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New jobs as Darlington firm continues to rise - September 2017

High-level maintenance and restoration experts, Stone Technical Services (STS), have created three new jobs, recruiting two apprentices and a trainee building survey specialist.

Darlington restoration experts first UK company approved for a national church accreditation

New project is Darlington company’s ‘crowning glory’ - August 2017

Darlington restoration experts have completed one of their most prestigious projects to date.

Darlington restoration experts first UK company approved for a national church accreditation

Darlington company boasts its own ‘Heritage Angel’ - July 2017

A restoration expert at Stone Technical Services (STS) in Darlington has been nominated for one of the heritage sector’s most prestigious awards.

Darlington restoration experts first UK company approved for a national church accreditation

Darlington restoration experts first UK company approved for a national church accreditation - June 2017

Stone Technical Services (STS) has become the first specialist restoration and maintenance company in the UK to be approved for a new website to allow churches to find accredited contractors.

Darlington restoration experts first UK company approved for a national church accreditation

NE high-risers rooted in industrial heritage - May 2017

Stone Technical Services (STS) has seen a better-than-anticipated increase in demand for its industrial services in the first half of 2017, with a 30% rise in demand compared to this time last year....

NE high-risers rooted in industrial heritage

NE multi-million-pound maintenance business plugs the skills-gap with older workers - April 2017

A County Durham maintenance and specialist repair company is calling on older workers to consider the sector when job-hunting as shortages and recruitment issues continue to hinder development. Darlington-based Stone Technical Services (STS) has started its 2017 period of recruitment thanks to its most successful year...

NE multi-million-pound maintenance business plugs the skills-gap with older workers

London keeps calling for Darlington daredevils - March 2017

High-level restoration and repair experts, Stone Technical Services' (STS), have started 2017 completing a range of high profile projects across London. At the end of last year, STS reported its most successful year to date by revealing a 20% year-on-year growth with plans to recruit around 10 new staff in 2017, thanks to a growing workload...

London keeps calling for Darlington daredevils

Home is where the work is for NE experts - February 2017

Stone Technical Services' (STS) has been working on a number of well-known buildings around the North East thanks to securing new contracts in its heartland region. STS's various divisions have been carrying out a range of heritage and maintenance projects for Newcastle City Council, Sunderland Minster and the Life Transitional Church in Newcastle...

STS carrying out their works

STS saves skills with apprentice recruitment - January 2017

Darlington-based Stone Technical Services (STS) has provided a young engineer with an important apprenticeship opportunity after the firm he was working for was unable to retain him due to pressures in the restoration sector. STS has recruited Sam Turner, from Middlesbrough, as an apprentice working across its lightning protection and restoration divisions.

Sam Turner working on Corporation Road School’s bell

STS builds on success with million-pound growth - December 2016

Darlington-based Stone Technical Services' (STS) is celebrating its most successful year to date by revealing a 20% year-on-year growth and recruiting five new staff in the last two months alone.

STS builds on success with million-pound growth

Only way is up as NE high risers clinch £½ million worth of work - October 2016

Stone Technical Services' (STS) has clinched a raft of new deals around the UK totalling over half a million pounds. All five of its divisions are now working on various projects for Texaco, Mitchells and Butlers, Yorkshire Water and the Royal Courts of Justice.

Winter maintenance works at the Black Prince Pub in Leeds for Mitchells and Butlers

Lightning strikes more than twice for Darlington high fliers - September 2016

Stone Technical Services' Lightning Protection division (STS Lightning Protection) has enjoyed a busy summer thanks to completing over half a million pounds’ worth of work across the North of England.In addition, STS Lightning Protection now has a new manager as Stephen Joyce has recently been promoted to the role.

Stephen Joyce, head of STS Lightning Protection

NE high-risers swing into action with new division launch - August 2016

Darlington-based Stone Technical Services (STS) has launched another new division as the business continues with its growth plans which are now ahead of schedule for 2016. STS RopeSpec Limited offers specialist rope access services to inspect, repair and maintain guy wires to flare stacks, vessels, bridges and other structures.

STS at work using rope access at the Cornmill Centre in Darlington

STS scores sponsorship deal for Teesside school + Tyneside team - July 2016

Stone Technical Services (STS) has provided another welcome boost for youth football teams in the North East. The restoration, maintenance and high level repair company has renewed its sponsorship of the Grangefield Academy’s football teams in Stockton, providing a full, new kit for the young footballers.

L-R Alex McArthur, Lara Hebner and Curtis Larsen from the Grangefield Academy in their new kit

Solid summer of growth as NE high risers win £ 1/2 million in UK-wide work - July 2016

Darlington-based Stone Technical Services (STS) has secured over half a million pounds' worth of new contracts for the summer months across all four of its divisions. The restoration, maintenance and high level repair experts are working at the Royal Courts of Justice and St Paul’s Cathedral in London, Colchester Roman Town Walls in Essex, Roch Castle in Pembrokeshire, Lewes Crown Court in East Sussex and Ineos at Seal Sands on Teesside on a variety of projects.

STS at Ineos, Seal Sands, STS using an abseil to carry out works at Roch Castle amd STS at the Royal Courts