Would all the paving companies that you contact say yes if you asked the following questions?
Will they provide references from projects completed before starting ?
Will they give you a ten year guarantee on all work?
Were they trained by the best ?
Are they a registered approved contractor?
If using block pavers will they use 50mm or above pavers ?
Will they be using a ground stabilizer membrane ?
Will they be using a `MOT Type 1` subbase which will be compacted by a roller and not a vibrating plate ?
Will they be using footpath edging which should be concreted 12" into the ground and not paving blocks cemented on the edge?
Will each stage of the drive be compacted?
Will a scaled drawing be provided for the work to be carried out?
Do they have full public liability insurance because you will liable if they have not?
Will they provide samples of products before starting?
BODGET & SCARPER