Category Archives: Bespoke Stone

London Stone Gives You Grey And Buff Sawn Yorkstone Off The Shelf

London Stone Gives You Grey And Buff Sawn Yorkstone Off The Shelf

Yorkstone is perennially popular. Clients love it. Designers love it. We love it! Its crisp lines and historic prestige are lovely to work with.

Harrington Porter Britannia Buff Yorkstone London Stone

Britannia Buff Yorkstone – as seen here in a clean, crisp scheme from Harrington Porter

As you know, at London Stone we always want to make life as easy as possible for you. So, from this month, Grey and Buff Sawn Yorkstone are available in standard sizes, straight off the shelf. Not just in paving, either. read more

London Stone At RHS Tatton Park 2018

London Stone At RHS Tatton Park 2018 – We take a look at this year’s show, and the gardens we have helped come to fruition

Here at London Stone, we’re committed to our Better Together vision of an industry united in all its elements, so we thought we’d ask how friendly and supportive is it in a competitive atmosphere like a major RHS Show?

Will Williams - Young DEsigner Of The Year 2018 RHS Tatton

Will Williams wins RHS Young Designer Of The Year 2018

Handily, Tatton Park Flower Show swung into action yesterday and one of its most popular sections is the RHS Young Designer Gardens, this year celebrating its tenth anniversary with a larger number of finalists. read more

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018 is in full swing and it’s no surprise that temperatures this week and last have proved quite a challenge. There’s a lot of watering going on! All credit to the landscapers and designers who have achieved the following superb results.

The Landform Garden Bar

The Landform Garden Bar in memory of Matthew Bradley

The Landform Garden Bar – perfect for couples who want to entertain outdoors

The Landform Garden Bar is designed as an oasis for an urban couple who want to use the garden as an extension of their home. The original inspiration was the gardens of the Hotel Alma in Barcelona, but designer Rhiannon Williams has added a contemporary twist with our Jura Beige Limestone. “I prefer cleaner, crisper lines and with Jura you can get that precision.” And in this serene space, the sharp-eyed will notice poignant detail. read more

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. read more

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.

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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. read more