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Bespoke Reclaimed Yorkstone Floor laid in a Classical Clapham Villa

Yorkstone patio

The Reclaimed Stone Flags supplied were all calibrated to approximately 35mm, an optimum thickness for use with underfloor heating. The stone floor was coursed, in rows of an equal width, to the clients room dimensions and supplied with a plan for laying.  Before the flags are placed onto numbered pallets we photograph the floor laid out in our yard.  Our coursing service eliminates the need to order extra stone for wastage and saves a lot of time and effort on site.

Reclaimed stone floor

Stone floor

Reclaimed Yorkstone

Antique stone flags

Grey yorkstone floor

Yorkstone flags

Reclaimed stone floor


The restoration project was managed by well-respected London based construction company MH Costa Construction Ltd, they have a portfolio of outstanding properties which can be viewed here: MH Costa projects


The client was happy with the stone “Everyone thinks it looks amazing!!”


Thanks to MH Costa for allowing us to use the wonderful photographs.


Our professional coursing service is available on any batch of reclaimed Yorkstone Flags.  If you would like a quote or more information, please email us at:


Or call us on: 01772 794534

Current stock here: Reclaimed Yorkstone Flags




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Coursed Reclaimed Yorkstone Floor in Manchester Property



Coursed hallway
Smooth Yorkstone



Cathedral Flags on pallet
Yorsktone Flags are sent out on numbered pallets with a plan attached to each stack. The hay in between is a biodegradable method of preventing damage in transit
Cathedral grade flags
Cathedral Grade Flags for sale at Ribble Reclamation

“I am the architect/ client for our new house & have been told I can be the most stubborn, fussy & demanding person to deal with.  The house is located in a conservation area & constructed using traditional materials, but with a modern twist, walls are reclaimed Cheshire brick and the roof reclaimed Welsh slate.  When designing, I always demand high quality & natural integrity in any of the materials I use.  Therefore when it came to the entrance hall, interior grade York stone was our natural choice of flooring material. 

Even though we required a relatively small area of Yorkstone, we found it extremely difficult to source the right amount of consistent quality flags.  Fortunately we were introduced to Ribble Reclamation, who from the outset were very helpful & spoke with a passion about their approach to York stone flagging.  Ribble Reclamation’s Yorkstone Flags are carefully worked by a time served stone mason to ensure they are of a consistent quality of Cathedral grade. The flags are cut & dressed to the dimensions on your plans which means they can supply the quantity of flags you require without any wastage.  Once laid out to pattern, Lancashire rainwater is the secret ingredient used to clean the stone & let the stone mason check he’s achieved an ordered randomness for the different colours & patina in the laying pattern.  On site, once the stone has been bedded & jointed, water based sealer is added to the surface to enhance & protect the rich natural patina & unique colour of the individual stones.

As an architect the Ribble Reclamation York stone flags ticked all the boxes aesthetically & with my client hat on it made commercial sense too.  Firstly, there is a great benefit in seeing the floor laid out in its entirety before it is brought to site.  Secondly, with the flags cut to your actual plan there is no wastage, so you’re not paying for something you will not use.  Finally, with the stone being cut to plan, it is quicker & more cost effective to lay.  Our installers, as they stood admiring their work with pride, commented that it was the best quality stone they had ever laid.  We made the right decision to get our York stone floor from Ribble Reclamation, it is stunning product & without fail gets the most admiring comments.  A York stone floor of this quality can make a project & I would have no hesitation in recommending Ribble Reclamation’s York stone floor to anyone.”

David Lydgate (Architect & Client) – Manchester

Our professional coursing service is available on any batch of reclaimed Yorkstone Flags.  If you would like a quote or more information, please email us at:

Or call us on: 01772 794534

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Large Reclaimed Yorkstone Flag from Ribble Reclamation used for Kitchen Worktop

Large Yorkstone Kitchen Worktop

We keep a broad selection of larger, Reclaimed Yorkstone pieces at our site, as they make for bold and attractive table tops, fire hearths and kitchen worktops. The photographs below shows one of our pieces in situ, and we were delighted to see the same care and attention that we afford our work continue into a finished design.

Once the customer had selected the Reclaimed Yorkstone it was cleaned, re-edged, and delivered to create a truly unique kitchen island.  We also supplied the Reclaimed Rustic Oak Beams which can be prominently seen in the photographs below.

Yorkstone Island
Reclaimed Yorkstone for Kitchen Island
Clean Yorkstone Slab
Beautiful patina
Reclaimed Yorkstone worktop
The kitchen was styled beautifully, but even in such a well-designed room the worktop still stands out

Yorkstone is extremely hard-wearing, and we expect many of our pieces to be enjoyed for generations to come. There are also a range of impregnating stone-sealers available which have the dual-benefits of protecting the stones’ surfaces and making them easier clean.

To enquire about our current stock or for more information about using Reclaimed Yorkstone Flags for tops, hearths, and worktops, please email us at: or call us on: 01772 794534