Stone Secure Repair Contracts Worth PS200k; CONSTRUCTION

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Byline: FRANCESCA CRAGGS francesca.craggs@ncjmedia.co.uk

SPECIALIST repair and maintenance business Stone Technical Services has secured around PS200,000 worth of new contracts.

The Darlington-based firm, experts in the fields of high level, historic and general maintenance, is working on a variety of contracts across the region.

In Darlington, Stone's wood preservation and decorative installation experts from its restoration division are carrying out repairs to the iconic Darlington Library on Crown Street.

The Grade II-listed building, dating back to 1885, was commissioned by the well-known Pease family who founded the Stockton to Darlington Railway.

Stone's team is carrying out renewals of the handrails, pediments, pilasters, kneelers and the decorative finials and balustrades.

In Middlesbrough, Stone's restoration and access divisions are removing and installing a balcony to the Bishop of Middlesbrough's residence. Further north of the region, Stone completed a contract with organisers of the Great North Run to erect and remove banners, including the iconic banner across the Tyne Bridge. …