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UK Cast Stone Association 2017 AGM

Annual General Meeting of UKCSA (March 2017)

The 2017 26th AGM of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association was held on Wednesday 29th March at Kilworth Springs, North Kilworth. It was another extremely well attended open meeting, with representatives from Full Members, Associate Members and non-Member cast stone manufacturers in attendance. The highlight of the meeting was the UKCSA 2017 "Excellence in the use of Cast Stone" awards, presented by Mr Martyn Fear, President of The Concrete Society and Mr Andy Cotton, Chair of UKCSA.
Make sure that you do not miss out on future meetings by joining the UK Cast Stone Association now!
Contact UKCSA for more information about membership and Cast Stone meetings.

UK Cast Stone Association - Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone Awards 2017

UK Cast Stone Association (March 2017)

UKCSA "Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone" 2017 Awards

The UKCSA 2017 "Excellence in the use of Cast Stone" awards competition was open to entries from cast stone manufacturing Full Members of the UKCSA, for projects that had used the Members’ own cast stone and been substantially completed in 2016. Further details on the project entries, and further images, may be seen on these Projects pages of the UKCSA web site.The Winners were announced at the UKCSA 2017 AGM meeting, with the Professionals Choice Award being judged by the President of The Concrete Society, and the Peoples Choice Award being voted for by clients, specifiers and users of cast stone on this web site.

Cavendish House supplied by Woodside

London Evening Standard New Homes Awards winners 2016 (May 2016)

Octagon Developments' Cavendish House, pictured left, with cast stone supplied by UKCSA Member Woodside Cast Stone, was the Winner in the London Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2016, "Best Luxury Home" category. Millgate Homes' High Warren development, also supplied with cast stone by Woodside Cast Stone, was Highly Commended in the "Best Out of London Home by Small-Scale Developer" category.

RHS / BBC People’s Choice Winner Chelsea 2016

Chelsea Flower Show, London (May 2016)

Few of the 157,000 visitors to the RHS Chelsea Flower show who delighted at the reclining surround and mullions inspired by the medieval Great East Window from York minster on the “God’s Own County – A Garden for Yorkshire” stand realised that is was not made from natural stone, but was in fact cast stone from UKCSA Member Procter Cast Stone.

Haddonstone at the Chelsea Flower show

Chelsea Flower Show, London (May 2016)

United Kingdom Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) member Haddonstone achieved the highest award for their trade Show Garden at the recent Chelsea Flower Show.

UKCSA 25th Anniversary

UKCSA - 25th Anniversary Book (April 2016)

The inaugural meeting of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) was held on 20th February 1991, and in 2016, to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of UKCSA, the Association is producing a book detailing the history of Cast Stone and the Association.

UK Cast Stone Association - Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone Awards 2016

UK Cast Stone Association (April 2016)

"Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone" Awards

As part of the 25th Anniversary celebrations the UK Cast Stone Association held an "Excellence in the use of Cast Stone" awards competition which was open to entries from cast stone manufacturing Full Members of the UKCSA, for projects that have used the Members’ own cast stone. The UKCSA Award Winners were announced at the 2016 AGM, and full details of all Winners are now available on this web site.

UK Cast Stone Association AGM 2016

UKCSA AGM (April 2016)

25th Anniversary AGM

The UKCSA 25th Anniversary AGM 2016 was held on Wednesday 13th April 2016 at the Kilworth Springs Golf Club, Leicestershire. All Members, and cast stone industry professionals including non-member cast stone manufacturers, were welcome to attend.

Read more about Messenger Cast Stone

The latest Full Member to join UKCSA is .... (April 2016)

Messenger Cast Stone & Concrete Products Ltd of Croston Lancashire, and the Association is pleased to welcome them as a cast stone manufcaturing Full Member.

UK Cast Stone Association - Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone Awards 2016

UK Cast Stone Association (March 2016)

"Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone" Awards

The UKCSA 2016 “Excellence in the use of Cast Stone” awards competition is open to entries from cast stone manufacturing Full Members of the UKCSA, for projects that have used the Members’ own cast stone. Further details on the project entries, and further images, may be seen on these Projects pages of the UKCSA web site.

Read more about Procter Johnson

UKCSA welcomes another new Member (February 2016)

Procter Johnson, who is a leading supplier of pigments and additives to the concrete industry and supplies customers in over 40 countries, spanning 5 continents, are the latest welcome addition to the UKCSA Associate member ranks.

UKCSA 25th Anniversary

UKCSA - 25 Years On and more important than ever (February 2016)

The inaugural meeting of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) was held on 20th February 1991, and this month the Cast Stone Association celebrates it's 25th Anniversary as the guardian of quality for cast stone in UK. To celebrate this special occassion, the Association is producing a Book detailing the history of cast stone and highlighting the work and achievements of UKCSA over the last 25 years. The Book will be presented at the Association's AGM in April, and will be available to all following the meeting.

Read more about Surrey Stone Solutions Ltd

And yet again! (August 2015)

Surrey Stone Solutions is the leading Surrey based company specialising in the supply and installation of Architectural Cast Stone, Stone Cleaning services and Resin Drives, and have become the latest welcome addition to the UKCSA Associate member ranks.

Read more about KIWA CMT Testing

And again! (July 2015)

Material testing & UKAS accredited laboratory KIWA CMT Testing have become the latest recruit to the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association. Kiwa CMT brings further expertise to the ranks of the UKCSA Associate Members.

Read more about Stone Synergy Ltd

Another quality company has joined the UKCSA ranks! (June 2015)

Stone Synergy offer a comprehensive range of masonry services, including the installation of cast stone, and have recently become the latest recruit to the UKCSA Associate Member ranks. Stone Synergy is the leading architectural stone masonry company in Surrey.

Cast Stone for commercial and retail projects

Cast Stone eNewsletter (May 2015)

The May 2015 issue of the UKCSA eNewsletter featured the varied and versatile solutions for commercial and retail projects offered by cast stone, with a wide ranging list of design options available to architects and designers.

BS 1217 for Cast Stone

70th Anniversary of Cast Stone Standard (April 2015)

The UK has a long history in the manufacture and use of cast stone and in 2015 the original British Standard for Cast Stone, BS 1217, reached its 70th anniversary, having been first issued in April 1945. Although the standard for cast stone has been changed and improved over the years, BS 1217 remains one of the longest standing British Standards which is still in existence.

UK Cast Stone Association AGM

Annual General Meeting of UKCSA (March 2015)

The 2015 AGM of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association was held on Tuesday 24th March at Kilworth Springs, North Kilworth. It was an extremely well attended open meeting, with representatives from Full Members, Associate Members and non-Member cast stone manufacturers in attendance. The highlight of the meeting was undoubtably the presentations from Associate Members on all aspects of cast stone manufacture.
Make sure that you do not miss out on future meetings by joining the UK Cast Stone Association now!
Contact UKCSA for more information about membership and Cast Stone meetings.

UKCSA Member Haddonstone

Local MP visits UKCSA member Haddonstone (March 2015)

Chris Heaton-Harris, Conservative MP for Daventry, Northants, recently visited the cast stone manufactory of UKCSA Member Haddonstone Ltd in Brixworth, Northampton.

Chris makes a point of visiting important companies in his constituency and was very impressed with the Haddonstone set-up, capabilities and cast stone products. He is photographed here with Haddonstone's Production Director and Managing Director.

UKCSA expands membership again

UKCSA expands its quality membership, yet again! (March 2015)

Fibre Technologies International Ltd have become the latest Associate Member of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association, to further spread the Association's coverage of companies who supply the cast stone industry. Fibre Technologies International is a supplier of alkali resistant glass fibres, as well as other specialist raw materials such as acrylic polymer, plasticizers, rheology modifiers and flexible mould making materials.

CE Marking of Cast Stone

Cast Stone eNewsletter (March 2015)

The March 2015 issue of the UKCSA eNewsletter featured the latest and definitive update from the Association on the matter of CE Marking of cast stone. To assist the market place, UKCSA has now produced a "Cast Stone CE Marking Checklist", and a "Standards & CE Marking Requirements for Cast Stone" document, which are both available to download ...

GreconUK

Edenhall rebrands cast stone under GreconUK (February 2015)

GreconUK is the new brand name for the architectural cast stone business of building materials group and UKCSA member Edenhall. The rebrand aims to highlight the company’s position as an architectural cast stone specialist on a national scale, derived from over 60 years experience in the sector.

Surrey Residence supplied by Haddonstone

UKCSA - 24 Years On and more important than ever (February 2015)

The inaugural meeting of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) was held on 20th February 1991, and this month the Cast Stone Association celebrates it's 24rd birthday and heads into the 25th year as the guardian of quality for cast stone in UK.

UKCSA expands membership

UKCSA expands its quality membership, again! (February 2015)

Henley Stone Remedials offer a variety of remedial services, from cleaning, to removing organic growth, to re pointing and carrying out repairs, and have become the latest company to join the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association as an Associate Members, joining the ranks of the quality companies who are members of the UK Cast Stone Association (UKCSA).

UKCSA expands membership

UKCSA expands its quality membership (February 2015)

Specialist machinery solutions suppliers to the Pre-cast Concrete and Cast Stone industries, Concrete Technology Limited, has become the newest Associate Members of the UK Cast Stone Association, further expanding the range of quality companies who are members of the UK Cast Stone Association (UKCSA).

Research project into cast stone

Cast Stone eNewsletter (January 2015)

The United Kingdom Cast Stone Association have recently added a summary to this web site of the two year study carried out with the University of Dundee under the UK government's Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR) "Partners In Technology" programme, to develop a reliable test method and performance specification relevant to Cast Stone products ...

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