Levelling off a concrete drive

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  1. p1tse

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    Looking at a house where the drive at the end of the garden slopes slightly.
    How can this be levelled off and wanting to widen as at the moment its one car behind the other, but thinking having it widen so two cars can park side by side
     
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    Pictures always help in these situations. ;)

    Slight slope might just be for water run off to reduce the risk of it puddling on top.
     
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    I was thinking that as I put slight lol
    Have no access to pics. Would say from entry to back over two car lengths might drop by a foot or more
     
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    Does Google street map show anything clear enough?

    What's the condition of the concrete? Is there a reason to bury what is there already?

    Part of your problem might be leaving the existing higher area in place and gradually increasing the thickness of the concrete to level things out. The thinner new concrete will crack a lot easier than the thicker stuff.
     

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