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PRESS RELEASE – The first 100% British Terrazzo Stone Launched

Press release 1 November 2022

The Ethical Stone Company announces the first Terrazzo stone made entirely from
aggregate sourced from the four corners of the British Isles.

This iconic architectural material, known for its Italian roots, comes to the UK made
exclusively from British stone chips from Isle of Skye, Devon, Derbyshire and
Manchester. An opportunity to walk the British Isles.

The Ethical Stone Terrazzo, a first for the UK, has been developed with a factory in
Manchester, with strong environmental credentials embedded in the products’
sourcing, transportation, and production.

Recycled materials, shorter transportation distances and next generation low carbon
cement binder all boost the construction industry’s contribution towards collective
net-zero commitments.

Simon Goude, Director of Ethical Stone Company, said: “We’re incredibly proud to
be bringing the Ethical Stone Terrazzo to the market in the UK. It’s an innovative
product and we’re excited to be forging a new path in the British construction

“Our stone tells the story British landscape by including material from the Scottish
Highlands, moors of Devon dales of Derbyshire to the valleys of Wales.”

The Ethical Stone Terrazzo is available across the UK in a number of finishes, sizes,
and stone chip sizes.



Notes to Editor

The Ethical Stone Company was founded in 2012 by Simon Goude with the vision of bringing innovative architectural products to market while ensuring a minimal environmental impact. Working across large-scale commercial projects to smaller domestic products, The Ethical Stone Company works with construction partners to provide solid surface solutions for architects, landscape architects and designers. The Ethical Stone Terrazzo is a ground-breaking construction material. Made entirely from British stone, its individual elements are sourced from across the British Isles coming together and being manufactured in Manchester, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. For more information about Ethical Stone Terrazzo visit


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