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Video produced by Hencal for Citizens Advice project April 2024

[ultimate_heading main_heading="Citizens Advice - Portland House Glasgow"][/ultimate_heading] [ultimate_heading margin_design_tab_text=""] Read our latest case study on the Citizens Advice project [/ultimate_heading]


OBH (Orchard Brae House) is a building with fantastic amenities (and views) and we are delighted to be working with Thomson Gray, &More Design Consultants, Christie Gillespie Consulting Engineers Ltd. and CJA Consulting Engineers (Gary Brown) on a stunning 10,000 sq ft fit out. Eden...


Thanks to McAteer Photograph Ltd for producing a video highlighting our recent fitout for Burness Paull LLP. We have completed a number of large CAT B projects for prestigious clients recently with more in the pipeline! Your browser does not support the video tag.


We are very fortunate to have provided fit-out and refurbishment services to the The University of Edinburgh for a number of years, again this year we are working on some fantastic projects. They have a vast and varied property estate, employee experienced design teams, pay...


It's great to get started on another townhouse refurbishment in Melville Street. Always a pleasure to be working with Chris Watt, CSQ Consult and David Low. Our Site Manager, Gary Marshall is delighted with his accommodation for the next few weeks! We promise the pictures...


We are entering the final stages of an 11 month project for Finnies the Jeweller. These pictures don't tell the full story of what's been going on behind the very understated and unassuming exterior. From significant structural works adjacent to a trading retail outlet to...


We were delighted to be the Main Contractor on this project, working with KONISHI GAFFNEY ARCHITECTS LTD to turn their ideas into the stunning reality you see in the photos.

A Review of 2022

A brief summary of what's kept us busy during 2022.


We are busy completing some lovely refurbishment and fit-out projects before Christmas, with a good mix of work starting in the new year. In addition to Main Contracting, our in-house team are producing some amazing hand crafted bespoke items for castles, residential, offices, museums, retail,...


There is always something exciting being manufactured in our bespoke joinery facility. Today's highlights are an enormous wine display cabinet for a luxury 5 star hotel and stunning display cabinets for a well know Scottish jewellers. We've been producing bespoke joinery for over 50 years...


There are some aesthetically stunning hand crafted bespoke joinery items being manufactured in our production facility at the moment. The design teams have the ideas and we bring them to life. We have a very talented bunch of people, even if we do say so...


What a great way to enjoy the day with some well-deserved cake for the team. Of course we had to put up some bunting!


SJS are delighted to hand over this spectacular office fit out at Edinburgh BioQuarter for Fios Genomics. We hope the team enjoy their new office space, which is designed to create a positive environment - The kitchen in particular is a great open space to...


Great to see more 'pods' being manufactured in our production facility for our hospitality client in Edinburgh. The completion picture says it all – WOW!

SJS Goes Electric

Here at SJS, we're thinking about the planet and what we can do to help. We've had Jorro ltd install 5 electrical vehicle charging points at our offices. This is on top of the 5  charging points we currently have. We've now got 10 in...

From Edinburgh to Monaco

We are manufacturing some stunning bespoke furniture at the moment, from huge bespoke seating units, secret bookcase doors, beautiful wooden slatted walls and counter units to high quality kitchens. Some of these bespoke pieces are currently being shipped all the way to Monaco. Have a...

SJS – ‘Crafted By People’

Our industry has always been challenging, never more so than in today's world. It really is our people that make SJS stand out in a highly competitive, very often price driven industry. We are proud to have such an experienced and loyal team. This video features some...

Annual SJS Golf Day

The Annual SJS Golf Day at Liberton Golf Club was once again a great success. Congratulations to our Alan Timlin for captaining his team to victory this year. Thanks to our suppliers and sub-contractors; JGM - John G Mackintosh, BRANNOCK DECORATORS LTD. ORCHARD TIMBER PRODUCTS,...

Good luck At Pizza Limited from SJS

Delighted to see a fit-out we completed a few months ago open its doors to customers. Good luck At Pizza Limited, and we look forward to working with you on the next project.

Hamilton & Inches Project

We are so proud of our recent work with Hamilton & Inches. Just wow. It was an amazing project for SJS to be involved in. Witness a year-long journey in less than five minutes in the clients time-lapse video.

SJS Sponsors RICS Charity Quiz

We are delighted to announce our sponsorship of the RICS Matrics UK wide virtual charity quiz in aid of Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity Join us on Thursday 22 April 2021 at 18:00 to have your general knowledge tested...

A Busy Time at SJS

Our workshop is buzzing with activity at the moment. Our hugely talented team are crafting some amazing products for a variety of education, leisure, residential and office clients. We are thankful to still be manufacturing and grateful for the loyalty of our clients.

SJS Reburbishment at the Walled Garden, Archerfield

We’ve just started the extensive refurbishment of a building on a very special estate with the team at Axiom Project Services Limited, David Low Consulting and LBA - Architecture + Design. An exciting project that we're pleased to be involved in.

Refurbishment at Quartermile One Building

It's great to be working on the refurbishment of the common areas at the iconic Quartermile One Building. We are following all the required safe operating procedures for our staff and the building users. We are also working with a great team Michael Laird Architects...

Merry Christmas from SJS

SJS would like to wish everyone a safe and relaxing festive period. We will be closed from 12pm on Wednesday 23rd December and reopen at 8am on Thursday 7th January 2021! Thanks again to everyone who we have worked with during 2020 and we will...

SJS Reception

Our new video which shows the stunning transformation of the SJS main reception area.

Crafted By SJS

A brief video to illustrate the diverse nature of bespoke manufactured joinery items crafted in our workshop!

Opus 2 Office Refurbishment

SJS are proud to share our latest office refurbishment for Opus 2, Edinburgh. The tech companies facilities have been transformed to create a modern working environment. This project was delivered in collaboration with CSQ Consult, Form Design Consultants and Bureau

James and the Giant Peach Tree

Our Bespoke Joinery team had a sweet end to 2019 with the manufacture of the James and the Giant Peach Tree. Installed in Buckstone Primary School, the pod provides a tranquil space for the children to learn and play. As always, SJS are delighted to bring…

Conversion and Extension of Greyfriars Charteris Centre

Very exciting start to the week as we kick off our latest (and biggest) project of 2019 at Greyfriars Charteris Centre. The 52 week conversion and extension will ensure the ‘Centre for Community’ is accessible for everyone in the community and beyond. We are looking…

TFT Office Refurbishment

SJS are proud to have recently handed over a CAT B fit out project for TFT at Exchange Place, Edinburgh. We hope the team feel well and truly at home in their new wellbeing-oriented base – complete with miniature golf!

Ashworth Lecture Theatre Transformation

We recently handed over a lecture theatre transformation within Ashworth Laboratories, our latest project for The University of Edinburgh. Works included M&E installations, decoration works, the refurbishment of B-listed timber fixed tiered seating and the renovation of a large Geological Record sign.

Supporting FSC Friday!

Happy FSC Friday! It is also The Forestry Stewardship Council’s 25th Anniversary, signifying 25 years of experience in sustainable forest management. We are very proud to be FSC Certified at SJS. We are streaming their Youtube videos in our canteen throughout the day – great…


True to its name, SJS took home The Sunshine Cup on Friday following a scorching afternoon of 5-a-side football against some very tough competition! Thomson Gray hosted a fantastic afternoon whilst raising money for SEAMAB, an incredibly worthy cause. We are already looking forward to…

Kiltwalking for ECHC

Fantastic effort from our Kiltwalkers at the weekend raising over £800 for Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity.

Our latest recruits

Really excited to show everyone our new arrivals, just back from having their SJS makeovers. – Credit to Sign it Rite for the top quality wrap and brand applications 🤩

bespoke welcome for Sotheby’s

SJS recently welcomed Sotheby’s Scotland to their new home in The Edinburgh Grand, Lateral City with the manufacture and installation of a bespoke art exhibition display feature. – Proudly delivered in association with Chris Stewart Group

Gary Helps Out Oor Wullie

Our very own Gary McGurk has been volunteering for our charity partner Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity today at Oor Wullie’s HQ in St Andrew’s Square. What a great campaign for a well deserving charity.

TFT Office Refurbishment

Really pleased to have started on site at Exchange Place 3 this week. We are working with the team at TFT on the fit-out of their new Edinburgh office. Exciting project with a great client.

The CoURT by CoDE Pod Hostels

SJS proudly manufactured bespoke pod style beds for The CoURT by CoDE Pod Hostels, a former courthouse and jail within Edinburgh’s City Centre. A night in the cells has never looked so good!

SJS Dare to Dive

Beckie, Neil and Remo are taking their fundraising to new heights with a Tandem Skydive in October for Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity. Help them smash their goal of raising £1,100 for our charity partner on their fundraising page. Good luck guys!

We’ve arrived at Loretto

Our latest project for Loretto commenced this week, there’s great new site signage up and it’s the weekend – no wonder Ally and Derek are smiling!

Crafted By SJS

We are proud to share with you our new website which showcases our Bespoke Manufactured Joinery offering. While we continue to deliver a variety of refurbishment and fit out projects, we felt it was time to give this fantastic and highly skilled service offering its…

Hub South East move in!

Hub South East Scotland moved into their new office location today! We recently handed over the 4 floor refurbishment and alterations project at 8 Melville Street, Edinburgh. Best wishes to the team from all at SJS.

SJS Supports ECHC

What’s better than doing fun activities with your team? Fundraising while you do it! We are proud to support Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity to raise funds for a very worthy cause.

Umega Office Refurbishment

We recently completed a 3000 sq ft office refurbishment for Umega Lettings in the heart of Edinburgh’s Quartermile Development. The project comprised of CAT A enabling works and a CAT B fit out to create a modern and vibrant working environment. We hope they enjoy…

SJS in the Press

As our business grows, so has our Senior Management Team! Huge congratulations to our newly appointed Directors, Alan Timlin, Brian Drake, John Anderson and a very warm welcome to Gary McGurk Click the link to see some great press coverage we received last week

Lights, Camera, Action for SJS!

We are excited to share a slightly different project, our company overview video! Press play to see the people, projects and facilities of SJS.  Massive thank you to everyone that took part.

Exchange a wave with us!

  What a lovely day to visit our 18,000sq ft office refurbishment at Exchange Plaza in central Edinburgh. Beckie took advantage of the sunshine to inspect the newly placed SJS signage. Give our team a wave if you’re passing on Lothian Road!

New Apprentice Joiner – Craig Rielly

A big warm welcome to Craig Rielly who recently joined the SJS bespoke manufacturing team as an Apprentice Bench Hand Joiner. All the very best in your new role!

Team Day at BT Murrayfield

As a massive thank you and to give our production staff the opportunity to see their bespoke manufactured joinery installed on site, we enjoyed a tour of BT Murrayfield complete with lunch in the boxes overlooking the pitch. Great afternoon out with team and very…

Open Eye Gallery, Refurbishment

Another recently completed project to add to our portfolio, the Open Eye Gallery, found in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town. Refurbishments were completed to the back of house and exhibition areas creating a space befitting of the great artwork.

EV Charging Stations

As part of our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint, we have recently equipped our office with 5 EV charging stations to support our growing EV fleet 🚗⚡️

BT Murrayfield Changing Room Refurbishment

We are very proud to have enhanced the Scotland Teams changing room at BT Murrayfield. The seating booths showcase the outstanding capabilities of our bespoke manufacturing team. The quality new facilities which were used from the start of this years Guinness Six Nations will hopefully…

The Next Chapter, Refurbishment & Bespoke Manufacturing

Brilliant to see another completed project brought to life! Our bespoke manufactured shelves are now fully stocked in The Next Chapter, Edinburgh. The corner nook looks like a great place to get lost in a good book.

New Year, New Facilities

New Year, new facilities! Today we opened the new canteen and break-out area for our joinery production team, giving them a space they definitely deserve. We hope they all enjoy their new lunch-time surroundings!