Entries by aronpaul

Yorkshire dry stone walling competition launched

The 2014 Dry Stone Wall Competition is underway. The search is on to find Yorkshire’s best dry stone wall, after a contest designed to promote the traditional craft was launched. The Country and Land Business Association (CLA) is organising the 2014 Dry Stone Wall Competition in conjunction with the Yorkshire Dry Stone Walling Guild. Judges […]

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 […]