Tag Archives: Yorkstone

London Stone’s Off-The-Shelf Yorkstone Means No Long Lead Times

London Stone’s Off-The-Shelf Yorkstone Means No Long Lead Times – learn more about this exceptional service offer

Ever had the experience where you knew exactly what stone would be best for the job, only for the client to choose something else because they didn’t want the delay of a long lead time?

Rosebank Landscaping used Grey Yorkstone Steps and Paving on this townhouse scheme

As every landscaper and contractor knows, the problem with Yorkstone – one of the loveliest and most desirable natural stones – is the long lead time of up to two months usually encountered when ordering it. read more

London Stone Shows New Products At The Landscape Show, Battersea

London Stone Shows New Products At The Landscape Show, Battersea – take a look at what the show had to offer

With visitors flying in from Europe, and even as far afield as Russia, The Landscape Show at Battersea this week was, as Craig Potter, our Garden Design Director, observed, “The busiest since I’ve been coming here.” (And he’s been here a fair few years!)

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London Stone’s corner stand at The Landscape Show 2018

It wasn’t just those in the know who came either. In the first few hours of the first morning, Craig said, “I met three designers who were completely new to me, two of whom live very close to our soon-to-open Surrey Showroom in Farnham.” read more

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.

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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

How to recreate Chelsea trends with London Stone products

Chelsea leads the way; Hampton Court backs it up. That’s often the way, as award-winning gardens display the latest thinking in design. This year was no different.

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Bright colours

There’s an obvious swing towards bright, bold colours. They caught the eye in the “ribs” of the Silk Road Garden, Chengdu, China by Laurie Chetwood and Patrick Collins, and the brightly painted walls of Inland Homes: Beneath a Mexican Sky by Manoj Malde at Chelsea, and glowed in the sunshine in the rainbow-coloured backdrop of Edward Mairis’ Journey of Life at Hampton Court. read more

A Bespoke Stone Finish to RHS Hampton Court gardens

With Hampton Court currently in full swing, there’s still time to nip along and admire the enormous creativity of designers and prowess of landscapers, not to mention some rather gorgeous (*coughs modestly*) Natural Stone Paving and Porcelain.  Once again, designers have put us through our paces in their bespoke requirements and here’s what you’ll see if you visit.

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First up, Blind Veterans UK: It’s All About Community Garden, designed by Andrew Fisher Tomlin and Dan Bowyer. This has gained, not only Gold, but also Best Construction Award for Landform Consultants for a garden that is alive with movement and colour. read more