The ultimate resurfacing solution

When busy roads need to be resurfaced, time is critical. Dual layer reconstruction can mean prolonged road closures, while unexpected sub surface conditions can lead to further delays and mounting costs.

In recognition of this, Tarmac has developed ULTIPAVE SINGLE LAYER,?a versatile 20mm SMA based asphalt, designed to replace surface and regulating or binder courses in a single pass. This can reduce overall project costs, as well as project delivery times and also minimise disruption for road users. It has excellent load bearing capability and maintains its surface texture even on heavily trafficked routes. This makes it suitable for resurfacing all types of roads, from motorways and trunk roads to rural roads and residential streets.



  1. Faster completion

    Single pass construction significantly reduces construction times, minimising costs and disruption for clients and end users.
  2. Ultimate versatility

    BBA approved for use between 50-100mm to resurface a wide range of roads from motorways and trunk?roads to rural roads and residential streets.

  3. Excellent durability

    Using a 20mm nominal size high PSV aggregate, ULTIPAVE SINGLE LAYER offers comparable surface texture and deformation resistance to a 14mm SMA surface course, along with lower voids and higher stiffness.
  4. Sustainability

    Improves sustainability and helps conserve scarce resources by spreading demand from the commonly used 14mm and 10mm SMAs and reducing waste from processing.
  5. Improved finish

    Better heat retention within a thicker single course improves joints and allows better compaction.
  6. Ultimate Support

    At Tarmac, technical excellence comes as standard. ULTIPAVE SINGLE LAYER is only available for installation by accredited contractors who have full access to our expert training, advice and technical support or by our own expert Contracting division. This ensures it is laid to the highest industry standards.

  7. Proven performance

    BBA / HAPAS approved since 2005, ULTIPAVE SINGLE LAYER has been proven to deliver lasting performance on heavily trafficked routes.


  • Motorways/Trunk roads
  • Urban roads
  • Housing Estates roads
  • Rural roads

Technical information

BBA approved for use between 50-75mm, however, frequently used at depths up to 100mm.??

  • Achillies UVDB
  • Achillies Building Confidence
  • Considerate constructors
  • IIP Champion
  • IIP Gold

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