National Stone Centre

Opening Hours
10am - 5 pm Apr - Sep
10am - 4 pm Oct - Mar
7 days a week

Commercial services

Stone sourcing and matching

The National Stone Centre can carry out stone sourcing and matching for bridges, buildings, churches, walls and historical research relating to all sectors of the quarrying industry.

Clients include: British Waterways, Houses of Parliament, Preston City Council, Chatsworth House, University of Sheffield, English Heritage, Derbyshire County Council.

The National Stone Centre has a library (accessible by prior appointment) covering geology, the minerals industry, minerals planning and a school resources section. It also has a large collection of geological material and photographs, and a small archive on quarry history. All these are at the stage of initial curatorial work and documentation.

Please contact us to discuss your individual requirements.