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Cemetery Concrete Headstone Bases in Collier’s Wood

Pouring a foundation for a headstone in Collier’s Wood is as simple as forming a slab of concrete. But if you want the foundation to last for a long time, there are other things that you can do to make the foundation stronger so it will last longer.

A strong foundation will not begin to crack and crumble in the next few decades. Keep in mind that there are hundreds of variations in headstone shape, material make-up, and size. Customize the size and depth of the headstone foundation based on these factors.

Headstone Concrete Bases Foundation for Collier’s Wood

A slab foundation is a large, thick slab of concrete that is typically 4”-6” thick in the center and poured directly on the ground all at one time. The edges of the slab are thicker (as wide as 24”) in order to allow for extra strength around the perimeter.

A concrete slab foundation is most commonly constructed on property that has been graded, as it should be. It is very important that the soil be graded because if it’s not, the foundation could sink or settle due to poor soil compaction.

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    Facts About Collier’s Wood

    Collier’s Wood History

    The twelfth-century ruins of Merton Priory were considered by the Department of Culture. Media and Sport as a possible British candidate for World Heritage status. Henry VI were crowned king of England at Westminster Abbey in 1429, and the king of France at Notre-Dame de Paris in 1431. He was reported to have been “crowned” at Merton Priory in 1437, but this was more of a ‘crown-wearing’ ceremony than a coronation.

    July 2010, the first of London’s Cycle Superhighways opened, with a continuous bicycle lane known as CS7 originating in Southwark Bridge. In the centre of London, and terminating in Colliers Wood. The route was originally intended to continue to South Wimbledon.

    General Info

    Colliers Wood is an area in south-west London, England, in the London Borough of Merton. It is a mostly residential area but has a busy high street around Colliers Wood tube station on London Underground’s Northern line. The high street is part of the A24, a major road route roughly following the Northern Line, running from London through Tooting and other areas. The Colliers Wood ward had a population of 10,712 in 2011.

    Colliers Wood shares its postcode district of SW19 with Wimbledon. It merges into Merton Abbey. Colliers Wood has three parts. A recreation ground, the National Trust-owned Wandle Park, which covers an area of approximately 11 acres, and the more informal Wandle Meadow Nature Park. Colliers Wood United F.C. is a semi-professional football club founded in Colliers Wood but now based in nearby New Malden.

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