Surface Dressing

The team at Curtis Cambridge Ltd can restore and prolong the life of existing, structurally sound roads, cycle paths, pavements and footpaths in Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas.


Surface Dressing is applied to existing surfaces in need of sealing and refurbishment. A fast setting bitumen emulsion is applied onto the road surface followed by a coating of premium quality aggregate.  Curtis Cambridge Ltd are the people to contact if you have surfaces that have broken up and are causing problems. We can guarantee a project that is managed effectively, delivered on time and on budget.

Surface dressing can be laid to a variety of thicknesses to suit a wide range of uses including roads, car parks, waterways, parks and heritage sites. With a variety of colour options available such as gravel, granite and a range of decorative stone chippings. Our team can advise you of the most suitable options for your project during our initial survey.​


Surface dressing is an extremely economical way of reinstating and sealing the footpath or road surface in one process. It is one of the quickest ways to seal cracks and reduce the possibility of potholes forming. It can be applied to any class of road or footpath and It can extend the life of a road by up to 10 years.

  • Seal a road surface against ingress of water and subsequent frost damage
  • Quick to apply and has limited disruption to road users
  • Restore surface characteristics such as skid resistance
  • Improve ride quality when combined with patching


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Footpath Surfacing

Footpath surface dressing is a cost-effective solution for repairing and maintaining pedestrian walkways. This process involves applying a thin layer of bitumen emulsion and aggregate to the surface of the footpath, creating a hard-wearing and skid-resistant finish.

At Curtis Surfacing Ltd., our team of professionals works closely with clients to understand their specific needs and provide customized solutions that exceed their expectations.


Surface dressing is a common road maintenance technique used to improve the surface of the road and extend its lifespan. It is cost-effective, improves skid resistance, waterproofing, long-lasting and provides an enhanced appearance.

We have the equipment and manpower to operate on all classes of road, single-track farm roads, driveways, footpaths and more. Surface dressing can be laid to a variety of designs, as a single, double or racked in finish. This allows a versatility to suit all aspects of use from carriageways and car parks to decorative sites and pedestrian footpaths.

For professional surface dressing for domestic and commercial projects in Cambridgeshire, call Curtis Surfacting on 01954 58 38 19, or email us at