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DektonJohn Campbell in kitchen

John Campbell, the Michelin Star chef and owner of The Woodspeen, in his kitchens with their Dekton worktops.

John Campbell, the Michelin Star chef who owns The Woodspeen restaurant and cookery school in Berkshire, has chosen Dekton's latest industrial chic and white surfaces for the refurbishment of his...
Tina Bailey

Tina Bailey: "It’s good to be back in the stone industry and I am very happy to announce my appointment with Fairhurst Stone Merchants Ltd."

Tina Bailey, Sales Manager at Block Stone for many years until last year, has now joined Fairhurst Stone Merchants Ltd in Settle, North Yorkshire.Tina says: "It’s good to be back in the...
CRL Stone

Montana Gris is one of the new colours from CRL Quartz.

New in the CRL Quartz collection from CRL Stone are Montana Gris (pictured) and Carrara. These are polished slabs in popular marble designs.The patterns go throughout the materials for a natural look...
Opie Hamilton

The Julian Opie frieze in Bermuda, made and installed by stoneCIRCLE in Basingstoke.

When the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club in Bermuda commissioned Julian Opie to design a 13m long installation for its marina, Opie designed a frieze featuring his signature stylised figures...

A fireplace in Neolith Krater, Neolith Iron Corten and Neolith La Boheme.

Neolith, the sintered stone company that opened a warehouse in Harlow, Essex, at the start of this year, is just putting the final touches to a showroom at the Business Design Centre in Islington at...
Pietra Grey

The new Pietra Grey in Ceralsio from CRL Stone.

Pietra Grey is the latest design to join the Ceralsio range of ceramic surfaces from CRL Stone.Its subtle white veining gives a timeless colour palette a distinctively individual edge while working...
St James

Portland limestone at St James' Market.

The St James Market development is part of The Crown Estate’s 10-year, £500million renovation of its properties in this part of London. The development by architect Make has transformed...
Caroline Dear

Caroline Dear's second World War I commemorative stone, marking the end of the war, will stay at Chelsea Barracks.

Stone carver Caroline Dear, who is a regular exhibitor at Chelsea Flower Show, was back again this year (22-26 May) with a second slate poppy memorial.The first one she made commemorated the start of...
Realstone relaunch

Anthony McAdam and his wife Clariza toast their re-launch of the Realstone name, including Realstone Gardens Ltd.

Anthony McAdam, of North East Stone Products in Newcastle Upon Tyne, has re-launched the Realstone name.Realstone was incorporated by David Gregory in 1955. There was a management buy-out led by...

Chris Whitlock (left) becomes MD of the hard landscaping product Talasey Group in the UK while founder Mark Wall becomes CEO and concentrates on expansion in America.

Rapidly growing hard landscaping product supplier Talasey Group (previously Natural Paving) has appointed Chris Whitlock as its new Managing Director. The company founder, Mark Wall, who was the MD,...
Nicholas Johnston

Nicholas Johnston (centre) with two of his fellow Directors, Paul Keyte (left) from Oathill Quarry and Matthew Hawker from Bath Stone. Steve Johnson at Creeton Quarry (not in the picture) is also a Director.

Johnston Quarry Group has become a major supplier of Bath Stone following its purchase of The Bath Stone Group and Hanson Bath & Portland last year. Added to its existing reserves of other...
Adam and Ankar

Ankur Gupta (right), who heads Bloom Stones London, and sales representative Adam Reuvany examine a slab of polished Liana newly arrived at the company’s warehouse in south-east London.

In the past two years, Bloom Stones London has grown by 50% a year, establishing its name not just in London, but as a national supplier of a range of top quality natural and engineered stone.Bloom...
Cambria lorry

The distinctive livery of Cambria and Granite Granite on Granite Granite’s new Mercedes truck.

International quartz brand Cambria has helped Granite Granite continue its expansion as a major national supplier of stone to the UK processing market.All the internal walls of the offices of stone...

Cumbrian High Tarn green slate floors from Coniston Quarry are joined by Arabescato marble, Brazilian Slate, Benjamin Grey limestone and glossy white ceramics, installed by Penrith Tile Centre using Tilemaster Setaflex and grout, in the refurbishment of Underscar Manor.

Penrith Tile Centre finds Tilemaster Setaflex and Grout 3000 answer all the questions for natural stone and ceramics.There was a mixture of natural stones and ceramic used for the interiors in the...
Carrie Reichardt

Craftivist Carrie Reichardt is sponsored by Laticrete.

The Nuart Aberdeen festival of street art returned for its second annual presentation last month (April) with one of its artists, Carrie Reichardt, in collaboration with manufacturing giant Laticrete...