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British GQ Magazine Chooses Dorset Quarry for World Exclusive Car Photo Shoot

British GQ Magazine Car Feature Spread

British GQ magazine, the national men’s magazine with a circulation of 120,000, recently selected Suttle Stone Quarries’ Swanworth Quarry site in Dorset as the backdrop for its world exclusive ‘cars’ feature photo shoot, which appeared within a recent edition.

John Suttle, director of Suttle Stone Quarries, said “we were delighted to offer our quarry as the backdrop for the British GQ magazine photo shoot. It felt like we could have been on a James Bond set! As Swanworth Quarry is a working quarry creating rock and aggregates products, the terrain is obviously rocky and uneven, with a steep hill to drive down to the area where the photos were taken. The official car driver handled this with ease and we think the photos look stunning.”

Ryan Grimley, photographic editor of British GQ magazine said “Suttles’ quarry became the location for our car shoot as the rugged environment of the quarry fitted with the visual aesthetic of the car.”

Suttle Stone Quarries is part of the growing Suttles group, employer to over 70 staff. It has been part of the Isle of Purbeck stone industry since the 1930’s as stone merchants and quarry owners. Suttle Stone Quarries currently offers a variety of services from its Swanworth Quarry base: the sale and delivery of crushed limestone and aggregates for architectural landscaping and civil engineering applications; gabion and rock armour, used in coastal and waterways protections schemes; earthworks collection services; and an inert waste recycling facility. For further information about Suttles, go to