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The Surrey Garden Design Group Discover More At Our Surrey Showroom

The Surrey Garden Design Group Discover More At Our Surrey Showroom – learn more about a recent event at our newest showroom.

Are you looking for a space in which you’re comfortable meeting clients? Somewhere there are plenty of materials to look at and handle, with expert advice on hand if you need it?

The jewel in the London Stone crown – The Surrey Showroom

That’s what the Surrey Garden Design Group discovered last week when they visited our new Surrey Showroom at Farnham. The Surrey Garden Design Group is a well-established society that’s been active over twenty-five years. It’s open to everyone who’s interested in garden design but garners most of its membership from professional garden designers and contractors. They offer very interesting talks and visits to their members and we were honoured to welcome them earlier this month on their first outing to see us. read more

Sawn Sandstone Colours for Budget-Conscious Garden Designs

Sawn Sandstone Colours for Budget-Conscious Garden Designs – read more about the newest additions to our sawn sandstone range for 2019

Three new sawn sandstones have arrived at London Stone, but Dune, Mirage and Light Grey aren’t just attractive additions to our range. They extend design options in another very important aspect.

From l-r, Light Grey, Mirage, and Dune Sawn Sandstones, on display at our Surrey Showroom

Dune is warm buff with a particularly lovely character. Mid-brown and darker-brown markings, formed by rust and iron deposits in the sandstone, ripple across the surface in a way that reminds you of desert sand, or those fascinating lines in a sandy beach when the tides gone out. Sawn six sides, as are Mirage and Light Grey, its fine grain has a luxurious feel underfoot. read more

Number Of Teachers Key To Tackling Creating Child Labour Free Zones

Number Of Teachers Key To Tackling Creating Child Labour Free Zones – London Stone Managing Director Steve Walley tells us about this important issue

Ensuring children attend school is a major factor in ensuing that they are not sent to work in a quarry

Child labour is a complex issue but it is only when you start working on trying to address the issue that you begin to understand just how complex it is. In the UK and Europe, we take for granted how good our education system is. We expect that when our children attend school there will be teachers present to teach them. The situation is very different in Budhpura, India.Before we go any further, a re-cap about the project we are working on to create child labour free zones in Budhpura. read more

Urban Landscape Products – Bringing London Stone To The North West

Urban Landscape Products – Bringing London Stone To The North West – read more about the event to celebrate our new service initiative

Last week our second “An Evening with London Stone” event with one of our Partners took place, this time at Urban Landscape Products in Great Barrow, Chester.

Garden Designers and Landscapers based in Cheshire and the surrounding area attend ‘An Evening With London Stone’, March 201

You can’t argue that it’s a good sign when people are reluctant to leave – and after a presentation from our Garden Design Director Craig Potter, more from Managing Director Steve Walley and Urban’s Mark Youde, not to mention some scrumptious food from The Cheshire Dining Experience, we didn’t say goodbye to all our guests until 10 p.m. read more

London Stone – Taking Showrooms Out Of The Capital

London Stone – Taking Showrooms Out Of The Capital – a London Stone partner showroom might be closer than you think…

When you’re looking for inspiration, where do you go? Or what about a face-to-face discussion of paving options? Or a friendly face, a decent cup of coffee and some industry chat on your way back from a site visit?

London Stone’s North London Showroom – internal and external displays give plenty of design inspiration

From our beginnings ten years ago, London Stone now has eight showrooms around the country. We might have London in our name, but you certainly don’t need to be based in London to find us. read more