Once the shape has been constructed a levelling agent is used to level out the surfaces, these agents can be sharp sand, hardcore, pea gravel or soil the substance is based on the required surface eg. patio, growing border, artificial grass, gravel, decking or natural lawn is due to be placed upon.
The machines used are normally a mini digger and a dumper/ track barrow. Skips are usually placed on the drive. Skips on the road require a weekly permit costing around £50. Each skip will remove approximately 5.6 cubic meters from your garden and costs on average £240 each.
The cost hand leveling for small areas is around £500, when dealing with bigger areas that require machines cost are from £1,500.