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Individually Designed Driveways, Patios & Walkways

Paving Services Ltd specialises in styling individually designed driveways, patios, walling and walkways for domestic or commercial properties. We work with a selection of natural sandstone, granite, limestone and slate. Our drives and patios are individually designed to blend with the age and style of your property and surrounding gardens.

We can provide a full hard landscaping service from initial design to completion. This includes all design and planning work, hard landscaping, electrics where required, planting and maintenance. GWH will project manage your design and will be happy to co-ordinate any sub-contractors involved on your behalf.

Established in 1991, we have a large portfolio of projects from small walkways to providing a total hard landscaping solution for large properties. A selection of our designs can be viewed by clicking on the Services pages from the menu bar above.

Driveways, Patios – GWH Designs

The products we use for our designs are from top manufactures such as Marshalls, Plaspave, Stonemarket, Bradstone and Brett to name a few. All of the Marshalls products come with the added bonus of an optional 10 year guarantee.

We hope this will give you an idea of the quality of driveways and patios GWH can provide for your home or business. If you like the look of our work, please contact us for our advice and to arrange for a no obligation free quotation. Our Portfolio is updated on a regular basis so check back soon for more new patios and driveways.

Images Note:

All of the images on our website are of actual GWH projects and are taken by our own photographer. Unfortunately, some less scrupulous ‘traders’ have been using our photos and claiming them as their own work. To prevent this plagiary, we are now forced to watermark our photos. We do have an album of original photos which we are more than happy to show to prospective clients.

Key Areas of GWH Expertise

Driveway Design

Driveway Design

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GWH can design and install your new driveway from initial concept through to completion. We work on all sizes of project from a small driveway with space for one car or a long sweeping entrance to your property.

Regardless of size, we can design your new driveway to be sympathetic to your home in a variety of materials. We can advise you on the best materials to use for your particular requirements, providing you with a driveway to be proud of to add maximum kerb appeal to your property.
Patio Design

Patio Design

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A Patio design from GWH can be so much more than just a patio, we create beautiful, functional spaces in your garden to provide an outdoor lifestyle to match your needs. Our patio designs can be co-ordinated with an overall hard landscaping scheme with other elements such as retaining walls, steps, lighting or raised borders. When complete, your new patio area will provide a space in which to relax and entertain your friend s and family. See our Portfolio pages for many examples of our designs.



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Walling is an essential part of hard landscape design, whether as a decorative feature, a raised border or a retaining wall to make a steep terraced garden easier to work and navigate.
GWH can design and build your walling features in a variety of natural materials and will ensure the wall is not only structurally sound and safe but will match your over all scheme and look good for many years to come. To see some examples of our walling work, see our Portfolio Page.

Permeable Paving Driveway

Permeable Paving

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Back in October 2008, the government introduced planning legislation that apply to the paving over of front gardens. Consequently, planning permission is now required to lay traditional impermeable driveways that allow uncontrolled runoff of rainwater onto the roads because this can contribute to flooding and pollution of watercourses. The new planning rules aim to reduce the volume of water running from driveways directly into urban drains. A permeable paving system enables rainfall to soak into the subsoil where it can drain harmlessly away rather than run off into hard pressed drains.

Recent Work

Here are a few examples of our recent designs for Driveways, Patios and Walling. To see more of our work, please go to our Driveways, Patios or Walling Pages.

Customer Comments

See all of our testimonials on the Derbyshire Trusted Trader Site.

Client from Derbyshire Trusted Trader
Simon and his guys worked very hard in difficult conditions to provide us with a patio and driveway extension to a very high standard, we would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone. Five star service from them. A very professional team.
March 2019
Client from Derbyshire Trusted Trader
Simon and his team have created a stunning driveway. It looks beautiful and they have worked so hard. Five stars for professionalism and friendly customer service.
Jan 2019
Client from Derbyshire Trusted Trader
I would recommend GWH Paving to anyone. I had my drive & patio re-laid. Simon & his team were excellent from start to finish. They consulted me at all stages, made helpful suggestions & went out of their way to complete the job to my satisfaction. Any problems were dealt with immediately.
Nov 2018
Client from Derbyshire Trusted Trader
I would recommend this paving company to anyone needing paving. Their work is excellent and done to a high standard. The lads were hardworking and consulted you along the way if anything needed talking about. Neat, tidy and cleaned up after them each night. Very pleased. Excellent. Cannot praise them enough. I would have them again if I need work doing. Excellent. 10 stars out of 10.
Nov 2018

Design Process

Every project is different but the steps we take follow simple rules as detailed below. The end result is always the same, a wonderful outdoor space that will enhance you property that you can enjoy for mane years to come .

Initial Meeting

The Director of GWH, Simon Wharton-Howett will visit you to discuss your wish list and view the site. We suggest design ideas and possible materials to use which will work with the style of your house and enhance it's appearance.

Follow up Meetings

Follow up meetings are the clients opportunity to look at suggested designs and see samples of potential materials. Once the client is 100% happy with the overall design, we agree a start date and make a plan.


This is the exciting part when you see the design start to come together. Please be warned that as work progresss it can sometimes look worse before it gets better! Trust us, the finished work will meet all your expectations.


Once complete, your new drive or patio will be spotlessly clean with all rubble or rubbish removed. All you have to do is enjoy your new drive or patio and invite your friends round to show off a little!