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With a passion for the most hard-wearing natural paving and aesthetically pleasing stones of the world, Urban Paving have introduced an exciting range of natural stone paving. Our natural paving options come from India’s sun-baked quarries and from our own backyard: NZ’s West Coast.
We have been using Urban Paving for supply of pavers and landscaping products for over 3 years. Their wide range of products is great, especially the Natural Stone which our clients love. They are easy to deal with and get on with the job! ~ Josh Hastie – Trademark Paving
Both Indian sandstone and Waitaha stone present beautiful natural paving options for your outdoor area. Our handcrafted Indian sandstone pavers are all unique in texture and colour. But what these soft, natural paving stones all have in common is that they weather beautifully in any condition.
Waitaha split paving offers a different look. The sparkling grey colour of this natural paving stone makes a feature of anything from walls to pathways, pool and fire surrounds. West Coast Waitaha stones are especially popular as stepping stones.
If you envisage a classic cobbled driveway just like they have been built in England for centuries, ask our natural paving experts about Indian setts. These natural black cobblestones are ideal for driveways or as a feature border around your pool. And to top it off, why not browse our range of natural stone tables and urns?
Urban Paving’s range of handcrafted Indian sandstone is sourced from the highest quality mines in India. Each individual paving stone is unique in both texture and colour. Indian sandstone presents a harmonious blend of subtle natural tones within a controlled colour palette. Using this product in your outdoor area not only adds value to your property, but introduces a timeless aspect of quality and longevity. You can almost feel the warming rays of the sun-baked Indian quarries where this beautiful soft stone is at home!
Indian sandstone paving is available in 3 unique and natural sandstone colours. Each has its own charms and characteristics, from a stormy cloud shade or a gentle walnut tone, to a warm pipi hue.
Please note that we have regular shipments of, and generally hold good stock levels of:
All colour reproductions on this website are as close as possible to the original, however some variations will occur in product colour and shading. To get a good feel for all our Indian sandstone colours in natural light, pop into the vast display area of our Christchurch yard.
Urban Paving has 2 main sandstone textures to choose from. Natural Split has a bold texture that blends beautifully in an outdoor area and is the most popular choice in New Zealand. Honed Indian sandstone is beautifully smooth, but non-slip and can be used both indoors and outdoors.
Please note that the colours we stock in the Natural Split texture are:
Pipi, Cloud, and Walnut.
The colours we stock in the Honed texture are:
Pearl and Pipi.
Any other combinations may be sourced to order.
The table below details the colour and texture variation for our Natural Split sandstone texture and size availability for the different choice of pavers. It is important to remember that there is variation in this product, which is all part of its charm and appeal.
|URBAN COLOUR||SANDSTONE TEXTURE VARIATION (NATURAL SPLIT)||COLOUR VARIATION||SIZES AVAILABLE|
|Cloud (stocked)||Low||Low||300 mm to 1,000 mm|
|Walnut (stocked)||Medium||High (green or brown variation)||300 mm to 1,000 mm|
|Pipi (stocked)||Medium||Medium||300 mm to 1,000 mm|
Many homeowners choose Indian sandstone pavers for their pool, entertaining areas and pathways because of its natural beauty and subtle style. Urban Paving can provide bull nose paving (round-edged pavers) for the soft edges around pools and steps. If required we can bull nose on more than one side.
Our polished bluestone pavers are one of the newest additions to our natural stone range. Sourced from the highest quality controlled quarries in China, honed bluestone paving is unique in both colour and texture. The honed texture of the stone provides a contemporary feel while still retaining its natural charm and character, including the honeycomb veins that run through the stone.
Being a natural product, bluestone pavers are also extremely hard-wearing and easy to maintain. This product is already proving popular with our customers; it’s a stunning addition to any outdoor area.
We generally have stock of honed bluestone paving in the following sizes:
900 x 600
600 x 600
600 x 300
Various graded setts
Other sizes as well as bluestone bullnose pavers, circle patterns and scallop patterns can be made to order. Please ask us for more information and pricing.
If you desire a classic cobblestone driveway then ask about our Indian setts – these are natural black cobbles that have been used for centuries in England. Our cobblestones are available in most of our colours, but the most popular is black granite. These natural stone setts come in a shallower 40 mm to 60 mm for borders around a pool or patio, or a deeper 80 mm to 100 mm for driveways.
Natural Paving: Indian Sandstone, Cobblestones & West Coast Stone Paving
Sometimes you can’t look past the beauty of New Zealand. Urban Paving have contracts with quarries around the South Island to market and distribute their natural stone paving.
Waitaha Split Paving brings a depth and quality to your outdoor area, an untamed element that can only be found here on our own West Coast. This largely under-utilised NZ stone is sparkling grey in colour which makes it stunning for walling, outdoor living areas, pathways, pool and fire surrounds. It comes in random shapes and sizes from 300 mm up to 650 mm.
Our exclusive Waitaha Stepping Stones are also from the South Island’s West Coast and make a great feature in a garden, sparkling grey amongst plants. These NZ paving stones are of roughly circular shape, ranging in size from 300 mm to 600 mm and are very popular for garden pathways.
Our flamed granite pavers are one of the newest additions to our natural stone range. Sourced from the highest quality controlled quarries in China, flamed granite paving is unique in both colour and texture. The flamed texture of the natural stone, available in black, grey and white, creates a modern look while still retaining its individual character. Being a natural product, flamed granite pavers are extremely hard-wearing and easy to maintain. This not only makes them a beautiful product but a practical one too.
We generally have stock of black, grey and white flamed granite pavers in the following sizes:
600 x 600
Other sizes as well as granite bullnose pavers, circle and scallop patterns can be made to order. Please ask us for more information and pricing.