Stonemarket welcomes merchants to annual event

Published:  29 October, 2014

Stonemarket showcased its range of landscaping products to over 150 builders' merchants, at an exclusive event last week.

Stonemarket showcased its range of landscaping products to over 150 builders' merchants, at an exclusive event last week.

The event walked visitors through Stonemarket's full range of patio and driveway products, including a range of new products for 2015. The company has a selection of high-end products to transform gardens and driveways, from British materials to natural stones from across the world.

Displayed at the event were a number of new concrete and natural stone patio and driveway products, as well as Stonemarket's new range of Vitrified Paving, a material which combines good looks with impressive technical performance.

Visitors were also given a sneak preview of the 2015 brochure cover which features the new natural stone product Stonespar, which is available in two pre-blended mixes. All new products will be available to order from January 2015.

As well as product displays, merchants were able to take advantage of special show deals on stone products while browsing the event's 'Stone Market'.

Product demonstrations also kept guests entertained as they watched the installation of Templeton Driveway Setts and the fast point system in action, while one of Stonemarket's stone experts gave a presentation on how to tell good quality stone from bad.

Darren Hoyland, branch manager of Gibbs & Dandy in Pudsey, West Yorkshire, said: "I really enjoyed the event. There were some really exciting new products on display and we're looking forward to being able to stock them in the New Year. The product displays were fantastic and they've given us some inspiration for our own displays. There were some really good deals available on the day for stone purchases which we took advantage of, and we thought the stone presentation and product installation talks were really informative."

Sales director of Stonemarket, Geoff Moulton, said: "This is the second year that we've run this event and it just keeps getting better. At Stonemarket we're constantly developing new and innovative products, and this event allows our merchant partners to see them first hand and to talk to our experts. People travelled from all corners of the UK, so many thanks must go to them and everyone else who came along and helped to make the event such a resounding success. We look forward to doing it again next year!"

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