Tarmac & Asphalt Driveways

Durable & Low Maintenance

Tarmac Driveway Solutions

Are you looking for a new driveway that not only enhances the visual appeal of your property, but also provides a durable, low-maintenance surface that can withstand the test of time?

Tarmac driveways are your answer! As a leading driveway company in Northampton, we understand your concerns and are here to provide you with the most efficient, cost-effective, and visually appealing solution for your driveway needs.

About Asphalt Driveways

A tarmac driveway is a type of surface that is made by mixing crushed stone with bitumen, a thick, dark, and sticky liquid derived from crude oil.

This mixture is laid down on a prepared base, compacted, and then smoothed out to create a strong, durable, and smooth surface.

Tarmac driveways are known for their resilience, longevity, and low maintenance requirements, making them an increasingly popular choice for homeowners across the UK.

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When Are You Looking to Have Done?
  • Resin-bound
  • Concrete
  • Tarmac
  • Gravel
  • Stone
  • Paving / Paths
Approx Measurements
  • 10-20 m sq
  • 20-40 m sq
  • 40-60 m sq
  • 60-80 m sq
  • 80-100 m sq
  • 100+ m sq
  • Not sure
When Are You Looking to Have Done?
  • As soon as possible
  • Within 2 weeks
  • Within one month
  • Within 3 months
  • Just looking

LOCAL CONTRACTORS

Our team of contractors are based in the Northampton area so we have many happy local customers.





SKILLED PROFESSIONALS

Our team have in-depth experience in driveway installation using all of the latest and popular types of material.




TIMELY COMPLETION

We've been installing driveways for many years so our process is reliable and efficient without compromising on quality.

Advantages

Benefits of Tarmac

There are numerous benefits to choosing a tarmac or asphalt driveway for your property, some of which include:

  • Durable: Handles heavy vehicles & harsh weather
  • Low-maintenance: Crack-resistant & easy cleaning
  • Cost-effective: Affordable & quick installation
  • Customizable: Variety of colours & design options
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Get A Tarmac Driveway Installed in 3 Simple Steps

Step One

Contact Us

Reach out for assistance by completing our quote request form or contacting us by phone – we're here to help you!

Step Two

Understand, Survey & Quote

We'll arrange for our friendly driveway expert to visit to provide a free no-obligation quote.

Step Three

Enjoy Your New Driveway

Enjoy your new driveways with enhanced curb appeal!

Eco-friendly

Environmentally Friendly Driveways

Tarmac driveways are considered to be an eco-friendly choice for a number of reasons.

Firstly, the production of tarmac involves recycling old road surfaces, which helps to reduce waste and save on raw materials.

Secondly, tarmac is permeable, allowing water to drain through it, which helps to prevent surface runoff and reduces the risk of flooding. 

Finally, the dark colour of tarmac helps to retain heat, which can reduce the formation of ice during winter months and lower the need for harmful de-icing chemicals.

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Installing Your Drive

Our Installation Process For Asphalt

The installation of a tarmac driveway involves several steps, which include:

Site preparation: This involves clearing the area of any debris, plants, or old paving materials, as well as excavating the ground to the required depth.

Laying the sub-base: A layer of crushed stone or aggregate is laid down and compacted to create a solid and stable foundation for the tarmac.

Laying the tarmac: The tarmac mixture is poured onto the prepared sub-base and spread evenly using specialist machinery. It is then compacted using a roller to ensure a smooth and level surface.

Edging and finishing touches: If desired, decorative edging or borders can be installed to complement the tarmac driveway. This not only enhances the appearance of the driveway, but also provides additional stability and support to the edges.

Curing and setting: After the tarmac has been laid and compacted, it needs to cure and set for a period of time before it can be used. This generally takes between 24 and 48 hours, depending on weather conditions.

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Enhancing A Older Tarmac Drive

Resurfacing Options

Yes, one of the great advantages of tarmac driveways is that they can be easily resurfaced if they start to show signs of wear or damage.

Resurfacing involves removing the top layer of the existing tarmac and replacing it with a new layer.

This process not only restores the driveway's appearance but also helps to extend its lifespan.

Maintenance

Tarmac driveways require minimal maintenance, but there are a few simple steps you can take to ensure that your driveway stays in excellent condition for years to come:

a. Regular cleaning: Sweeping your driveway regularly can help prevent the buildup of dirt, leaves, and other debris that could cause damage to the surface.

b. Promptly remove stains: If you notice any oil or fuel spills on your driveway, clean them up immediately using a suitable cleaning agent to prevent staining or damage to the surface.

c. Avoid using harsh chemicals: Chemicals such as de-icing salts can damage the tarmac, so try to avoid using them on your driveway. Instead, use sand or grit for traction during icy conditions.

d. Repair minor damage: If you notice any small cracks or potholes forming in your driveway, it's important to repair them promptly to prevent further damage.

Costs

How Much Does A Tarmacadam Driveway Cost?

The cost of a tarmac driveway can vary depending on several factors, such as the size of the driveway, the thickness of the tarmac, and any additional customisation options you choose, such as decorative edging or borders.

As a leading driveway company in the UK, we offer competitive prices for our tarmac driveway installations, and we are happy to provide you with a personalised quote based on your specific requirements.

The cost of a tarmac driveway depends on various factors, such as the size of the driveway, the thickness of the tarmac, and any additional customisation options like decorative edging or borders.

On average, tarmac driveways in the UK can range from £40 to £70 per square meter, including materials and labor. However, it's important to note that prices can vary significantly based on the specific requirements of your project.

To get an accurate quote for your tarmac driveway, it's best to consult with a professional driveway company.

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Contact Us

Getting In Touch With Us

Ready to transform your home's entrance with a stunning and durable tarmac driveway?

Our expert team at Abington Driveways is here to help! With years of experience in the industry, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional quality, unparalleled customer service, and tailor-made solutions to suit your needs and budget.

We'd love to discuss your tarmac driveway project and provide you with a personalised, no-obligation quote. To get in touch with us, simply:

Fill out the contact form on our website, and one of our friendly team members will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

Call us at [Phone Number] during our office hours ([Days and Hours of Operation]) to speak with a knowledgeable representative who can answer your questions and schedule a consultation.

Email us at hello [@] abingtondriveways.co.uk with your questions or to request more information about our tarmac driveway services.

Don't wait any longer to give your home the beautiful and functional entrance it deserves. Contact us today, and let's bring your dream tarmac driveway to life!

FREE Instant Quote

When Are You Looking to Have Done?
  • Resin-bound
  • Concrete
  • Tarmac
  • Gravel
  • Stone
  • Paving / Paths
Approx Measurements
  • 10-20 m sq
  • 20-40 m sq
  • 40-60 m sq
  • 60-80 m sq
  • 80-100 m sq
  • 100+ m sq
  • Not sure
When Are You Looking to Have Done?
  • As soon as possible
  • Within 2 weeks
  • Within one month
  • Within 3 months
  • Just looking

The Area We Cover

Resin Driveways Near You. We Cover the Following Areas:

Northampton, UK has many neighborhoods including Abington, Billing, Castle, Delapre, Duston, Far Cotton, Kingsthorpe, Newnham, St. James, Semilong, Weston Favell, Wootton, Collingtree, Hardingstone, Upton, Boughton Green, Eastfield, Harpole, Hunsbury, Dallington, Briar Hill, Lings, Swan Valley, Shelfleys, and Westone.

We also serve the following postcodes: NN1, NN2, NN3, NN4, NN5, NN6, NN7, NN8, NN9, NN10, and NN11.