Temple Shri Swaminarayan Leicester UK

It was an absolute privilege to supply the internal stone for the Shri Swaminarayan Temple in Leicester. The £4 million project showcases the finest marble around the world sourced by Stone Source GB Ltd.

Meditation Room – The clients brief was to find a white marble that would be cost effective however the quality could not be compromised. Our team of specialists contacted the vast quarries and factories we work with around the globe to locate the ideal material.

After analysing photographs and samples of various white marble, we visited quarries in Vietnam to ensure the quality of the marble. Once we approved the marble we handpicked Crystal White marble slabs to be cut to size which would adorn floor and walls of the main temple room. The pure White Crystal marble has a mystical look to it and provides the perfect ambience for meditation.

Lobby Area – A striking lotus flower made from Emperador, Rosso Alicante, Giallo Cleopatra

heavily influences this area, a water jet cutting machine was utilised to ensure the marble was cut to precision. Select Crema Marfil marble tiles from Spain were supplied to surround the main feature.

The temple is firmly established as a landmark in Leicester which brings in tourists and devotees from all over the country and has raised the standard of stone craftsmanship and quality in religious community projects. Stone Source GB Ltd exceeded the client’s expectations with expertise to offer cost effective solutions and eye catching stone finishes.