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David Francis is a hands-on mason who has specialised for many years on the memorial side of the stone industry. If you have an issue regarding any aspect of memorial masonry, David is happy to help. Send your questions or comments to David at [email protected].
You can comment on the proposed changes to BS 8415 online until 15 January. They include some significant changes to the fixing systems of headstones. You have to register to use the BSI site, which you can do at the web address below. Once you have registered you can view the standard and comment on it.
Anton Matthews (left) with Lee Saunders from the stonemasonry department of Weymouth College, which is at Poundbury. There will be a demonstration of the Stone-Safe memorial fixing system at the College on 19 June. If you would like to attend, email Lee on [email protected]