Meet Our Staff

Over the last few months you may have noticed that we have started to show you more of the internal workings of our business. This is because we want to have an open door policy with our clients, audience and local community. You have met our fleet, read about our ethos and seen where our […]

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Remembrance Sunday at Armstrongs

This coming Remembrance Sunday marks the 100th year since the end of the First World War. This week our staff have been using this is an opportunity to pay our respects to family members, members of our local communities and everyone who fought so bravely throughout both World War One and Two. From everyone at […]

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How To Care For Your Stone Fireplace

Bespoke stone fireplaces can really bring a room together as a centrepiece. In this short blog we will teach you how to care for your stone fireplace. Armstrongs Group offers a wide range of bespoke cut stone products that are tailored to your every need. We use stone from our five quarries to produce the […]

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Mayson: The Flagship V8

It’s freezing, on and off raining and misty. I’m drenched and my boots are covered in a muddy sludge, a lagoon separates me from a stone face. I’m at Montcliffe quarry to film and experience a blast- the extraction of stone from the stone face- accompanied by Sean Stewart the quarry manager. “Be ready” Sean […]

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First Look: Armstrongs Group Apprenticeship Scheme

Armstrongs Group is proud to announce the first details of our 2018 Apprenticeship Scheme. On Wednesday 17th October 2018, we attended the National Apprenticeship Show at Bolton Arena to advertise our scheme and the types of apprenticeship opportunities we have available. This was also an excellent opportunity to invite our upcoming work placement student, Thomas, […]

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Meet Our Fleet: The Machines Behind Armstrongs Group

Armstrongs are a reliable supplier of all forms of stone material from rock armor or cut dimension stone down to aggregate, sand or dust. We operate five quarries across the North West and Cumbria. To do this we run an expansive and efficient fleet. In this blog we will identify the key machines within our […]

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Armstrongs Group A to Z

Over the past month and a half we have published an Armstrongs A to Z on our Instagram page in order to allow you to get to know our business better. Here is that A to Z compiled in a singular handy post. Enjoy! A is for Aggregates Direct from our own quarries we provide […]

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Macmillan Coffee Week

This year Macmillan Coffee Morning falls on Friday 28th September and thus coincides with our Friday blog. It is no surprise then that our blog this week is all about our Macmillan coffee week. Setting Up the Coffee Morning It all started last Friday when the team drew the names of cakes out of a […]

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From Quarry to You

In this weeks blog I wanted to shed some light on the journey our stone takes from quarry to you. We will look at the “life cycle” of our stone from when it starts at our quarry all the way through the preparation and transport stages until it reaches its final destination. Our Quarries The […]

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