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We are very grateful to the following people and companies for their generosity:-

The Rev. Canon John Ayers for the artists’s impressions which has been used widely for publicity, the website and letterheads
Keith and Carla Pask for the use of the Methodist Hall for the public meeting held on 9th January 2012
Chris King, Professor of Earth Science Education, Keele University, for his input to the information on this site
Peter Kennett, Earth Science Education Unit, Keele University, for his suggestions and support
Dr. Nick Chidlaw for his advice on working quarries to source some of the required rocks and for geological information of these rock types
Alan Bentley for his expertise in identification of particular fossils and general input to the project
Phil Wright and John Reeves, Bristol Marble and Granite Co. Ltd. for their help with identifying and supplying samples for the crystalline climbing blocks
Carol Payne for providing the two beautiful specimens of Nautilus for the sedimentary climbing block
Steve Hannath for providing the large block of Purbeck ‘marble’ for the sedimentary climbing block
Roger Hooper for making the patterns for the metal castings of the original fossil casts
Mike Lyons for constantly updating Box Parish website with Rock Circus news
Marcus Mitchell, project manager and stone mason for his expertise and for his ability to deal with strange ideas with equanimity!
Penny Newboult, for all her support, for listening to the problems, and being there for texts and emails at all times of day and night
Martin Devon, for all his calculations, discussions, good ideas, time and patience

Hanson Bath and Portland Stone - donation of Jurassic Box Stone for the column and table
John Wainwright and Co. Ltd. Moon’s Hill Quarry, Mendip Hills - donation of Silurian andesite block
Cemex UK, Wickwar Quarry, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire - donation of block of Carboniferous Limestone
Capton Sandstone Quarry, Somerset - donation of block of Permo-Triassic sandstone
Black Mountain Quarries Ltd. Herefordshire - donation of block of Devonian sandstone
Bristol Marble and Granite Co. Ltd.- donation of crystalline rocks
Hobbs Marble and Granite, Radstock, Somerset - donation of crystalline rocks
Travis Perkins, Chippenham - 220 granite setts for the edge of the circle at cost
Prompt Transport Ltd, Bristol - storing the rocks in their yard until delivery was required
Richard Cooper, metal worker for free welding of the metal rods for the climbing blocks, supplying the rods at cost and for transporting the climbing blocks to site.