Case Study: La Cura House, Berwick upon Tweed

(formerly Berwick Care Home)

Client’s Problem: The care home got in touch with us to say that they were looking for a local road marking contractor to add car parking bay line markings in their car park in Berwick upon Tweed. Their car park didn’t have any parking bay line markings at all so their problem was that people were parking badly and taking up more space than necessary which meant that they weren’t fitting as many cars in the car park as they would have liked to.

Our Solution: We visited the site, measured the parking areas and provided them with a quote the next day, which they were happy to go ahead with. The line painting work took place early one morning in order to minimize disruption to the care home. Our road marking operatives measured the parking areas and chalked in where each parking bay line was to go. Each line was then blasted with a thermal compressed air lance to dry the surface and make sure it was free from any dirt/debris to maximize adhesion of the line marking paint to the surface.

The parking bay line markings were then laid using thermoplastic screed. Thermoplastic screed is a hot-applied road marking material, so it can be trafficked in around 5 minutes after it is applied. Therefore, the car park could be opened back up to the public within minutes of us finishing the last line. As you can see from the before and after photos the new lines have made a huge difference to the car park. The new line markings not only visually improve the look of the car park, but they also help people to park more effectively, maximizing the number of cars the care home can fit into the car park.

Client Quote:

"Looks great and seems to be doing the job - all cars parked nice and neatly when I arrived today!"

 Lynn Mitchell (Facilities Manager) La Cura House

If you are looking for a local road marking contractor to carry out any line marking work anywhere in Northumberland or the rest of the North East of England, please get in touch with us today on 0191 236 3942 or email


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