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Wow Your Clients With London Stone’s Improved Showroom Displays

Wow Your Clients With London Stone’s Improved Showroom Displays – we’ve been busy making improvements – find out more!

We may be biased but, as Customer Experience Director Chris Durnford says, “I think we have the best range of showrooms out there.” Lately, though, they’ve needed a little improvement.

Dune Sawn Sandstone at the Middlesex Showroom – perfect for showing natural variation and pointing options

This is because stock changes, lines are discontinued, and new paving is introduced into our range. Every year we replace discontinued paving with new, meaning that some of the displays were becoming less coherent. As we prioritise customer service over anything else; that couldn’t continue. read more

Classic Celebrations At RHS Chelsea 2019

Classic Celebrations At RHS Chelsea 2019 – read more about our involvement with this year’s show, and learn a little more about the materials we have on display at this year’s show.

You know a garden at RHS Chelsea is particularly special when, on the opening day, the BBC spend considerably more time interviewing the designer than expected. Schedules were thrown out left and right as the cameras roamed the Greenfingers Garden upstairs and down.

The Greenfingers Garden it it’s luscious green glory, RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 read more

How to Create Award-Winning Show Gardens

They make it look so easy, but how do they do it? What is it that successful designers do to draw accolades and awards to their show gardens?  We asked Landform Consultant’s Assistant Design and Project Manager, Rhiannon Williams and our own Gavin Walley what they think show-winning gardens have in common.

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Rhiannon designed the Urban Rain Garden at this year’s Hampton Court Flower Show. It won Silver-Gilt & People’s Choice Award and drew plenty of comment.  “It was really full on,” says Rhiannon. “Every minute I was talking to someone—my cheeks hurt from smiling so much from ten o’clock in the morning.” read more

Two New Sandstone Paving Products in the London Stone Stable!

One of the most enjoyable parts of our business is the alchemy that happens in our contact with designers and landscapers. They challenge us with the latest ideas and trends and we chew our pencil stubs and then go out and source the colour and type of stone that’s being demanded.

It’s deeply satisfying to find what someone wants, and this month we’re launching six new pavings, plus an exciting range of Porcelain products, in response to requests we’ve received. No, you can’t hear about them all at once (what do you think we are, made of words?) but, to start us off with a bang, here are two new additions to our range of sandstone paving. read more

The London Stone Showroom Experience

Earlier in 2013 London Stone announced that we were opening a new showroom in South East London/Kent.  Were really pleased to say that the showroom is now open for business.  We have built a fantastic display and its a great place to go and view our complete range of natural stone.  The new showroom is located at Coolings Garden Centre in Knockholt.  The site we have taken on is large and that’s given us the freedom to build a really impressive display.  We have incorporated lots of steps and coping stones as we were very keen to show our client’s the endless possibilities of using natural stone.  We have also devoted a big area to display our sawn paving range because we know that client’s love to see large areas of paving.  The center piece of the display is a large raised pool which is finished off with a black basalt coping stone.  If you are looking to use natural stone paving in any kind of project it really is worth coming down to see a London Stone showroom.  As well as our South East London showroom we also have a West London showroom which is located close to Heathrow airport. read more