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Stone Awards 2022

They're back! It's the Natural Stone Awards 2022. Entries are now being accepted.

4 January 2022 | Stone Awards / Competitions
Entry is now open for the Natural Stone Awards 2022. Projects entered must be in the British Isles and the construction work must have been completed within a three-year period ending 2 April...
SPAB Craftsperson Award

SPAB relaunches its Heritage Awards for 2022 with a new category to recognise craftspeople involved in the heritage market.

17 December 2021 | Stone Awards / Competitions
SPAB (the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) has introduced a Building Craftsperson of the Year category to its Heritage Awards, which are relaunched for 2022. It is one of three...
The Plaza (street skate & social space)

The street skate and social space in The Plaza at Oxhey Skate Park and Playground, which won the Excellence in Public Health & Wellbeing category of the Landscape Institute Awards. Photo: Andrew Lalchan Photography

5 December 2021 | Stone Awards / Competitions
Landscape designs that answer the world’s pressing issues of climate change and biodiversity were among the winners of this year’s Landscape Institute Awards presented online only on 26...
Freya Morris with her winning carving

Freya Morris with her winning carving, called 'Line of Defence', in the Grinling Gibbons Tercentenary Award.

6 September 2021 | Stone Awards / Competitions
Freya Morris won First Prize in the stone section of the Grinling Gibbons Tercentary Awards with a carving called 'Line of Defence'. Freya, who studied at Moulton College in...
The Masons Company Livery

The Masons' Livery Company is inviting nominations for the Duke of Gloucester Award for Excellence in Stonemasonry.

The Masons’ Livery Company, in conjunction with Stone Federation Great Britain, is inviting nominations for the Duke of Gloucester Award for Excellence in Stonemasonry. The deadline for...
Peter Harrison

Peter Harrison as he is often seen, selecting stone in a quarry for a major construction project.

Stone Federation Great Britain’s 2020 Natural Stone Awards marked the 20th time the Awards had been presented. For the occasion there were three, one-off Special Awards in addition to those...
Stone Awards nominations

Nominations invited for the nation's favourite stone project, the industry's rising star and the industry's lifetime achiever.

5 February 2021 | Stone Awards / Competitions
The Stone Federation has added three new categories to its online-only Stone Awards this year and it is looking for nominations from the industry. All the winners of the Stone Awards will be...
Tom Flemons

Stonemason Tom Flemons who has received the 2020 Gwyn Watkins Award from SPAB.

Photo: Ralph Hodgson

19 December 2020 | Stone Awards / Competitions
Stonemason Tom Flemons, the Bath Workshop Manager at conservation specialist Cliveden, has received the 2020 Gwyn Watkins award from the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB)....
Master Craftsman Simon Morphet

Simon Morphet, who has gained the Master Craftsman qualification from the Dry Stone Walling Association at the age of just 23.

27 November 2020 | Stone Awards / Competitions | 1 Comment
At 23-years-old, Simon Morphet from High Bentham in Yorkshire has become one of the youngest people to achieve the Dry Stone Walling Association’s Master Craftsman qualification. Working...
Antoniolupi's Intreccio sink

Antoniolupi's Intreccio sink that has won a Menzione d'Onore at the Compasso d'Oro ADI in Milan.

5 September 2020 | Stone Awards / Competitions
The Intreccio sink designed by Paolo Ulian has gained stone company Antoniolupi a coveted Menzione d'Onore at this year's Compasso d'Oro ADI in Milan. The award was presented...
DoG Award winners

Catherine Martin and Paul Synan at the Award presentation evening at Mercers' Hall in London last night (27 November).

28 November 2019 | Stone Awards / Competitions
Congratulations to Catherine Martin and Paul Synan, who share the honours in this year's Duke of Gloucester Award, presented by His Royal Highness last night (27 November) in Mercers' Hall in...
Two of the UK's brightest emerging stone sculptors, Trev Clarke and Ben Russell, are among the nine artists whose work is on show for this year's 10th anniversary National Sculpture Prize at...
Win a holiday

You could win a holiday with UltraTileFix.

7 January 2019 | Stone Awards / Competitions
Enter the UltraTileFix New Year competition and your 2019 holiday could be sorted. On offer is a family trip for two adults and two children to Disney World Florida, a three-night stay for four...

The medal, certificate and button hole badge awarded to the recipient of the Duke of Gloucester Award for lifetime achievement in the stone industry. Do you know someone who should receive this honour? You can nominate them using the form on the Masons Livery Company website (click here to download).

Every two years, the Worshipful Company of Masons, the stone industry's livery company, and Stone Federation Great Britain get together to decide who should receive the biennial Duke of...
DoG Award presentation

Pictured (left to right) are Chris Sampson, Clerk of the Works at Exeter Cathedral, Matt Hoskins, the stonemason at Exeter Cathedral who has received a commendation in the Duke of Gloucester Awards, Peter Clark, Master of the Worshipful Company of Masons, and The Very Revd Jonathan Greener, Dean of Exeter.

Exeter Cathedral stonemason Matt Hoskins has received a commendation in the the biennial Duke of Gloucester Awards, presented by the Worshipful Company of Masons.Matt Hoskins, one of a team of four...