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Sandstone paving laid

Popular Building Material With Various Benefits

Crescent Stone are trusted sandstone suppliers providing quality materials for building projects in Felixstowe and surrounding areas.

Sandstone paving at a home


Sandstone is manly composed of sand-sized mineral particles, usually quartz, feldspar, and other minerals. These grains accumulate and compact together by pressure over time, cementing them into a solid rock. The colour of sandstone can vary greatly  depending on the minerals present, ranging from red, tan and brown to white and even green, giving sandstone a distinctive and aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Durability & Versatility

Sandstone is renowned for its durability, making it an excellent choice for construction purposes. It can withstand harsh weather conditions, erosion, and wear, ensuring that structures built with sandstone remain intact and maintain their appeal for an extended period. Its adaptability makes it a preferred choice for both indoor and outdoor projects.

Sandstone paving slabs
Close up detail with depth of field of balustrade with beige sandstone Columns

Easy to Carve and Shape

Sandstone is relatively soft compared to other types of stones, making it easier to carve and shape. This property allows for intricate detailing and artistic designs, making sandstone suitable for creating ornate sculptures, statues, and architectural elements.

The stone's unique colour variations and intricate patterns make it an attractive option for architects and designers. Sandstone adds a touch of elegance and timelessness to buildings and landscapes.

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Sandstone is a natural material that requires minimal processing, making it environmentally friendly compared to synthetic building materials. Its availability in various regions reduces transportation costs, further contributing to its eco-friendliness. If you require sandstone for your projects in Felixstowe and surrounding areas, contact Crescent Stone now, we are you go-to sandstone suppliers.

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