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UK Cast Stone Association 2017 AGM

Annual General Meeting of UKCSA (March 2019)

The 2019 28th AGM of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) will be held on Tuesday Wednesday 26th March 2019 at Kilworth Springs, North Kilworth. All representatives from Full Members & Associate Members, and also non-Member cast stone manufacturers, are invited to attend. The day will include a full program of events with the highlight of the meeting being the UKCSA 2019 "Excellence in the use of Cast Stone" awards.
Make sure that you do not miss out on meeting by joining the UK Cast Stone Association now!
Contact UKCSA for more information about membership and Cast Stone meetings.

UK Cast Stone Association Executive Committee Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting of UKCSA (January 2019)

An Executive Committee Meeting of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association will be held on Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at the Henley Stone offices, Unit 2, Navigation Yard, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 5PQ, commencing at 10.00am.
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Seasons Greetings from the UKCSA

Seasons Greetings from the UK Cast Stone Association (December 2018)

The United Kingdom Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) would like to thank all the visitors to our web site and all the users of our cast stone technical data over the course of the past year, and wish all involved in the cast stone, and wider construction industries:
a Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

UK Cast Stone Association - Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone Awards 2018

UK Cast Stone Association (November 2018)

UKCSA "Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone" 2019 Awards

The UK Cast Stone Association "Excellence in the use of Cast Stone" 2019 awards competition, is now open to entries from cast stone manufacturing Full Members of the UKCSA, for projects that had used the Members’ own cast stone. Categories in the 2019 Awards competition are:
Best Overall Cast Stone Project
Best Cast Stone on a Small Project
Best Cast Stone on a Contemporary Design Project

Full details of all the project entries will be available on the Projects pages of the UKCSA web site.
The Winners will be announced at the UKCSA 2019 AGM meeting.

UK Cast Stone Association Executive Committee Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting of UKCSA (October 2018)

An Executive Committee Meeting of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association was held on Wednesday 17th October 2018 at the Haddonstone Ltd offices, The Forge House, Church Lane East Haddon, Northampton NN6 8DB, commencing at 10.00am.
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 2018
 
UK Cast Stone Association - Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone Awards 2018

UK Cast Stone Association (April 2018)

UKCSA "Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone" 2018 Awards

In 2018, the UK Cast Stone Association again held an "Excellence in the use of Cast Stone" awards competition, 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 2017. Categories in 2018 include
Best Overall Cast Stone Project
Best Innovative / Technical Cast Stone / Project
Best Multiple Housing Development Cast Stone Project

Full details of all the project entries are available on the Projects pages of the UKCSA web site.
The Winners were announced at the UKCSA 2018 AGM meeting.

UK Cast Stone Association 2017 AGM

Annual General Meeting of UKCSA (April 2018)

The 2018 27th AGM of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) was held on Wednesday 18th April 2018 at Kilworth Springs, North Kilworth. All representatives from Full Members & Associate Members, and also non-Member cast stone manufacturers, were invited to attend. The day included a full program of events with the highlight of the meeting being the UKCSA 2018 "Excellence in the use of Cast Stone" awards.
Make sure that you do not miss out on meeting by joining the UK Cast Stone Association now!
Contact UKCSA for more information about membership and Cast Stone meetings.

UKCSA Anniversary

UKCSA Anniversary (20th February 2018)

The inaugural meeting of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) was held on 20th February 1991, and on 20th February 2018 UKCSA was 27 years old and moving into it's 28th year as the Guardian of Quality for Cast Stone in the UK.

UK Cast Stone Association - Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone Awards 2018
UK Cast Stone Association - Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone Awards 2018

UK Cast Stone Association (February 2018)

UKCSA "Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone" 2018 Awards

All 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 2017, are now in for the UK Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) 2018 "Excellence in the use of Cast Stone" awards competition.

Categories in 2018 include:
Best Overall Cast Stone Project
Best Innovative / Technical Cast Stone / Project
Best Multiple Housing Development Cast Stone Project


The finalists have been collated and full details of the project entries, complete with voting forms, are now available on the Projects pages of the UKCSA web site.
The Winners will be announced at the UKCSA 2018 AGM meeting in April 2018.

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

UK Cast Stone Association (November 2017)

UKCSA "Excellence in the Use of Cast Stone" 2018 Awards

In 2018, the UK Cast Stone Association will again be holding an "Excellence in the use of Cast Stone" awards competition, 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 2017. Categories in 2018 include
Best Overall Cast Stone Project
Best Innovative / Technical Cast Stone / Project
Best Multiple Housing Development Cast Stone Project

Entries are currently being accepted and full details of the project entries, complete with voting forms, will soon be available on the Projects pages of the UKCSA web site. The Winners will be announced at the UKCSA 2018 AGM meeting.

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NHBC Report on new home registrations (October 2017)

The NHBC has recently announced that "During the third quarter (July to September 2017), nearly 38,000 new homes were registered with NHBC to be built in the UK, the highest Q3 total since the recession."

UK Cast Stone Association Executive Committee Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting of UKCSA (June 2017)

An Executive Committee Meeting of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association was held on Wednesday 7th June at Lafarge Cement (AI) Offices, The Barn, Huncote Road, Croft, Leicester, LE9 3GS, commencing at 10.00am.
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.

Haddonstone at the Chelsea Flower show

Chelsea Flower Show, London (May 2017)

United Kingdom Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) Member Haddonstone have again achieved an award for their trade Show Garden at the latest Chelsea Flower Show in May 2017.

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.

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