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Behind the Scenes

As with many things, prior preparation is the key to a successful result and with that in mind, here is a brief insight into what goes on behind the scenes at HMS, ahead of installation day… National site evaluations: Generally speaking, all sites are thoroughly...

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FAQs about Resin Bound paving

Got a question about Resin Bound paving? Here at hms we answer the most frequently asked questions.  How much does resin bound paving cost? It is difficult to quote a cost per square metre for resin driveways as each project has completely unique considerations and...

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How To Get A Quote…

How will I know the cost of a resin bonded or bound surface? There are several ways for the team at HMS to give you an accurate idea of the overall cost of your project. For small works, especially domestic projects, an initial site visit is not always necessary as we...

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HMS in Numbers

HMS in numbers is our way of introducing you to our great company and what we do. At Number 10… The number of specialist plant vehicles in our fleet. Decorative Surfacing on a smaller scale can certainly be carried out without the need for lots of specialist...

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Common mistakes

At HMS we think its important that we inform our customers of the common mistakes that can be made when installing resin paving.  The popularity of resin bound and resin bonded paving is inarguable on the rise, and with it an influx of new installers, and DIY...

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Resin surfacing for smaller spaces

HMS carries out a wide variety of installations for a broad spectrum of clients including home builders, local authorities and main contractors. However not all schemes need to be on a large scale; we also carry out projects for private and domestic customers...

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HMS partners with RIBA

To increase our product and brand awareness, and to make selecting products from HMS even easier, we've partnered with the RIBA Product Selector. RIBA Product Selector is the industry-leading and definitive online resource to research and select construction product...

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Resin Paving Systems Benefit

One of the most popular home improvement projects in this country involves replacing or creating pathways and driveways, but very few people know enough about the options or the products available. Whether you want to park on it, walk on it or make a feature of it,...

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2018 Review

With Christmas just around the corner, and most people eagerly anticipating hopefully at least a few days off over the festive period, what better time to have a review of the year and look back through some of our more memorable projects from 2018… From...

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Benefits of High Friction Surfacing

If you’re a car driver, cyclist or general road user, you may well be familiar with the site of High Friction Surfacing out on our country’s roads. Tens of thousands of metres are laid every year just by HMS alone, in order to improve road safety and ultimately saves...

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Christmas Shopping

Most of us will at least be considering the prospect of Christmas shopping by now, even if we haven’t quite summoned the motivation to brave the city center chaos quite yet… Here at HMS, we love city centres, shopping arcades, and almost anywhere else that our resin...

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Book your HMS Training Course today

Whether you’re a seasoned surfacing contractor, experienced landscaper or budding DIY enthusiast, our Resin Bound Decra®Set  and ResinBonded Decra®Stone  surfacing products should look fantastic every time… But as with most things, prior preparation is key, and that...

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Where we’ve been last week…

At HMS we pride ourselves on being a national resin installation contractor, undertaking jobs from Devon to the Scottish Borders… or in this case, the stunning rural Welsh Coast village of Pennal, near the town of Machynlleth. Surrounded by the majestic countryside of...

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Winter weather ready with HMS…

Winter weather means colder and wetter conditions therefore surfaces can become slippery due to ice or slimy leaves.  Our resin bonded surfacing can make your outdoor spaces not just looking great, but safer too. All of our Decra®Stone surface products are compatible...

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Experience of HMS

Don’t get spooked by bad driveway installations, trust the experience of HMS to deliver… At HMS we understand that choosing a groundworks or driveway contractor can be a daunting process. With the market buzzing with so many different companies offering very different...

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Recently Completed…

HMS have been very busy with the opening of our new trade counter and showroom.  However our teams have still been out in force taking advantage of the continued mild weather completing several large decorative surfacing schemes in recent weeks. Here are just some of...

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HMS®TreePit Porous Surfacing

Here at HMS, our Decra®Set porous resin bound paving isn’t just for pedestrian and road surfacing use. With a little alteration to the specification, our resin bound paving becomes HMS®TreePit; a fully accredited, SUDS compliant arboricultural surfacing system. Our...

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Showroom is now open!

Monday 1st October saw our long-awaited grand opening of the HMS Showroom, Trade Counter and bespoke Training Centre!  Located at our HMS site just 8 minutes from junction 20 of the M1. The event was a great success, including ribbon cutting from the Mayor of...

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