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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

DesignClad – Not Just For Walls

Just over a year-on since we introduced DesignClad, the porcelain alternative to render, we’re delighted by the imaginative use it’s being put to.

Neil Sutcliffe, of Creative Roots, is a big fan. He’s already used it in a number of projects, with others currently lined-up. “It’s a creative, very versatile material,” he says. “For anything that would be potentially rendered or clad with paving in the past, DesignClad is better.”
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Image courtesy of Neil Sutcliffe, Creative Roots

So, while Neil certainly uses DesignClad in place of a more traditional rendered wall, he’s found it great to use in other places too. read more

Breaking New Ground with DesignClad at RHS Chelsea

One of the notable features of The Breaking Ground Garden at RHS Chelsea this year was the dark grey wall that formed the boundary.

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Partly inspired by neurological connections in the human body – neurons and synapses being the transmitters of thoughts – it had the handwritten messages of over two hundred students of Wellington schools in the UK and China etched into it in wave-like pattern echoing a synapse.

It was, of course, made of DesignClad and gave us one of the most challenging uses to date of our exclusive and innovative wall covering, requiring extensive testing of drill bits to find the optimum size that both allowed the scanned handwriting to retain its character and was robust enough for the job. read more