MOT Type 1

MOT Type 1 is an ideal product to use as a stable sub-base for many different applications such as driveways and paths.

The MOT type 1 is a crushed aggregate material ranging in size from 40mm all the way down to dust.

The variation in size means that the material will fill all of the voids when compacted, creating a stable sub-base.

MOT Type 1 Uses

MOT Type 1 can be used for both domestic and commercial applications.

Here are some of the common uses for MOT Type 1:

  • Car parks
  • Trench fills
  • Pavements
  • Roads
  • Drives
  • Over-site fills
  • Patios
  • Garden paths

Features And Benefits

  • 40MM to dust crushed aggregate.
  • Excellent load bearing properties.
  • Ideal as a sub-base.
  • May vary in size, colour and texture due to the supplied product coming from natural sources.
  • Meets all Department of Transport specifications.
  • Bag weight may vary due to moisture.

MOT Bag Size & Quantity

Handy Bag

We currently do not do MOT Type 1 in handy bags. This option is available in some of our other products.

MOT Type 1 Bulk Bag

Our MOT Type1 bulk bags are a great option for larger scale projects where more material is required.

For more information, please visit our FAQ page.

How Much MOT Type 1 Do I Need?

Take measurements of the area that you wish to cover (width, length and depth).

Input the measurements into our calculator which will tell you how many bags to order.

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Ordering MOT Type 1

Available For Collection Or Delivery

If you require MOT Type 1 for your project, simply calculate how much you need using our calculater, then place an order here on our online shop.

Our fast and reliable delivery service will then bring the goods straight to your door.

We deliver to most locations all across the UK. Delivery cost is calculated based upon your postcode. These details can be viewed once you reach the checkout page.

If you live close to our Wolverhampton yard, then collection is an option.

Just contact our team with information on your requirements. You can then collect and pay for your goods here at our farm reception.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does MOT Type 1 mean?

MOT Type 1 is a material made from crushed aggregates ranging from 40mm, all the way down to dust. It is commonly used as a sub-base for paths, driveways, plus many more applications.

What is the difference between MOT Type 1 and 2?

MOT Type 2 is also used as a sub-base for a wide array of building projects, but is finer than MOT Type 1, and features better drainage properties.

What is the difference between MOT Type 1 and MOT Type 3?

MOT Type 3 visually looks very similar to MOT Type 1, but is a prefered choice where improved drainage and full permeability is required. Some great examples of these applications include artificial grassed areas, roads, patios and sports pitches.

Can I use MOT Type 1 for driveway?

MOT Type 1 is one of the most popular choices of materials to use as a sub-base for driveways and car parks.

How deep should MOT Type 1 be for a path?

A depth of at least 50mm of MOT Type 1 is required for a path.

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