Roadwork Services

Exceptional road marking services and road surface contractors in Lanarkshire

Looking for a roadwork contractor who can take care of all aspects of your roadwork project? RM Kennedy & Sons Ltd can help. 
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Roadwork Services We Offer

  • Kerbing
  • Pipe work
  • Road planning
  • Road works
  • Site clearance
  • Driveways
  • Gravel surface dressing
We are one of Scotland’s most experienced road construction companies. Our experience of road works has been passed down generations. Our family run business operates in Glasgow, Lanarkshire and across Scotland.

As a leading surfacing contractor in Glasgow with decades of kerbing an road works experience, RM Kennedy & Sons have the expertise and knowledge to deliver kerbing and road works within any contract, large or small.

Unlike other road work companies, customer satisfaction and care are at the heart of our business. If you are looking to work with road contractors that bring consistent, quality work to the table, contact our road work contractors team in Glasgow. 

Looking for professional roadwork service or Road surface contractors?
Call us on 01698 870 111 today.

Work With Our Road Contractors

Our road contractors have worked on public and private roads across Scotland. Our road contractors have the capacity to deliver a full suite of road surfacing and associated services.

No matter what type of roadwork services you are looking for, we have worked on highways, commercial locations, places of education, residential locations, health centres, and sports venues.

Based in Lanarkshire, RM Kennedy & Sons Ltd cover all aspects of road planning and surfacing design, as well as site clearance, preparation, white lining and road marking. We serve across Lanarkshire, Central Scotland and the surrounding areas. Get in touch with us for a free quote.

Road Construction Contractors in Glasgow

We are road construction contractors in Glasgow. We use both asphalt and tarmac to construct roads. Nowadays the most common materials used for paving roads are asphalt and concrete. Before building a road, there will be a long consultation that will allow you and road experts to decide on what materials you should be using. Factors such as cost and type and amount of traffic will determine which material will be used.

At RM Kennedy and Sons we often use Asphalt. This solution uses an oil-based substance called bitumen to make sand and crushed rock stick together like glue. Asphalt can be heated to about 300° F. Our construction team will bring it to your site and spread and compact it onto the foundation already in place.

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Road Planning Glasgow 

With any construction project The first step is planning. RM Kennedy can help you carry out roadworks, however, any engineers and construction experts, must be involved in figuring out what type of road should be made. 

Our road work contractors can help you decide what your road should be made with, whether that be tarmac or asphalt. The material of a road usually depends on the amount and type of traffic it will likely hold. 

When it comes to road planning it often takes months of planning before any construction can begin. This is due to structural elements; such as bridges or overpasses. Get in touch with us to discuss road planning and the factors which must be considered before going ahead with a project.

Site Clearance in Glasgow & Scotland

Our road work company also provides site clearance. If you would like to include this to your road work package just ask. This process should always be completed by a professional as it is an important part of many construction and demolition projects.

RM Kennedy & Sons can remove any machinery and hazardous substances from a site before we begin your road work project. As surfacing contractor, we can then level and preparing land for any planned construction or landscaping. Keep in mind that this type of work is an essential. If you are an employer, then a clear site helps to keep workers and anyone else that may be present onsite safe. 

During this stage of your project, we will clear the site and remove any debris and from the workplace. Road work companies should always do this carefully, ensuring that the land it is safe and ready for development.
If you are unsure if our versatile team can take on the project that you are working on, get in touch. regardless of site condition, and we will always carry out safe and professional works to render it as secure as possible. Our customers do not have to deal with any other companies as we are able to handle every aspect of the clearance process.

One of Scotland's Oldest & Best Road Contractors 

 Tarmac & Asphalt Contractors

At RM Kennedy & Sons we value our clients, that is why we offer cost-effective pavement solutions.

We cover all area of the southwest of Scotland and over the years we have strong client relationships, just ask us about our portfolio of clients. There is no job too small or big for that matter and we would love to talk you through the work which is completed by ourselves and other road work companies. 

RM Kennedy is an independent surfacing contractor in Glasgow, which means diverse and robust supply chain and can source a variety of materials from a multitude of suppliers. 

Tar and Chip Road Contractors 

We are tar and chip road contractors if the term "tar-and-chip" is not familiar to you, then you will most likely have seen it on driveways and roads. Other terms for tar and chip are chip-and-seal, seal chip, macadam, or liquid-asphalt-and-stone. 

If that rings a bell, then the first thing you have probably imaged was a tar and chip driveway. The more common choices include gravel and asphalt. Almost everyone has driven over tar and chip roadways and parking lots. At RM Kennedy and Sons, we can provide these services.  

"Tar-and-chip" is a shorthand term that refers to a paving surface made from asphalt and stone. If you are looking for a company that does tar-and-chip road works, get in touch. Our road building contractors offer solid surface and tar and chip road works. 

Gravel Surface Dressing

When gravel surface dressing is applied by a professional it looks incredibly impressive. This is why many hotels, B&Bs and other home businesses choose a gravel driveway. With the right care and maintenance, gravel surface dressing can last a long time. This can need renewing every 10 years or so, depending on use.

 The main reason why our clients choose gravel surface dressing is that of the look it achieves. For many years we have been installing gravel surface dressing into homes, as it also fits well into a landscaped garden. 

If you do decide to choose Tar and chip get in touch, our road works team will talk you through the procedure. This type of road work services works as the gravel sticks to the tar underneath rather than it being loose, giving the ground a rough surface. 
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Tar and Chip Glasgow

At RM Kennedy & Sons we provide gravel surface dressing, otherwise known as “tar and chip” in Glasgow. There are many reasons why homeowners choose gravel surface dressing. Tar and chip in Glasgow are functional and Scottish homeowners love it because it is weather proof.

 Updating your existing drive or creating a new one is not a project many householders undertake often. But when you do, you need to make sure you get the very best product for your money – that will stand the test of time and be functional, in a good state of repair for many years to come.

For our driveways in Glasgow, customers can choose between the solid surface and aggregate surface materials. If you are looking for tar and chip, you can choose from materials such as gravel and crushed stone. If you are looking for a solid tarmac surfacing that is seamless and even, contact our tarmac Glasgow team.

Tar-and-Chip Pathway/Driveway

Building a tar-and-chip pathway or driveway is a pretty simple if you are a surfacing contractor. You must have the appropriate materials and equipment to complete this job. Handling these materials can be extremely dangerous if you are not trained to use them. At RM Kennedy and Sons we use a gravel base.

Once the base has been applied we will use hot liquid asphalt which is poured over the gravel. Our experts will then coat this layer with loose stones. We will them use our machinery to roll the asphalt to form the finish surface. 

The main benefit of using Tar-and-chip is that it can be installed over existing driveway materials, however, this does depend on the driveway being in reasonably good shape.

Maintaining Tar and Chip

There is no art to maintaining a tar-and-chip driveway or road unlike asphalt, it doesn't have to be sealed regularly. If you live in an area which is affected by snow, snow removal can create problems. Avoid using a snowplough to clear the driveway during this time as it may damage the surface.
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Asphalt Paving Contractors

Asphalt paving companies can help you achieve a black, smooth surface on the driveway or road of your choice.  

If you are looking for asphalt paving contractors that provide quality work at the best place, then you have come to the right place. 
This type of material can only be laid by road work companies as it needs to be effectively sealed. If you are looking for road construction companies at short notice get in touch. 

Make sure that if water is entering your current asphalt it will soon see it degenerate, especially in harsh Scottish weather conditions. We carry out this type of road work through the year, however, when the temperature drops cracked asphalt is at risk of cracking. 

Contact Our Asphalt Contractors 

If you are interested in working with our asphalt contractors at RM Kennedy & Sons we are based in Glasgow and the southwest region of Scotland. Our road works Glasgow team has over 25 years of experience in road works, which make us fit for any road construction contractors job. 

Our professional workmen will undertake road work job. We are one of Scotland oldest road and highway construction companies and we serve domestic, commercial and industrial customers from homeowners through to supermarket chains and local authorities.

RM Kennedy & Sons complete road planning, design and construction and can take charge of any roadwork projects. Get in touch today for free estimates and incredibly competitive prices.

Covering areas of: Glasgow - Edinburgh - Scotland - Shotts - Lanarkshire
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