Popular types of retaining walls

You might be forgiven for thinking that one retaining wall is pretty much like the other, but there you’d be wrong. There are plenty of different types of retaining wall around, and if you haven’t considered the differences before, it’s helpful to examine the characteristics, pros and cons of each type. Here are three of […]

Grey concrete blocks – so much more than they sound!

You’ve probably never spent much time thinking about concrete blocks before, and you may be wondering why they’d be worth your attention or notice. While grey concrete blocks might sound like they are all the same and boring, it might surprise you to know there are literally hundreds of different variations that you can buy. […]

Ten wrong beliefs about concrete pavers

If you’ve never taken any notice of concrete pavers before, you might have some serious misconceptions about them. Here are ten of the most common – and the reasons why you shouldn’t believe them. Concrete pavers are boring Far from it! Concrete pavers offer a wider variety of looks and textures and shapes and colours […]


Are concrete pavers worth the money?

Concrete pavers are the perfect choice to give your outdoor area the stylish, individual touch it’s been waiting for. Available in a wide range of colours, finishes, textures and sizes, concrete pavers can make your outdoor design dream a reality. But the astute homeowner might be wondering whether an investment in concrete pavers will pay […]


What is the strongest type of retaining wall?

Retaining walls are an essential part of your landscape design when dealing with a sloping site. These useful and attractive walls provide structural support that turns a steeply sloping area into a much more usable space, as well as providing flood and erosion control. Retaining walls do some heavy work in the garden – and […]

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Modernstone has it all

Homeowners are presented with a bewildering array of retaining wall options when trying to select the best wall for their home. Some look great but can’t go high enough. Others can go high enough but the caps don’t look right. Or they can make straight walls but not curved. Why can’t one wall have it […]


Breeze Blocks – Where Light and Air Meet

The National Masonry® Breeze Block collection has revitalised a 1970’s icon into a modern day contemporary classic. Brimming with sharp lines, vibrant texture, and rich colour, these modern day classics will compliment a diverse range of projects. National Masonry® Breeze Blocks can create unique walling and feature solutions that provide permeability of light and air […]

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An Experience for the Senses

There is much to consider when it comes to architecture. In addition to space and mass complexes, the natural and architectural environment needs to be considered when any architectural project is being developed. Texture and colour play an important role and can often determine whether a building suits the existing environment. It’s important for the […]

Designer range blocks


Not just another brick, the ULTRA BRICK has been designed and engineered from the ground up delivering a premium pressed brick with a finish to suit any budget. A bespoke mix of raw materials have been combined with the latest pressing technology to produce a brick that is perfect in shape, consistency, durability, and easy to […]