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Paving block designed to provide maximum performance in areas where smoothness and low maintenance are priorities. Its smooth hard wearing surface makes it particularly suitable for shopping precincts, schools, superstores, public paths and street scenes, where a high volume of prams, wheelchairs and vehicles are anticipated.

The elderly and physically impaired may also benefit from the smooth surface finish while children love it for cycling, skateboarding and general playing. Shannon has been specifically designed for today’s busy lifestyles where low maintenance is a primary consideration. Its ‘pencil’ chamfer and narrow joint width reduce maintenance levels.

General information
Specification data - Concrete pavers
Product Reference

Shannon 50 mm

Shannon 60 mm

Shannon 80 mm

Type

208 x 173 mm

Available in all thicknesses.

Duo – 208 x 173 mm and 173 x 173 mm

Both sizes in same pallet. 50 mm and 60 mm only.

Colour

Bracken

Brindle

Charcoal

Heather

Natural

Slate

Standard product features

Standards:

Concrete paving block to BS EN 1338: 2003.

Appearance:

Standard with pencil chamfer.

Surface layer:

Hard wearing surface layer at least 4 mm thick, with >350 kg/m³ cement.

Strength:

>3.6 MPa.

Slip/Skid Resistance:

Extremely low (>75 USRV).

Efflorescence:

Minimum 12 hour vapour curing to reduce significantly the possibility of efflorescence.

Sustainability:

  • Energy used: 100% renewable energy.
  • Water used: 100% water used from rainwater harvesting system.
  • Recyclable: 100% of this product can be recycled.
  • Manufacturing location: Produced in the UK with locally sourced materials.

Carbon footprint:

  • Shannon 50 mm: 18 kg CO2/m².
  • Shannon 60 mm: 22 kg CO2/m².
  • Shannon 80 mm: 30 kg CO2/m².

Product Options

BREEAM Rating:

  • Shannon 50 mm: A or A+ with recycled sub-base.
  • Shannon 60 mm: A, or A+ with recycled sub-base.
  • Shannon 80 mm: B, or A with recycled sub-base.

Ratings in accordance to the Green Guide to Specification, 4th Edition 2009, www.bre.co.uk.

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