Category: News

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

Make a Grand Entrance to Your Property with Amber Valley Stone’s Porticos

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Creating a Cast Stone Cill – Time-lapse Video

Amber Valley Stone manufacture a wide range of standard and bespoke Semi-dry cast stone products – vapour-cured for high quality, long-lasting and durable. Each piece we manufacture is carefully crafted to the highest standards. How do we create each piece so carefully? Watch a time-lapse of the manufacture of a Semi-dry Cast Stone Cill by […]

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What Are The Benefits Of Glass Fibre Reinforced Concrete (GRC) Door Surrounds?

Amber Valley Stone Ltd is one of very few UK companies to supply Glass Fibre Reinforced Concrete products, with over 25 years’ experience in manufacturing GRC. It’s growing in popularity with many of our customers due to its unique combination of high strength, low weight and environmental benefits. But what exactly is GRC, and what […]

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Restoration of the Cadbury Family’s Manor House

Northfield Manor House was the former residence of the Cadbury family but sadly it was subjected to an arson attack. At its height, up to 100 firefighters were tackling the blaze, and the flames and smoke could be seen from about three miles away.

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Amber Valley Stone join UK Cast Stone Association (UKCSA)

Since 1991, UKCSA has worked tirelessly to increase awareness and confidence in cast stone, and to establish and maintain the highest standard of product quality and usage. As part of our continual improvement program, as well as our firm dedication to manufacturing quality products to the construction industry, AVS feel it is appropriate to become […]

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Rooftop Garden in Kings Cross

King’s Cross is one of the largest and most exciting redevelopments in London. The 67-acre site has a rich history and a unique setting. What was an underused industrial wasteland is being transformed into a new part of the city with homes, shops, offices and much more.

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2020 In Review

The year 2020 has been a strange one, I’m sure you’d agree. We’ve lived through daily updates, lockdowns, business as usual, social distancing, more lockdowns, tier restrictions and Christmas Bubbles. Through all this though, we have seen a strength in both our staff and our customers to keep going despite the events of the year. […]

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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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