Blockstone CPD talks on Natural Stone

Blockstone have embarked on an intensive series of CPD talks on Natural Stone. We are very pleased to have had a high number of practices invite us to talk so far including Adam Architects seen here. It’s very satisfying discussing with fellow professionals the vagaries of Natural Stone. The CPD is an engaging look at […]

New Plinth for Studley Royal’s Dying Gladiator

An outstanding large plinth has been fabricated from Cadeby bed 4 one of Blockstone’s limestone quarries for Studley Royal UNESCO World Heritage Site and the National Trust. The plinth measuring was installed by Rupert Harris Conservation from London. It is on the site of the original plinth where The Dying Gladiator, a statue that has […]

Block selection breakthrough

Block selection at the Blockstone 10,000 tonne strong BlockStore at Cadeby is now even easier. Of course the team are happy to select blocks for customers and it is even better when those customers select block in person as they see what we have to offer. However there are times when time or distance prevent […]

24-Hour Turn Around From Order To Delivery For Park Lane Bath Stone

In February last year Blockstone added Park Lane Bath Stone to the range of British stones we produce. Investment at the mine means that this high quality Bathstone now joins the company’s other stones in being available with a 24-hour turn round from order to delivery or collection. Read More: https://www.stonespecialist.com/news/natural-engineered-stone-company-news/park-lane-bath-stone-investment-means-days-long-lead

Another Quarry Added To Blockstone Portfolio

Blockstone is pleased to announce that we have expanded our range again by adding block from Mouselow in Derbyshire. Historically being used for external paving in major towns and cities, Mouselow is an extremely high performing multi-coloured fine-grained sandstone. During periods of campaign extraction, the first of which is in March, dimensional block will be […]

Scotch Buff Sandstone For Western Harbour

Blockstone is supplying hundreds of tonnes of its popular Scotch Buff Sandstone, quarried in North Yorkshire to Tradstocks based near Stirling. Tradstocks are major suppliers of natural stone for construction in Scotland and are fabricating the façade of a 146 new home apartment block in the latest for Hart Builders on the ever evolving Western […]

Blockstone Purchase Park Lane Bathstone Mine

Blockstone is pleased to announce that they have taken over the operation of Park Lane Bathstone Mine near Corsham in Wiltshire. Blockstone plan significant investment at Park Lane and aim to develop it into the best Bath Stone supply available in the market. The block is of good size and with an immense area to […]

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 their parents had been illegally shot, leaving the chicks orphaned. The Blockstone quarries provide an ideal habitat, as rock ledges are perfect for breeding Peregrine Falcons to nest and we already had this breed […]

Peakmoor Quarry gains Planning for Extension

Blockstone has secured substantial reserves in an extension to Peakmoor Quarry in Derbyshire. Peakmoor is a variable buff sandstone and available in large block sizes. This stone has been used on many prestigious buildings throughout the UK such as Liverpool Library; Cheetham School of Music and Peel Court, Manchester; St. Paul’s, Sheffield; Melbourne University, Australia; […]

Client Visits To Stone Block Store

Client Visits To Block Stone Store

We are receiving rave reviews from main contractors, architects and developers following visits to our block storage facility located within our Cadeby dimensional block stone quarry. This dimensional block store holds stocks of block from all of our quarries and at any given time our aim is to hold block from every one of our […]