Category: News

Select an article below to find out about some of our work and projects

Former Police HQ, Cheltenham

Back in 2018 work started on the site of one of Cheltenhams landmark buildings, the former Police Headquarters on Princess Elizabeth Way on outskirts of the city. Amber Valley Stone was selected by Cala Homes to supply over 19,200 cast stone units for the project.

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Manufacturing Semi-Dry Cast Stone Cills

Cast stone products are suitable for a wide range of applications. New developments, refurbishment, renovation, private or public sector – no matter what your project involves, precast stone is a cost effective way of bring the beauty of natural stone to the finished product. Standard and bespoke moulds are used to form everything, from cills […]

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How Many Stone Moulds?!

Its well known that cast stone products are suitable for a wide range of applications, and that for a longer lasting finish, vapour cured cast stone is the way to go – however, how the finished product comes about is not so clear.   

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We are here – and conforming to the ‘New Normal’

As you may know, since July, our business has been allowed to re-open. We wanted to assure all customers of the changes we have made and to update on our situation: We continue to follow all government guidelines for safety of customers and staff, and therefore we have less staff in our offices with some continuing […]

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What is Vapour Curing of Semi Dry Cast Stone and what are the benefits? 

Cast stone products are suitable for a wide range of applications, ranging from pier caps and copings to window surrounds and porticos. For an even longer lasting, consistent finish, however, vapour cured cast stone is the answer. Due to the specialised manufacturing process, not all cast stone companies practice vapour curing.  

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What are the main differences between Semi Dry and Wet Cast Stone? 

We get asked this on an almost daily basis and wanted to publish some helpful information to assist buyers and specifiers make an informed decision. Both Semi Dry and Wet Cast stone are a durable masonry product that emulates that appearance of natural stone while bringing much more flexibility to the design and production – […]

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Caring for your Amber Valley Stone products

Correct care of Amber Valley cast stone products prior to installation is vital for best results. When it comes to transporting, storing & opening your delivery, Amber Valley Stone want to ensure the safety of your products and most importantly, yourself. To that end, we’ve compiled a short do’s and don’ts video on the safest […]

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Northshore Innovation Centre, Stockton on Tees

In 2014 Amber Valley Stone was appointed by Esh Build to design and deliver exposed architectural precast concrete cladding panels for the exterior of the state-of-the-art Northshore Innovation Centre in Stockton on Tees, a 36,000 ft² building for SMEs and new business starts-ups in the digital, scientific and creative sectors.

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John Jones Art Building, Finsbury Park

Amber Valley Stone was selected to supply a number of precast items for John Jones, the prestigious picture framing company which also specialises in fine art and conservation.

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Bournemouth Pier Approach Seafront Development

As part of Bournemouth Council’s Seafront Development and Regeneration Programme, Amber Valley Stone was appointed by Willmott Dixon to supply precast landscaping features for the Bournemouth pier approach.

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