weak acid will be used to bring out the colour of the slabs. Chris and Neil have are on their next works to rebuild a flight of steps in Broad Street, Cuckfield.

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