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Marshalls in April NSS

Marshalls Trading Director Dave Stanger, who heads the natural stone business, talks about the company's focus on stone in this month's Natural Stone Specialist magazine.

The executive team and board of directors of Marshalls have agreed to take a 20% pay-cut to contribute to the long-term sustainability of the business. At the end of March the company put some...
CTD Architectural Tiles introduces four leisure pool collections

CTD Architectural Tiles has introduce four leisure pool collections, three with a stone look and one with a wood effect.

New for 2020 from CTD Architectural Tiles are four leisure pool collections, adding to its growing portfolio.CTD Architectural Tiles is part of the Saint-Gobain family. It specialises in ceramic and...
The new Collyweston roof going on to Westbury House

The new Collyweston roof going on to Westbury House.

Possibly the only place Collyweston slate roofing has been used outside of the UK is on a mansion in New York’s Long Island called Westbury House.And about 55 more roofing squares of it (around...
Andy Phillips MD of Affordable Granite

Andy Phillips, who bought Affordable Granite in 2010 to make a career change from being a business consultant in IT: “I see us as consultants who happen to make things as well.”

After a career in information technology Andy Phillips wanted to make something tangible. Stone worktops filled the bill nicely. Andy Phillips has not entirely left his first career in computers...
Hatherop protected by LTP Mattstone

The Bath Stone of Hatherop Castle School has been protected by LTP Mattstone.

Abingdon Stone & Marble has completed a renovation project at the prestigious Hatherop Castle School in the Cotswolds that included restoration of exterior mullions and transoms finished by using...
Prodim Proliner

The Prodim Proliner being used to template the new kitchens at Michelin-starred Pétrus restaurant in London.

The Proliner played an essential role in a countertop project for the Michelin-starred restaurant Pétrus in London.Classico Marble in Langley, Berkshire, is a family owned stone fabricator that...
Belvedere Stone

Goreme, pictured on the floor above, is one of the imported stones now available from the new Belvedere Stone company.

Simon and James Hart of Lovell Stone Group, operating five quarries in the South of England, have started a new company called Belvedere Stone to sell imported stones as flooring and paving.Managing...
Harrods Beauty Hall

Part of Harrods Beauty Hall. The marble was prepared in stoneCIRCLE’s workshops in Basingstoke and installed by stoneCIRCLE. The floor pictured shows Golden Spider and bookmatched Aramis White marbles.

Client: HarrodsDesigner: GA GroupContractor: JaysamStone Contractor: stoneCIRCLEFollowing a commission to supply and install a marble staircase for the Fine Watch Room at London’s world famous...
CED wins Pinnacle Award

Ruan Ellis (left) and Giles Heap with CED’s Pinnacle Award.

Stone hard landscaping specialist CED Stone Group’s North American arm has won a prestigious Natural Stone Institute Pinnacle Award in the Public Landscapes/Parks/Memorials category for the...
Peterhead pink granite being worked by Fyfe Glenrock

Peterhead pink granite being worked by Fyfe Glenrock in Aberdeen ready for shipping to New York.

Three ornamental pillars crafted of Peterhead granite from Aberdeen by stonemasonry company Fyfe Glenrock have gone across the Atlantic to be used in the restoration of the historic building of The...
The Top - Capraia

This is Capraia, one of the new porcelains from Marazzi introduced by Nile Trading.

Stone wholesaler Nile Trading introduces ‘The Top’ from Marazzi to the UK.Nile Trading is sole distributor of the large size porcelain stoneware from its headquarters and warehouse in...
Louis Livramento on his stand at Surface Design

Louis Livramento on the stand of his new company, Clay International, at the Surface Design Show in February.

Louis Livramento, Director of London stone company Livra, used the Surface Design Show at the Building Design Centre in Islington this mont (February) to introduce his new company, Clay International...

Tradstocks has introduced a range of Whinstone setts. These traditional paving stones are extremely hard and durable, produced with an attractive and slip resistant flame-textured surface.

Hardscape Stone provides all the answers in Birmingham Hardscape was approached to assist in developing proposals for the paving design for Centenary Square, Birmingham. Having provided a...
Chichester Cathedral Font

The Chichester Font by John Skelton at Chichester Cathedral is fashioned in Cornish Polyphant stone with a copper bowl in it. It was installed in 1983 as part of a memorial to Bishop Bell. The making of it involved selecting the stone in Cornwall and sawing it out by hand.

The Lettering Arts Trust, the champion of the lettering arts in stone and other media, sees an exhibition of the work of John Skelton open on 13 March at its gallery in Snape Maltings, Suffolk. The...
Phil Winter, Italian Stone Surfaces

Phil Winter, the Sales & Marketing Director of Italian Stone Surfaces, in front of some of Stone Italiana’s range of Kerit porcelain.

“We’re building our business on solid foundations focussed on adding value to our customers” – Phil Winter, Sales & Marketing Director. Italian Luxury Surfaces has...