ULTICOLOUR

The Ultimate coloured asphalt

ULTICOLOUR is a range of coloured asphalts that offer quality and durability in a variety of vibrant colours that bring outdoor spaces to life. It is available as a 6mm, 10mm and 14mm size SMA surface course for a wide range of applications from play areas and pedestrian zones to highly trafficked bus lanes. It is also available as a porous asphalt and as pre-coated, coloured chippings for use with Hot Rolled Asphalt. With such a wide range of available colours and textures, ULTICOLOUR offers architects and urban planners an alternative way to define space in a way that improves safety, visibility, navigation and aesthetics.

Applications

  • Urban roads
  • Housing estate roads
  • Rural roads
  • Bus lanes
  • Bus stops/stations
  • Roundabouts
  • Retail parks
  • Car parks
  • Driveways
  • Footpaths
  • Cycle tracks
  • Playgrounds
  • Tennis courts
  • Multi-use games areas (MUGA)
  • Landscaping

Benefits

  1. Ultimate choice

    Available in a wide range of colours, ULTICOLOUR offers architects and urban planners an exceptional choice of colours and finishes. See our image gallery below for examples.
  2. Improved safety

    Coloured asphalt surfaces play an increasingly important role in road safety, offering improved visibility in high risk or low light environments.
  3. Lasting colour

    High quality, colour matched aggregates ensure a longer lasting finish that resists surface wear and keeps its appearance for longer.
  4. Ultimate quality

    Our network of UK quarries and specialist production facilities give us exceptional control over quality standards for consistent colours and finishes.
  5. Ultimate versatility

    ULTICOLOUR is available as a 6mm, 10mm and 14mm size SMA surface course for a wide range of applications. ULTICOLOUR technology can also be utilised to supply coloured porous asphalt and coloured pre-coated chippings.
  6. Lower maintenance

    ULTICOLOUR has a monolithic finish that provides a long lasting, safe, trip free surface, avoiding the common maintenance issues that can be faced due to block paving movement.
  7. Ultimate support

    At Lafarge Tarmac, technical excellence comes as standard. ULTICOLOUR is only available for installation by accredited contractors who have full access to our expert training, advice and technical support.

Colours available

  • Buff Gravel
  • Buff Quartzite
  • Leaf Green
  • Light Buff Limestone
  • Light Grey
  • Mid Grey
  • Natural Gravel
  • Natural Quartzite
  • Classic Blue
  • Classic Green
  • Classic Red
  • Dark Grey
  • Orange
  • Terracotta
  • White

Case studies

Asphalt

ULTICOLOUR Chippings Horse Guards Parade

The aesthetics of the new surface were of utmost importance as the road is in a prestigious area. ULTICOLOUR chippings offered the solution.

Asphalt

ULTICOLOUR Bolton Playground

Contractor Bolton WISE appointed artist Kay Aplin to design a new low level playground themed around the children’s story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’. Kay approached Lafarge Tarmac to supply the coloured surfacing options that could be used creatively to complement her designs

Asphalt

ULTICOLOUR London Zoo

ULTICOLOUR was specified to mark out a distinctive pathway and pedestrian space within the area. ULTICOLOUR was specified in five different colours to create a series of walkways to guide visitors around the different sections.

Asphalt

ULTICOLOUR Tyburn Road

Birmingham City Council appointed us as their supplier and contractor on a major bus route redevelopment. Using our ULTICOLOUR solution asphalt aimed to show how driver compliance with bus lane regulation could be improved.

Asphalt

ULTICOLOUR Merthyr Tydfil

To restore and repair the existing network of woodland paths within Cyfarthfa Park with a red colour appearance and to ensure they were accessible for disabled users and walkers together with being durable for Parks maintenance vehicles.

  • Achillies Building Confidence
  • Carbon Trust Standard

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