The install area is dug out to a depth of approx 200mm making sure that the finished level is 150mm below the damp proof course in the brick of any adjoining buildings. If there are soft spots these are filled with sub-base material.
A slight slope is constructed with a 1:40 fall across the width of the drive and a 1:80 fall along the length t o aid the dispersion
To get started with your dropped kerb installation you should contact your local council for an application. This is usually quite a straight forward application but will be chargeable.
The contact details for Peterborough City Council can be found below –
Highways SectionBridge House, Town Bridge
Peterborough. PE1 1HB