The Story of Stone

Follow the journey of stone from quarry to doorstep

A Seventeen Tonne block of stone being removed from the seam

The Block is winched into the cutting shed

The ends of the block are cut off in preparation for the frame saw

The block is sliced into 'scant' on the frame saw

The scant is stored in preparation for secondary sawing

The scant is cut to order on the secondary saw

Bull-nosing individual pieces of stone is carried out by hand

Walling stone being 'faced' by hand

The finished Bull-nosed staircase after installation by English City Stone

Pier caps for a prestigious London property