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Why Resin Bound?

Why Choose Resin Bound?

Resin bound surfacing is one of the fastest growing home improvement products in the UK, chosen by homeowners and commercial clients for its durability and long lasting good looks. It is suitable for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic and will add an immediate ‘wow’ factor to any home or commercial application.

Resin Bound permeable surfaces are created using specially selected, washed, dried and graded natural aggregates, blended to create non-fade colour palettes as individual as the properties they adorn. The selected aggregates are mixed on site with our high strength thermosetting resin and hardener system, then perfectly hand trowelled to the surface to create a slip resistant, natural stone surface that will never fade and is highly resistant to weeds.

So no more ugly puddles as surface water drains through to the ground beneath.

As a SUDS compliant solution, Resin Bound will not require planning permission, 

Endless Colour


Yellows, golds, silvers, greys, creams, reds, pinks... it's over to you.

Resin Bound

Is Versatile

That means you can make your driveway truly unique with  logos, shapes, patterns, house numbers 

Slip &

Skid Resistant.

Resin Bound is Installed with crushed glass for added slip resistance.

Ideal For Any

Size of Area

Resin Bound is easily applied to slopes or steps so it can extend right up to your front door.



With a Resin Bound surface, you can say goodbye to hours of hard work clearing weeds.



Resin Bound requires very little maintenance & is very easy to keep clean. 

Resin Bound vs Other Options

The following table highlights the benefits of a Resin Bound system over other surfacing systems, as you will see no other option gives such a complete range of strengths. Added to this, Resin Bound gravel is upto one third faster to lay than some other systems.​

Resin Bound Advantages

Resin Bound vs Resin Bonded

At RSS we focus on delivering a Resin Bound system for our clients. This shouldn't be confused with the similar sounding, but very different Resin bonded system. So what's the difference?

Resin Bound System

  • A Resin Bound system is aesthetically and physically superior to a resin bonded system due to the installation process

  • The gravel is mixed together with the resin

  • This mixture is then hand trowelled on to the base surface to leave a smooth flat finish with no loose gravel

  • The resulting surface is fully permeable, allowing surface water to rapidly drain away reducing the risk of flooding

  • This is compliant with Sustainable Urban Drainage System "SUDS" requirements and therefore requires no planning permission


Resin Bonded System

  • The gravel is not mixed with the resin, it is spread across a layer of pre-applied resin onto a suitable existing base surface

  • Some of the stone will adhere to the resin and some will not leaving a surface that gives the appearance of loose gravel

  • The resulting surface is not fully permeable and on its own is not SUDS compliant

  • Any area installed that is over 5 square meters will require an application to your local planning department, including drawings, fees and a wait time from your council of upto 8 weeks.

Focusing on Sustainability 

The environment needs help, now more than ever. Resin Bound surfaces are one of the best ways to start to hold off and eventually reverse the damage that humans have done to the planet while maintaining our way of life.

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