Fully permeable paving to give trees more water with out the maintenance (and risks) of loose gravel on a public footpath.
StoneSet use a larger stone to achieve an industry leading flow-rate of 103 L/sqm/min. Our high quality resin optimises strength to withstand heavy foot traffic (even garbage trucks!) and flexibility (to allow growth of tree roots).
Councils Australia wide have specified StoneSet, entrusting care for their trees in the most iconic of public spaces!
StoneSet uniquely has the highest porosity rate compared with other complete, rigid paved surfaces.
We optimise porosity with strength/durability by using a 6mm stone which is large enough to form multiple strong cross-linked bonds forming one solid matrix for longevity and durability.
This 6mm stone size leaves voids large enough to afford a porosity rate of 103 Litres/sqm/min – Essentially as porous as grass.
NSW – Sydney City Northern Beaches, Kiama, Newcastle City, Tamworth City, Wyong Shire, North Sydney, Blacktown City, Greater Taree, Fairfield City, Parramatta City, Ku-ring-gai Council, Sutherland Shire Council, Randwick City Council, Liverpool city council, North Sydney Council, Canada Bay Council,
VIC – Melbourne City, Warrnambool, Yarra Valley,Clare & Gilbert Valley’s Council, Wyndham City Council,
SA – City of Adelaide, Port Augusta City, Glenelg
QLD – Townsville Council, Brisbane City Council, Sunshine Coast Regional
StoneSet provides an ideal solution for high foot traffic areas and walkways. As a solution for Tree Surrounds – StoneSet has all the benefits of other options, without their inherent shortcomings;
Loose Stone and Mulch style tree surrounds are quite common as they are the most affordable option for tree surrounds.
Accordingly Councils in every state across Australia have used StoneSet tree surrounds for public areas.
For new Permeable tree surrounds, we require a porous base layer of compacted crushed rock. Typically this applied around the tree before StoneSet permeable paving is applied 30mm deep over the top.
For established trees StoneSet permeable paving can simply overlay at a depth of 30mm, provided the existing base is compacted.