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Go green with reclaimed stone

Reclaimed Yorkstone is chosen for many building projects because of its durable properties and character-filled appearance, but using it also has significant environmental benefits. The construction industry is a major contributor to the UK’s carbon emissions and it is estimated that 10% of the country’s emissions are generated by the manufacture and transport of building […]

How to choose the right roof slates or tiles

Selecting the right roofing materials for a new home or a property refurbishment project can be tricky as there are many factors to consider. Among the issues you will need to think about are: How will the tiles or natural slates look? Are there any planning restrictions to consider? What is the most suitable product […]

Choosing the right reclaimed Yorkstone flags for your project

Yorkstone’s natural durability and the way it takes on character as it ages means that reclaimed flagstones are a popular choice for all sorts of construction, refurbishment and garden makeover projects. Selecting the right type of flagstones for your requirements can be tricky though, as reclaimed paving comes in a wide selection of sizes, colouring […]

Housebuilders hit by shortage of building materials

Housebuilders and property developers are experiencing problems sourcing building materials following a sharp upturn in activity. The Help to Buy scheme and growing economic confidence has resulted in an increase in the number of new houses being started, but progress on some projects has been slowed by a shortage of raw materials. Major housebuilders have […]

Yorkstone paving popular choice for town centres

The character and durability of Yorkstone paving has made it a popular choice with councils for town centre improvement projects. Local authorities are keen to make high streets as attractive as possible in an effort to tempt more people to visit shops and businesses. One of the key parts of these improvement schemes is upgrading […]