Tips & Ideas

Tip 6. Disguising drain lids

Sometimes we unavoidably have a drain lid in the middle of our desired paving area. This can be cleverly disguised by using a recess manhole cover which allows the chosen block type to sit inside the lid and be part of the overall paving pattern in the driveway.

Image of recess drain lid using block paving

Recess manhole cover with block paving infill

Image shows recess drain lid using natural sandstone

Recess manhole cover with natural sandstone infill