29th June 2013
On the 27th June 2013, Albion Stone were awarded the Rural Business Award from the Crown Estate. The award was given to Albion Stone for delivering a 'strong commercial performance' in a 'fiercely competitive market'.
It was noted that the Crown Estate judges were impressed by Albion's significant efforts and progress in reducing it's environmental impacts, including a recent switch from quarrying to mining and the installation of solar panels of their factory roof.
Ken Jones, Director of The Crown Estate's Rural and Coastal Portfolio said,
'Albion Stone are a progressive business operating in a difficult market, and they maintain high standards of environmental management and operate in a sustainable manner.'
Michal Poultney, Managing Director of Albion Stone commented,
'We operate in an extremely competitive market but have still managed to retain and even strengthen our reputation as the premier Portland stone supplier to many of the country's most prestigious building projects. This award is a testament to our expert team, whose dedication and skill has enabled us to achieve such success, as well as to our relationship with The Crown Estate, who have consistently supported us in our on-going efforts to make our business more efficient and sustainable.'