Cemetery Concrete Headstone Bases in Surbiton
Pouring a foundation for a headstone in Surbiton 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 Surbiton
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
What Our Clients Say
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Thank you for the great work
Recently just had the foundation base of my father’s memorial headstone laid down, and was very pleased with Headstone Foundations. They were very professional, quick and laid down a very sturdy foundation for the headstone. Would definitely recommend!
Tons of experience and knowledge
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.
Great restoration service
Headstone Foundations has completed the memorial restoration for my mother’s memorial. Can you please pass on my thanks for a great job, very efficient and professional, and my mother’s memorial looks much better than what it did before.
Facts About Surbiton
The present-day town came into existence after a plan to build a London-Southampton railway line through nearby Kingston. It was rejected by Kingston Council, who feared that it would be detrimental to the coaching trade. This resulted in the line being routed further south, through a cutting in the hill south of Surbiton.
Surbiton railway station opened in 1838 and was originally named Kingston-upon-Railway. It was only renamed Surbiton to distinguish it from the new Kingston railway station on the Shepperton branch line. Which opened on 1 January 1869. As a result, Kingston is now on a branch line. Whereas passengers from Surbiton can reach London Waterloo in as little as 16 minutes on fast direct service.
Surbiton is a suburban neighborhood of south-western Greater London. Within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames (RBK). It is situated next to the River Thames, 11 miles southwest of Charing Cross. Formerly part of the ancient parish of Kingston upon Thames in the county of Surrey, it has been part of Greater London since 1965.
Founded originally as Kingston-upon-Railway during the Industrial Revolution. Surbiton possesses a mixture of grand 19th-century townhouses, Art-Deco courts, and more recent residential blocks. blending in with semi-detached 20th-century housing estates. With a population of 45,132 in 2016, it accounts for approximately 25% of the total population of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.