Imprinted Concrete in Newcastle Upon Tyne


Imprinted concrete is one of the highly popular options for driveways or walkways, offering affordability compared to other options. Numerous designs and colour options are available to craft a driveway that shows your style and taste.

M&C Paving Northeast is a renowned specialist installing imprinted concrete in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Our company takes pride in its professional approach to your pattern-imprinted concrete patio installation, opening up opportunities for unique and exciting designs. Connect with our specialists to explore more possibilities for your project.

Benefits of Imprinted Concrete

Artistry of Aesthetics

One of the significant benefits of pattern imprinted concrete is that it is aesthetically appealing. Whether you want to improve the overall look of your home or enhance your driveway’s appearance only, imprinted concrete can artfully infuse your style and personality into it.

Versatile Spectrum of Applications

The primary and crucial advantage is the versatility of imprinted concrete, available in diverse textures and for different surfaces.

Efficiently Saving Time and Cost

Imprinted concrete can be installed quickly and affordably, even in larger areas, proving to be a hassle-free and affordable installation method.

Resistant to Weed and Moss

Concrete surfaces prevent weeds and moss from growing. The solid nature of the dried concrete inhibits the emergence of weeds and prevents dirt penetration. Additionally, the final coating on the surface makes it stain-resistant.

Enjoy Effortless Maintenance

Concrete stands out as one of the most durable materials, demanding minimal to zero maintenance even in harsh weather conditions and in high-traffic areas. Its hard surface makes it weather-resistant and long-lasting.

Enhance Your Home’s Worth

Pattern imprinted concrete for driveways can potentially increase the value of your property, leaving a lasting impression on visitors.


Installation Process of Imprinted Concrete

The installation process of imprinted concrete in Newcastle consists of five significant steps:


  • We clean the paving area and remove pre-existing material.
  • Install imprinted concrete as per your preferred pattern and colour.
  • Excavate the ground to a depth of at least 200mm.
  • Add a 100mm layer of crushed rock or brick rubber MOT type 1.

Concrete Laying

  • We pour concrete into the area.
  • Then, spread and levelled up to 100-150mm thickness.
  • We trowel the edges to make the surface smooth.
  • We use a hand trowel for a smooth finish.

Colouring and Printing

  • Apply surface hardener mixed with colour dyes.
  • Blend multiple colours for a customised effect.
  • Apply release agent before imprinting.
  • Start imprinting with texture mats.
  • After imprinting, we use a releasing clear oil.

Expansion Joints

  • Cut expansion joints after 24-96 hours.
  • Create control joints during surface laying.

Surface Sealing

  • Apply solvent-based acrylic sealant twice.
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    Where to Install Imprinted Concrete?

    Imprinted concrete can be installed at numerous places like:

    • Driveways
    • Patios
    • Pathways
    • Steps
    • Conservatories
    • Swimming pool surrounds

    Customised Imprinted Concrete

    M&C Paving Northeast consistently provides the highest-standard imprinted concrete in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Our experts have been delivering successful and satisfying projects for 25 years.

    Our Services

    We provide installation services for:

    • Driveways and kerbs
    • Brickwork
    • Indian stone
    • Patios
    • Artificial grass
    • Concrete base and foundations


    The average cost of imprinted concrete in the UK is around £80 per square metre.
    The standard thickness for a driveway’s imprinting concrete slab is typically 100-125mm.
    The colour pigments employed in the decorative concrete process are fade-resistant. If the colour gets pale, it’s a sign that resealing is required.
    Our experienced staff is highly efficient in work, and installation duration depends on the project scale, usually ranging from 7 to 10 days.

    M&C Paving Northeast


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    Dean Wells
    Dean Wells
    Great service, Michael and his team done a fantastic job at a good price. Very reliable would definitely recommend.
    Elaine Portlock
    Elaine Portlock
    Very happy with the work , very professional definitely recommend this company
    Jason Walsh
    Jason Walsh
    Quality work on block paved driveway, quick and reasonably priced. Overall good service and would definitely use again.
    Adam Waghorn
    Adam Waghorn
    First class job from quote to completion. Really impressed by the work ethic, professionalism and quality of the work. Would definitely recommend this company to anyone looking to transform their driveway.
    Michael Blythe
    Michael Blythe
    Excellent company . Very professional know what they are doing
    Susan Heller
    Susan Heller
    Highly recommend this company very professional new what they were doing no hesitation in recommending them to any one
    Paul Joseph
    Paul Joseph
    Great job, very fast, professional and tidy blockpaving 40Sq.m in 2 days start to finish. Turned up when planned and just got on with it. Would definitely use again.