relatively speedy resin install Mansfield, Ravenshead, Shirland

July 31st, 2020

 Relatively speedy resin install Mansfield

     Resin bonded stone in comparison to resin bound paving is a relatively speedy resin install. No mess and disruption to remove an existing concrete or tarmac surface. No unsightly skips, no limited access to your property whilst works are completed.  So if you want a relatively speedy resin install compared to the alternatives such as block paving, concrete or slabs. Call us for a free quote.

We always recommend researching the options available.  Costs, pros and cons, design suggestions.  There is an abundance of  information available.  Providing home owners with pointers to consider before embarking on a garden or driveway project.

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One of the many  benefits of google is that you can collect information from various sources giving you knowledge! Don’t take our word for it ! Check this example

Resin Bonded Gravel and Resin Bonded Aggregate providing an alternative to the usual options for your driveway path or patio. If it’s not broke don’t fix it.







We are based in Nottinghamshire but accessible to Yorkshire and Derbyshire areas. We have completed anti slip surfacing in Skegby, Bilsthorpe, Bulwell, Clay Cross, Cotgrave,   Mansfield Woodhouse, New Houghton, Northampton, Pentrich, Ravenshead, Sellers Wood, Shirebrook,  Toton, Warsop, Worksop.

Porous permeable suds compliant resin what does it mean?

June 30th, 2020

Porous permeable suds compliant resin

What does the porous in permeable suds compliant resin mean?

Has many small holes so liquid or air can pass through


A substance allowing liquid or gases to go though it 

Suds compliant 

Sustainable Urban Drainage System – to manage run off water

All indicators of the free draining qualities of resin bound.  But the Suds principals actually cover a number of options and choices.   Meaning  porous permeable suds compliant resin does not have to be a necessary resin option.  Resin bonded meets the required spec because

Porous permeable suds compliant resin

SuDS principles

“Sustainable drainage is a departure from the traditional approach to draining sites. There are some key principles that influence the planning and design process enabling SuDS to mimic natural drainage by:


  • storing runoff and releasing it slowly (attenuation)
  • harvesting and using the rain close to where it falls
  • allowing water to soak into the ground (infiltration)
  • Slowly transporting (conveying) water on the surface
  • filtering out pollutants
  • allowing sediments to settle out by controlling the flow of the water

Surface water is a valuable resource and this should be reflected in that way is is managed. It should be considered from the beginning of the development process and throughout, influencing the design and layout of public open space, transport networks etc. It is important, where appropriate and particularly on larger developments that an interdisciplinary team (planners, engineers, landscape architects) should work together from the outset. SuDS are very flexible and there are a number of ways that they can applied to provide great drainage that are both value for money and inspirational.

Porous permeable suds compliant resin

So resin bonded stone can be a Suds Compliant resurfacing option.  Whilst being impermeable (which is an advantage as it) if the run off water on a new front  hard landscaping area is managed then it is Suds compliant.”



Resin Bonded  Gravel and Resin Bonded Aggregate providing an alternative to porous permeable suds compliant resin.  If it’s not broke don’t fix it. 

We are based in Nottinghamshire.  We have completed anti slip surfacing  in Skegby,  Aspley,   Bilsthorpe, Bulwell,   Clay Cross, Cotgrave, Huthwaite, Mansfield Woodhouse, New Houghton, Pentrich, Ravenshead, Sellers Wood, Shirebrook,   Toton, Warsop, Worksop

Echium and images

May 10th, 2020

Drive-Cote Ltd covid garden works

May 10th, 2020

Drive-Cote Ltd covid garden works


Drive-Cote Ltd Garden Gallery Page

April 26th, 2020

Whilst we are unable to progress with works for our clients we have kept busy updating our website. Our Drive-Cote Ltd Garden Gallery Page is a new addtition.   No resin is required for this project.  Just interest and levels to create separate areas.  Looking towards a drying area, barbecue area and eating area in a small and  Mansfield compact garden.  Creating a compact patio and garden type area.

Mansfield, Ashfield, Ravenshead, Ripley, Belper, Sutton in Ashfield.  Free no obligation approximates.  If you have apicture of the potential works then drop us an email or give us a call.  01623 623986.

Drive-Cote Ltd Coronavirus update

March 29th, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus and the resultant potential risks to employees, clients, suppliers and the general public Drive-Cote Ltd have decided that in line with  Government guidelines it is in everyone’s best interest to close Drive-Cote Ltd until further notice. 

We do  hope to reopen when it is safe and prudent to do so.

Accordingly we will continue to monitor the ongoing situation.

We would like to take this opportunity to send every good wish to all.  Please keep safe.


Simon Faith

and the Team at Drive-Cote Ltd

Drive-Cote Ltd Resin Stone


Drive-Cote Ltd resin longevity over 18 years

February 23rd, 2020

Drive-Cote Ltd resin longevity

 We at Drive-Cote by virtue of longevity (over 18 years in the industry) together with experience and knowledge,  consider ourselves to be industry specialists.

In December 2012 nearly 8 years ago we started to record on our website about resin resurfacing. One of the first things we wrote about was the unnecessary steps taken in removing existing slabs if they are basically sound.  As long as vehicles are not going to travel over or stand on a slabbed paving surface potentially it can be resurfaced. 

Please note Drive-Cote Ltd resin longevity is some 18 years.  It is just the last 8 we have recorded on our website.  

Drive-Cote Ltd resin longevity

We wrote

Our Resin Bonded paving option for patios not only saves time, money and disruption it is better for the environment?  If there are drainage issues then these can be addressed at the time of installation.  Current government legislation is promoting permeable paving, however that is only for new surfaces over a certain size and if the runoff is directed to the mains water services.

And remember the Suds detail is only relative to front gardens over 5m.

We also wrote about Landfill issues in one of our posts. We wrote about why we work with resin bonded applications.  To be honest we have not changed our way of thinking either.

If its not broke don’t fix it!

From where we are based in the East Midlands (the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire border) we can resurface your driveway path or patio. Providing you with a weed free alternative to the usual block paving, imprinted concrete, tarmac, and concrete options. Beeston, Bolsover,  Clowne, Edwinstowe, Gedling, Kirkby in Ashfield, Matlock, Newthorpe, Old Whittington, Radcliffe on Trent, Sheffield, Walesby,  and Wollaton.


Drive-Cote Ltd Nottingham resin driveway

February 12th, 2020

Drive-Cote Ltd Nottingham resin driveway company based in the East Midlands.  Covering Nottingham, Ravenshead, Sherwood and surrounding areas.

Our resin bonded works provide a seamless protective and durable covering option.  In addition our resin resurfacing  option provides a weed resistant and anti slip surface.

Whether you have concrete or tarmac our specialist covering can use the surface without affecting existing levels.  

Nottingham resin driveways

No mess!

In addition can be completed in a day!




Patios and paths can be resurfaced to compliment your Nottingham resin driveway.   Finishes available in a variety of colours

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Resin Bonded  Gravel and Resin Bonded  Aggregate to provide an alternative to the usual options  for your driveway path or patio. If it’s not broke don’t fix it. 

We are based in Nottinghamshire and accessible to Skegby,  Bilsthorpe, Bulwell,   Clay Cross, Cotgrave,  Huthwaite, Mansfield Woodhouse, New Houghton, Nottingham, Pentrich, Peterborough, Ravenshead, Sellers Wood, Shirebrook, Toton, Warsop, Worksop.

recent resin drive enquiry

January 29th, 2020

Recent resin drive enquiry received just after Christmas 2019. 

Unfortunately this recent resin drive enquiry was out of area, however we are always happy to provide information and referrrals where possible.

 From: Dave   ………>

 Sent: 08 January 2020 14:13


 Subject: Resin bonded driveway

  Hi,     I stumbled upon your website after reading about you in an online forum “outandabout live”. The pseudonym of the very helpful person was “faithcaine” who may be an owner. I have a forty year old concrete drive which although cracked in places is very solid. These have probably been there since the 1980’s as I have seen little change since then. Would this be suitable for resin-bonded? Photo attached.

Unfortunately I think I may be way too far out of your area (Essex) for you to be able to help me.  I do wonder if perhaps you know the names of any reliable installers in the S.E. though if that is the case. Kind regards,  Dave

We replied

Thank you for your email.  Guilty as charged!   that  was me on “outandabout live”! 

Simon has looked at your images and based on an assumption that the levels are not too differing on the different sections, with good prep works the resin bonded stone should be able to be resurfaced.  As with all works its about a site visit and good prep work. 

You are correct we are too far to be able to complete the works.  However there are 2 National companies who have installers in different areas.  Just remember and be aware a lot of companies favour the bound (requiring the existing surface to be removed).  However with resin bonded this is designed to resurface existing surfaces. 

Addagrip seem to work more with resin bonded  so I would start with them first.  Also if you look local – shopping centres and walk ways –  you will probably find works completed – contact the council and see if they can tell you who installed the surface and whilst they may be commercial and bound-  they may well be able to recommend a local installer. or 

 Hopefully I have continued to be the helpful “faithcaine” and this will help you with your recent resin driveway enquiry and good luck.

 Regards  Faith

 01623 623986

Hi Faith,

Well thank you so much for the helpful advice especially as you are not in my area. All I can say is good luck with your business and I am sure you will continue to do well with your excellent attitude to customers and people in general as well judging by your comments on that forum. Kind Regards Dave

Imprinted concrete, tarmac or concrete we can resurface (subject to a site survey).   Anti slip and virtually weedfree.  No mess and no disruption and no or minimum  costly landfill disposal requirements.  Our resurfacing option does not affect existing surfaces.

resin bonded stone upcycling service

December 31st, 2019

resin bonded stone upcycling service

Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality and environmental value.

Upcycling is the practice of creating a useable product from waste or unwanted items or adapting an existing product in some way to add value. The purpose of upcycling is reducing waste and improving the efficiency of resource use.

Resin bonded stone does exactly this.  No need to remove the existing.  Obviously this goes without saying that an onsite visit is a requirement. This being required to ensure the suitability of the existing surface first.

resin bonded stone upcycling service

In one of our posts in 2014 (over 5 years ago) we explained  –

“being a Mansfield company we pride ourselves on providing a local service to local people.  Chesterfield, Ripley, Eastwood, Woodborough, Papplewick, Bulwell, Stonebroom, Swanwick, Loscoe, Heanor all within easy reachof our base in the East Midlands.

Don’t forget to ask the questions about resin bonded and resin bound – the differences and what difference the type of application will make to the surface it is being applied to”.

Benefits of our resin bonded stone upcycling service ?

resin bonded stone upcycling service by Drive-Cote Ltd

  • Uses the existing concrete tarmac or imprinted concrete
  • No skip
  • No use of landfill sites
  • Anti slip
  • Doesn’t affect existing levels
  • Can be completed in a day!

Ever wondered why concrete is perfect material for footings for a property – durable, impermeable hardwearing and strong.  If your driveway path or patio is structurally sound why have it removed?  Why not consider our Resin bonded stone upcycling service!

Mansfield and Ashfield areas and more .  Concrete tarmac and imprinted concrete we can resurface it.