UK Enterprise Awards 2018

SME NEWS / UK Enterprise Awards 2018 69 , Company: Contract Building Services (Scotland) ltd Contact: Gavin Taylor Address: 48 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Glasgow, G52 4NQ Tel: 0845 643 6130 Web Address: Building Services will continue to focus on quality and offer a client focused approach, as Gavin concludes. “Ultimately, as we look to the future we aim to achieve steady and sustainable growth positioning ourselves as a leading provider of construction services in all repair, refurbishment and property maintenance. Our mission is to become the `Contractor of Choice`. We aim to achieve this by ensuring the highest levels of service and quality from the start of the project through to completion. Paying personal attention to each individual client’s requirements whilst providing a full professional service is central to this, and as such we will continue to offer every client we work with our full support and provide them with a service they can rely upon.” personal service, and as such we have worked hard over the years to build a team who are engaged with what our business is trying to achieve in terms of growth, quality and service. We invest heavily in the development of our people and operate a training and development programme that incorporates all members of the company from our Operations Director to our General Operatives. Each worker attends a specified number of structured training hours each year. By focusing on our employees, we are able to show our clients that we care and provide them with the support of a small firm with the experience and knowledge of a much larger one.” In order to build upon its current success and continue to work on the exciting projects that have helped it to achieve its incredible industry reputation, moving forward Contract Contract Building Services (Scotland) Ltd serves local authorities, housing associations and businesses across Central Scotland, providing a wide range of services across the construction, renovation and refurbishment space whilst ensuring customer satisfaction, quality of workmanship and provision of a safe working environment. We caught up with Gavin Taylor to learn more about this dedicated restoration specialist and explore how it has come to achieve a reputation for excellence. Best for Historic Building Restorations 2018 - Scotland is a testament to our people and our values. Works commenced April 2018. “In addition, having been selected for our continued commitment to compliance, quality and best value, Glasgow City Council appointed Contract Building Services to their Framework Agreement for Statutory Repairs (works over £50,000) to privately owned tenements and General Housing Properties. The framework is now in its 3rd year. Our success in achieving these contracts and executing them to a high standard is testimony to the level of excellence we offer to all of our valued clients.” As an SME Contract Building Services is able to leverage its small size to its advantage, providing clients with a personalised service and access to experienced, dedicated staff, as Gavin is eager to emphasise. “An advantage of being a family run business is that our clients receive the personal touch as opposed to being an account number and name. As a small company that relies on repeat business, we value each individual client. We get to know our clients as individuals and this gives us a competitive edge over larger companies. “Our team is incredibly important to us, as they provide this Founded in 2008, Contract Building Services is a family- owned construction, renovation and refurbishment company based in Glasgow. Having built a reputation of reliability, quality and customer focused performance, today the company specialises in the provision of one of Scotland`s most relied upon refurbishment and renovation solutions. To demonstrate the firm’s reputation for quality and reliability, Gavin highlights a number of the prestigious projects that Contract Building Services has recently been awarded. “Unlike many of our competitors, Contract Building Services is an SME that provides the same services and the same high quality as that of a larger company. Proving this point, in March 2018 we secured our first major contract valued at over £1.1million. After a competitive tendering process, Southside Housing Association awarded us the contract to refurbish a series of tenement buildings in the Strathbungo area of Glasgow. Transforming low quality, tired, structurally defective tenement flats into fully insulated, high spec, modern apartments for Southside Housing Association to introduce them into the ever-demanding housing rental market in that area. This is a major contract for us to win and Contract Building Services (Scotland) ltd UKE180035