Welcome to Martin Cowman Limited Road Surfacing Contractor serving Leicestershire and the Midlands


Our company was established in Leicestershire in 1946 and has traded continuously since then as a specialist road surfacing contractor. Following a management buy-out in 2002 the company has undergone vigorous growth to its present turnover of £5million p.a. We undertake a wide range of contracts from £2,500 to £250,000 in value.

Products and Services

We carry out machine laid and hand laid asphalt and macadam surfacing for new build and maintenance work to:

  • Adoptable highways under development
  • Public highways (maintenance and improvement)
  • Commercial premises
  • Car parks
  • Agricultural roads & premises
  • Playgrounds
  • Footpaths
  • Residential drives
  • Trench reinstatement
  • Road planing
  • Paver hire

We also offer:

  • Bitumen bonded surface dressing
  • Resin bonded surface dressing (anti-skid and decorative)
  • Road markings
  • Groundworks including concreting, kerbing, drainage and reinstatement

We pride ourselves in offering outstanding service and quality at competitive prices, in response to the constantly changing needs of our valued clients.


At Martin Cowman Ltd the customer is the focus of our business. Our vision is to develop a long term partnership with each of our customers allowing us to fully understand their needs and therefore deliver precisely the solution that they require and expect.

  • Commercial property owners and managers
  • Home builders (both national and local)
  • Civil engineering contractors
  • Facilities Management contractors
  • Private individuals
  • Estate and Land Agents
  • Schools, Universities and Colleges
  • Building contractors
  • Ground workers
  • Utility Contractors

Towns and cities we cover in Leicestershire include:

Market Harborough
Melton Mowbray