Natural Stone


UK: Natural Stone: Manufacturers & Suppliers


The types of natural stone most commonly used in construction are Sandstone and Limestone. Sandstones range in colour from white, buff and grey through to brown and shades of red, depending on the source. Sandstones are quarried in Scotland, the North of England, Yorkshire, and Derbyshire. Limestones are formed from accumulations of fossilised shells deposited by sea organisms. Colours range from off-white, buff, cream, grey and blue. They are found in England in a belt from Dorset, the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire and Lincolnshire to Yorkshire. Leading UK suppliers of natural stone are profiled below the panel of sponsored links. 


Farmington: Natural Stone. Farmington, based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, is a leading supplier of natural stone. Sometimes known as Cotswold Stone, Farmington stone is, like Bath stone, an English oolitic limestone. The Cotswold quarries used by Farmington have been producing natural stone since Roman times. The Farmington website contains sections on the various uses of Farmington natural stone, including walls, floors, dry stone walls and stone sculptures. For example, flooring stone can be supplied 25mm thick (for internal use only) or 50mm thick for external use. The website profiles a Project of the Month; recent clients have included HRH Prince of Wales, Oxford University, and Tesco, Stow on the Wold. The Farmington website is organised into the following sections: Building Stone, Architectural, Flagstones, Gravels, Roofing Slates, Garden Ornaments, Project Gallery, Technical, and Fireplaces.

Stone Vale Masonry: Natural stone. Stone Vale Masonry, based in Harrogate, Yorkshire, is a specialist supplier of natural stone. Its product range includes Travertine, Limestone, Slate, Marble, Sandstone, and Granite.   The Stone Vale Masonry website is organised into the following sections: Travertine Tiles, Limestone Tiles, Mosaic Tiles, Slate Tiles & Flooring, Marble Tiles, Granite, External Use, and Borders & Pencil Strip. Limestone is available in its usual pale colour, and also in more exotic limestone colours including blue, grey, and gold. Available finishes for limestone flooring include: honed, polished, tumbled, semi-honed, and brushed. Natural stone flooring can be searched by the following styles: Rustic & Antique, Modern & Contemporary, Random Patter, Light in Colour, Darker in Colour, and Factory Polished. All deliveries are by a tail-lift lorry.

Mandarin Stone: Natural Stone. Mandarin Stone is a leading supplier of natural stone products. Mandarin Stone has its head office in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, and has show rooms in: Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Exeter, Marlow, and Weybridge. Mandarin Stone was established by Alma Small in 1989, almost by accident. She was approached by the owner of a roofing slate company to sell a large quantity of flooring slate. Twenty years later the company remains within the Small family, and every member plays a key role. Mandarin stocks more than 100 different natural stones including Limestone, Marble, Slate, Travertine, Sandstone, Schist, Terracotta, Granite, and Basalt. Its range of limestone flooring includes pale cream stone, through richer honey colours, to brown colours. Honed, Polished, and Tumbled finishes are available. The Mandarin Stone website has a section of articles on fixing and sealing natural stone floor and wall tiles. Topics include: Before Installation, Adhesive, Grout, and Sealing of Stone & Terracotta.



You may also like to visit our UK product guides on: Limestone Flooring, Marble Tiles, Travertine, Engineered Flooring, Floor Tiles, Oak Flooring, Rubber Flooring, and Vinyl Flooring.


Flooring Product Guides: Carpet Tiles, Carpets, Engineered Flooring, Floor Tiles, Hardwood Flooring, Laminate Flooring, Limestone Flooring, Linoleum, Marble Tiles, Natural Stone, Oak Flooring, Parquet Flooring, Rubber Flooring, Stair Carpet, Travertine, Vinyl Flooring, Wood Flooring.

Publisher: Abacus Construction Index UK is a professionally edited directory of recommended construction websites, published by Extonet Ltd. It is financed only by Google advertising; no payment is received from included websites.


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