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Macadam MUGA Painting in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

What was the specification? : Anti Slip Colour Coating to Existing MUGA

What colours were used? : Blue colour coating with white and yellow line markings

What was the size of the job? : 680m²

How long did the job take? : 4 Days on Site

What sub base was used? : Open Textured Macadam

Anti Slip Colour Coating

The video below shows the application of anti slip colour coating paint onto a porous macadam sports surface for a multi use games area in Cheltenham.

Please see video transcript below:
(00:02) Hi, you guys. It’s Dan from Soft Surfaces here. On this video I’m going to be showing you a cleaning and colour coating at a school MUGA court in Cheltenham. Basically the existing sports surface, you can see it’s very built up with moss and algae, and it’s very worn out.
We then completely cleaned the macadam surface, ready for the painting to be applied. As you can see, that’s being applied there, with the after shot there. Here’s the completed anti-slip painting itself.
You can see this is used for multiple sports, and they’re able to be playing football, tennis, basketball, all these other sports, on this actual service itself, which is fantastic. (00:30) From doing lots of work in the Gloucestershire area over the years, we actually rank in Google for these key words: sports court cleaning in Cheltenham, paint my tennis court Gloucestershire, Cheltenham sports facility specialists, line marking and painting tennis surfacing, multi-use games area Gloucestershire, and lots more than that.
If you are interested in having a service like this provided, please find our website in the description of this video.
We do work nationwide, so we’re more than happy to provide you with the prices and specifications of the job you’re looking for based on your location. Thanks a lot for watching, guys. We hope to hear from you soon.

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Interested in finding out more about anti slip painting and the various colours available? We can offer details on costs, designs and specifications to meet your individual needs and requirements. Please contact us now for a quote and more details on the maintenance process.

Coloured Asphalt Installation in Yetminster, Dorset

What was the specification? : Open textured macadam with acrylic anti slip coating.

What colours were used? : Green and red with different coloured linemarking.

What was the size of the job? : 912m²

How long did the job take? : 10 days on site

What sub base was used? : Macadam

Macadam Sports Court

The video below shows the installation process of a coloured open textured macadam sports surface.

Please see video transcript below:
00:01 Hi guys. It’s Dan from Soft Surfaces here, and today we’re gonna be showing you a colored asphalt sports surface renovation. So here is actually the previous court. As you can see it’s very worn out. So what we then do is actually resurface that with the tarmac which you can see here. After that we then proceed to paint the surface itself, so this client actually specified a green and orange for this. And then after that, as you can see here, we’re applying the line markings there for the job to be finished. 00:23 So as you can see, here’s the completed sports court. They aimed for a multi-use games area with having the running track around the outside, and then obviously the sports facility in the middle, but these are highly customizable depending on your needs. 00:32 Here at Soft Surfaces, we have nationwide experience working on sports facilities across the United Kingdom. And as a result of this, we’re actually ranking in Google for these keywords: Best UK tarmacadam surfacing company, MUGA court resurfacing in England, Line marking services for sports surfaces, Asphalt flooring maintenance UK, Colourful multi-use games area installers, and even more than that. So if you have a sports facility that you’d like to have either installed or maintained, please find our prices and specifications in the description of this video on our link on our website. Thanks for watching guys and we hope to see you again soon.

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For more information on coloured asphalt surfaces in the UK, please get in touch today and a member of our team can help with any questions you may have. We can help with MUGA court designs along with ideas on installation costs.

Macadam Muga Painting in Taunton, Somerset

What was the specification? : Clean, acrylic anti slip paint and linemarkings.
What colours were used? : Red and blue with different coloured sports linemarkings.
What was the size of the job? : 2870m².
How long did the job take? : One week on site.
What sub base was used? : Open textured macadam sub base.

Further Details

It is recommended to get your court repainted every 2-3 years depending on usage and maintenance. We would also recommend an annual clean to help prevent dirt from contaminating the surface. Have a look at one of our maintenance services below where we take an old used court and transform it to look and play much better.

Anti Slip Colour Coating

The video below shows the process of anti slip colour coating onto an open textured macadam sports court. Painting can be done in various colours to suit individual needs and requirements.

Please see video transcript below:

00:03 Hiya guys, it’s Dan from Soft Surfaces here, and in this video we’re going to be showing you a macadam MUGA painting at school in Taunton. So as you can see before, the court was very worn out, it really did need a respray and a repainting.

So what we then did is obviously we painted the macadam in their color of choice, it’s available in many different colors depending on the specification, and now finally the multi games area is completely renovated, rejuvenated with that new paint, it looks really, really great.

And here’s actually a reference from the estate manager himself. They said, “From my point of view the works were carried out quickly, efficiently, and with minimal disruption to the school activities. This site was kept clean and tidy throughout the works and left in immaculate condition.”

Whilst we do work nationwide, we’ve actually carried out a lot of work in the Somerset area, and as a result of this we’re ranking Google for these keywords: sports surface cleaning & painting UK, Taunton multi use games area specialists, Somerset sports facility services, UK tennis court cleaning company, best sports pitch repair Somerset, and even more than that.

So if you’d like to know more about the prices and specifications of our products or you’re ready to inquire, just find our website in the description of this video. Thanks for watching guys and we hope to hear from you soon.

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If you wish to get your sports court maintained, make sure to get in touch today. We can provide competitive rates when it comes to cleaning and painting and can meet your requirements when it comes to designs and specifications.

The Difference Between Macadam and Polymeric Rubber

When it comes to sports courts, two of the most common surfaces are macadam and polymeric rubber. These specifications may appear quite similar to look at, but they both have unique characteristics that make them different.

Depending on the sports you want to play and the skill level, one of these surfaces may suit your facility better. Below are some of the key features of each specification and the differences between.

What is Macadam Sport Surfacing?

Macadam Sport Surfacing is a popular type of surfacing used by schools, sports clubs, playgrounds and domestic homes due to its wide range of applications. Ranging from pathways to driveways, the surfacing can be used in different situations. However, it’s usually most popular to create outdoor sports areas. See more about tarmacadam surfacing here if you are interested in this product.

Macadam is a material made up of stone mixed with tar. The process usually needs a stone sub-base to be poured on top of the desired surface. Once the stone sub-base has been poured and spread evenly, then the macadam mixture can be poured on top of it. Once set, it’ll need 3 weeks for the oils to vaporise. After that, colours and designs can start being applied.

Advantages of Tarmac Flooring

  • Cost effective – Macadam is quite cheap and hardly requires any more money to be spent on it.
  • Requires low maintenance – Means you can spend less time worrying about maintaining the surface and more time enjoying it.
  • Porous – Water that falls onto the tarmac will start to be drained, avoiding any chance of flooding.
  • Fully customisable – When creating the surface, you can choose the colour, designs and lining you wish to have.
  • Good ball bounce – Games like football, basketball and netball will be a lot better due to the floor adding a bit more bounce to the ball.
  • Slip resistance – A coating of paint can be applied to the surfacing which increases the slip resistance, making it great for children.

Disadvantages of Macadam

  • Time-consuming – It can take up to 3 weeks for the surface to be ready for customisation so it’s usually good to book in advance.
  • Additions can cost more – When adding things like slip-resistant paint, designs and colours, it can cost you more money and set you back financially.

What is Polymeric Rubber Flooring?

Polymeric Rubber is basically granules of rubber held together by polyurethane (a binding agent) and sprayed with a high-traction, coloured top-coat. It’s most commonly used for surfacing athletic running tracks but is also popular for tennis, netball and basketball courts and multi-use games areas.

When the polymeric rubber is placed on the surface, it is then sprayed with a high-traction top-coat which is the actual playing surface. If lines are wanted as well, they can be sprayed on top of this layer. A shockpad can also be installed underneath the polymeric rubber layer for shock absorption, to avoid any injuries if someone falls over. Learn more about polymeric surfacing here if you’re interested in this particular specification.

Advantages of EPDM Rubber Surfaces

  • Range of colours – Can be customised to match your preferences and needs.
  • Best for professional athletics and a higher standard of play – Due to the surface is a lot more tailored for athletics, it makes the best surface for it.
  • Porous – Again, this surface can drain water that starts to form on the EPDM.
  • Shockpad – Incredibly useful to install as it reduces the risk of injury when someone falls over on the surface.

Disadvantages of Polymeric Surfacing

  • Needs to be laid on a tarmac surface – This can eliminate many plans you may have to install one of these or it can cost a lot more.
  • Can be expensive – With all the additional add-ons, the surfacing can become a lot more expensive compared to other alternatives.

Find Out More

If you have any queries or ideas that you would like a professional’s view on, then contact us today! Our team will respond as quickly as possible and will give you 100% satisfaction with no problems or fuss throughout the process.

We can help you with any part of the design and installation and will give you high quality and high efficiency throughout the whole thing. We aim to make sure that you are completely satisfied with the product and will do everything we can to get that result.

Tarmacadam Flooring Maintenance

Tarmac surfaces are a popular choice for organisations like schools and sport clubs within the UK. Hard court surfaces provide excellent ball bounce and slip resistance qualities for facilities such as MUGAs. You can play range of sports in these areas including netball, tennis and basketball. If you want to keep your tarmac surface in great condition, then you should carry out regular tarmacadam flooring maintenance and be proactive with the cleaning schedule.

Macadam Surface Cleaning

In order to keep your tarmacadam surfacing in good condition, you will need to conduct regular maintenance. We highly recommend you carry out professional macadam surface cleaning at least once a year. By cleaning the court regularly you can take off any dirt and debris which could be blocking the pores in the surface and affecting the porous properties of the area. It’s also important to clean the surfacing regularly, so that the surface does not become slippery. If you do not complete routine cleaning, the surfacing could become slippery and be dangerous for users.

Along with pressure washing the area, we would also recommend applying a chemical treatment to prevent the growth of moss and algae. You should really apply a moss and algae treatment once a year to remove contamination and prevent it growing back. If you need more information regarding the chemical treatment we can apply, please contact us now using the enquiry form.

There are two types of maintenance needed to be carried out, these are proactive and reactive. Proactive maintenance is done to prevent pitch issues and reactive maintenance is done when your surfacing needs to be repaired after it has been damaged.

If you don’t have a macadam maintenance plan set out then it can cause further problems, such as more damage, sports pitch drainage issues and loss of slip resistance. This is why it is necessary to be proactive with tarmacadam flooring maintenance; this should include brushing, pressure washing and also applying chemical treatments which will prevent contamination on the surface. If the floor has dirt, leaves or litter on it, then you should remove these as quickly as possible. This is because the dirt from the debris can leave contamination upon the flooring which can block the drainage system.

Please fill in our contact form if you’d like some more information about the maintenance of tarmac surfaces. We’ll send you over some product sheets and prices as soon as possible.

Maintaining Tarmac Surfaces

More thorough macadam surface cleaning could include repairs, repainting or relining. These should all be carried out by specialists to ensure that it is done correctly. Within time tarmac surfaces can become old, tired and worn out if they do not have an appropriate cleaning plan and have a lot of heavy use. The sports surface could need to have a water based court binder applied and also aggregate acrylic spray coating application onto the flooring. This process will improve the appearance visually and also restore high playing qualities which will make it a better sports surface and facility.

Maintaining tarmac surfaces is vital to ensure you extend the life of the surfacing. By carried out maintenance you will be able to get the most out of your money and best value. If you’ve got any questions regarding the maintenance we can carry out or what you can be doing to maintain your surface, please complete the enquiry form and we will respond.

Asphalt Surface Repair

Over time macadam surfaces may become cracked due to excessive use and general wear and tear. It’s important to fix these cracks as soon as possible in order to prevent any accidents or injuries to users. Our team often complete asphalt surface repair for sports surfaces. This includes filling in the cracks using 2mm emerald stone mixed with a polyurethane binder.

Once the cracks have been filled we recommend coating the entire surfacing with a polyurethane binder. This will help to strengthen the entire area and prevent fretting. The PU binder will also act as a glue which will help to make paint stick better if you’re painting the surface afterwards.

If the surfacing has too much damage for minor repairs, we can offer a full resurface. This can consist of laying a new tarmac wearing course over the existing area to create a brand new outdoor sports facility to play on. This can cancel out any cracks in the surfacing and can help to level the area.

Should you have any questions regarding asphalt surface repair and resurfacing, please contact us using the contact form provided.

Water Based Court Binder

The water based court binder can repair damages, such as fretting or cracks upon the surface. When it is applied it can also enhance the durability of the pitch. Specialist court binder should only be applied when macadam surface cleaning is complete. You should always ensure there is no dirt or contamination on the surfacing before applying it. This is because the dirt can stop the court binder from sticking, which would make it pointless for you to do. When installing sports pitch paint coatings onto macadam surfaces, it’s necessary to discuss the design of the facility before the process begins.

There are a range of colours that we offer, these include red, blue, green and purple. If you prefer, we can even apply multiple colours to the area. Some surfaces which we undertake maintenance on just need a re-application of line marking. We’ll then spray line-markings onto the surfacing in a colour of your choice. This is a quick and simple process but it’s necessary for a high-quality facility.

If you’ve got a macadam surfacing which is in need of maintenance or repairs, please get in touch with us so we may help. Our experienced team will be able to offer advice regarding the best type of tarmacadam flooring maintenance. We’ll also be happy to put together a quote that will suit your budget. If you fill in our contact box we will get back to you as soon as possible. Our team can provide more information on these services.

Get In Touch

If you’re in need of any of these services such as construction, repairs, cleaning, maintenance or painting, please get in touch with us! We have many years of experience in the sports and play industry as tarmacadam flooring specialists and would be happy to help you with creating a design for your project and offering a great value quote for the work. If you send us over your details with an idea of the services you require and an area size, we will get back to you with some product information and an estimate on costs.

Tarmacadam Surface Construction

Macadam surfaces are great for leisure use, house use such as driveways, paths and patios and they can also be used for sport facilities. They are so popular in the UK because of their many uses and how durable they tend to be. Macadam surfaces are a relatively cheap option for sports areas, they require a low amount of maintenance, they are also available in a range of colours, are porous all-weather flooring options, long lasting and hard wearing, these are the main reasons why people choose to have a tarmac surface installed in their sports organisation.

Tarmac Surface Foundations

The construction process starts with laying out the tarmac surface foundations. This depends on the client’s design specification, size and requirements. The work will usually go as follows:

  1. The first process of the installation is inserting the geotextile membrane; this will help prevent contamination such as weeds growing within the surface.
  2. Next we’ll lay out a stone sub base to strengthen and even out the area.
  3. When the foundations have been installed, the next process of the tarmacadam flooring construction is to mix the tar and stones together.
  4. We’ll then pour the mixture onto the foundations and leave it to set.
  5. When the floor has set, we can add the necessary design features to it. This could include line markings if it’s a sports pitch. The features which can be added to macadam are very quick to apply and this is just another advantage of tarmac flooring.

If you’re interested in having a macadam surface installed for a sports facility, playground or other outdoor area please contact us to talk through the costs and different designs we have available.

Our team can alter designs and specifications prior to the tarmacadam surface construction if required. We aim to make sure our clients are happy with the overall construction, which is why we only make use of premium materials and make certain our installations are completed to a top standard.

Installing Macadam Flooring

Installing macadam flooring is very common for multi use sports areas, tennis, netball and basketball surfaces. This is because it allows for a good amount of grip and the necessary ball bounce qualities, which are needed for good playing characteristics. Tarmac surfaces are most commonly seen on driveways and paths, most likely because they’re easy to install, it could be completed within hours and it’s a cheaper alternative to other specifications. Installing macadam flooring for driveways and household uses is different compared to sport surfaces.

The design specification will vary depending on what you’re going to use the area for. If the surface is a cycle path then the stones go through a colour dying process. We’ll do this make them the correct colour, normally this will be reds, blues and greens. If you’ve got a tarmacadam facility as sports pitch surfacing, then line markings are necessary to make it the sports clear and the rules stand out.

We suggest that if it is a multisport surface, that the line markings are different colours for the sports which you will play. This is because if they are all the same colour, it won’t be clear and it can be confusing for both the players and the viewers. If it is a single sports court, then we often suggest that the line markings are relevant and bespoke to your facility, this could be having your team colours and it can make it a customised space which meets the design you want. This surface type is also ideal for school playground facilities if this is something you want to know more about.

Please feel free to get in contact with us if you need any advice in regards to costs or designs for tarmacadam surface construction. We would be happy to send you over some product sheets and previous case studies. We’ll also be able to discuss a quote which fits within your budget.

How is Macadam Surfacing Installed?

When getting the appropriate team of specialists to install macadam, the construction process can be done quite simply. The basic process of installing macadam surfacing is to first carry out the preparation work. This consists of excavating the existing surface and laying a geotextile membrane. The great thing about a geotextile membrane is that it can prevent weeds from growing through the surface. This then means that the court will not break up due to unwanted weeds growing through and causing cracks. After this you will need to stone up to the required depth.

We’ll then mix the stones and tar together to create the macadam surface. After this, we will lay it out over the compacted stone. Once the macadam is laid out and made level it can then be left to cure. If you are going to the surface it is important to wait approximately three weeks after laying the tarmac. This is because we need to wait for the oils in the macadam to dry out before applying paint.

If you have any questions regarding the macadam surfacing installation process, please do not hesitate to speak to us. Our team will reply at the earliest opportunity with details on the tarmacadam surface construction process, so make sure to complete the contact form now.

Tarmac Construction Cost

The tarmac construction cost can vary depending on a number factors. One of the biggest factors which can alter the price of construction is the area size. Obviously it will be more expensive to install tarmac for a larger area. You may find that the rate per metre squared is cheaper for larger areas due to the economies of scale. Another thing which can affect the price of construction is the access to the area and the existing surface. If you have already excavated the area then the preparation works will be cheaper, which will cut down the costs of the entire installation process.

We always recommend completing macadam flooring maintenance to help keep the facility in top condition. There are several things you can do yourself, but we also offer services to help with this. Overall this should lengthen the life expectancy of the facility and ensure it is safe to use.

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You can find out additional information regarding the tarmacadam surface construction by completing the contact form provided. Our team will answer any questions or queries you have once you get in touch, so please speak to us today and get a free, no obligation quote.

Tarmacadam Recreational Surfaces

The tarmacadam recreational surfaces that we install are very popular because they have so many benefits and are well known for their versatility. Macadam is installed on roads, sports pitches, driveways and parks and can be installed in all different types of areas to meet a range of specifications. Macadam surfaces are long lasting, require low maintenance, they may be used in all types of weather and are very durable.

Recreational Tarmac Areas

The surface type used for tarmacadam recreational surfaces is porous so that water will drain through without flooding an area, this makes is great for surfaces which the public will be using. If you are thinking about installing a macadam surface, you should do some background checks. This is because you need a surface which you can use and be happy with and not one which poor quality or doesn’t meet your requirements.

The costs of installing tarmacadam outdoor flooring surfaces will vary from each job, it depends upon the area size, locations, existing surface and conditions and the type of design specification which you choose. We would be happy to create a bespoke design of the recreational tarmac areas for you and discuss the costs for this work, contact us through our enquiry form and we’ll get in touch as soon as possible.

If any damages appear on your recreational tarmac surfaces it’ll be a low cost to repair and it’s a simple issue which can be repaired easily. The damages are normally just cracks appearing and this could be fixed by putting a new layer of the asphalt in to fill damaged the area. We can complete maintenance for your macadam surface to help prevent any issues and keep it in top condition for as long as possible.

We can install tarmacadam for recreational areas if you are looking for a surface that requires little maintenance and can undergo heavy use. If you have any questions regarding tarmacadam surfacing that may be installed for recreational spaces, please get in touch now using the contact form.

Macadam Outdoor Play Surfacing

Macadam outdoor play surfacing is great because it allows you to be creative with the flooring. There are loads of options to make the surface unique for your facility. We can apply paint to a range of outdoor macadam surfaces in several colours. This is an excellent way to quickly give your surface some colour and make it look new.

We use anti-skid macadam paint and this will cover up any old markings which are on the tarmacadam surface. The good thing about the paint is that it is available in a range of colours and this lets you brighten up your facility. It’s vital if you have a tarmacadam surface in a school or nursery that you make it exciting by having games and activities upon the surface.

Thermoplastic marking designs can transform an existing surface into a fun macadam outdoor play surfacing area. This can encourage physical activities and education for children. To install the playground markings, the thermoplastic material is set out onto the tarmacadam and then it is heated at a high temperature until it melts onto the surface. It is a very fast process which is great for schools. It means the children may be out and playing as soon as the markings fully set. It’s also cost-effective for you as we don’t have the costs of multiple days on site.

Previously, paint would be applied to the tarmac but this can fade over time and wear out. Thermoplastic marking designs will last a lot longer and look a lot better because they are brighter. If you’re thinking about installing tarmacadam recreational surfaces for your outdoor area, please get in contact with us for more details. We can provide you with a range of specification sheets and designs as well as an idea of the costs for your project.

Tarmac Sports Surfaces

Tarmacadam is also a popular choice for sports facilities. Tarmac sports surfaces are great for things like netball, tennis and basketball. The surfacing could be installed for MUGA courts too. Once the tarmac has been installed on the facility, you may decide to alter the design by painting the surface with anti slip acrylic paint. This comes in a number of colours to meet your individual needs and requirements.

Sport line markings are also available for activities such as netball and basketball. Since kids are able to participate in numerous physical games, they can concentrate more during lessons so it is a lot easier to take in information. By participating in different games with other pupils, the children are able to develop socially as well as physically.

Kids can learn countless abilities including teamwork while actively playing the different games in the playground. It encourages them to spend more time with their classmates on the recreational spaces. Through doing this they can form brand new relationships. Check out our post on the benefits of outdoor play for children to find out more.

Colourful Designs on Tarmacadam Areas

We can apply colourful designs on tarmacadam areas to improve the playground and combine decorative graphic designs. Children can enjoy fun activities in addition to enhancing their physical health and learning valuable skills. They are perfect for all pupils age 5-11 in both KS1 and KS2. We can install academic markings so that the kids will play games to understand a variety of subjects. The most commonly chosen graphic designs may be things like number grids, clocks, phonics and cartoon animals.

You can install an array of patterns, measurements and colours to obtain a fantastic set of markings for your organisation. Heat applied plastic play area designs are generally great for parks, primary schools and day care organisations. They are strong and durable, plus they also offer anti slip qualities. Our specialists will administer improvements and renovation of pre-existing graphics to enhance them and add more decorative patterns. The variety of markings we are able to apply consists of a number of traditional activities. Some of the popular designs include:

  • Snakes and Ladders
  • Duck Duck Goose
  • What’s the Time Mr Wolf?
  • Road safety games
  • Numbers and letters
  • Sports activities
  • Times table grids
  • Dart boards
  • Throwing targets

It is very simple to install these colourful game designs onto your existing facility. We aim to cause minimum disruption and the work is usually complete in a day depending on the specification. Therefore the children can get back to having fun with the play area quickly.

This video below shows one of our projects with our team installing a Snakes and Ladders grid:

Our installers will put the cut out markings onto the playground in the correct position. They will then add heat with a burner until the shapes adhere to the flooring. When the work is complete, the playground marking graphics result in a vibrant and durable finish. They are an effective way to enhance a play area’s appearance making it more enjoyable for the children. We take pride in being able to educate and entertain through the colourful recreational markings.

Get In Touch

You can find out more about tarmacadam recreational surfaces by contacting our team using the enquiry form provided. We will respond with details regarding the tarmac surfacing and where we can install it. We will also offer additional details on playground markings which we can add to tarmac recreational areas along with non slip painting.

Tarmacadam Surface Specification

Macadam surfaces are popular for schools, sports clubs, playgrounds and households. This is because they are cost effective and require low maintenance. Each tarmacadam surface specification varies, some organisations ask for tarmacadam to be installed for pathways and walking areas but some facilities also want them to be installed for sport courts and leisure pitches.

Tarmac Sports Court Specification

Tarmac sports court specification designs are also very durable and make them great for all-weather outdoor sports use. This makes excellent qualities for outdoor sports pitches because the UK has a lot of rain and can cause games to be called off, if facilities have these type of surfaces they are able to continue the sport games without being rained off.

Tarmacadam has great performance characteristics for MUGAs, meaning it’s suitable for lots of uses. It’s durable, long lasting and porous for all weather conditions. with common sports such as:

  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Netball
  • Football
  • Playground games

Lots of schools and public facilities use it so they can have multiple sports courts in one. As MUGA pitch contractors we can also offer quotes for this installation work. The cost of installing tarmacadam is dependent on the type of specification you choose. It also depends on area size, location and existing ground conditions. Contact us today by filling in our enquiry form and we’ll be able to send over some product sheets and talk about costs for tarmacadam surfaces in more detail.

Tarmac surfacing for domestic use has a range of benefits. It’s very easy and cheap to maintain, it is long lasting and durable and can be used in all weather conditions.The tarmacadam specification used for domestic driveway use is porous, as it allows rain water to pass through without the surfacing flooding. This porosity and the benefits make tarmac surfaces ideal for driveways and urban areas.

Our team can offer the very best prices for our installations and we will offer you the best quality when installing tarmacadam surfaces. If you have any question regarding the tarmacadam surface specification, please contact us using the enquiry form provided. We’ll get back to you as quickly as we can to provide all the information you need.

Macadam Surfacing Designs

The process of installing tarmacadam surfaces will usually go as follows:

  • Firstly a stone sub base will be rolled onto the surfacing, there must be small gaps in the stone to make the ground porous. The sub base chosen depends on what the surface will be used for.
  • The sub base will be evenly spread across the existing area and compacted down.
  • Next, macadam stone is mixed with tar and poured onto the prepared base.
  • Once the tarmac sets and cures, we’ll need to allow a few weeks for the oils to vaporise.
  • Then we’ll apply a colour coating to the whole area if desired, alternatively we’ll just apply sport line markings.
  • For a playground, we can apply thermoplastic markings in a variety of colourful shapes.

We can customise the macadam surfacing designs can be unique and to meet your specification. It is now becoming more popular to install these designs at locations across the UK. This is because there are a wide range of colours available and it can make dull areas brighten up. We also offer school playground graphic designs with educational shapes and games.

Make sure you get in touch with us to learn more about the the tarmacadam surface specification. If you also want to discuss costs for an installation project we can help with this too. Simply fill in our contact form with your details and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Colouring Tarmac Surfaces

The process of colouring tarmac surfaces is quick and simple to do; our team can complete it in a short amount of time. Macadam surfacing designs can make a facility or organisation quickly renovate and revitalise their existing dark surfacing and it is a cheaper option. As well as installing colourful tarmac, we can re-colour existing macadam surfaces either to their original colour or add new designs. This can make an old worn out surface look new and fresh and in a simple process.

Playgrounds and schools have had thermoplastic macadam designs installed onto their surfaces, this could be for education reasons and because they also add fun activities for children to play. These types of designs are quick and easy ways to refurbish macadam surfaces and improve the look of your facilities surface.

Macadam Surface Spec

It is important to make certain that the macadam surface spec meets up with your individual requirements. You may require a certain depth or a particular colour that you want your area painted. Our team can modify our designs and specifications to meet your individual needs. We have a number of options available for you, so please do not hesitate to contact us if you’ve got any questions.

Take a look at the video below to see our team cleaning and remarking a tarmac surface. This project was at a school and they chose to have roadway line markings applied. First we cleaned the existing surface thoroughly and then we added the thermoplastic designs.

Our team have worked in the surfacing industry for a number of years and we can provide top quality installations at a reasonable price. You may find that there are cheaper contractors out there, however they might not have the same skills as we do and may not make use of top quality materials.

Get In Touch

If you would like to find out about the tarmacadam surface specification we can install, make sure to enquire today using the contact form provided. We will get back to you at the earliest opportunity with answers to any questions or queries you may have.