Stone Steps in London
Portland Stone Steps is the industry’s leading supplier and fitter of stone steps in the UK. We offer a wide range of quality, locally sourced stones quarried exclusively on the Isle of Portland in Dorset.
These beautiful, creamy white stones make up a huge part of London’s rich history of more than 2000 years and have been used extensively in various architectural works around the city for centuries. All through the periods spanning the middle ages, to the world wars and Olympics, the Portland Stone Steps aptly recounts the story of where London has been.
From the entrance steps of castles and row homes to majestic public buildings, the Portland Stone Steps have helped shape the face of London into what it is today. They are highly sought after by people from all walks of life for their prestige, elegance, strength and sheer hard-wearing durability.
The front step entrances of a building can be highly enhanced simply by having it fitted with these almost pearl white stones and they create very alluring first impressions, which makes them a favorite among government houses and dignitaries. They have also been adorning the homes of a majority of the people who live and work in London.
WHERE ARE PORTLAND STONE STEPS BASED?
Portland Stone Steps are based in London and have been providing stone steps supply and fitting services to thousands of households and historical buildings across the UK for over 25 years. Our specialty is in Portland Stones which is synonymous to what can be seen proudly across London today:
- Buckingham Palace
- Palace of Westminster
- Bank of England
- Tower of London
- London Bridge
- The Cenotaph (in the City of London)
These buildings, along with a host of other magnificent architectural splendors of London have made use of the Portland Stone Steps in their respective construction. The use of the Portland Stone Steps in construction didn’t just begin today, they have been in existence since the Roman times and are particularly adapted for use in special architectures in which the desired effect is that of grandeur.
PORTLAND STONE IN LONDON 2017
Portland Stone is today a common building material notably used amongst buildings of choice across London. Their illustrious effect can be seen in various political, financial, civil, legal, and commemorative architecture around the city. As a matter of fact, a massive number of highly important buildings – especially in London – were constructed with Portland Stone in the periods ranging from the mid-1700 to the 1930’s.
The Portland Stone became particularly evident and was aroused in the consciousness of people after it was made popular by Sir Christopher Wren, a master builder accredited with rebuilding over 50 churches in London gutted by the Great Fire. One of his masterpiece which caught widely significant appeal was the St. Paul’s Cathedral, it was constructed using the Portland Stone and was completed in 1711.
The Stone Steps London and its application in many of these architectural wonders are a testament to the great history of London and we are proud to be a part of that history. We have fitted steps ranging from grand and steep to short and polished, and have made our mark in laying them to the entrances of some of the most exciting parts of London.
Portland Stone Steps have been walked on by royalty and famous people for years and will continue to do so for years to come. We provide the best quality finishing and expert craftsmanship that is guaranteed to leave you in awe. Our small team of expert masons will source, supply and fit the stones to any desired specification of your choice.
It is a really great pleasure to us when you to look back on the wonderful memories you’ve had around the entrance steps of your home and knowing that we have played a part in making those memories. That is why we always strive to ensure that our steps are built with utmost care and precision and are designed to last multiple lifetimes, thus contributing its share to the majestic history of London.