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London Stone’s Business Development Managers – Another Helping Hand

What’s the most neglected part of any landscaping job? Be honest.

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You know, that bit you don’t exactly struggle with, but which gets pushed to one side because you love the actual physical construction and want to finish a project now, not spend time on “virtual” tasks. Tasks like checking-up on orders, or scheduling deliveries, or making sure non-standard materials will be there exactly when you need them.

If this sounds familiar, we’d like to introduce you to one of our Business Development Managers: Mandy Steed, who joined us last year, bringing with her, twenty years’ experience in construction, including work with landscaper contractors in the domestic and commercial arenas. read more

Don’t Miss London Stone’s New Products For 2018

London Stone aim to be at the forefront of innovation and quality when it comes to new products. We are delighted to offer a range of exciting new products in 2018.web_res_jura_green_swatchThis year we introduce two new natural stones to our range. Jura Green Limestone is a lovely example of this high-quality, hard-wearing natural stone, with all its inherent character, in a rich colour that’s just a bit different. Available in paving up to 900 x 600 x25mm, it also comes in a 40mm thick slab to create bespoke steps and copings.
black granite stepOur new Black Granite has a tight grain and richness enhanced with flaming. We know its consistent charcoal colouring and very slight sparkle will make it very popular, so matching copings, step treads and edging stones come as standard. It’s also available in plank paving for a dynamic, modern interpretation. read more

A Moment To Reflect Before Christmas; 2017 In Review

December is always a headlong rush, so a short pause is a relief, if only to catch your breath. We’re having just that, with a quick round-up of 2017, and a brief look forward to an exciting 2018. Grab a cuppa and a mince pie and check it out, just in case you’ve missed something over the past twelve months!

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With customer service at the heart of our business, we started the year with a bang with the introduction of our offer of Free Nationwide Delivery of Sawn Stone and Porcelain for orders over £500 + VAT. The consequence is that you’ve found our products more accessible for projects around the country, with more premium paving delivered to Scotland, Wales and, in particular, the South-West, an area now boosted by our presence at independent stockist Lowarth and Co. Ltd in Truro. read more

London Stone Creates A Warmer Welcome With Kent Showroom Refurb

Four years is a long time in the life of a showroom. While we reeled from the realisation that our South-East London showroom at Cooling’s Green & Pleasant in Knockholt had been open so long, we were in no doubt it was due for a refurbishment.

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The South-East London Showroom, near Junction 4 on the M25, is one of our most popular for walk-in custom, so we’ve redesigned the interior to ensure there’s always a place to make yourself comfortable; even when it’s really busy. read more

London Stone Display Designer-friendly Products At The SGD Autumn Conference 2017

The SGD Autumn Conference took place last Saturday (18.11.2017), with around 400 designers attending the seminars, which focused this year on incorporating water into garden design.

SGD Autumn Conference

The SGD Conferences are always a landmark in our year. We love being able to see lots of our clients face-to-face.  What was also noticeable on Saturday, when the Autumn Conference took place in Kensington, was the number of new faces. It’s great to meet so many freshly qualified designers entering our industry. read more