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‘From Stone to Sanitizer – Stepping up and joining the national effort against COVID-19’

From the outset of this unprecedented situation, as a company we have felt that it was vital to protect both our employees and customers. Technology has allowed us to be innovative; whilst our premises are closed to the public, our staff have been able to work from home where possible and we have been available to our customers through phone and video conferencing.

As we settled into our new norm, and watched daily news unfold with the rest of the world, we soon felt compelled to do more. As a supplier of paving and stone though, what could we offer?

Discussion was soon followed by action and soon we had repurposed an area of our premises to manufacture desperately needed hand sanitizer. We are now producing the second batch of our W.H.O approved recipe and are distributing this in bulk to redistributors locally and nationwide.

We were also delighted to be contacted recently and asked if we could provide stone to weigh down temporary fencing at Covid-19 testing sites in Aberdeen and Edinburgh. We were more than happy to help. In January of this year, like so many others, we could never have foreseen the current circumstances, but being able to contribute in any way we can has been a positive for us during this difficult time.

Of course, our gratitude and deep respect goes out to all the key workers in the UK, from healthcare professionals to those who are keeping the country running with great bravery and dedication during this time. Thank you from all of us at Caledonian Stone!

Thank you from all of us at Caledonian Stone!