Research and Stone Testing


BRE.jpgThe BRE Group is a world leading research, consultancy, training and certification organisation delivery sustainability and innovation across the built environment and beyond.

With experience on some of the UK'€™s most famous historic buildings and outstanding knowledge of stone they can help with:
- Stone consultancy selecting or matching stones
- Testing service through the UKAS accredited laboratories
- Solving structural and weathering problems
- Refurbishment and conservation
- The development of new fixing methods

Buckmalls Lane
WD25 9XX

t: 01923 664000


Sandberg.jpgSandberg is an independent international consultancy, established in 1860, covering all aspects of stone selection, evaluation and quality for external cladding/paving and internal lining/flooring.

It offers a comprehensive range of services including;
- Technical assistance on stone selection.
- Review of specifications, drawings, construction detailing/interfaces, design calculations, thermal performance and buildability.
- Comprehensive UKAS accredited in-house testing services to BS EN, ASTM and international standards.
- Specialised testing of gravity and restraint fixing systems (single and multiple assembly) and hard/soft body impact.

Sandberg is also actively involved on BSI, Stone Federation Great Britain and CWCT technical committees.

40 Grosvenor Gardens

t: 020 7565 7065
f: 020 7565 7101