Christmas 2014

The Customer Centre will be closed from 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 9.00 on Monday 5 January 2015. During this period we are unable to provide telephone support.

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Brett Landscaping

Sileby Road
LE12 8LX
Nicola Louis
Tel +44 (0)845 608 0579 Overview
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Brett Landscaping


Brett are one of the UK's leading manufacturers of high quality paving and landscaping products suitable for use within both commercial and domestic applications - including driveway paving, natural stone patio's and concrete garden paving to create the perfect patio. The scale of projects where our products have been successfully used range from major commercial and urban developments through to individual gardens and drives. Our success is based on working closely with an established national network of quality builders merchants, approved installers and construction professionals to provide an extensive range of sustainable hard landscaping solutions. This range includes a wide selection of block paving, flag paving, permeable paving - for use in Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), specialist kerb systems as well as a variety of natural stone paving options. All of our paving products have been specifically included in our portfolio to help enhance the hard landscaping of commercial and domestic projects alike and come with a wide range of accessories, such as decorative aggregates, to help you get just the look you want. When using our products you can also access our comprehensive technical support and advice service developed to help ensure the smooth delivery of your project.

CPD Material (6)

Multiple CPD formats
PermCalc – permeable paving design software
Using open access design software for managing surface water runoff.
- Understanding the need for Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in design.
- Creating design suggestions which allow easy ‘what if’ scenario’s.
- Evaluating the cost implications of differing SuDS options for a design.
- Finding out more about the design standards around permeable paving.
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Other
Hard Landscaping in Urban Design
This seminar will:
- Investigate the basic principles of Urban Design
- Define how this influences the selection of hard landscaping products.
- Illustrate these points with active case studies to support the above.
- Outline compliance with British Standard 7533 – 3.
- Provide the audience with further sources of information.
Material type: Seminar
Understanding How Containment Kerbs Contribute to Safety in Urban Design
This CPD will provide the designer with an overview of the main drivers within the specification process for when specialist containment kerbs are required as well as an understanding of the correct way to integrate these into the design of urban highways to protect users where there is a risk of vehicles leaving the carriageway and potentially coming into contact with pedestrians and/or structures. During the course of the CPD we will consider the following points:
- Sustainability
- What containment kerbs work
- Designing to incorporate containment kerbs as a passive safety feature
Material type: Seminar
SUDS and the Role of Permeable Paving
This CPD will provide the designer with an overview of the main drivers within the specification process for when Sustainable Drainage Schemes (SUDS) are required as well as an understanding of the value of permeable paving within these schemes. SUDS will become increasingly frequent in the coming years following changes in planning guidance and future legislation. During the course of the seminar we will consider the following points:
- Sustainability criteria of pavement design
- Sustainable drainage
- Permeable paving design
- Permeable paving maintenance
Material type: Seminar
Paving Design for Urban Areas
This CPD will provide the urban designer with an overview of the main material types available for the construction of pavements within urban areas along with the principle drivers within the specification process including:
- Sustainability criteria of pavement design
- Design considerations and current thinking
- Review of the main material types and formats available
- Case studies of two successful paving projects
Material type: Seminar


Brett Landscaping has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas