Diversity of application
You will find cast stone everywhere from corporate headquarters to speculative office developments, where its attractive appearance can increase the sale or letting value. In retail and hospitality, cast stone is widely used for supermarkets, shopping malls, retail parks, designer boutiques and restaurants.
As well as creating details from porticos and shopfronts to staircases and reception areas, cast stone can create the look of solid masonry. Cast stone ashlar walling is significantly more cost effective than quarried natural stone and can be detailed with different course heights to create a similar effect. Indeed, cast stone is comparable to quarried natural stone as a building material in both appearance and performance, yet it is readily available and provides an economical, sustainable alternative.
UKCSA Full Members’ products have also been used to great effect inside. Some avant-garde interior designers have exploited the properties of Cast Stone products using it for bar fittings, rills, swimming and even ornamental fish pools.