Cemetery Concrete Headstone Bases in Little Portugual
Pouring a foundation for a headstone in Little Portugual 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 Little Portugual
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.Contact Us
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The experience and knowledge of Headstone Foundations was a major reason for our picking them as a company to lay the base for our headstone. That same experience and knowledge was reflected all the way through the contract and we were very happy with both the result and the working practices.
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Facts About Little Portugual
Little Portugual History
Many families from Portugal first settled in the area during the 1960s and 1970s. A large amount worked in the catering and hospitality trade, with some women gaining a reputation as efficient and courteous domestic servants. Later, others, with their savings, started to open restaurants on the South Lambeth Road.
Little Portugal is an area in South London, specifically between Vauxhall, Stockwell and Brixton where there is a large Portuguese community. To some extent, the area geographically corresponds with the South Lambeth area. There are estimated to be some 27,000 Portuguese in this part of London, which makes it one of the largest communities within the Portuguese British population.
There is also a sizable Brazilian community residing in Little Portugal as well. Many London Portuguese can trace their origins to Madeira. Other places in London with a considerable Portuguese population are the Golborne Road area in Notting Hill and other areas around Ladbroke Grove.