Planning a natural stone design

Design and construction considerations

Traditional Walling Traditional Cladding Natural Stone on PreCast Rainscreen
Design Constraints Yes
Fixing Specialists Yes Yes Yes
Aluminium Frame Yes
Load Bearing Yes Yes Yes
Light Weight Construction Yes
Wet Trades Yes Yes
Scaffolding Yes Yes
Air Tight Construction Yes

Time considerations

Traditional Walling Traditional Cladding Natural Stone on PreCast Rainscreen
Masonry Design Yes Yes Yes
Masonry Procurement Yes Yes
Fixing Period Yes Yes
Preparation Period Yes
System Design Yes Yes Yes
Internal Work Yes Yes Yes

Concept, Design and Construction...

The character and qualities of British stones are perfect for many building styles and have been used for prestigious developments in major cities across the UK.

Typically we are involved with a wide range of projects sectors including:

Realising your design in natural stone - from concept to site

Our two reference guides aim to outline the main points to consider when designing with dimensional sandstones and limestones: