Richard Walsh

Managing Director, Pennine Stone Ltd.

Richard Walsh has been Managing Director of Pennine Stone Ltd for seven years during which time the company has grown from employing 47 to 114 people with a corresponding 300% increase in turnover. 

Pennine Stone supplies cast stone to many of the national housebuilders as well as to smaller prestigious builders.  Their decorative stone can be found on modest new-build terraced houses and on £15 million properties in the heart of London. They operate from a six acre site in Carcroft and deliver their products using their own fleet of trucks to all corners of the UK.

Richard has previously been chairman of the International Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete Association, a trade organisation promoting GRC which has manufacturing and technical members throughout the world.  He remains a member of the GRCA Board.

Pennine Stone is part of the Haddonstone Group of companies, an international group with their head office in Northamptonshire.  They supply ornamental and architectural cast stone both to the UK and internationally and have factories in the UK and the USA.  Richard has spent 20 years working for the group in various positions, including roles in group offices in New Jersey, Colorado, California, Norfolk, London and Carcroft.