BodPave 85 Plastic porous pavers

BodPave 85 Plastic porous pavers

BodPave 85 porous paving grids

Application Function

Ground Stabilisation

Market Sectors

Highways | Grass and Ground

TERRAM Bodpave®85 grass pavers / paving grids are a strong interlocking 100% recycled cellular porous plastic paving grid system for grass reinforcement, ground stabilisation & gravel retention for regular trafficked surfaces (pedestrian and vehicles). Bodpave®85 porous pavers can be installed with either a grass or gravel filled surface. BodPave® 85 permeable pavers are manufactured in the UK from UV Stabilised 100% recycled HDPE and are strong, chemically inert & non-toxic. Bodpave®85 porous paving provide a durable, safe and eco-friendly surface for trafficked areas.

• Car Parks / Coach Parks (Grass or Gravel)

• Overspill / overflow grass car parks
• Emergency Service (Fire Access routes)
• HGV service access routes
• Aircraft taxiways & helipads
• Walkways and disabled access routes (DDA)
• Golf buggy paths
• Driveways and residential lawn parking
• SUDS source control

BodPave® 85 is a cost effective solution to worn & rutted grassed areas, displaced gravel and for source control of surface water run-off.

• BodPave® 85 grass and ground pavers have a load bearing
capacity up to 400t/m²
• Supplied as 4 pavers (1sqm) pre-connected for rapid ease of installation
• Manufactured from 100% recycled polymer
• BodPave® 85 grass pavers / ground reinforcement pavers are British manufactured
• Pavers filled with grass or gravel are SUDS source control compliant
• BodPave 85® grass pavers / gravel pavers allow a naturally pleasing, environmentally friendly & free draining grass or gravel surface
• Paving grids can be offset by 1 cell increments to fit around obstacles, while retaining a stong connection to adjacent pavers


The unique design of TERAM BodPave®85 resists lateral movement, improves traction and allows expansion & contraction whilst promoting optimum grass growth, root protection and surface stabilisation. The open cell structure provides high surface water infiltration and is suitable for source control within a SUDS profile.

BodPave® permeable paving grids should be installed onto a well prepared, free draining, firm and relatively level sub-base (typically a DoT (GSB Type or reduced fines Type 3) using either TERRAM's ‘reduced-dig system‘ or by employing a full sub-base construction incorporating a Tensar TriAx™ TX160 geogrid reinforcement layer. The ground reinforcement porous paving grids simply connect together and are filled with either a sand:soil rootzone and seeded for a grass surface, or filled with an angular aggregate for a gravel surface as determined by the application. Construction profiles for each application will be determined by specific site conditions & loading criteria. Detailed design literature and technical support are available to download on the left of this page. Please note that for all BodPave®85 grass paver / gravel paver installations, we strongly recommend that all areas should have sufficient drainage prior to the installation. Failure to ensure this may result in the product not performing as intended.

Open cell structure promotes optimum grass growthOpen cell structure promotes optimum grass growth
Integral interlocking 'snap-fit' connectionsIntegral interlocking 'snap-fit' connections
Integral ground spikes resist deformation & lateral movementIntegral ground spikes resist deformation & lateral movement
Cells contain water retention pots to optimise root growthCells contain water retention pots to optimise root growth
Pavers can be offset by 1 cell increments for curves / obstructionsPavers can be offset by 1 cell increments for curves / obstructions
Castellations aid lateral grass growth and increase tractionCastellations aid lateral grass growth and increase traction

Car Park Bay Marker

TERRAM manufacture an injection moulded car park bay marker that has been designed to snap-fit into the paving grids structure.

The marker is 215mmx70mm and can create a variety of shapes from lines, squares, L-Shapes, T-Shapes and many words.
Part No. 069675.


Product Specification

Paver Size : 500mm x 500mm x 50mm (+35mm integral ground anchor spike)

ColorWeightLoad Bearing 
MaterialPart No.
Black6.24kg/m²400 t/m²100% Recycled 
Green6.24kg/m²400 t/m²100% Recycled 
Natural White6.24kg/m²400 t/m²Virgin Polyethylene059430

Installation Guidelines

For full installation instructions and guidelines download our Specification, Design & Installation Guidance documents which can be accessed through the 'Technical Product Download' tab above on this page. These downloads are for :

BodPave® 85 Typical Design Profile for grass or gravel surfacesBodPave® 85 Typical Design Profile for grass or gravel surfaces

Grassed surfaces

Grass car parks, overflow grass car parks, grass paths, residential lawn parking, grass access routes with a full construction profile

Gravel surfaces

Gravel driveways, grave car parks, gravel coach parks, access roads, caravan standings with a full construction profile

'Reduced Dig'

Where firm or reinforced ground already exists and where lighter applications may be required for both grass and gravel surfaces

BodPave® 85 Plastic paving grid structureBodPave® 85 Plastic paving grid structure

The typical design profile includes reference to a Tensar TriAx TX160 geogrid and a TERRAM 1000 or BUILDA Geotextile which are both available from TERAM.

The information on this page is of an illustrative nature and is supplied without charge. It does not form part of any contract with the user. Final determination of the suitability of any information or material for the use contemplated and the manner of the use is the sole responsibility of the user and the user must assume all risk and liability in connection therewith.

BODPAVE 85 Plastic paving grids for a permeable gravel car park at Chatham Docks

BODPAVE 85 from Terram, is a market-leading plastic paving grid used for gravel car parking in this application

White BODPAVE 85 Plastic porous paving grids installed to retain gravel on a running track in Chester


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