Lunstone Concrete Co.


The Lunstone Concrete Co., Ltd., the local firm who manufacture many varieties of concrete at their Glyne Gap works, have just obtained the contract for the supply of all the breeze slabs to be used on the housing scheme which the Mitcham Borough Council have recently started. This contract, which is expected to extend over a year, was gained in competition with several London and North Country firms.

As showing the difference between local and London housing condition, it might be mentioned that Mitcham is using brick for only the outer skin the ground floor walls and for the parting walls. All other walls and the internal partitions are to be breeze concrete, thus effecting a considerable saving in expense.

The Lunstone Concrete Company are manufacturing the blocks on the actual housing site. The first section of the scheme provides tor the erection of about 200 houses.

Source: Bexhill-on-Sea Observer – Saturday 06 February 1926 from the British Newspaper Archive (subscription required)

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