19 October 2015
Earlier this year, Hanson Bath & Portland Stone launched its Facebook fan page. This Facebook page is a place where customers can learn more about the company and follow Bath & Portland Stone’s latest news.
To access this Facebook fan page, simply write “Bath & Portland Stone – Hanson UK” in the search engine of Facebook.
24 September 2015
Hanson Bath & Portland Stone is reopening its Monks Park stone mine in Gastard near Corsham.
The mine has been dormant since 2004 but an unexpected termination of Hanson’s lease at the nearby Hartham Park underground quarry has prompted the decision to reopen the site to safeguard specialist jobs and satisfy customer demand.
General Manager Rod Lafargue said the impact on local residents would be minimal. “On average, there will be up to six lorry movements a day from the mine entrance in Monks Lane. They will transport limestone blocks to specialist masonry works for shaping and cutting...
15 June 2015
36 stonemasonry students of the Weymouth College took part of the yearly Boss Stone Competition organised by the Weymouth College. The students had 3 days to carve a piece of Hartham Park and create a themed boss stone. This year’s theme was “1914 to 1918”.
For the 21st consecutive year, Hanson Bath & Portland Stone supported this event and supplied Hartham Park Ground Stone to all students.
The winners of the 2015 Boss Stone competition are:
Best 1st Year, Elliot Miller
Overall Winner, Yasmin Impson
Best 2nd Year, Richard Searle