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Cemetery Concrete Headstone Bases in Walton-on-the-naze

Pouring a foundation for a headstone in Walton-on-the-naze 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 Walton-on-the-naze

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 Walton-on-the-naze

    Walton Pier

    Several extensions have increased the pier’s length to 2,600 ft, the third-longest in the UK. When the new pier opened in 1895, an electric tramway was installed to take passengers from the steamers to the front of the pier. This was in use until 1935 when it was upgraded to a battery-powered carriage. In 1945 fire damaged the pier, and the carriage was replaced by a diesel locomotive train. This was removed during the 1970s.

    General Info

    Walton-on-the-Naze is a small town in Essex, England, on the North Sea coast in the Tendring District. It is north of Clacton and south of the port of Harwich. It abuts Frinton-on-Sea to the south and is part of the parish of Frinton and Walton. It is a resort town, with a population of 12,054. The town is in the civil parish of Frinton and Walton.

    It attracts many visitors, The Naze being the main attraction. There is also a pier. The parish was earlier known as Eadolfenaesse and then as Walton-le-Soken. The name ‘Walton’ is a common one meaning a ‘farmstead or village of the Britons’, while ‘Soken’ denotes the soke that included Thorpe, Kirby and Walton, which were not under the see of London but under the chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral.

    Headstone Concrete Bases Walton-on-the-naze