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APL Award Winner Artisan Landscapes Step-up To The Challenge

APL Award Winner Artisan Landscapes Step-up To The Challenge – read about Artisan Landscapes stunning scheme in Somerset.

“This has been our largest and most complicated project to date,” says Landscaping Director Will Cooke. He’s speaking of Ridgeview, Long Ashton, Somerset, an extraordinary design-and-build which has made his company, Artisan Landscapes, the 2019 APL Awards’ Winner in the £100,000 – £200,000 project category.

Artisan’s use of several different material textures and colours adds to the overall aesthetic. Credit: Finn P Photography read more

London Stone’s New Surrey Showroom Opens In Farnham

London Stone’s New Surrey Showroom Opens In Farnham – our fifth, and largest showroom opens

A new baby. Always exciting. And the latest addition to our family is our new Surrey Showroom, taking us out beyond the M25 into an area where so many of you are based. You won’t even have to navigate the Heathrow traffic to reach us!

London Stone’s Surrey Showroom hosting an APL Cluster Group, 12.11.2018

Very spacious, there’s plenty of room to see our products in helpfully large formats, and our displays really bring to light the enormous wealth of off-the-shelf products we offer. read more

Better Together: London Stone Development Day Gets Landscapers And Designers Talking

Better Together: London Stone Development Day Gets Landscapers And Designers Talking – some of the industries leading figures discuss partnership

Our seventh Development Day this year carried a massive buzz and not just because so many in the industry attended. “I think it’s the best event we’ve done,” says our Horticultural Consultant, Jamie Butterworth.

London Stone North London Showroom Event

Jamie Butterworth hosts an Evening of Innovation and Integration – North London Showroom, 25.11.2018

Drawn by our invitation to an Evening of Integration and Collaboration, fifty landscapers and designers arrived for three hours of discussion, networking and rather good food. read more

Sandstone Favourites From Our Kent Showroom’s New Manager

Sandstone Favourites From Our Kent Showroom’s New Manager – we take a look at some of the lesser-known sandstone products in the London Stone range

If you’ve been a regular visitor to Knockholt over the years, you’ll probably remember Alin. This is where he started his days as a Sales Advisor, before moving up to Trade Counter Manager at our Distribution Centre at Langley.

Alin Bursuc London Stone Kent Showroom Manager

Alin discussing material options with a client, in his days as Trade Counter Manager

Now, three years later, he’s back as Showroom Manager and relishing the contrast. “In the Showroom, I spend a lot more time with people, and the people that tend to come are ones that don’t know a lot about stone, which is where I can step in. It’s good to be able to offer people advice.” read more

London Stone’s Business Development Managers – Another Helping Hand

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

Mandy Steed Lifestyle

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