Metal landscape edging is a more versatile, durable and faster to install alternative to traditional edging products such as concrete and timber.

Creativity

Introducing curves to the profile of soft and hard landscaped areas can create additional interest and draw the eye away from the stark geometry of a courtyard. Metal edging is extremely versatile and can be formed into sweeping curves or intricate shapes either on-site or during the manufacturing process.

It can either be installed flush with adjoining surfaces, where its narrow profile renders it almost invisible, or to create a stepped or raised effect. If the edging is visible, untreated mill finish aluminium or galvanised steel will give a clean, futuristic look while the earthy patina of weathering steel will blend equally well with soft landscaping such as soil or bark chippings and hard landscaping such as brick, stone, timber and concrete.

Powder coating can bring additional anti-corrosion protection to untreated and galvanised steel. With colour matching available to any RAL reference, powder coating can be used to blend in or create a vibrant contrast with other elements in the landscape design.

Creativity

Versatility

Metal edging is suited to a wide range of surfacing products. While suitable applications vary between products, this includes hot-rolled asphalt, resin-bound gravel, rubberised safety surfaces, loose aggregates such as gravel and chippings, and stone or concrete paving.

Durability

Aluminium and weathering steel offer excellent corrosion resistance and a maintenance-free lifespan that will last for decades. Galvanised steel and powder coating also offer good corrosion resistance.

Installation

Metal landscape edging is extremely lightweight and can be easily carried to less accessible areas such as courtyards. Hidden connections between lengths of edging ensure seamless joints without ugly overlaps.

It uses either metal stakes to secure it in soft ground or fixings to attach it to hard surfaces. Once it has been fixed into position, backfilling with soil, aggregate and even hot-rolled asphalt can be carried out immediately as it requires neither a concrete base nor haunching that need time to harden and set.

Installation

Courtyard Edging Products

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Aluminium Landscape Edging

AluExcel

From £22.13 Perfect for
  • Blocks and pavers
  • Asphalt and tarmac
  • Wet-pour rubber safety surfacing
  • Resin bound gravel

AluExcel

This is the first choice for courtyard applications as, being manufactured from aluminium, it is lightweight for carrying to the site, where it can also be easily formed to almost any shape.

Manufactured in six thicknesses ranging from 5mm to 8.5mm and ten heights ranging from 15mm to 150mm, AluExcel gives plenty of scope for adventurous courtyard designs.

AluExcel is supplied with a natural mill finish as standard, which gives it durability, excellent resistance to corrosion and a long, low-maintenance lifespan. If required, it can also be powder coated to order, matching any RAL colour.

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Steel Landscape Edging

Urban

From £42.64 Perfect for
  • Imprinted and plain concrete
  • Tarmac and hot-lay surfaces
  • Public park paths
  • Driveways

Urban

This is our contract steel edging product and a popular choice for courtyards as it offers a range of bespoke options. For a start, it is available in several finishes –galvanised or weathering steel (CorTen, or our more cost-effective alternative), or powder coated to any RAL colour.

Weathering steel is a particularly popular option due to the natural patina of oxidisation that forms on its surface over time. A natural barrier to corrosion, this also helps the product blend in with the earthy colours of mulch, soil and plants.

Urban can also be manufactured to bespoke heights and thicknesses and pre-formed during manufacture to create bespoke shapes for great visual effect or to accommodate landscaping and other features.

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Steel Landscape Edging

Fort

From £32.90 Perfect for
  • Public spaces and plaza areas
  • Raised planting areas
  • Bespoke create intricate shapes
  • Heavy-duty

Fort

This is another good choice for courtyards if the look of powder-coated or weathering steel is to be combined with extra strength. Fort is best suited as an edge for paving as it is compatible with hot asphalt, tarmac, rubber coating, resin-bound and paving.

Its rolled top edge ensures Fort has no sharp corners, making it a safe option for use in recreational areas.

Although it has a total folded thickness of 7mm, Fort is easily formed to follow curves and contours and is manufactured in two heights (50mm and 75mm).

Available as standard in galvanised or weathering steel (CorTen, or our more cost-effective alternative), Fort can also be powder coated to any RAL colour.

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