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Flexible Approach from HMS

Flexible Approach from HMS

At HMS we’re probably best known for our commercial and high calibre projects, but this is not the full extent of our remit. We spend a great deal of time planning and delivering decorative and highways related projects for the commercial sector, such as main...

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October Resin Round-Up…

October Resin Round-Up…

Despite the lower temperatures and slightly unpredictable weather, HMS are still very much busy installing a variety of jobs, albeit between the rain showers! Unlike some other similar surfacing contractors, HMS does not have a specific cut-off period for the...

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Preparing for Winter with HMS

Preparing for Winter with HMS

With Halloween almost upon us, it’s practically impossible to deny that winter is very much on the way, if not here already! And with it comes wet weather, low temperatures and what appears to be an impossible quantity of fallen leaves, which seem to multiply the...

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10 years of HMS

10 years of HMS

HMS has been trading in the road maintenance and construction industry sector for over 30 years, carrying out all types of maintenance, improvements and repairs across the highways network. More recently, predominantly over the last decade, the business has expanded...

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Commercial Clients

Commercial Clients

HMS has been working with a wide range of commercial and industrial clients for many years, offering decorative and safety surfacing solutions to a broad spectrum of projects. Local AuthoritiesHMS works closely with a number of local and county authorities throughout...

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Bespoke Projects

Bespoke Projects

At HMS we know that not all project requirements are the same; in fact they very rarely are. With each individual scheme offering its own set of challenges, HMS are excellently placed to assess, make recommendations and execute your installation, applying the care and...

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Gold Constructionline

Gold Constructionline

HMS: Working towards Constructionline Gold Award At HMS we believe that you’re only as good as your latest achievement, and as such we’re always looking at strategies to improve and develop the business, with the sole objective to better serve our clients. We...

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Leicester City Highways Works

Leicester City Highways Works

HMS has worked for Leicester City Highways in many capacities for in excess of 20 years, completing highway surfacing, footpaths, parks, pedestrianisation of the city centre, English Heritage sites and much more. Most recently we have been undertaking a wide variety...

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Resin Facts

Resin Facts

This week see’s the vast majority of schools returning after the summer break [much to everyone’s relief]… and with that, we thought we’d take the opportunity to swat up on some facts (and fiction) about resin surfacing!True: there are over 50 different colours and...

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HMS your trusted partner

HMS your trusted partner

At HMS we know that choosing a surfacing contractor, or any outside service can be a daunting task. With so many companies out there with convincing websites, social media presence and reviews (or not!) it really can be a minefield to ensure that your money, and the...

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Bank Holiday Jobs

Bank Holiday Jobs

With the last of the summer bank holidays this weekend, you may be thinking about putting your three-day break to good use by getting some much needed jobs done around the house and garden! When it comes to freshening up your outside space, this can feel like a bit of...

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Laura Mott Contracts Manager

Laura Mott Contracts Manager

Laura Mott a HMS employee completes one of our Q&A sessions What’s your role at HMS? Contracts Manager, and general office management How long have you worked here? 8.5 years since April 2011 What does a typical day look like? This can be variable depending on...

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Surface Maintenance

Surface Maintenance

When you’ve completed your amazing new resin surfacing, you’ll want to know how to keep it looking fantastic! Resin bound and resin bonded products from HMS are designed specifically to require very little in the way of maintenance and up-keep, with the surfacing...

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Free of charge samples

Free of charge samples

When thinking about a new resin surface, it’s often hard to imagine which finish will best complement the outside space, both in colour and the type of aggregate used. The best starting point is to decide if you require a porous or non-porous surface and what the...

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In-House Installation Team

In-House Installation Team

With the increasing popularity of decorative resin based products on the market, you don’t have to look very far to find glossy websites with pictures of amazing looking projects. Lots of companies offering huge ranges of colours, with prices fighting to be the...

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FAQs Resin Bonded Surfacing

FAQs Resin Bonded Surfacing

Got a question about Resin Bonded Surfacing? We answer the most frequently asked questions.  How much does resin bonded surfacing cost? It can be tricky to quote a cost per square metre for resin driveways as each project has completely unique considerations and...

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Summer Garden Safety

Summer Garden Safety

Summer is the time for gardeners to get outdoors and enjoy the fruits of their labours – admiring the colourful flowers that they planted during the drab, grey winter months. But dangers do lurk in the garden. According to the Department of Trade and Industry figures...

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HMS proud to support Festival

HMS proud to support Festival

The annual Husbands Bosworth Festival will be in full swing again on Saturday 29th June 2019, and HMS Decorative Surfacing is proud to be one of the commercial supporters. Held in the expansive grounds of Bosworth Hall in Leicestershire, Bosworth Festival is a really...

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