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Welcome to Forest of Dean Stone Firms

We’re a privately-owned natural stone company nestled deep in the heart of the magical Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.

Combining modern, high-tech cutting and processing equipment with traditional masonry skills, we enable architects and designers to create imaginative and innovative schemes using indigenous natural Pennant sandstone.

With significant investment our quarry and stoneworks have been transformed over the past 15 years; increasing capacity and improving capability.

We are the parent company of the proven specification brand, Forest Pennant.

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Our Products

Since the Victorian era Forest of Dean Stone Firms’ products have been used to construct and complement. Our sandstone is durable and hard-wearing, and can be crafted to suit domestic and commercial applications. For our commercial range take a look at our Forest Pennant products..

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Architectural Masonry

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Forest Pennant Products

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Forest Pennant - Our Commercial Brand

For 10 years Forest Pennant products have enhanced, created and honoured some of the UK's busiest spaces.

As a respected specification brand, Forest Pennant hard landscaping products have been used extensively by architects, designers, developers, contractors and conservationists to deliver award-winning schemes that exceed expectation.

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Customer Testimonials

Forest of Dean Stone Firms
5/ 5 Stars

"Thank you for getting the stone for our chimney cut in time to be put in place. Your ability to cut the stone so promptly gave us more than ample time to make sure the job was finished on schedule, and we appreciate that.

The staff (managerial and manual) were all very helpful and accommodating. It was a good experience all round, and in turn, refreshing. Thank you again."

5/ 5 Stars

"We have worked with FOD Stone Firms on many occasions and have found their service to be excellent! Delivery dates have always been adhered to.

We have recently completed a contract on the new Clevedon Pier Visitors Centre which was a huge success. The level of help provided by Paul Ramsey, Paul Blake and their team on this project was crucial, and it wouldn’t have been such a success without them. "

5/ 5 Stars

"Big thank you to everyone at Forest of Dean Stone Firms; to your MD for agreeing the sponsorship, to the staff who made the fabulous trophies and Holly for arranging everything!

With your help we raised £1000 for Breast Cancer Now and £600 for Cheltenham Animal Shelter."

4/ 5 Stars

"An iconic development like the Hive in Worcester requires top quality materials and we have been delighted to source such a product locally through Forest Pennant."

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