Commercial Premisescommercial-premises Hinchliffe Cast Stone Replicascast-stone-replicas Hinchliffe Cast Stone Replacement Replicas 

Client
Private homeowner

Location of Project
Lartington

Project Overview
As part of the renovation of this attractive period property, we supplied cast stone copings and corbel blocks to replace the original natural stone features which had suffered deterioration over time. 

Project Notes
There were several challenges to this project, including the need for very accurate colour matching, plus the need to include 'cast-in' lifting inserts to the some of the products due to their considerable weight. The finished result looks spectacular and brought a new lease of life into a once deteriorating building

Client Feedback
"Thanks for your help and advice. You have been great to deal with! I have to say both the builder and I were very impressed with the products. Great finish, consistent, easy to work with and exactly what we ordered. Also, the pointing mix made a superb finish compared to normal mortar."   

 

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Lindens Residentiallindens-residential Residential Property Extension Using Multiple Cast Stone Architectural Features

Location of Project
Lincolnshire

Project Overview
The original property was greatly extended, with the existing facade removed and then the building's boundaries extended both outwards and upwards. The use of cast stone was extensive, with walling, balustrade, window surrounds, string courses, treads, copings and band courses all incorporated into the impressive new property. Even the dormer windows have cast stone surrounds which is fairly unusual.

Project Notes
Procter Cast Stone worked under the direction of Architect Keith Baker from Design and Management. This is a great example of how cast stone can be used to convincingly replicate natural stone and at a fraction of the cost. 

What did the client say
"The Cast Stone looks magnificent and we are very pleased with the overall result." 

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Baron Developmentsbaron-developments Substantial New Residential Property With Cast Stone Used Entirely as the Main External Building Material

Client
Baron Developments

Location of Project
London

Project Overview
A slightly unusual newbuild property in that all of the main external building material is cast stone, with specific elements being walling, balustrade, head, cills, string courses, eaves course, chimney caps.

Project Notes
This was a very significant project for us and both for the complexity of the design of the building and the sheer quantity of cast stone units. We consider the finished result to be imposing and unique.  

Client Feedback
"This was a very large project with a lot of cast stone units. The units were labelled and we had a corresponding drawing to show the unit locations. All of the staff at Procter were very helpful and we are very happy with the quality of the product."

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Kilmister Architectural Featureskilmister-Architectural-Features Cast Stone Architectural Features Used with Natural Stone on New Residential Property

Client
Mr A Kilmister

Location of Project
Tiffield, Northamptonshire

Project Overview
This new-build residential property combined with natural stone and cast stone to stunning effect.  We manufactured and supplied internal and external window surrounds, quoins, copings and corbels.

Project Notes
By single residential property standards, this was a significant project for us and we supplied approximately 50 tonnes of cast stone product in total.  The finished result perfectly demonstrates how cast stone architectural features can be combined very successfully with natural stone.

Client Feedback
"I'm very pleased with the service and also very happy with how the cast stone product complimented my choice of walling."

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Post Office Housepost-office-house Replicates of post office stone on new house build

Client
Self-builder/Home owner

Location
Boxmoor, near Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

Project Overview
We originally got the inquiry for cast stone product for this new property through an exhibition stand we had at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon, and were then subsequently commissioned to go ahead with the project in August 2010.  

The client required window surrounds, quoins, ashlar walling blocks, copings and a dentil course around the top of the building.  One special requirement was that the stone had to replicate that of an post office in Whitney, Oxfordshire, which the architectural design of the new building would also broadly follow.    

Through several meetings between our in-house-designers and the client, we provided full working drawings for his approval.  With the drawings approved, our pattern-makers then expertly turned them into casting moulds, whilst still working closely with the design department to ensure that the finished products would be exactly as required.   

Then with the casting moulds complete and perfect we went into production, and subsequently delivered to site a total 15 tonnes of ashlar walling and over 14 tonnes of other cast stone products.  

Project Notes
This is a classic example of how high quality cast stone is far more cost-effective and practical compared to natural stone, whilst still looking entirely convincing.  

Once again, we showed why we are the market leaders in replication original stone features and recreating them in a semi-dry cast stone.   

Client Feedback
Very happy with all aspects of the work and especially how authentic the cast stone looked relative to natural stone.  

To discuss any requirements for bespoke or standard cast stone products, please email us.
 

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Balustrade replacementbalustrade-replacement Cast stone replica balustrade to Grade 1 listed Bramham Park House

Client
Surface Protection, Lancashire

Location of project
Bramham Park, Wetherby, West Yorkshire

Project overview
This was a relatively simply project for us replacing the original, but time-worn balustrade with cast stone replicas on this important grade 1 listed building.

Notes
As can be seen in the photos, the cast stone replicas do look overly 'new'.  However, and in the same way as they would if more expensive natural stone had been used, they will soon weather and take on a similar appearance to the adjacent originals. 

Client comments
The client expressed full satisfaction with our work and the end product. 

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Newcrossnewcross New house build using cast stone architectural features to match adjacent properties

Client
Newcross Construction Ltd.

Location of Project
London SE14

Project Overview
An unusual new house build which essentially extended an existing terrace block, with our cast features including cills, heads, jambs, mullions, highly detailed feature units, string course and door and window surrounds, replicating those on the existing properties. 

Project Notes
There was an obvious need to exactly replicate the architectural features on the existing properties, and for this we carefully took dimensions and profile details from them.  From there, it was a case of creating CAD drawings for each item, with our skilled joiners then making exact moulds ready for the production process.  

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Premier Inn Hotelcills-premier-inn Cast Stone Cills and Band Courses for New Premier Inn Hotel

Client
Bennett Construction

Location of Project
Central London

Project Overview
Procter has supplied cast stone cills and band course for the construction of a new hotel in central London.  Over 50 tonnes of cast stone cills and band course products were supplied, with Procter working closely with the architect and attending site meetings to ensure that the bespoke units were manufactured as economically as possible, and that the quality was not compromised though careless site handling and installation. 

In addition to advising on the manufacturability of the design features, Procter Cast Stone worked closely with the architect to ensure that the cast stone units mounted correctly on the support bracketry.  Several site meetings were attended before and during installation, with a particular issue being scheduled deliveries; storage space on site was extremely limited, so it was important that deliveries were neither early nor late. 

Working to the architect's drawings, Procter Cast Stone developed manufacturing drawings from which the moulds were made by the company's in-house team of skilled joiners.  The units were then cast, with reinforcement and threaded bosses for lifting eyes incorporated where appropriate. 

Highlights
This project for an international hotel chain illustrates the way in which the judicious use of cast stone decorative features can transform the appearance of a building, achieving maximum impact for minimal cost and effort.  Quarried stone has traditionally been associated with important, high-quality buildings, so cast stone is a straightforward way for a building to benefit from this association but at a fraction of the cost. 

Manufacturing was straightforward, with the more challenging aspect of the project being the limited space on site and therefore the need for multiple deliveries at specific times.

What did Our Client Say
"We were very pleased with the professional way in which the order was processed, from the shop drawing production and approval, to the quality of the final product which was delivered to our programme.  I would highly recommend Procter for dry cast stone." - Gerard O Connor, Bennett Construction

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Anders Dahlanders-dahl-architectural-features Cast Stone Architectural Features for World-class Equine Facility and House Renovation

Location
Horsham, Surrey

Project Overview
For the new-build equine facility, which is world-class and one of the largest in Europe, Procter produced a wide range of architectural features including 25 columns and capitals, and components.  Because these were in areas where they would come into contact with horses, they were manufactured from a mix that contained a higher proportion of grit sand than normal to achieve a higher strength. 

At the same time that the equine facility was being constructed, the owner's house was being renovated; this required cast stone quoins, window and door surrounds, two large bays and a bespoke portico.  A particular requirement for the portico was that no structural steelwork should be visible from beneath, so Procter Cast Stone designed the steelwork and cast stone components to achieve this goal.  

Together the house and equine facility incorporated 185 window and door surrounds and hundreds of metres of coping.  Other components included arches, spheres, pier caps and keystones.  This was a major project, with representatives from Procter Cast Stone attending more than 20 site meetings.  Project management was also more complex than usual because the architect was based in Germany and Procter reported directly to the owner in matters relating to the equine facility and to a contractor for matters relating to the house.  

Where appropriate, the cast stone for the equine facility house was manufactured with rebar reinforcement and threaded bosses to accept lifting eyes for ease of on-site handling.  In fact some of the cast stone units were extremely large, with the heaviest weighing 330kg.  To ensure that the installation went as smoothly as possible, all of the cast stone units were uniquely identified and detailed unit location plans were provided.  In addition, deliveries were scheduled to suit the site requirements, so the cast stone units were not stored on site for any longer than necessary.  

Success
Procter Cast Stone has completed a prestigious project to design, manufacture and supply cast stone components for the construction of a very large equine facility and the renovation of the owner's substantial house on the same site on Horsham, Surrey.  All components were bespoke cast stone, and the project was delivered on time and to budget.  

Prestigious projects of this nature require very high quality standards.  Procter Cast Stone adheres to BS 1217 (Cast stone Specification), design and manufacture also comply with the UKCSA Technical Manual for Cast Stone.  Furthermore, the company manufactures its moulds in-house because this helps in maintaining tight control over quality.   

Quality was one factor behind Procter Cast Stone winning this contract, while other reason included price, technical support and outstanding customer service. 

What did the Client Say
"Extremely pleased with the service provided by Procter and also the finished product."

 

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Galliford Housing Developmentarchitectural-features-housing-development Cast Stone Architectural Features for Housing Development

Client
Galliford Try

Location of Project
Wembley

Project Overview
This was a large project where we supplied window surrounds, column cladding, copings and pier caps, and all to the architect's exact specifications, with some of the detailing taking cues from an existing church which the development partly surrounded. 

Success
This is a good example of how cast stone architectural features can also be used on relatively modern buildings, rather than just the more traditional. 

What did the Client Say
"The service we received was excellent with the deliveries supplied on time.  One of the strengths was the ongoing communication between the design team, the Procter sales team and the site team.  We would have no hesitation in working with you again should the need arise." - Tim Burt, Senior Buyer, Galliford Try

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Majestic Wine Retailmajestic-wine-retail Extensive Use of Cast Stone for New Majestic Wine Retails Unit

Client
E.G Carter & Company Limited

Location of Project
Basingstoke

Project Overview
A new build retail premises for Majestic Wine, which used cast stone walling, quoins and copings, and these to contrast with red brick to create a striking and contemporary piece of architecture. Some of the cast stone products were rebated to create a shadow-gap effect.

Working together, Procter Cast Stone and the architect developed a scheme that achieved the desired distinctive visual appearance alongside brickwork and glass, but with cast stone units that were as economical to manufacture as possible.  This enabled the architect to meet the client's brief while maintaining tight control over budgets. 

Procter Cast Stone then prepared manufacturing drawings, incorporating appropriate reinforcement and threaded bosses for lifting eyes.   The moulds were made from these drawings by Procter Cast Stone's in-house team of skilled joiners, enabling the production of the cast stone units to proceed on time. 

Deliveries were scheduled to suit site requirements and ensure that the potentially vulnerable cast stone units were not stored on site for any longer than necessary.  In addition, a project manager from Procter Cast Stone provided detailed advice on site handling and installation to minimise the risk of the cast stone sustaining any damage.  After installation and pointing, any units that showed signs of efflorescence were cleaned in accordance with the instructions provided by the manufacturer.  

Project Notes

Procter Cast Stone was awarded the work having been recommended by the architect on the basis of previous experience, cost, quality and Procter's ability to service a contract of this size.  This project demonstrates Procter Cast Stone's ability to work closely with architects to achieve the desired distinctive appearance in the most cost-effective manner, as well as cast stone's suitability for use in individual retail units when used in conjunction with other materials such as brick and glass.  The cost to use cut and dressed quarried stone would have been prohibitive yet, to the untrained eye, cast stone is indistinguishable from quarried stone.  

Client Feedback
"Very pleased with the end result once a few issues with band marks were resolved."

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Restoration of kimberly railway bridgekimberly-bridge Cast stone proves cost-effective for restoration of railway bridge

​Procter Cast Stone has manufactured and supplied custom cast stone units for the restoration of Kimberley Bridge, replacing original stones that were damaged or missing.  To simulate the deep pitched carved surface of the original coping stones, the cast stone units were manufactured with a finish that was created by taking mouldings from representative samples of the coping stones on the bridge.

Kimberly Bridge, also known as Midland Railway Bridge 13, is a three-arch brick structure that was built in 1879 to span a deep cutting through which ran the Bennerley and Bulwell Section of the Midland Railway.  Today the railway is disused and the Kimberley Railway Cutting is managed by Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust as a nature reserve, being designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation.  In particular, the site is a sensitive haven for wildlife such as moths, insects and bats.  Owned and maintained by Broxtowe Borough Council, Kimberly Bridge is a local landmark and maintains as important link between communities.  Following its restoration in 2009, Kimberley Bridge once again forms part of a popular network of footpaths. 

After years of neglect, the bridge was declared unsafe in 2008 and, by the time the restoration project was ready to proceed, a number of the coping stones were missing, having either been stolen or pushed off the bridge by vandals.  Rexco, the main contractor for the restoration, identified several potential suppliers of cast stone when tendering for the project.  All of the suppliers initially said they could undertake the work but, when Rexco won the contract and entered into detailed discussions with the cast stone suppliers.  it became apparent that most would not be able to meet the specification.

Mike Jenkins, the Managing Director of Rexco, explains how Procter Cast Stone came to be awarded the order:" The level of customer support from Procter Cast Stone was exceptional; they were extremely knowledgeable, very helpful, and nothing was ever too much trouble.  Their price was reasonable, though not the cheapest, and I was confident that they would be able to keep their promises."

Procter Cast Stone appointed a Project Manager who undertook a site survey.  Moulds were taken from representative samples of the coping stones that were still in good condition, after which a wooden mould was manufactured to enable a sample cast stone unit to be submitted for approval.  Once approval was granted, manufacture of the required quantity commenced so that deliveries could be made to an agreed schedule to aid site logistics and avoid cast stone units being stored on site for any longer than necessary - which helps to avoid the units incurring accidental damage. The Project Manager also provide detailed advice and technical support as required, covering everything from fixing and mortar specifications, through to site handling and protection.  For the Kimberley Bridge project, approximately 20 identical units were supplied, delivered on time against the agreed schedule.

Procter Cast Stone adheres to rigorous quality standards to ensure that products are manufactured in accordance with British Standard BS 1217 and the UKCSA Standard .  The cast stone units used to restore Kimberley Bridge should last as long as their natural stone, the cast stone units saved a considerable amount of money.  This is because they were all cast from a single mould, which is quicker and less labour-intensive than cutting and carving multiple units from natural stone.  To the untrained eye, cast stone is generally indistinguishable from natural stone.
Mike Jenkins concludes:"Rexco is a small company that, over nine years, has earned a reputation for quality.  We have built up a network of high-quality, reliable suppliers such as Procter Cast Stone.  Everyone from Procter was helpful, right from the project manager to the people in the office and even the delivery driver.  It was a pleasure to work with Procter Cast Stone and I would not hesitate to use them again."
To help architects and specifiers gain a better understanding of cast stone and maximise the benefits of this versatile material - including using cast stone in restoration and refurbishment projects - Procter Cast Stone has published a series of guides and other information resources.  These are available free of charge from the Cast Stone Downloads section of the website, or request copies by telephoning us or emailing info@caststoneuk.co.uk
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Luxury apartment block & two large detached housesLuxury-apartment-block-and-large-homes Cast stone for luxury homes and apartments
  • Project type – New-build luxury homes and apartment block
  • Year completed – 2017
  • Project location – North central London
  • Client – Undisclosed
  • Services provided – Design and manufacture of bespoke cast stone units, scheduled deliveries
  • Products used – Plinth, window and door surround, canopies, porticos, walling blocks, coping, cladding, string courses, eaves course, corbels, quoins and keystones.

Project Overview

The client wanted the highest quality cast stone for this prestigious project. In addition, advice was required regarding design details for the individual units and bespoke fixings. Challenging timescales had to be met and manufacturing tolerances were extremely tight because very thin 3 mm mortar joints had been specified.

Our project manager held numerous site and design meetings, after which we produced over 50 manufacturing drawings for client approval. Subsequently, 30 deliveries were scheduled to supply the 305 tonnes of cast stone that we manufactured, every item is labelled with type and location references.

Special air brick units featured an intricate pattern of through-holes. We undertook research to establish the best way to meet this requirement without compromising the high-quality surface finish.

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Flood Alleviation Schemeflood-alleviation-scheme Flood Alleviation Scheme

Sector - Environment
Year completed - 2017
Products used - Vapour cured cast stone wall copings and facing blocks
Location - North Wales

Project Overview
On Tuesday 27th November 2012, the River Elwy experienced a major flood incident that caused the death of a 91-year-old and damage to over four hundred properties. The flood walls were rebuilt in part using Procter Cast Stone products.

The client needed a cost-effective solution versus natural stone. The products needed to be aesthetically pleasing and easy to blend in with existing stone whilst also being robust enough to withstand potential future flood issues. 

We manufactured robust bespoke wall copings and facing blocks with a textured appearance. Having had previous experience with working on many flood alleviation schemes throughout the UK, we worked closely with the specifiers and our client to ensure that the stone was functional as well as sympathetic to the environment. During the time spent on this project, we supplied over 350,000.00 tonnes of stone for this project that will serve to protect the residents for years to come.

The first few months of 2020 brought with it a couple of storms which devastated towns across the UK. The flood defenses provided by us in 2017 to North Wales helped hold back the floods despite the heavy rain and strong winds from Storm Ciara. It was said that without the defenses "everywhere would have been flooded." and that "The flood defences did work."

To discuss any requirements for bespoke or standard cast stone products, please email us.
 

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Development in North WalesNorth-wales-development Development in North Wales

Sector - Private Residential
Products used - Arched Heads, bespoke bay mullions & cills
Location - North Wales

The Project
Bespoke developments in North Wales. Our client specialises in niche developments with homes over 2000sqft. They allow their purchasers the freedom to personalise their new homes whilst retaining the stunning external features.

The Problem
We worked with the clients design team to ensure that the arches and bay detail matched the brief we were given.

The Solution
Our highly experienced and dedicated team work closely with all clients.
 


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Flood Defence in LeedsFlood-defence-leeds Flood Defence in Leeds

Sector - Environment
Products used - Vapour cured cast stone wall copings
Location - Leeds

The Project
Businesses in the Stourton area of Leeds are benefitting from increased flood protection following the completion of a new 730 metre flood defence wall and property level protection, such as flood gates and demountable barriers.

This particular project has involved supplying 17 aluminium demountable barriers set into the wall and cast stone copings that can be installed by the businesses across door openings in the event of a flood, where surface water flooding could occur due to the water being prevented from discharging into the canal or river as normal. The works will provide a 1 in 200 year standard of protection to 88 existing businesses in the Stourton Industrial Estate, safeguard over 4,000 existing jobs in the area and help to protect access to the M1.

The Problem
Our client had previously worked with our cast stone team on previous flood defence schemes and choose Procter Cast Stone for this project. There were specific programme constraints meaning that products needed to be manufactured and delivered to site within 4 weeks.

Compressive test results for the copings supplies to the client were well in excess of the minimum UKCSA standards.

The Solution
We manufactured robust bespoke wall copings that were required to specific cut outs for the steel posts. Having had previous experience of working on many flood alleviation schemes throughout the UK we worked closely with the specifiers and our client to make sure that the stone was functional as well as sympathetic to the environment.

The copings will help protect the surrounding area for many years to come and the client finished the project within the timeframe allowed. 
 


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Kenilworth Train StationKenilworth-train-station Kenilworth Train Station

Sector - Rail
Products used - Vapour cured arch surrounds and plinth

The Project
Procter Cast Stone manufactured three bespoke arches along with the plinth within an exceptionally challenging site programme.

Background
Funded by Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership. Warwickshire County Council and £4.9m from the Department for Transport's New Stations Fund, this project was commissioned as part of a major rail investment scheme to boost economic regeneration between Nuneaton and Leamington Spa. 

The Problem
Our design team liaised with the contractor and project architect to produce three bespoke arches that would provide a traditional and aesthetically pleasing front facade to this station rebuild. We had to work around issues to do with the correct support of the units whilst not compromising thier integrity.

The Solution
Procter manufactured vapour cured cast stone copings and advised a suitable method of securing the copings. Different sample colours were produced for the client to choose the best one that suited the location, 

The Results
We manufactured three stunning arches and plinth that can be enjoyed by users of the station for many years to come. 


 


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Walverden ReservoirWalverden-reservoir Walverden Reservoir

Project - Walverden Reservoir, Lancashire
Sector - Utilities
Products used - Vapour cured cast stone copings

The Project
Reconstruction of parts of the reservoir flood wall. The client wished to use a product that complimented the natural stone wall cladding and the beautiful surroundings.

The Solution
Procter manufactured vapour cured cast stone copings and advised on a suitable method of securing the copings. Different sample colours were produced for the client to choose the best one that suited the location.

The Results
The cast stone copings are providing an attractive and protective finish to the flood wall.
 


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Mixed Developmentsmixed-developments Mixed Developments

Client - EJ Taylor & Sons
Sector - Private residential
Products used - Heads, keystone heads, cills, bay cills

The developer has won the South East Regional Awards 2018, Over 11 Regional Awards since 2000, National Supreme Award in 2000 and 2005 & The Seal of Excellence Award.

The Project
Across the development there are over 35 differing brick types and as many as 15 types of roof tiles have been used. Rendered external finishes have been used strategically to add character to the estate. These are complimented with the use of cast stone heads and cills.

The Problem
Working to a tight delivery schedule, we are continuing to deliver vapour cured cast stone to the agreed timeframe.

The Solution
Our highly experiences and dedicated team are working closely with the clients.

This is proving to be a popular development!


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Pembrokeshire HotelPembrokeshire-hotel Pembrokeshire Hotel

Client - 5* Hotel, Pembrokeshire
Sector - Hotels
Products used - Custom Canopies, significant site input at early stages including design advice and fixings suggestions. Gable Features to recreate lost originals, window surrounds to Architect’s design, arched Gable features, crenulations for restored windmill tower, curved Window Cills to recreate lost natural stone originals.

Conversion of a derelict windmill & rest home to create a 5* hotel.

The Project
This was technically challenging project where we had to match both colour and design ofsome of the existing natural stone. Some of the units were extremely large and we had to ensure that these units had cast in lifting sockets.

The Solution
Close collaboration with main contractor and architect. Aftersales visit to advise on finishing of joints. Significant investment of time and resources to ensure project went smoothly. The project included some of the largest stones ever made at Procter Cast Stone.

The Results
A stunning 5* hotel in beautiful surroundings.


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Brimsmore DevelopmentBrimsmore-Development Brimsmore Development

Client - Wyatt Homes
Sector - Private Residential
Products used - Window Heads, Window Cills, Keystones,Columns,Porticos,String Course,Cornices,Pediments,Copings and Corbels. Sector - Private Residential

Our client is building a truly unique and diverse development whilst creating a centre for the local area. This stunning development was to include an appealing blend of styles and designs that included two and three storey terraces, semi-detached and detached properties.

The Project
The client has specific designs for each property type and after feasibility checks we produced working drawings for each product type.

The Solution
Procter Cast Stone’s joinery department to interpret the drawings and then manufacture the timber moulds. With so many different products each item was individually labelled so when it arrived on site our client knew exactly where it was to go.

The Results
Our client has built a truly stunning development with a mixture of property types.


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Cheltenham CrescentCheltenham-crescent Cheltenham Crescent

Client - Cassel & Fletcher
Sector - Private Residential
Products used - Head Cills, Door Surrounds and Parapet Coping

Five bedroomed semi-detached family homes with accommodation over ground, first and second floors, set within a gated community at the heart of Broughton Park.

The Project
Gated development in the North West.

The Solution
Working to the client’s brief we supplied a number of different products in two different colour.

The Results
A stunning niche development that is proving to be a highly desirable place to live.


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Ikea Developmentikea-development Ikea Sheffield

Client - Clugston Construction
Sector - Commercial
Products used - 230 Linear meters of Vapour Cured Cast Stone Copings

Working to an exceptionally tight schedule, we manufactured and delivered wall copings that complimented the natural stone walling.

The Problem
We had a three week window to manufacture and deliver the stone from receiving the order. All the stone had to be installed before the grand opening of the store. The order comprised of a mixture of straight and radius copings.

The Solution
We provided various colour samples for the client to choose the suitable match. The order was fast tracked through the drawing department and following on from drawing approval, the units were manufactured and delivered to site on time. 

The Results
The cast stone copings provide both a functional and aesthetically pleasing entrance for Ikea Sheffield.


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Ilkley Retirement Homeretirement-home Ilkley Retirement Home

Client - McCarthy & Stone
Sector - Retirement living/Care home
Products used - Heads, Cills, Band course, Cornice, Parapet coping, Wall coping & Pier caps

A stunning retirement living scheme in a picturesque Yorkshire town.

The Problem
With all large developments, timing is key, the project was managed by our team from an initial site meeting right through to the final delivery.

The Solution
As with all our projects, we have dedicated personnel who take ownership of different aspects of each project.  

The Results
The development looks great and is proving to be very popular.


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Residential development in LeedsDevelopment-in-leeds Thirteen spacious homes in Leeds

Project - Ep Homes
Sector - Residential development
Products used - Heads, Cills, Jambs, Mullions

Attractive new development making good use of Cast Stone. Vapour cured Cast Stone complimenting natural stone.

The Solution
Following on from our initial consultation and site visit, we produced a full suite of drawings and samples for the client to consider.

The Results
The development looks great and is proving to be very popular.


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Walton PlaceWalton-place Walton Place, Thorp Arch

Client - Berkley DeVere
Project - Walton Place, Thorp Arch
Sector - Private residential
Products used - Heads, Cills, Copings, Portico elements, Gable vents. Procter Cast Stone provided the installation via our own in-house installation service.

The Project
A select gated development comprising of four homes.

The Problem
It was paramount that the cast stone complimented the natural stone elements of the project.

The Solution
We manufacture our stone in a wide range of colours so matching it to the natural stone was not too difficult for our team. The exceptional finish of our vapour cured cast stone complimented the natural stone perfectly.

The Results
All homes sold very quickly and the development is stunning.


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Manor Road Apartmentsmanor-road-apartments Manor Road Apartments

Client - Imperial Developments
Project - Manor Road, Chigwell
Sector - Luxury Residential
Products used - Heads, Cills, Ornate Porticos

The Project
Twelve luxury apartments in Chigwell

The Problem
Bespoke profiles heads and cills were designed to suit the planning requirements. These compliment the traditional design of this luxury development. Further compliments by the inclusion of two Procter ornate porticos

The Results
The development in the heart of Chigwell looks great and has proved to be very popular.


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A Georgian New Buildgeorgian_new_build Georgian New Build 

Client - Matrod Frampton
Project - Birch House 
Sector - Residential 
Products used - Window surrounds, cornice, portico, orangery columns and cornices

The Project
A classically designed Georgian new build.

The Problem
As per design plans, the build needed cast stone features to enhance the overall look of the home.

The Results
The project looks stunning and the quality of the build is reflected in the exceptional quality of our stone.


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Grantley HallGrantley_Hall Grantley Hall

Client - R N Wooler
Project - Grantley Hall
Sector - Hotel
Products used - Semi-dry cast stone columns 

Dating back to the 17th century, Grantley Hall has been used as a premier wedding venue and luxury hotel with its prominent cast stone features. Procter cast stone supplied and installed a number of columns and niche surrounds for this project, both internally and externally for restoration purposes as well as new pieces.

The Project
As per client requests, we supplied and installed columns and niche surrounds internally and externally throughout the build.

The Problem
Existing columns had a steel post through the centre of them with only 5mm worth of tolerance between the stone and the steel.

The Solution
Procter's in-house team expertly installed the columns around the steel posts and made any necessary adjustments to the existing steel to ensure a flush finish. 
 

The Results
The build is one of the country’s premier wedding and luxury hotels with its prominent cast stone features.
 


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