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A memorial built to honour bagpipers and drummers killed in conflicts past and present

A memorial built to honour bagpipers and drummers killed in conflicts past and present


Publish Date: 07/10/2013

A memorial built at Redford Barracks, Edinburgh to honour bagpipers and drummers who have lost their lives in conflict has been unveiled in a special dedication service which took place Sunday 29th September 2013

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European Stone Festival 2013

European Stone Festival 2013


Publish Date: 22/07/2013

Stancliffe Stone donated a range of British sandstone types to the European Stone Festival 2013. This year’s event in was held at Lincoln Cathedral hosted in the historic setting of the Cathedral’s East Green with over 140 stonemasons and stone carvers in attendance

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Stancliffe Stone Supports Stonemasonry Taster Days

Stancliffe Stone Supports Stonemasonry Taster Days


Publish Date: 15/07/2013

School Outreach Programme, Stonemasonry taster days – Stancliffe Stone supplied a pallet of Stanton Moor sandstone sample pieces for students aged between 9 – 14 years to discover the art of Stonemasonry.

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British Natural Sandstone Clad Facades

British Natural Sandstone Clad Facades


Publish Date: 08/07/2013

Advances in both construction and production technology have removed many of the structural constraints once required of natural building materials. However, it is still important that the cladding materials that are specified enhance the quality and character of the elevations, façades and external

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Healthcare Builds Designed and Built in British Red Sandstone

Healthcare Builds Designed and Built in British Red Sandstone


Publish Date: 01/07/2013

There has been a renewal of interest in specifying British sandstones for Public Sector projects across the UK,

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Adhering to the necessary planning guidelines on a Grade II listed School building

Adhering to the necessary planning guidelines on a Grade II listed School building


Publish Date: 24/06/2013

Stanton Moor sandstone has a well established built history dating back to around 1897, with many communities throughout Derbyshire and Yorkshire being historically linked to this Carboniferous sandstone, building stone.

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CIAT - Open Award for Technical Excellence in Architectural Technology winners for 2012

CIAT - Open Award for Technical Excellence in Architectural Technology winners for 2012


Publish Date: 29/11/2012

CIAT - Open Award for Technical Excellence in Architectural Technology winners for 2012 Architects : Lewis & Hickey

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Exciting New Play Zone for Holywood Pupils in Dumfries

Exciting New Play Zone for Holywood Pupils in Dumfries


Publish Date: 01/11/2012

Exciting New Play Zone for Holywood Pupils in Dumfries

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Stoke Hall sandstone Memorial to recognise World War II Royal Engineers bomb squad

Stoke Hall sandstone Memorial to recognise World War II Royal Engineers bomb squad


Publish Date: 08/10/2012

Traditional Stoke Hall sandstone Memorial to recognise World War II Royal Engineers bomb squad

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Exciting Steps for South Normanton Nursery School

Exciting Steps for South Normanton Nursery School


Publish Date: 13/06/2012

Stancliffe Stone donated a selection of natural decorative sandstones for South Normanton Nursery School’s outdoor learning environment

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The Geological Wealth of Derbyshire

The Geological Wealth of Derbyshire


Publish Date: 22/05/2012

The UK’s largest voluntary-sector provider of adult education; The Workers’ Educational Association - also known as the WEA, run over 10,000 part-time adult education courses each year.

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The Stone That Built Sheffield

The Stone That Built Sheffield


Publish Date: 13/01/2012

Sheffield resident and quarry manager Alan Dale invited his local MP for a tour of Stoke Hall Quarry, which has provided the stone for some of Sheffield’s most famous landmarks.

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Kirkton Village Enhancement Programme

Kirkton Village Enhancement Programme


Publish Date: 02/01/2012

The village of Kirkton, Dumfries is largely constructed of red sandstone from the Locharbriggs quarry even the old pump is (probably uniquely) a shaped sandstone block.

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Specifying British Natural Stones in Scotland 2011

Specifying British Natural Stones in Scotland 2011


Publish Date: 29/09/2011

A series of informal presentations including a RIBA approved CPD seminar on 'Specifying Natural Stone', presented by the Stancliffe management team, took place at the award winning Hotel Missoni, Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, September 28th.

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Princess Royal unveils memorial to soldiers killed on duty in Afghanistan

Princess Royal unveils memorial to soldiers killed on duty in Afghanistan


Publish Date: 28/09/2011

A Memorial dedication to war heroes killed while serving in Afghanistan has been unveiled by the Princess Royal, Tuesday 27th September.

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The Unveiling of Fryderyk Chopin Statue in Manchester

The Unveiling of Fryderyk Chopin Statue in Manchester


Publish Date: 19/09/2011

Statue of Fryderyk Chopin was unveiled in the centre of Manchester on 16th September, in the presence of Polish Ambassador HE Barbara Tuge-Erecinska, the city’s civic and business leaders and representatives of the Polish community.

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Heanor Wings and Wheel Gateway Sculpture

Heanor Wings and Wheel Gateway Sculpture


Publish Date: 26/08/2011

Amber Valley Borough Council is working to deliver regeneration improvements for Heanor. The project aims to create a positive impact on the town and encourage key investment to the area.

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Brassington Primary Schools Outdoor Learning Area

Brassington Primary Schools Outdoor Learning Area


Publish Date: 08/07/2011

Outdoor learning will become a regular part of the curriculum at Brassington Primary School, Derbyshire.

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Birthday Celebrations at Heathhall Primary School Dumfries

Birthday Celebrations at Heathhall Primary School Dumfries


Publish Date: 01/07/2011

202 children, family, friends and teachers celebrated the first full year in their new school. Opened in August 2010 Heathhall Primary school is the newest school in the Authority.

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Stancliffe Stone Seminar Program 2011

Stancliffe Stone Seminar Program 2011


Publish Date: 01/06/2011

Stancliffe Stone Seminar Program 2011 May 26th 2011 Locharbriggs Quarry and Processing Works │ RIBA Approved CPD │& BGS Presentation

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RHS Spring Flower Show-Harrogate 2011

RHS Spring Flower Show-Harrogate 2011


Publish Date: 19/04/2011

Stancliffe Sponsor Craven College Show Garden. Students from the Craven Collage Foundation Degree in Garden Design took the Premier Award for their dynamic and contemporary show garden at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show 2011

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Water for Wildlife A Derbyshire Wildlife Project at Bentley Brook

Water for Wildlife A Derbyshire Wildlife Project at Bentley Brook


Publish Date: 11/02/2011

The management of the water course at Bentley and Henmore Brooks is the primary focus of the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust project, Water for Wildlife – and the protection of threatened species.

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Meet the Stancliffe Team on Stand S470 at Ecobuild 2011

Meet the Stancliffe Team on Stand S470 at Ecobuild 2011


Publish Date: 31/01/2011

Ecobuild 2011 (ExCel London) - Stand S460 - 1st to 3rd March. Stancliffe Stone will be showcasing British dimensional sandstones; limestones and ironstone sourced from well established quarries, actively worked since the 1800’s.

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Stancliffe Stone Launch an Exclusive Engineered British Limestone and Ironstone Walling and Masonry Range

Stancliffe Stone Launch an Exclusive Engineered British Limestone and Ironstone Walling and Masonry Range


Publish Date: 28/01/2011

Limestone is probably the most widely occurring type of natural stone in the UK and is the traditional local building material in areas such as the Southwest, the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, parts of Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire where it is quarried.

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Stancliffe Stone Launch an Exclusive Value Engineered British Natural Sandstone Cladding Range

Stancliffe Stone Launch an Exclusive Value Engineered British Natural Sandstone Cladding Range


Publish Date: 05/01/2011

Stancliffe Stone has developed a comprehensive range of British Natural Sandstone cladding panels. Exclusively designed to provide high quality, durability with a finished look that denotes high standard.

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Buying Sandstone Walling

Buying Sandstone Walling


Publish Date: 22/12/2010

Stancliffe Stone make it easy to buy Sandstone Walling online.

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Building Stone

Building Stone


Publish Date: 17/12/2010

Stancliffe is the UK’s leading supplier of dimensional building stone, specialising in traditional sandstones, limestones and Ironstone walling and masonry products - produced at its own quarries in England and Scotland.

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Stancliffe Stone Were Pleased To Support The Scottish Stonemasonry Competition

Stancliffe Stone Were Pleased To Support The Scottish Stonemasonry Competition


Publish Date: 16/12/2010

The Skills Competition 2010 was held over the freezing snowy weekend of the 27th – 28th November at Historic Scotland’s Central Depot in Stirling.

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Garden Wall Stone

Garden Wall Stone


Publish Date: 04/12/2010

Stancliffe Garden wall stone is part of a value walling product range - priced at per m2 and is available to buy online direct from the stone shop at www.stancliffe.com

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Stone Walling Prices

Stone Walling Prices


Publish Date: 03/12/2010

If you are planning a self build project, or simply renovating your existing house, maybe we can provide exactly what you’ve been looking for, right down to the important detail – Natural Stone Walling Prices.

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Cotswold Stone Walling

Cotswold Stone Walling


Publish Date: 01/12/2010

Stancliffe have included a traditional Costswold stone walling to their product range.

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Locharbriggs Quarry Open Day

Locharbriggs Quarry Open Day


Publish Date: 05/11/2010

The recent open day at Locharbriggs quarry provided an informative insight into today’s dimensional stone business including quarrying management, masonry processing, and the design opportunity using natural stone.

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Stancliffe Stone Were Pleased To Support Greenscene Promoting Traditional Stonemason Skills in Scotland

Stancliffe Stone Were Pleased To Support Greenscene Promoting Traditional Stonemason Skills in Scotland


Publish Date: 28/10/2010

Greenscene is an annual event aimed at local primary schools in Scotland. Stancliffe Stone participated together with partners such as the Scottish National Trust to introduce a number of masonry skills to children aged 10 - 12 years old.

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Stancliffe Provides Greater Buyer Choice

Stancliffe Provides Greater Buyer Choice


Publish Date: 20/10/2010

Stancliffe provides greater buyer choice with value engineered British dimensional, natural stone products – Available online through the Stone Shop.

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Stancliffe Stone Support Dukes Barns Latest Project

Stancliffe Stone Support Dukes Barns Latest Project


Publish Date: 14/10/2010

Dukes Barn is an Outdoor Education charity, based in Beeley, in the heart of the beautiful Derbyshire countryside, providing outdoor adventure activities for young people of all abilities. Stancliffe Stone helped launch their fund raising campaign by pledging to supply the stone walling and masonry.

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New Memorial Garden For 3 Rifles-Redfern Infantry Barracks-Edinburgh

New Memorial Garden For 3 Rifles-Redfern Infantry Barracks-Edinburgh


Publish Date: 13/10/2010

Stancliffe Stone are proud to be involved with the creation of a new memorial for 3 Rifles, Redford Infantry Barracks in Edinburgh

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Geological Society of Glasgow Visits Locharbriggs Red Sandstone Quarry

Geological Society of Glasgow Visits Locharbriggs Red Sandstone Quarry


Publish Date: 28/06/2010

Stancliffe managed to deliver good weather on 25th June for the 27 members of the Geological Society of Glasgow's visit to Locharbriggs red sandstone Quarry and Masonry works, Dumfries

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Specifying British Natural Stones in Scotland

Specifying British Natural Stones in Scotland


Publish Date: 28/06/2010

The award winning Hotel Massoni, at the heart of Edinburgh's Royal Mile, was the venue for Stancliffe Stone's "Specifying British Natural Stone in Scotland" event, held 24th June over an extended lunch.

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Stancliffe Stone Goes Back To Basics

Stancliffe Stone Goes Back To Basics


Publish Date: 08/05/2010

The UK's largest supplier of natural, indigenous dimensional stone has launched Masonry Basics - a range of standard masonry components in high quality Derbyshire buff or Scottish red sandstone

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Stancliffe Stone Secures First Masonry Basics Stockist

Stancliffe Stone Secures First Masonry Basics Stockist


Publish Date: 24/06/2009

Complete Building Materials of Halifax has become Stancliffe Stone's first Masonry Basics stockist.

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Natural Stone Masonry Design Made Easy

Natural Stone Masonry Design Made Easy


Publish Date: 04/03/2009

Stancliffe Stone has developed a CAD database for their standard masonry range. The database has been developed to make designing and sourcing natural stone masonry quick and easy.

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Stancliffe Stone Wins Contract For Calder Business Park Wakefield

Stancliffe Stone Wins Contract For Calder Business Park Wakefield


Publish Date: 02/02/2009

Stancliffe Stone Company has recently won a £65,000 contract to supply Stanton Moor ashlar cladding for the next phase of Calder Business Park.

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Stancliffe Stone Launches Walling And Masonry Range

Stancliffe Stone Launches Walling And Masonry Range


Publish Date: 09/01/2009

Stancliffe Stone has launched a new range of natural indigenous limestone and ironstone walling and masonry, suitable for traditional building styles for new build, extensions, refurbishment and landscaping.

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Stancliffe Stone Add New Stone Ranges

Stancliffe Stone Add New Stone Ranges


Publish Date: 09/01/2009

Stancliffe Stone has introduced a new range of indigenous limestones and ironstone to their portfolio

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Stancliffe Stone New Ashlar Walling Range

Stancliffe Stone New Ashlar Walling Range


Publish Date: 10/11/2008

Stancliffe Stone, the UK's largest supplier of natural, indigenous stone has launched a new range of Ashlar Walling.

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Edale Natural Sandstone Walling

Edale Natural Sandstone Walling


Publish Date: 10/11/2008

Stancliffe Stone has launched Edale random walling providing a traditional finish suitable for a wide variety of building projects.

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New Sandstones Available From Stancliffe Stone

New Sandstones Available From Stancliffe Stone


Publish Date: 07/02/2008

Stancliffe Stone, the UK's leading supplier of dimensional stone, has added two new stones to its portfolio.

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Victoria Hospital,Blackpool

Victoria Hospital,Blackpool


Publish Date: 08/05/2007

This Contemporary Designed new £45m Cardiac Services wing adjoining the Victoria Hospital, Blackpool, is now part of four hospitals in the North West that provides specialist Cardiac Services, serving Heart Patients from Lancashire and South Cumbria.

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Bovis Homes Love Clough Rawtenstall Lancashire

Bovis Homes Love Clough Rawtenstall Lancashire


Publish Date: 08/05/2007

Rawtenstall the largest town in the Borough, steeped in history and fine buildings required a housing development which would blend seamlessly into this well established community.

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The Slot Manchester Energizes The City Skyline

The Slot Manchester Energizes The City Skyline


Publish Date: 23/04/2007

Designed by Assael Architects, London. This innovative construction allows a glazed plaza to be constructed on top of a plinth section which forms the base to the tower.

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Belmont Street Glasgow

Belmont Street Glasgow


Publish Date: 16/04/2007

Architects, Riach Partnership, Glasgow were appointed to design an imposing modern development that would fit sleekly into the historical West End of Glasgow.

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Panash Pioneering Natural Sandstone Rainscreen Cladding System

Panash Pioneering Natural Sandstone Rainscreen Cladding System


Publish Date: 13/02/2007

This advanced Curtain Walling Technology is a layered system comprising an 'outer skin' of Natural Sandstone, a ventilated gap and a waterproof backing wall.

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An Introduction To Specifying Natural Stone

An Introduction To Specifying Natural Stone


Publish Date: 05/12/2006

For those who want to stay in the know Stancliffe Stone has a Continued Professional Development (CPD) Seminar on 'An Introduction to Specifying Natural Stone'.

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Talk To Us About Locharbriggs Red Sandstone

Talk To Us About Locharbriggs Red Sandstone


Publish Date: 09/08/2006

Stancliffe Stone is one of the largest producers of Natural Dimensional Stone in the UK. We currently quarry and process eight stones from our own quarries from English Midlands through to the Scottish Lowlands.

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National Farmers Union Headquarters

National Farmers Union Headquarters


Publish Date: 18/07/2006

Architects SMC Corstophine & Wright were appointed to devise a comprehensive office development to house the NFU Headquarters.

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Stancliffe Makes Natural Stone Specification Simpler

Stancliffe Makes Natural Stone Specification Simpler


Publish Date: 05/06/2006

Natural stone specialist, Stancliffe Stone, has launched a new standard range of products designed to make the job of specifying, procuring and working with natural stone easier.

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Stancliffe Expands Natural Stone Capabilities With Stoke Hall Quarry Acquisition

Stancliffe Expands Natural Stone Capabilities With Stoke Hall Quarry Acquisition


Publish Date: 25/11/2005

We are very pleased to announce that Stancliffe Stone has increased its resources for supplying building stone, commercial paving, ashlar and architectural masonry

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Stancliffe Stone Company Wins Contract For New Medical Centre

Stancliffe Stone Company Wins Contract For New Medical Centre


Publish Date: 08/02/2005

Stancliffe Stone Company wins £50,000 contract for the New Medical Centre at Stainland Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire.

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Stancliffe Stone Wins Contract For Victoria Hospital Blackpool

Stancliffe Stone Wins Contract For Victoria Hospital Blackpool


Publish Date: 28/01/2005

Stancliffe Stone Company wins £150,000 contract for the supply of dimensional building stone for Victoria Hospital, Whinney Heys Road, Blackpool.

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New Medical Health Centre,Mytholmroyd,West Yorkshire

New Medical Health Centre,Mytholmroyd,West Yorkshire


Publish Date: 25/11/2004

Securing this important medical centre is just the prescription for Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire.

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The 2004 Annual Natural Stone Awards

The 2004 Annual Natural Stone Awards


Publish Date: 10/11/2004

The annual Natural Stone Awards provides public recognition and a highly visible profile for the promotion of natural stone, emphasising the importance of the architect and stone contractor working together.

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