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Cadeby Limestone Chosen for Big Ben

  • January 15, 2018
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Blockstone is pleased that the Cadeby Limestone has been chosen for refurbishment of the Elizabeth Tower – better known as the...

Cadeby in Historic Westminster

  • December 1, 2017
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Cadeby Bed 1 is currently being used on a historic restoration project in Westminster, London. The stone was chosen for its...

Donaldson’s School For The Deaf

  • October 30, 2017
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Scotch Buff sandstone has been chosen for use at the former Donaldson’s School for the Deaf. CALA Homes will be constructing...

Planning Extended on Ancaster Quarry

  • September 28, 2017
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Blockstone is very pleased to be able to report the successful extension to our Ancaster quarry in Lincolnshire. This historic quarry...

Peakmoor Block Now Available

  • August 15, 2017
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Following on from the planning announcement in April we are very pleased that quarrying operations have started and block is now...

Rescued Falcon Chicks

Blockstone were recently contacted by the RSPB to ask whether we were able to assist in rehoming two Peregrine Falcon chicks.  Sadly...

Blockstone Supply Cove Red Sandstone To Australia

It seems no distance is too far when a client wants the very best, and this was proven when Cove Red...

Peakmoor Quarry gains Planning for Extension

  • April 3, 2017
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Blockstone has secured substantial reserves in an extension to Peakmoor Quarry in Derbyshire. Peakmoor is a variable buff sandstone and available...

Chain Saw produces the largest blocks ever from Cadeby Quarry

  • March 5, 2017
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Blocks yielded from the new chain saw quarrying method applied at Cadeby are quite breathtaking with some in excess of 10m3.

Client Visits To Stone Block Store

  • September 16, 2016
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We are receiving rave reviews from main contractors, architects and developers following visits to our block storage facility located within our...