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Back to Building!

Back to Building!

After government guidelines changed regarding which professions are eligible to return to work, all of us at MP Building and Groundworks Ltd are ecstatic to announce that we are back to doing what we love most. Covering a vast area of Gloucestershire, we specialise in...

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A Touch of Style for Your Driveway!

A Touch of Style for Your
Driveway!

I believe that more and more homeowners are looking for a touch of style to make their driveways unique and visually appealing. It is one of the first things someone coming to your home will see, so it makes sense for it to be striking and attractive. Here are four...

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It’s That Time Again!

It’s That Time
Again!

It seems hard to credit but there is no getting away from the fact that Christmas is upon us and that’s another year gone! I am pleased to say that it has been a successful one for us and I’d like to take this opportunity of wishing all our customers and suppliers a...

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Options for Gravel Driveways & Paths!

Options for Gravel Driveways
& Paths!

One of the most popular materials used for driveways and paths is one of the simplest; gravel. Gravel offers a cost effective option for many homeowners but can be attractive nonetheless. In addition, gravel can be installed quickly and has a long lifespan, up to 100...

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New Tech for New Builds!

New Tech for
New Builds!

It is fifty years since Neil Armstrong took those significant steps on the surface of the moon and technology has come a long way since. I predict that there will be some significant changes in the way our homes are built in the very near future. The traditional brick...

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Concrete Setting & Curing Times

Concrete Setting
& Curing Times

I am pleased that we recently experienced a spate of excellent weather with record breaking temperatures. However, you may not be aware that the hot weather affects the time concrete can take to set or cure. Concrete is said to have set when it has stiffened to the...

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Looking After Your Driveway Effectively

Looking After Your
Driveway Effectively

Driveway maintenance saves you money long term I know that many people think that caring for a driveway is a chore but you should remember that it is one of the first things people see when approaching your home so keeping it looking fresh will guarantee a good first...

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Would You Like Your Foundations Laid by a Robot?

Would You Like Your Foundations
Laid by a Robot?

Robots which can lay your house foundation Generally speaking I am in favour of technology and the way it can make our lives easier. Drone technology, for example, has plenty of uses in the construction industry from security aspects to site surveying. I read recently...

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We Are Now Brett Approved Installers!

We Are Now
Brett Approved Installers!

Brett Approved Installers in Gloucestershire I am very excited to announce that we have been appointed Brett Approved Installers (BAI). What is that and why are we excited? It means we are one of the select few paving installers that are accredited to install Brett...

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Are You Planning a New Driveway?

Are You Planning a
New Driveway?

Building driveways in Gloucestershire If you are, then I bet you will have a series of questions you want answered. Here are some of the most frequently asked: What materials and finish do I want? The traditional material is block paving but you may want to consider...

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Groundwork & Foundation Builder Jargon Explained

Groundwork & Foundation
Builder Jargon Explained

Building work including Grounds work in Gloucestershire Jargon  It is sometimes easy for me to forget that the average member of the public does not understand some of the technical terms we use on a daily basis when discussing groundworks and foundations.Here’s a...

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