Chilstone at The Building Centre in London
Monday, March 06 , 2023
Did you know that you can view our stonework in the Building Centre in London? Our fine, handcrafted cast stone is displayed alongside the beautiful wooden doors and windows of Mumford and Wood. This allows you to experience the quality and picture how our stone would work as part of your house build or renovation.
A Permanent Display
The Building Centre in London holds a permanent display of our stone widow cills and surrounds. This stand is unmanned but a member of our staff can meet you there to discuss your building projects, talk to our team to arrange a suitable time.
In the heart of London, near Tottenham Court road the Building Center is a convenient place to see our stonework along with a wide range of other products from manufacturers to help you compile a supplier list for your building project. It has been open since 1931 hosting exhibitions as well as displaying building products and materials. There’s even a café, so why not take a look and mull over your plans with a drink and something delicious to help you make plans to create your dream home.
It’s also a useful resource for architects, builders and industry specialists to inspect the materials in one central space.
Frame Your Windows With Handmade Stone Surrounds
When you build your own home there are so many considerations. Stone details are made to last. These will become the sought after period features that future buyers may desire. Those Georgian windows or Victorian arches were new once, after all.
One key feature of most properties are the windows. They can define the style of your home, as well as allowing light into the interior. You can help your beautiful new windows look their best, framed with our handmade stone window surrounds.
Our stone window surrounds are available in sleek or very ornate styles. We can even make them bespoke to match the features of neighboring homes and buildings. Whether you want to create a new build with a nod to the past, or a grand, modern statement design we can help. Fine window surrounds can make your home look polished and prestigious.
Window cills are a permanent feature on the exterior of your home so make sure you choose quality products that you like. They will be a feature on your home for years to come. These finishing touches make a huge difference to the impression of the whole property.
All these little details add up to a magnificent property! The window surrounds and cills combined with the grand portico create a polished finish. And don’t forget the garden landscaping, from gate posts, steps and balustrades. Even well placed statues help to create an impressive property.
Visit us in Kent
If you would like to see more options, or if London is inconvenient, come along to our Kent workshop. We can show you local houses we supplied with our handcrafted architectural stone so you can can see the quality and overall impact for yourself. With seventy years in business, we have many examples of traditional and contemporary properties we have worked on. You can find some inspiration in our blogs and case studies too! We are one of the few companies that always use hand tools, that’s how we create such fine details in our stonework! Talk to our team to see how we can help you.
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