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Laser Templating Puts A Garden Design In Place

Jigsaws aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, but supposing all the parts are numbered and laid out on a plan and all you have to do is fit it together? That’s essentially what one of our clients recently did after we laser templated his entire build in a small London garden.

Laser templated garden

Our Project Estimators are a key part of many builds, and it’s rather like having your own dedicated Project Manager at London Stone, especially where your project involves considerable intricacy. Our Estimators will follow your design from the moment you send in your drawings and instructions, and are quite likely to visit your site more-than once, making drawings, taking photos, measuring and, where required, laser templating.

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Pre-sealed natural paving for better, faster builds

Simple idea; big reward. Factory sealing—meaning that your natural stone paving arrives pre-sealed onsite—is a service that seems to be unique to London Stone. And it’s incredibly useful.




From a contractor’s point of view, it goes some way to saving you time and trouble, enabling you to move on faster to the next job. Recently designer Laura Gompertz told us she’d found it a real benefit because, once her stone had been laid, it would have been difficult to find the time to seal it.

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Giving Customers Service at the Landscape Show

The 2017 Landscape Show took place this week. Every year we create a different theme on our stand, and this year we gave half of our stand over to emphasizing just how important it is to us to offer you a good service.

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We know you value a company that really looks after you—and that’s exactly what we aim to do—so, after asking for your feedback earlier in the year, we thought about what you said and designed some changes to make sure you know how much we value you.


Here’s what’s happened:

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Designboard—London Stone introduces composite decking for contemporary garden design

Composite decking – covers a multitude of sins, doesn’t it? From the top-notch, indistinguishable-from-wood, rich character of Millboard, which we’re proud to supply, to some really cheap, plasticky products that make designers run screaming for cover.


Composite decking for contemporary designs

We’re delighted, therefore, to introduce Designboard, a sleek, high-quality composite decking that ticks contemporary design boxes left, right and centre and has a character that really stands out from other boards on the market.

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Slot Drains Create Seamless Flow From Kitchen To Garden

Creating a seamless flow between indoors and out is ideal for extending our living space and creating a welcoming view of the garden. But it needs consideration. This is exactly what artist and interior designer Laura Gompertz gave the liaison between her kitchen and a tired outdoor area that was in desperate need of renovation.

Laura’s given her finished garden, which using Jura Beige Limestone and a stainless steel slot drain, a verdant, Mediterranean feel by leaving an established wisteria in place and adding palms and an olive tree. Picture Credit:

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