Stone Federation return to Surface Design Show

At the start of February, Stone Federation will be returning to the Surface Design Show for the 9th time. Hosted at the Business Design Centre, close to the heart of London’s ‘Design District’ of Clerkenwell, the show attracts 1000s of architects, interior designers and clients and provides a fantastic opportunity… Read More

Natural Stone Awards Entry Opens

We are delighted to announce that entry for the 2024 Natural Stone Awards is now open. The Natural Stone Awards exists to celebrate and showcase the very best that the natural stone sector has to offer, recognising projects from all sectors of the industry. The Awards provide a chance for… Read More

BBS (Brick and Stone) Ltd Joins Ethical Stone Register

We are delighted to announce that BBS (Brick and Stone) Ltd have joined the Ethical Stone Register.  Following completion of the required questionnaire BBS (Brick and Stone) Ltd have achieved Declaration level on the Ethical Stone Register, providing their clients with the assurance that comes from using an ESR member… Read More

Vetter Joins Ethical Stone Register

We are delighted to announce that Vetter UK has joined the Ethical Stone Register.  Following completion of the required questionnaire, Vetter UK has achieved Declaration level on the Ethical Stone Register, providing their clients with the assurance that comes from using an ESR member company.  They will join the ever-growing… Read More

Tectonix Joins Ethical Stone Register

We are delighted to announce that Stone Federation member, Tectonix Natural Stone has joined the Ethical Stone Register.  Following completion of the required questionnaire Tectonix Natural Stone has achieved Declaration level on the Ethical Stone Register, providing their clients with the assurance that comes from using an ESR member company. … Read More

Duke of Gloucester Gold Medal Winner Announced

Stone Federation Great Britain and the Worshipful Company of Masons are delighted to announce that the 2022 Duke of Gloucester Gold Medal for outstanding lifetime achievement in stonemasonry has been awarded to Tim Crawley. This Award is given in honour and recognition of those who have accomplished an outstanding lifetime… Read More

Women In Natural Stone Mentoring Programme Launched

On Wednesday evening, on #InternationalWomensDay, we welcomed 60 women from natural stone companies, architects, main contractors and clients to London to celebrate the launch of the Women In Natural Stone Mentoring Programme. The event was a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the launch as well as giving delegates a chance to connect… Read More

Local Authority & Natural Stone Planning Webinar

Following on from our successful ‘Local Authority Planning & Natural Stone’ webinars last year, we are hosting another session for local planning authority professionals on Thursday 16 March at 11.30 am on Zoom hosted by Sam Thistlethwaite, Director of IC Planning. The meeting will support local authority planning and conservation professionals in understanding how… Read More

The Members’ Event & AGM 2023

We are excited to announce that booking is now open for The Members’ Event 2023 which this year will be hosted in Manchester. The Members’ Event is our annual gathering of members and provides you with the chance to find out more about the activity of the Federation and be… Read More

Voting Opens for Natural Stone Awards Industry Choice Award

We are delighted to announce that voting has opened for the Natural Stone Awards Industry Choice Award. At the Natural Stone Awards ceremony in December, it was announced that all the category winners would be automatically entered into The Industry Choice Award to find the industry’s favourite from the various winning… Read More

Emerging Talent Award at The Natural Stone Show

The 2023 Natural Stone Show will play host to the first Emerging Talent Award, a new initiative from the show’s organisers that seeks to acknowledge the top ten individuals who have made a positive contribution to the industry. The Awards are about recognising and rewarding the achievements of those at the beginning of… Read More

Natural Stone in the Spotlight at Surface Design Show

This week we have been exhibiting at London’s Surface Design Show. The Federation hosted The Stone Gallery which included The Stone Knowledge Hub and The Stone Tapestry. The Stone Knowledge Hub provided visitors with a chance to meet a selection of the fantastic stone suppliers and quarries, stone cleaning experts and sealant… Read More