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Nationwide bound gravel surfacing

Nationwide bound gravel surfacing

Resin Bound Gravel is an excellent choice when it comes to decorative gravel surfacing with a natural appearance and an additional 'wow factor' Bound gravel combines aggregate (gravel) and resin which is then trowelled and levelled onto a suitable sub base such a asphalt. The finished surface is porous, or water permeable, meaning water drains through... read more »

The Difference Between Resin Bonded and Resin Bound Surfacing

The Difference Between Resin Bonded and Resin Bound Surfacing

At DCM Surfaces we receive a large volume of requests from people who want to know the differences between resin bonded gravel surfacing and resin bound gravel surfacing. Although they sound the same it is important to note that they remain as two different surfacing types which we will now explain to you. What is Resin... read more »

Celebrating 10 years at DCM Surfaces: Mariusz Kusmierek

Celebrating 10 years at DCM Surfaces: Mariusz Kusmierek

This week Operations Manager Mariusz Kusmierek celebrates 10 years at DCM Surfaces. Mariusz started at DCM as an on-site installer in 2007, he excelled as a wet pour installer showing a great eye for detail and design. After just one year Mariusz became a Team Leader over-seeing some of DCM Surfaces most memorable installations. With his wealth of experience and revered knowledge of surfacing products Mariusz... read more »

DCM Surfaces achieves ISO9001:2015 certification from the British Assessment Bureau

DCM Surfaces achieves ISO9001:2015 certification from the British Assessment Bureau

DCM Surfaces has achieved certification to the internationally recognised ISO9001:2015 standard, establishing it as one of the leaders in its field. This independent assessment was conducted by the British Assessment Bureau, a leading Certification Body, and demonstrates DCM Surfaces’ commitment to customer service and quality in delivery. DCM Surfaces has now earned the right to display the coveted British Assessment Bureau quality shield and ISO 9001:2015... read more »

Holiday opening hours!

Holiday opening hours!

As the Christmas holidays approach and 2016 draws to a close, everyone here at DCM Surfaces would like to wish all our friends, colleagues and partners a very merry Christmas and a happy new year! 2016 has been a great year and we look forward to working with you all again in 2017!   The DCM Surfaces office will be open until 5.30pm on Friday 23rd December.... read more »

Maintaining safety surfaces through the winter!

Maintaining safety surfaces through the winter!

If you believe the weather forecasters we’re in for a long winter, and for some hopefully lots of snow and ice! At DCM Surfaces we care about our surfaces long after we have installed them and that means giving advice on upkeep during all seasons particularly during inclement weather conditions.   Sledges, sleighs and snowmen! It might be time to dust off the toboggan, make sure its ready... read more »

Artificial Grass Landscapes

Artificial Grass Landscapes

It has been a busy summer for DCM Surfaces, one in which we have completed projects in many locations including schools, nurseries, public parks, and retails parks. One particular installation in Scotland took place at Glasgow Fort Retail Park. A challenging and intricate installation of artificial grass and wet pour that has added a modern, colourful landscape to the pedestrian walkways and car parking area... read more »

DCM Surfaces wet pour playgrounds

DCM Surfaces wet pour playgrounds

At DCM Surfaces we have been busy carrying out surfacing projects including; play surfaces, sports surfaces, decorative gravel surfacing, and structural surfaces throughout the UK. Here is just a few of our many latest play surface installations. Our teams visited Camlachie, Glasgow Scotland to create a wet pour playground on a community play area close to the football ground, Celtic Park. The design used a blend of... read more »

Summer installations with DCM Surfaces

Summer installations with DCM Surfaces

For many schools and nurseries the summer is ideal for development of landscapes, play areas, paths, walkways and car parks. For DCM Surfaces the summer is a very busy period. DCM have more installation teams than anyone else in the industry. All our installers are full time employed, CSCS card holders and have been DBS checked and approved. New play surface? DCM Surfaces specialise in installing play... read more »

Wet pour themes - Numbers and Letters

Wet pour themes - Numbers and Letters

DCM Surfaces Wet Pour is available in a variety of colours ranging from reds, blues, green, purple, yellow, black and mixed colours. It can be laid as a single colour or can be designed to create a themed play area. Popular themes include; aquatic and beaches – using blue and yellow to create a beach effect. Additional graphics in the shape of dolphins, whales, octopus... read more »

Paths and walkways with Rubber Mulch

Paths and walkways with Rubber Mulch

Paths and walkways with Rubber Mulch Rubber Mulch is ideal for use on paths and walkways in schools and parks. Firstly, the surface is very durable and long lasting. Binding rubber chip with resin makes a strong, hard wearing surface able to withstand heavy traffic and can be used all year round. The surface requires little maintenance once installed. The binding of the rubber chip with... read more »

Desirable driveways and courtyards

Desirable driveways and courtyards

Creating a desirable first impression to your home begins with your driveway. Resin Bound Gravel from DCM Surfaces is an ideal surface for a driveway, access road or courtyard. The surface combines coloured aggregate and resin used to bind the stone together. This means the stone does not move or wash away. It does not compact and most importantly does not flick up against a... read more »

Choosing your playground design

Choosing your playground design

Wet pour rubber is the ideal surface for use on a playground and public play areas. Rubber provides excellent safety benefits absorbing impacts of any potential fall, it is trip free and porous allowing water to drain through for all year round usage. When it comes to choosing a design for your new wet pour playground there are many different options and possibilities. At DCM Surfaces... read more »

Rubber Mulch play surfaces

Rubber Mulch play surfaces

The third instalment in our series of playground surfaces look at rubber mulch. Rubber Mulch play surfaces Firstly, when it comes to rubber mulch it is important to differentiate it from other rubber surfacing, particularly wet pour. Rubber Mulch consists of larger shredded rubber pieces combined with a solvent free binder. These larger rubber piece give Rubber Mulch a unique texture and appearance, highly suited to... read more »

Artificial grass for sport and play

Artificial grass for sport and play

The second in our series of playground and play area surface options is artificial grass.   Artificial grass for sport and play Artificial grass surfacing is ideal for a variety of sport and play activities. It can also be used on landscaping projects and as a lawn replacement. Artificial grass is specially designed to provide an impact absorbing natural looking finish, complementing its surroundings and maintaining a consistent... read more »

Playground surfaces – what are your options?

Playground surfaces – what are your options?

The first in our series of playground and play area surfaces looks at ‘wet pour’ When it comes to playground surfaces there are lots of different options, with some products more suitable than others. It’s also helpful to know which products can be joined together on larger areas, or what surface is best when play apparatus is installed. The most common play surface is wet pour;... read more »

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