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Kirkstone, who produce stone from two quarries in the Cumbrian National Park and were one of the first British quarries to complement their indigenous range with imports, have always distinguished...
Forest Pennant, specialists in Forest of Dean Pennant sandstone products, have supplied paving, steps and a range of kerbs for a new 2.5hectares Tesco superstore development in Ilminster, Somerset....
Tunbridge Wells stonemasons Burslem, who have traded from the same site on Benhall Mill Road since 1880, are moving this month (March) into new, larger premises that are better able to cope with...
 
Lincolnshire restoration specialists E Bowman...
Accurite, the machinery suppliers in Ulverston, Cumbria, have taken on the agency to supply the entire range from Italian manufacturers Ghines.The products include Systar and Systhema milling and...
Harry Turnbull accepts the salute from the Pipe Major on a misty night at Stirling Castle.
Stirling Stone have just celebrated their 20th anniversary in the Great Hall of Stirling Castle that they played a major role in restoring. NSS paid them a visit at their headquarters in Stirling to...
Burslem Managing Director David Hall (left) with the Duke of Kent at the opening of Burslem’s new premises in Frant, Sussex.
It is 163 years since Thomas Burslem trecked down from Burslem in Staffordshire to set up in business as a stonemason in Tunbridge Wells in Kent. After all that time, the business he formed, Burslem...
Graeme Haddon, previously the managing director of the Scottish stone company Watson Stonecraft that went into receivership with the loss of more than 100 jobs this year (see NSS July issue), is...
At the end of their first year\'s trading since being bought by Croydon-based specialists Stone-west, Cambridge\'s Rattee...
The UK\'s largest granite building, the currently empty Grade A listed Marischal College in Aberdeen, is to get an £80million upgrade to turn it into the new headquarters of Aberdeen City Council....
Somerset stone specialists Medusa have won the contract for the stonework on the interiors and courtyard of the Islamic Centre, Oxford, a magnificent stone structure built by Lincolnshire company...
Sussex masons CWO have opened a customer service centre in Goudhurst, Kent, in a push to expand their business in the South East.Spearheading the move is Vincent Tourle, who has been recruited as...
Machinery, tools and consumables suppliers Bryan Waters Stone have re-branded as the Waters Group as Bryan Waters takes less of an active role in the business and his children, Nicola and Daniel,...
Welsh Slate

Penrhyn roofing slate from Welsh Slate, which has been bought by the Irish Lagan Group.

Alfred McAlpine have sold their Welsh Slate quarries at Penrhyn, Cwt-y-Bugail, Blaenau Ffestiniog and Pen-yr-Orsedd to Northern Irish-based businessman Kevin Lagan for £31million.Kevin Lagan...
For years, the story from Aberdeen, 'the granite city', has been of the decline of the industry that defines it. So when Pisani's Scottish operation of Fyfe Glenrock opened a new stone...

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