When thinking about Resin Driveways, there are quite a number of factors to consider: durability, cost, styles of driveway, and ease of application among others. Having all these in mind, a Resin Driveways is the ideal candidate to sort out your driveway construction needs. They are stylish. Amazingly colourful, warm and inspiring.

Driveways and patios are some of the most critical components of any building. They add flair, serenity and character to the building making it lively and interesting. South Yorkshire is home to some of the most beautiful buildings and driveways you could find anywhere. Some residents have gone out of their way and made fabulous driveways that look like something from the movies. At Groundworks Doncaster, we believe that beautiful driveways not only add to the beauty of the structure but also give a warm welcome to visitors, providing a mind jogging place to land on.

I bet the question in your mind right now is “what are Resin Driveways In Doncaster and why is it so phenomenal to make it an ideal candidate for my home?” Let’s take a look at what they are and why they are perfect for any home.

Resin Driveways are a blend of gravel bound in a transparent UV stable resin. The resin mix provides a smooth surface for your driveway. It is permeable and thus let’s water sip through to avoid flooding but also sturdy enough to resist cracking. Many people are going for this option now.

To get the most out of your Resin Driveway you need a qualified professional in to advise you on the style, type and costs of the driveway that is most suitable for your front of house.

Resin Driveways have some exceptional qualities that not many other driveways can boast about. If you are looking for a company capable of installing resin driveways in South Yorkshire here are some of those qualities you will appreciate having in your driveway, path or patio.

Resin Driveways – Beauty by colour

Tired of that uninspiring tarmac driveway? Resin Driveways give you the option of working with more than one colour. For art fanatics, here is an easy way to bring out the inner artist in you. You can blend colour as you wish and make intricate designs that look like a print from Da’Vincis art book.

The only limit might be your imagination and size of your work area of course. To add spice to this quality is that the resin is UV stable hence will not fade on exposure to the scorching sun. Its anti-stain property means that occasional oil spills will not permanently stain your driveway.

Resin Driveways – Cost friendly

Compared to other types of driveways, the cost of installing this driveway is relatively small. For a very long time, we have believed that construction is a very costly. A misconception? Yes. With Resin Driveways, the tables have turned. With a stable ground set, laying of the resin bound material is easy, cheap and fast.

In the case where it’s a first-time construction of the driveway, excavation and setting of the base material are required. If you are looking to upgrade your driveway or lay a new one, the cost is still significantly lower for those with a tight budget or wish to save a little for a rainy day.

Resin Driveways – Eco-friendly

Resin Driveways’ ability to let water drain through is one of those qualities that cannot go unnoticed. With the increased urbanisation in Doncaster, stormwater management has become one of the key factors to consider when doing outdoor paving etc.

Using this type of permeable resin that lets some of that surface lying water drain through to the ground is a personal responsibility that goes a long way in reducing the devastation that might have been. It not only feels good to know that you are helping, but it also sets an excellent example for other homeowners to do the same.

Resin Driveways – Simple Installation!

One of the things that people fear most about construction is the amount of work that has to be put into it. Resin Driveways have a straightforward laying procedure. Where there is no suitable existing base, you have to excavate the current material and fill with a suitable material. That could either be tarmac, asphalt or concrete.

Then the resin mixture is carefully poured on top and spread according to the designs preferred. If there is already an excellent existing base, then the task is most simplified. Professionals mix the component in the manufacture specified quantities and overlay the existing base.

If the installation is done by an amateur, you can be sure that the driveway might not last as long as it should. Get a professional’s assistance in the setup to avoid cracking and wear that is as a result of shoddy installation workmanship.

What is the quality of the finished driveway?

Well, without a doubt, Resin Driveways will give you more than your money’s worth. Scientists in a construction summit were impressed by the durability of Resin Driveways displayed during tests. “It is simply a revolutionary construction technology.” They said. The finished driveways are smooth and have a vibrant burst of colour.

The surface is also extra hard to carry heavy loads. On installation, it lasts a very long time before you can even think about repair. Whether the driveway is just for your vehicle or has a basketball hoop mounted for the occasional outdoor fun, a resin driveway has your back.

Resin Driveways are also low maintenance. Unlike its competitors in the market, resin driveways are merely cleaned by spraying water on the surface and sweeping with a hard broom. With this comfortable routine, you will keep out grass and other weeds from ruining your driveway.


Is a resin driveway ideal for me?

Resin Driveways are one of the few products that can be said to cater to everyone’s needs. Whether you are new in construction, you want to do repairs or whether you just want to get something new to replace the old; resin driveways is meant for you. When it is laid, it is conducive to driving on, outdoor games such as riding a bicycle, skating, basketball or tennis. Doing motor repair work will also not be a bother due to its anti-stain properties.

Are they financially viable? By all means YES. If you look at the costs of driveways, you will realize it is one of the cheapest options you have. Everyone smiles when cost-effectiveness is mixed with performance.

If you like clean, neat driveways, then this is definitely for you. With a little water and a hard broom, things will remain in tip-top condition. You will enjoy the look of your driveway every morning and evening as you drive into it; and not mentioning the flair and serenity of the resin driveways.

Other types of driveways

There are other types of driveway ideas such as asphalt driveways, gravel driveways, concrete driveways among others. All these driveways have their advantages and disadvantages. None of them, however, compares to the package that Resin Driveways has to offer.

With this choice, you will save cash, enjoy beauty and performance. It surely does not get better than that. Why not have the pleasure of owning one of the best Resin Driveways South Yorkshire has to offer.

Q and A's

You will not get weeds with a resin driveways weather be a resin bound or resin bonded driveway weeds will not pass through as the surface is impermeable and the lay of concrete or underlay of short will also be impermeable therefore non-porous not allowing even water to pass underneath.

A resin driveway should cost between 130 and £80 per square metre depending on the size of the resin driveway is to be straight laid that is.

Resin bound driveways are a permeable driveway solution made from a mixture of natural aggregates, recycled glass (stone) or marble in a clear resin. During installation, every stone particle will be covered in resin before being placed onto a stable foundation. Once finished, the depth of your new resin bound driveway will vary between 12mm and 24mm. We offer a great range of design with many different colours, so that you can be sure that your new driveway won’t change colour. With a smooth and textured appearance, these driveways, so that you can be sure that your new driveway won’t change colour. With a smooth and textured appearance, these driveways are an aesthetically pleasing investment. The mix of polyurethane resin and natural aggregate creates a hardwearing surface. Our resin bound driveways are designed to be crack resistant and low maintance. Desined with lots of small gaps for easy drainage, these driveways are SuDS compatible. There will be no more puddling of water when you choose a resin bound driveway from Kola Construction.

Freshly installed resin bound driveway by Kola Constraction takes around eight hours to set before a pedestrian can physically use it. As precaution we always recommend you to leave the driveway for about 24 hours to make sure that it is hard. The usual guidelines advise for a proximally 48 hour setting periods before you may use standard size vehicles. For larger vehicles, wait for approximately 72 hours before attempting to use the driveway.

The surface will be Porous depending on what type of resin driveway is laid therefore if resin bound driveway will be porous consequently it is able to allow water to penetrate through the aggregate underneath to the non-permeable area and for it to drain off into the dirt beside as opposed to resin bonded one which is non-permeable and have to have holes driven into the hole into the resin to allow water to flow through and underneath the resin onto the non-porous sub-level whereby it would be able to dissipate.

Despite the names of the two different articles, they are entirely different systems. 


Both systems do use both aggregate and resin to form a fixed hard surface but the differences between them on numerous resin bound means that The resin is non-fading permeable slip-resistant weed resistant frost resistant and seamless joining in between the portions late.


On the other hand, a resin Bond driveway is non-fading slip-resistant we resistant and seamless; therefore it’s not permeable so that it is impermeable and it is not frost resistant so it will. During the cold seasons basically, the resin-bound driveway works by being a permeable surface of a resin bound driveway is porous therefore water Will pass through underneath providing it is laid onto a permeable base, therefore, a concrete or C1 underlay.


Resin bonded gravel is a gravel system Whereby the resin is laid across the base and the aggregate the stone of the gravel is scattered onto it, therefore, most of the stone will adhere to the resin well some of it remain loose this gives the resin bonded driveway a more loose fitted appearance with a less stone or gravel to move or replace but because it is scattered onto a complete layer of resin water, therefore, cannot pass through it this means the resin-bonded system is not porous therefore not permeable to the water so holes will have to be driven into the resin to allow water to escape.

Our team will make every effort to ensure that we are able to install bound solutions on the agreed date. However if the weather conditions are not suitable we will notify you as soon as possible and reorganise installation for our next available date.

One of the most significant benefits of resin bound driveway is that it will never fade. Therefore you will not need to re-update the current overlay on the driveway again. It is also a slip-resistant, so when wet, you will have that level of friction on the surface. It is also weed resistant. Therefore, no weeds will come through the aggregate that is making the surface stable, and long-lasting the resin-bound is also frost resistant therefore during the cold seasons there is no frost to be formed on top of the aggregate, and it is seamless flows throughout with no joins or connections visible.

The short answer is Yes, but we always recommend our customers to prime the concrete before application. Resin bound surfacing does bond very well to concrete surfaces. It is essential to install sufficient falls and drains when lying resin over concrete as concrete has the capability of absorbing moisture, but it is not permeable.

Yes, because resin bound solutions are laid by hand we are able to carefully cut out, fill and finish any areas which need to be repaired. Any restoration work will be completely level, however as we use natural aggregates the repaired area may have a slightly different colour.

Simple and straight forward resin bound solutions can often be installed within a day (depending on the size of the project). Where additional ground work is not required, the product can be laid directly on top of existing surfaces – just like icing a cake!

The legislation was passed in 2008 that means that you probably will not need planning permission for a small resin bound driveway. However, it is always good to check.


If you are not sure whether you will need planning permission, please feel free to contact us, and we will be able to help you find out.

This varies depending on the traffic. For pedestrian traffic we recommend 16-24 hours. For vehicular traffic and heavy traffic we recommend at least 48 hours to ensure the surface is fully cured.

Unless otherwise stated, our materials will be delivered the day before your installation to ensure that we have everything we need to start work straight away.


You will probably not need to be at home to take the delivery, but you will need to ensure that there is space for the materials to be delivered.