Lignacite has provided commodity building blocks for use in landmark buildings, such as The Gherkin and The Shard, the company also supplies blocks for general housing, offices, hospitals, schools, leisure and commercial developments.
For Lignacite the use of carbonation technology is an extension to their long standing sustainability. As part of this, the company uses local sand and gravel for its blocks and up to 90% recycled waste materials, such as wood shavings, glass and shells in its products. Westfield's, the Stratford Shopping Centre, built at the same time as the Olympic Project, was built using on one of Lignacite's most efficient blocks; Lignacite. Over 120,000m2 were used on the project, locking up over 15000 tonnes of CO2.