Case Study, DIY - Kids Count Papakura

JakMat Geocell - Car Park Application at Kids Count Education in Papakura


A) to visually break up the large concrete surface area comprising the parking and drop off space at the front of the child centre.

B) Allow for a permeable water surface at the edge of the parking area to assist in the preservation of two large trees. 

CONTRACTOR: KJ Construction Ltd. 



1. A GAP 40 was used as the base course material to a depth of 150mm. This was then compacted and rolled with a vibrating roller.


2. JakMatGeocell was laid and cut as required to the surrounding concrete pad.


3. A 10mm pea metal was chosen as the fill of the JakMatGeocell.


4. Parking spaces lines were created with a paper template and general purpose white acrylic paint.


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