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. Available as a wide range of materials, ULTICOLOUR is suitable for applications from play areas and pedestrian zones to porous pavements and highly trafficked bus lanes. Pre-coated colour chippings are also available 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.

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Case studies


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.


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 Tarmac to supply the coloured surfacing options that could be used creatively to complement her designs



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.



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.


ULTICOLOUR POROUS Case Study - SEH Asphalt Lowestoft

The owner of a new care home in Lowestoft needed to surface an area at the front of their building. It would be used by residents and visitors to gain access to the care home and as a seating area. Safety of the residents was the main priority for the client, so the surface needed to be smooth, even and free of trip hazards.


ULTICOLOUR Cyfarthfa Park

The existing network of woodland paths within Cyfarthfa Park needed resurfacing to provide a more even surface that was accessible to all users.Tarmac recommended ULTICOLOUR CLASSIC RED as a solution. The red colour was important to replicate the original 200 year old red ash paths.

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