5 Most Popular Surfacing Options For Your Driveway

On approach to any house, we subconsciously create our first impressions based on the landscape and what we see before we even enter the property (also known as kerb side appeal).  So, with kerb side appeal proving so important in setting the scene, the perfect way to ensure your house gives the right impression could be a new driveway. This could be the best way to make the right statement and improvements to your home front.

Driveways considerably enhance the overall look of your house, potentially increase its value and provide a lovely introduction for any visitors to your home. They cover the majority of the landscape so are bound to create a vast, and hopefully lasting, impression on people.

We understand the significance a driveway can make but we also understand that one style does not suit all.  That’s why we offer a range of different surfaces so you are guaranteed to find something that suits your home and style.

We’ve put together the top 5 most popular surfaces for driveways, so you can see all their benefits before you make your final decision:


  • Considerably increases the value of your property
  • Durable and guaranteed to last you for years
  • Low maintenance
  • Cost effective

Resin Bound Surfacing

  • Gives the appearance of loose gravel but without the hassle of the upkeep.
  • Decorative and visually pleasing
  • Durable and hard wearing
  • Anti-slip due to the texture

Indian Sandstone

  • A popular option for driveways
  • A natural blend of colours
  • Natural looking driveway
  • Cost effective materials
  • Available in a range of colours

Block Paving

  • Creates kerb appeal
  • Incredibly durable and long-lasting
  • Adds value to your property
  • Can be laid quickly on a compacted sub-base
  • Achieves a great looking driveway


  • Popular driveway option
  • Suitable for all weather conditions
  • Traditional design
  • Tailored by colour and texture
  • Low maintenance
  • Hard-wearing

Whether it’s a traditional or modern finish you want to achieve, UK Surfacings can cater for all your requirements to ensure you end up with a fantastic, high-quality surfacing solution, giving your driveway and home front sparkle it deserves!

They say first impressions always count, so make yours count and choose UK Surfacings to redesign and lay your new, long-lasting and great quality driveways. Just give our surfacing contractors a call today to find out more.