GIVE YOUR OLD DRIVEWAY THE WOW FACTOR

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Resin Bound surfacing is a proven product to transform your old tired looking driveway, path or patio into something stunning that is known to increase property valuations and give you envious neighbours. 

Resin bound paving materials are flexible and extremely strong with a life span of around 15-20 years depending on usage. They can be used on driveways, pathways, patios, swimming pool surrounds or any other install that has an adequate base.

One of the biggest attractions of resin bound surfacing is that they can be installed onto an existing tarmac or concrete driveway without the disruption and inconvenience of a full excavation. This means your old, tired looking driveway can be transformed into something stunning usually within just two days.

How its installed

Resin bound paving is a mixture of aggregate and a polyurethane or epoxy resin. The two materials are mixed on site in a specialist forced action mixer and hand troweled onto a suitable solid base. The end result is a natural decorative gravel surface that's extremely hard wearing, non-slip, permeable with next to no maintenance - a welcome alternative to block paving.  

Depths

Resin bound installs are laid to a minimum depth of 15mm for Paths, 18-20mm for Driveways and 6-8mm for internal use.

Curing time

Resin bound gravel paving curing time for foot traffic is
4-6 hours and 12 -24 hours for vehicular traffic.

What's the difference between Resin Bound and Resin Bonded Driveway?

There are two different methods to install a resin driveway, Resin Bound and Resin Bonded.

The Resin Bound method is a porous SuDS compliant method where the chosen aggregate is mixed in a forced action mixer with the two part resin. Once fully mixed the material is then hand trowelled onto the install base to a smooth finish with no loose stones.

The Resin Bonded method is a non porous install method that is also known as the scatter system. With this method of install a layer of resin is first applied to the install base and then the aggregate is scattered on top. Once the resin has fully cured the remaining loose stones are removed.

Of the two install methods the Bound method is better because the entire stone aggregate is covered in Resin whereas with the Bonded method only the bottom of the stone is in contact with the resin meaning there is potential for the stone to become loose.

Peterborough driveways only install the stronger and permeable Bound method.

Why Have A Resin Drive?

  • Low Maintenance
  • No Weeds
  • Frost Resistant
  • Can Be Laid Over Existing Suitable Base
  • No Excavation
  • No Planning Permission
  • Huge Selection of Colours
  • 10 Times More Eco Friendly Than Concrete
  • UV Resistant
  • Can Be Used Internally and Externally
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Extremely Durable
  • SUDS Compliant
  • Luxuriously elegant

Answers to some common questions

When the aggregate and resin are mixed each piece of stone is completely coated in the resin. This means all the stones are bonded together with very small gaps which allows water to drain through the product through to the sub-base.
Absolutely. Resin bound paving is designed for all types of traffic from simple foot traffic through to heavy traffic such as buses and lorries.
We can lay your new driveway or path over existing concrete or tarmac. If you currently have a graveled drive or block paving we will need to install a new base for the Resin to be installed upon.
Our Resin bound paving comes with a 10 year guarantee, however the resin manufacturer suggests it will last in excess of 25 years.
No, the resin bound system adheres to the SUD’s process making the surface fully permeable with no threat to the environment.
Each installation is individually priced and will be dependent on the size of the installation, if we are overlaying onto an already suitable base or if a new one needs to be created and if any additional work such as block edgings are required. Please contact us by clicking on the Free quotation link and one of our team will be happy to provide you will a full and accurate quotation.

Resin Bound Stone Colours

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The aggregates we use in our Resin Bound installations come in a variety of different sizes and colours.

Here we have listed some of the most popular colour choices and they can also be mixed to create a unique colour if you want something different.

Resin Bound Samples

We understand viewing an image on a computer or mobile device isnt ideal so we have sample cases with all the popular stones set in Resin for you to touch and feel if we pop over to give you a free quotation.

Some of our recent Resin Bound Installations

Rear Resin Garden install in Hampton

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Resin Front Install in Helpston

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Resin Front Install in Paston

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Resin Path Install in Werrington

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Garden Path and Turf Install in Werrington

Resin Courtyard Install in Tinwell

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Resin Driveway Installation in Holme

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Resin Driveway Install in Paston

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Resin Driveway Install in Stanground

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