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  • 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......

  • Winners!

    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 🤩...

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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…

Winners!

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 https://www.insider.co.uk/news/property-fit-out-firm-adds-14670730

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!

Our Very Jolly MD

Our final day in the countdown is dedicated to Our Very Jolly MD! We hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New year.

2 French Polishers

The penultimate day of our countdown is dedicated to 2 of our French Polishers. Merry Christmas Eve-Eve everyone!

3 Residential Refurbs

Taking the 3rd spot in our Christmas Countdown is our Residential Refurbishments, all within Edinburgh’s City Centre. Take a wee look around them below

4 Machine-Men

The 4th day of Christmas is dedicated to our 4 Machine-Men, we look forward to seeing many more manufacturing projects in 2019 ⛄️

5 Reception Desks

Fiiive Reception Desks! Some examples of reception desks we have delivered this year for clients including Vita Student & Best Western Plus Bruntsfield Hotel Edinburgh 🎅

6 Live Projects

We’re now half way through our countdown with the 6th day of Christmas dedicated to Live Projects. Featuring a very festive Site Manager 🙆‍♂️

7 CAD Creations

Our CAD team bring to life many of our Manufactured Joinery projects so day 7 in our countdown is dedicated to all the CAD Creations from 2018 🖱

8 Games of Hockey

The 8th day is dedicated to Games of Hockey as this year we proudly sponsor the Murrayfield Racers. This year, going to watch ice hockey has been and will continue to be enjoyed by our team and their families most weekends 🏒. #letsgoracers

9 Jolly Joiners

On the 9th day of Christmas we have 9 of our very Jolly Joiners 😁 hashtag#christmas

10 Updated Unis

Day 10 is dedicated to our Updated Universities. Throughout 2018 we successfully delivered a range of projects for Universities in Edinburgh from lecture theatres to laboratories 🔬

11 Cups of Coffee

11 cups of coffee to get us through to Fri-yay! Have a great weekend everyone 🎄

12 Manufactured Masterpieces

On the 12th day of Christmas we present 12 examples of bespoke manufactured joinery from 2018. Which one would make it onto your Christmas list? 🎁

12 Days of Christmas

The SJS 12 Days of Christmas begins tomorrow, recapping the people and projects of our 2018. From Jolly Joiners to Residential Refurbs, we’ve got it covered in the countdown. Keep an eye out for our daily updates right up until Christmas Day.

Charles Stewart House – Refurbishment

We recently delivered the 1st Phase of works at Charles Stewart House for our valued client The University of Edinburgh. The project, handed over ahead of programme, included the refurbishment of toilets, showers and corridors and their associated works. Phase 2 is currently underway and…

Edinburgh Business School, HWU, Refurbishment

  Last week we successfully handed over the 2nd Phase of the Edinburgh Business School refurbishment at Heriot Watt. The fit-out and alteration works included the installation of 12 glazed fronted cellular offices, a new tea prep area and the design, manufacture and installation of…

Kyle Singh – Work Placement

Kyle Singh joins SJS this week on work placement in our bespoke manufactured joinery facility. Kyle is currently a pupil at Portobello High School, we hope this opportunity will give him an exciting insight into the wonderful world of joinery. Good luck Kyle!

Vita Student Edinburgh, Bespoke Manufactured Joinery

How great does the new accommodation at Vita Student Edinburgh look? We recently manufactured and designed bespoke joinery for their communal hub space including charred timber wall cladding, kitchen units with matching table and all-important gaming stations. We are delighted to have produced these for…

Shower Room Refurbishment, SRU Murrayfield

Congratulations to the Scotland Rugby team on their phenomenal win this weekend against Fiji in the first of the Autumn Tests. We are sure their fantastic performance on the pitch was further enhanced post match in their newly refurbished shower facilities. – – Quality facilities…

Residential Refurbishment, Thistle Street Lane

The refurbishment of 45A George Street, South Thistle Street Lane is our latest successfully completed project. Located in Edinburgh’s city centre the 40-week project converted a 6-storey office block into 11 luxury-serviced apartments. Structural alterations took place to create new entrance-ways and to remove a…

Scholarship Award for Paul

Well done to our Trainee Quantity Surveyor, Paul Brown, who excelled in his last academic year and has been nominated for a Scholarship Award from the Scottish Builders Employers Federation. Paul is currently working towards a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying at Napier University and…

Completed Project, Murrayfield Stadium

Great site visit to another successfully completed project, after which Beckie and our Site Manager Leigh had a sneaky look around! We can’t wait to share the images of it, but in the meantime, why don’t you ‘try’ and guess where it is.

10 William Street Refurbishment

Exciting start to the week as we kick-off a brand new project at 10 William Street. The contract involves the refurbishment and fit-out of the existing property to form a bookshop and consulting rooms. The completed space will be put to good use by the…

Congratulations Damien!

Huge congratulations to Damien Brown for successfully completing his carpentry and joinery skills test.  He is one of five apprentices currently enrolled in our training and development programme, working towards becoming a fully qualified bench hand joiner. Very well deserved for all the hard work…

QMU Lecture Theatre Refurbishment

Over summer, we successfully transformed lecture theatre space for Queen Margaret University, ready for the first semester of the academic year. The 4 week project was delivered in partnership with Niall Young Architecture Ltd, Harley Haddow, F3 Building Surveyors Limited and Sandy Brown Associates

Corian Training Completed

Huge congratulations to 6 members of our joinery production team (including one of our apprentices) who completed a Corian training course last week. We have always maintained that our ability in consistently providing service excellence to our clients is driven by continually developing the skills…

Lord Thomson Halls, Student Accommodation Refurbishment

Over summer, we completed the refurbishment of Lord Thomson Halls student accommodation for Heriot Watt University, a massively challenging project in a 10 week programme timescale. The refurbishment included alterations to 203 bedrooms, over 40 kitchens, 4 staircases, corridors, 3 lift lobbies and 2 warden…

Great News For George!

Fantastic news from our driver, George Paterson, who walked his way to raising £952 for Cancer Research UK through Slimming Worlds charity foundation Smiles. On Sunday, he took part in a 12km walk through Edinburgh alongside other slimming world members to raise money. Huge well…

Davidson Mains Primary School Furniture

Davidson Mains Primary School furniture, another fantastic bespoke manufacturing project completed by SJS over the summer for The City of Edinburgh Council. Another example of how the great designs produced by Lesley McMillan combined with quality manufacturing by our team can make such a difference…

The Oriam Bistro, Café Refurbishment

The Oriam Bistro, a 6-week project for our valued client Heriot Watt was completed this week. The café and meeting room refurbishment included the installation of vinyl coverings to existing doors and walls, supply and fit of new floor coverings and the refurbishment of the…

Murrayfield Racers vs Dundee Comets

Our Commercial Manager, Alan was at the rink on Sunday cheering on the Murrayfield Racers. Despite the tough 5-3 defeat against the Dundee Comets, he and daughter Anna had a great evening watching their return to the ice.

2 Semple Street, Bespoke Manufacturing

Our bespoke manufacturing facility has been busy creating and installing seating booths and vibrant ceiling features for the recently completed 2 Semple Street for main contractor McLaughlin & Harvey Ltd. The pop of colour will definitely brighten a gloomy day in the capital.

Murrayfield Racers Sponsorship

We are proud to announce that we are associate sponsors of the Murrayfield Racers 2018-19. Tony Hand, Racers’ director of hockey said, “It’s fantastic to be partnering with one of Scotland’s leading companies. SJS have backed our vision for Ice Hockey in Edinburgh and I am…

Lecture Theatre Refurbishment, QMU

Great start to the month as we secure an exciting project with Queen Margaret University. The works involve the refurbishment of their lecture theatre space. This includes the strip out and replacement of redundant M&E services to suit the re-configured room positioning, removal of existing…

Jake Allan – Apprentice Bench Hand Joiner

More great news for SJS this week, Jake Allan became the newest member of the bespoke manufacturing joinery team as an Apprentice Bench Hand Joiner. We wish Jake every success as he starts his new career.

Congratulations to our apprentices

Congratulations to Caitlin, Libby and Brian on completing their 2-year college programme and all achieving their SVQ in Carpentry and Joinery. Caitlin and Brian also passed their skills test to become fully qualified Bench Hand Joiners. The development of staff here at SJS is very…

Murrayburn Primary School, Bespoke Manufacturing

We hope the staff and students of Murrayburn Primary School enjoy their new classroom areas now that SJS have added some bespoke bookcases and nooks. All produced in our specialist joinery manufacturing facility for the City of Edinburgh Council. Looks like a great spot to…

Edinburgh Business School Refurbishment

Above is a collection of images from the recently completed refurbishment of Edinburgh Business School at Heriot Watt University. The 18-week live project comprised of the alteration and refurbishment of the first floor and central atrium.  This optimised the use of existing office space with…

Sean Hagerty – Summer Internship

SJS gains another valuable member of the team, Sean Hagerty. He has sacrificed his summer break to spend time in our QS department on a summer internship. Sean will get to see how his degree in Urban Planning and Property Development can be implemented in…

Charlie Farmer – Work Experience

Charlie Farmer, a pupil at Loretto School, is with us on a week-long joinery work placement. He will gain insight and experience in the world of bespoke joinery manufacturing. We hope Charlie enjoys his week!

Fleeming Jenkins building

We are excited to be working with the University of Edinburgh once again on the refurbishment of laboratory and teaching spaces in the Fleeming Jenkins building. Keep an eye out for updates on this project!

Old Surgeon’s Hall, Toilet Facility Refurbishment

SJS at the “convenience” of our valued client Edinburgh University. Another project successfully delivered for our valued client UoE with the refurbishment of the toilet facilities and associated works at Old Surgeon’s Hall recently completed and handed over to a very satisfied client. A project…

Bruntsfield Hotel Reception Desk

Here is a fantastic image of the bespoke reception area produced in our specialist joinery manufacturing facility for the Bruntsfield Hotel. The modern reception desk features solid surface material and 3D panelling and is the stunning focal point of our refurbishment project successfully completed and…

Congratulations and a happy birthday to George Paterson!

Congratulations and a happy birthday to George Paterson, our driver labourer, who is today celebrating his 60th birthday. Today George has served SJS for 23 years! Best wishes George from all your friends at SJS!

A Thriving Workshop

As we approach the end of the first quarter of 2018 our bespoke manufactured joinery production operation continues to thrive and provide professional and quality services to our valued client base. With over £750k of quality bespoke manufactured joinery already produced in 2018 and a…

Mail Room Refurbishment, Guildhall, Glasgow

A few Images of our recently completed mail room refurbishment within the prestigious Guildhall building on Glasgow’s Queen Street. SJS are delighted to have worked in partnership with Axiom, Simon Laird Associates and DSSR Consulting Engineers to deliver another quality project.

Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University

We are delighted to have secured the alterations and refurbishment of the Edinburgh Business School at Heriot Watt University. The project started earlier this month and will be complete early this summer. We look forward to successfully delivering this project working in partnership with Michael…

New Bench Hand Joiner – Welcome Jonathan!

The future success of the SJS specialist manufacturing facility depends on our ability to maintain and develop an experienced team with traditional craftsmanship skills. We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Gausinet into the SJS manufacturing team as our newest bench hand joiner. Welcome Jonathan!

Fleming House Building, The University of Edinburgh

We are delighted to kick off 2018  having secured the alterations and refurbishment of the student accommodation facilities within the Fleming House Building for The University of Edinburgh. We look forward to working successfully in partnership with The University of Edinburgh team, CLWG Architects and…

Cruden Homes – Bespoke Reception Desk

Another quality bespoke reception desk, featuring a solid surface construction, beautifully crafted in our specialist joinery manufacturing facility for our client Space Solutions (for their project at Cruden Homes head office, at Gyle, Edinburgh).

Internal Alterations and Refurbishments of the Prestigious Central Hall

A few Images of our recently completed internal alterations and refurbishments of the prestigious Central Hall, Tollcross, Edinburgh. SJS are delighted to have worked in partnership with McLean Architects to deliver another quality project and refreshed and modern facilities within this fantastic facility.

Axiom, Office Refurbishment

Another quality office refurbishment delivered by SJS for our client Axiom Project Services. We pass on our best wishes to all of the Axiom team who moved into their new Glasgow office earlier this month. We hope they enjoy their fantastic new modern environment.

Valuable Work Experience – Declan Cruickshank

Declan Cruickshank gains an exciting insight and valuable experience in the world of bespoke joinery manufacturing. Declan, a fourth year pupil at Musselburgh Grammar, has completed a week long joinery work placement with our production team. We are committed to the development of future talent…

VITA Student Accommodation – Newcastle

Amazing spaces and amazing student experiences! Another quality bespoke joinery project expertly crafted by SJS for our client Wates Group as part of their fit-out of the VITA Student accommodation in Newcastle. The bright and modern student space features bespoke joinery furniture and fittings produced…

3D effect image reflecting one of famous Scottish Engineer James Watt’s inventions

Another quality bespoke joinery project beautifully crafted by SJS. This feature solid oak ribbed wall panelling, incorporates a 3D effect image reflecting one of famous Scottish Engineer James Watt’s inventions.  This furniture was produced in our specialist joinery manufacturing facility on behalf of Space Solutions…

Corian Training Complete

The long-term success of our specialist manufacturing operation and our ability to continue to provide service excellence to our clients is driven by continually developing the skills of our joinery team in line with modern construction materials and processes.  As an approved Corian/solid surface fabricator…

Scott Russell, Laser Lab

A brand new state of the art laser laboratory featuring a Light finish, Amplified by brand new laboratory furniture, Stimulated by bespoke overhead services, with heavy duty screens to prevent Emission between spaces and Radiating with quality. The project involved the alteration and transformation of…

Richard F McKay, Showroom Fit-Out

A dash of quality, a sprinkle of luxury and a heap of work have all combined to create a truly stunning showroom. We are proud to have completed the fit-out of the new 700sqm extension to provide a purpose built kitchen showroom for our client…

Boardroom, Sanderson Building, University of Edinburgh

Meeting Adjourned! Another quality project successfully delivered for our valued client the University of Edinburgh. The project involved the repurposing of underutilised offices to form a boardroom within the Sanderson Building for the School of Engineering. SJS are delighted to have worked in partnership with…

SJS First Aid Training

The safety and wellbeing of our employees and everyone affected by our works is a primary focus of the SJS Team so ensuring our staff have the necessary Health & Safety skills and training is an integral part of continual personal development programme. Congratulations to…

Refurbishment and Alterations of Lecture Theatres, Joseph Black Building, UoE

SJS produces a winning formula to successfully complete the refurbishment and alterations of two lecture theatres within the Joseph Black Building at the School of Chemistry, for University of Edinburgh. The refreshed lecture theatres were successfully transformed in a 10 week programme over the summer…

Meeting Pod Refurbishment, Chrystal McMillan Building, UoE

Another university test successfully completed by SJS! We are pleased to have completed refurbishment and alterations of a meeting pod within the Chrystal McMillan Building, the School of Social and Political Science, for the University of Edinburgh. The bright and refreshed space was successfully completed…

Medical School Teviot Lecture Theatre

We are delighted to have completed the refurbishment of the Medical School Teviot Lecture Theatre for the University of Edinburgh. The refreshed and modern lecture theatre was successfully completed on programme ready for students returning next week for the start of a new term.   SJS…

Loretto School, Holm House Refurbishment

We are delighted to have completed the fourth and final phase of another quality refurbishment project at Holm House, the senior girl’s boarding accommodation, for our valued client Loretto School. The project was delivered in four phases, all carried out during student holiday breaks over…

Loretto School, Sports Hall Refurbishment, Complete

On your Marks, Get Set, Go! The students at Loretto School returned to a transformed Sports Hall featuring a championship grade sports courts. The refurbishment project was completed during the 8 week schools summer holiday. The transformation includes a complete new roof structure, improved sporting…

UoE, Sanderson Building, Reception Desk In Production

The finishing touches are being applied to an oak reception desk produced in our specialist joinery manufacturing facility for our valued client the University of Edinburgh. The curved reception desk is part of our project to refurbish and repurpose an office space within the University…

Training & Development of our staff

As we continue to grow our business, the training & development of our staff is key to the long-term success of SJS. Enhancing career opportunity is also a key focus of our business so we are delighted our Paul Brown, (Media and Business Support Coordinator)…

Loretto Sports Hall Refurbishment

Our project to refurbish the Loretto School Sports Hall is progressing well. The project being carried out during the schools summer holiday is on schedule to be completed in August for the students returning from their summer break.  The refurbishment will provide much improved sporting…

NG.10 Lab, John Coulson Building, HWU

Another University test successfully passed by SJS! We are delighted to have completed the alteration & refurbishment of the new NG.10 laboratory space within the John Coulson Building for Heriot Watt University. The refreshed two storey laboratory now benefits from a new mezzanine level creating…

Gallery of Modern Art, Refurbishment

We are delighted to have completed the fit-out, alterations and refurbishment project within the Gallery of Modern Art One for the National Galleries of Scotland. The space is looking bright and refreshed featuring new exterior cladding, a new purpose built storage facility, renewed timber sash…

Welcome Declan Bowyer!

We are delighted to welcome Declan Bowyer into the SJS bespoke manufacturing joinery team.  Declan started his modern apprenticeship this week as a bench hand joiner and is one of three new apprentices joining SJS’s annual apprenticeship development programme this summer.  Declan will benefit from…

21 Stafford Street – Conversion – Edinburgh

We are delighted to have secured the refurbishment and conversion of 21 Stafford Street in central Edinburgh. We look forward to working successfully in partnership with Lynsay Bell Architects, Axiom and David Narro Associates to deliver another quality project.

Melville Crescent – Conversion – Edinburgh

We are delighted to have secured the conversion of 5 Melville Crescent, a prestigious and historic townhouse in central Edinburgh. We look forward to working successfully in partnership with Lynsay Bell Architects, Axiom, David Narro Associates and McLeman QS Network to deliver another quality project.

Welcome Jack Hunter!

We are delighted to welcome Jack Hunter into the SJS bespoke manufacturing joinery team.  Jack started his modern apprenticeship this week as a bench hand joiner and is one of three new apprentices joining SJS’s annual apprenticeship development programme this year.  Jack will benefit from…

Welcome Brian Philip!

Brian Philip becomes the newest member of our bespoke manufacturing joinery team, starting his modern apprenticeship with SJS as a bench hand joiner. We are delighted to welcome Brian into our business as part of our annual apprenticeship development program and wish him every success…

SJS Apprenticeship Program

As modern apprenticeships play an increasingly important part in Scotland’s construction industry, we are delighted that the Minister for Employability & Training, Jamie Hepburn, has recognised the significant investment made by the SJS through our apprenticeship & development program.  Today we welcomed Jamie along with…

Central Hall – Alterations & Refurbishment Works

We are delighted to have secured the internal alterations and refurbishment of the entrance area, lobby and toilet spaces within the prestigious Edinburgh Central Hall, built by the Methodist Church back in 1901. We look forward to working successfully in partnership with McLean Architects to…

Chrystal MacMillan Building, The University of Edinburgh

We are delighted to have secured the alterations and refurbishment of the printing space within the Chrystal MacMillan Building for The University of Edinburgh. The facility will be converted into a modern, bright and  vibrant meeting pod, appealing to both students and staff. We look…

Joseph Black Building, The University of Edinburgh

We are delighted to have secured the alteration and refurbishment of Teaching Spaces in the Joseph Black Building for The University of Edinburgh. We look forward to working successfully in partnership with the UoE Team, Taylor Associates (M&E) Ltd and Thomson Gray in providing quality…

EH20 Office Refurbishment

Another project successfully delivered and another very satisfied client with the first phase of the refurbishment works for the EH20 Business Centre at Bilston Glen, Edinburgh completed and handed over on programme. The modern and vibrant office suites and board rooms feature variable LED coloured…

Welcome Simon Whait

We are delighted to welcome Simon Whait into the SJS team. Simon is studying for a BSC (Hons) Quantity Survey at Leeds Beckett University and joins the business on a summer placement to gain value practical experience and further develop the quantity surveying theory and…

Meadows Lecture Theatre, The University of Edinburgh

We are delighted to have secured the refurbishment of the Meadows Lecture Theatre at the Medical School Teviot building for The University of Edinburgh. The project starts later this month and we look forward to working successfully in partnership with Smith Scott Mullan Associates, Doig…

G12 Laser Laboratory, Scott Russell building, HWU

We are delighted to have secured the refurbishment of the G12 Laser Laboratory at the Scott Russell building for Heriot Watt University. The project starts this month and we look forward to working successfully in partnership with Space Solutions, Harley Haddow and Thomson Bethune in…

BA Executive Lounge at London Gatwick

Quality bespoke manufactured joinery furniture, fittings and finishing’s for our valued client S&T Interiors at their recently completed fit-out of the BA Executive Lounge at London Gatwick Airport. These bespoke joinery components are fully FSC compliant having been designed and manufactured by SJS through our…

Meeting Pods – Sharkey

Banquette seating and meeting pods manufactured and installed for our valued client Sharkey at their recently completed office fit-out in Quartermile, Edinburgh for their client Cirrus Logic. Another example of modern bespoke meeting pods and specialist joinery items expertly produced by SJS in our state…

Bespoke Office Furniture, Sharkey

Consultation desks, booth seating, demonstration desks and a new kitchen on full display for our valued client Sharkey following their recently completed CYBG flagship office fit-out in London. Another collection of quality bespoke office furniture expertly produced by the SJS manufacturing team.

Office Fit-Out, Collins & Co Defence Lawyers, Cadzow Place

The office fit-out for our client Collins & Co Defence Lawyers is progressing on programme and another very satisfied client ahead of the handover later this week. The interiors have been completely refurbished to create a bright and vibrant space which includes multiple offices, an…

Robotarium, Heriot Watt University

Another project successfully delivered and another very satisfied client. The new Robotics Laboratory & Workshop within the Earl Mountbatten Building for Heriot Watt University completed and handed over on programme earlier this week. The new Human-Robot-Interaction (HRI) Laboratory and a Land Robot space for students…

John Coulson building, Heriot Watt University

We are delighted to have been awarded the refurbishment of the NG10 Laboratory Space at the John Coulson building, Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. We look forward to working successfully in partnership with ECD Architects, Cundall, KJ Tait Engineers, Summers Inman and Keegans Group in…

Sheraton One Spa, Manufactured Joinery

The alteration and refurbishment of the treatment area within the Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa is progressing well. The finishing touches are being applied to bespoke joinery items, cabinetry and furniture currently being installed. The images show bespoke manufactured items which were produced by SJS…

Over 1000 joinery items!

The finishing touches are being applied to case goods and bespoke furniture produced in our specialist joinery manufacturing facility as part of a prestigious project for our valued client Sharkey. In total over 1000 joinery items and case goods are being produced and refurbished.

Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017

As part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017 one of our apprentices, Libby Hartley, attended the “My World of Work Live!” event this week organized by CITB and Heriot Watt University. Libby gained a valuable insight into the world of construction by completing virtual reality challenges…

National Galleries of Scotland, GMA One

We are pleased to have secured the alterations, refurbishment and fit-out project for existing rooms in the Gallery of Modern Art One for the National Galleries of Scotland. We are delighted to again be working in partnership with the National Galleries of Scotland and look…

Edinburgh Napier University, Hydra Cafe

We are delighted to have completed the fit-out and refurbishment of the Hydra Café for Edinburgh Napier University. The refreshed and brightly coloured café is situated at the Craiglockhart campus. All of the bespoke manufactured café furniture and fittings were manufactured in our very own…

Welcome Remo!

We are delighted to welcome Remo McKim into the SJS Team to support the continued growth and development of SJS. Remo joins the business as a Contracts Manager bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge to our continually developing operational team, further enhancing the quality…

Welcome Robin!

We are delighted to welcome Robin Smith into our team to support the continued growth and development of SJS. Robin joins the business in the role of Site Manager bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge to our continually developing Projects team. Welcome Robin!

Edinburgh Beer Factory, Alteration and Refurbishment

Another quality refurbishment and building alteration project successfully delivered by SJS for our client the Edinburgh Beer Factory. We pass on our best wishes to all of the Edinburgh Beer team in their new facilities. This project was delivered in partnership with Somner Macdonald Architects,…

Welcome Billy!

We are delighted to welcome Billy Swan into the SJS Team to support the continued growth and development of SJS. Billy joins the business as a Senior Contracts Manager bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge to our continually developing operational team, further enhancing the…

Mary Brück Café Refurbishment for University of Edinburgh

We are delighted to have completed the refurbishment of the Mary Brück Café for the University of Edinburgh. The modern and industrial looking café refurbishment was successfully completed on programme and ready in advance of the grand opening next week.  SJS are delighted to have…

Office Fit-out for Macs Adventure

SJS Property Services another quality office refurbishment delivered by SJS in partnership with Julia Grant Interiors and Jennie Ormond. We pass on our best wishes to all of the Macs Adventure team who moved into their new office last week. We hope they enjoy their…

Office Fitout for HTA Design

Another quality office fit-out successfully delivered by SJS for our valued client HTA Design. The project at Bridgeside House, in McDonald Road was handed over earlier this week and we pass on our best wishes to all the HTA team in their new modern office…

Welcome Gary!

Due to the continued development of SJS we are delighted to welcome Gary Simpson into the SJS Team. Gary joins the business as Site Supervisor as part of our operational team in providing quality project service delivery to our valued and increasing client base. Welcome…

Mary Brück Café, University of Edinburgh

We are delighted to have secured the refurbishment of the Mary Brück Café for the University of Edinburgh. The project involves the refurbishment of existing café space and the renewal of servery counters.  We look forward to working in partnership with our valued client to…

Heriot Watt University, Robotarium

We are delighted to have secured the development and refurbishment of the Robotics Laboratory & Workshop within the Earl Mountbatten Building for Heriot Watt University. The project involves the refurbishment of existing high voltage and observation laboratories to form a new Human-Robot-Interaction (HRI) Laboratory and…

Welcome Tom!

With our bespoke manufacturing operation continuing to thrive, producing the finest quality joinery products and exceptional service to our constantly increasing client base, we are pleased to welcome Tom Watson (French Polisher) back into the SJS production team to support the continued expansion of the…

Edinburgh Napier University, Hydra Café Refurbishment

We are delighted to have secured the refurbishment of Hydra Cafe for Edinburgh Napier University. The project starts early next year and we look forward to working in partnership with our valued client to successfully deliver improved recreational facilities for its students.

Welcome Innes!

Innes Buckley becomes the newest member of our bespoke manufacturing joinery team, starting his apprenticeship with SJS today as a bench hand joiner. We are delighted to welcome Innes into our business as part of our annual apprenticeship development programme and wish him every success…

North lodge, Edinburgh

We are delighted to have secured the refurbishment of North Lodge for the National Galleries of Scotland. The project starts this month and we look forward to working in partnership with the National Galleries of Scotland to successfully deliver the complete refurbishment before the year…

Welcome Grant!

We are delighted to welcome Grant Wallace into our bespoke manufacturing team. With over 30 years industry experience as a wood machinist, Grant joins SJS to support the continued expansion of the business, ensuring we maintain our reputation for delivering the highest quality bespoke manufactured…

Loretto School, Holm House, Refurbishment

Another project successfully delivered for our valued client Loretto School. The refurbishment of the common areas and corridors at Holm House, senior girl’s boarding accommodation were carried out during the October term break all ready for the students returning this weekend. We hope the students…

Macs Adventure, Skypark

We are delighted to have secured our latest office fit out contract for our valued client Macs Adventure who are based in the thriving business community Skypark, 44 Speirs Wharf, Glasgow. The contract started early this week. We look forward to working with both Macs…

Welcome Paul!

We are pleased to welcome Paul Brown into the SJS Team.  Paul joins SJS as Multimedia and Business Support Coordinator to support our continued growth and to ensure we maintain the excellent service we deliver to our valued and increasing client base. Welcome Paul!

Good Luck Jake!

Jake Allan gains an exciting insight and valuable experience in the world of bespoke joinery manufacturing. Jake, a fourth year pupil at Musselburgh Grammar, has completed a single week joinery work placement with our production team. We are committed to the development of future talent…

Welcome Caitlin!

Caitlin O’Carroll becomes the newest member of our bespoke manufacturing joinery team, starting her apprenticeship with SJS today as a bench hand joiner. We are delighted to welcome Caitlin into our business and wish her every success as she sets out on her career. Welcome…

Consultation Pods

Delighted to share our CAD design video showing the individual components and assembly process of bespoke consultation pods that are currently being manufactured in our state-of-art facility for one of our valued clients.

Stobo Castle

A short video from our CAD design operation showing the assembly of the outdoor spa and surrounding area at Stobo Castle currently being manufactured in our state-of-art facility.

Falkirk Wheel New Canopies

The new exquisite canopies freshly installed for our recently completed refurbishment at the Falkirk Wheel for our valued client Scottish Canals.

Welcome Bruce

We are delighted to welcome Bruce Gibson into the SJS Team. Bruce joins the company as Senior Estimator to support the continued growth of our business and to ensure we maintain the excellent service we deliver to our valued and increasing client base. Welcome Bruce!

Teviot Medical School

The refined teaching facilities at the Teviot Medical School, successfully delivered for our valued client University of Edinburgh and completed over the summer in advance of the students returning in for the new academic year.

Bridgeside House, HTA Design

We are delighted to have secured our latest project for our new client HTA Design. The office fit out at Bridgeside House on McDonald Road, Edinburgh commences later this month and is HTA Design’s own office.  We look forward to working in partnership with HTA…

FSC Certified

We are now proud to announce that SJS Property Services Ltd are FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified.  This accreditation further enhances the quality products and service provided by our professional bespoke manufactured joinery business by demonstrating our commitment to protecting the environment and its natural…

James Nasmyth HWU

We are delighted to have been awarded the refurbishment of the Flexible Laboratory Space at the James Nasmyth Building, Heriot-Watt University. We look forward to working successfully in partnership with ECD Architects, Cundall, KJ Tait and Keegans Group in providing quality upgraded facilities in this…

Arnold Clark Peugeot Seafield

The new Arnold Clark, Peugeot showroom recently completed at Seafield, Edinburgh. Another quality service delivered by SJS and another very satisfied client.

Jack Kilby Centre

Another quality project successfully delivered by SJS for our valued client Napier University, with the refurbishment at the Jack Kilby Centre being completed during the summer break.

Cockburn Museum

Looking fresh and modern, the alterations and refurbishment of the Cockburn Museum completed in advance of the forthcoming academic school year. Another fantastic project successfully delivered for our valued client University of Edinburgh.

Elements Café, Heriot-Watt University

Some images of the fantastic bespoke manufactured joinery installed at the Elements Café, Heriot-Watt University for our valued client Space Solutions. Quality bespoke joinery furniture successfully designed, manufactured and installed by SJS.

Trish McEvoy Knightsbridge London

The stunning new cosmetics counter we have just completed for Trish McEvoy at Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge London. Another quality bespoke manufactured joinery package successfully delivered by SJS in partnership with Callison RTKL

University of Edinburgh

Another quality project successfully delivered for our valued client University of Edinburgh.  Some images of the reception refurbishment at Paterson’s Land, completed on programme and handed over yesterday in advance of the new academic year.

Welcoming Libby

Investing in our future! Libby Hartley becomes the newest member of our bespoke manufacturing joinery team, starting her apprenticeship with SJS today as a bench hand joiner. We are delighted to welcome Libby into our business as part of our annual apprenticeship development programme and…

Forth Children’s Theatre

As the Edinburgh Fringe Festival enters its final week, here are some recent images of the fantastic young performers from Forth Children’s Theatre for Jesus Christ Super Star and the stage props manufactured and supplied by SJS to show our support. Great performance everyone!

SJS Quiz Time

Derek Welsh SMSTS

Congratulations to Site Supervisor, Derek Welsh, who has successfully passed the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS). SJS are proud to further invest in the training and development of our professional and skilled workforce so we can continue to provide quality work for our top…

Forth Children’s Theatre

Excited to see the stage props we recently manufactured on full display for the Forth Children’s Theatre (FCT) for their set Jesus Christ Super Star. We are delighted to have given our time and material contribution to support this group whose first showing is tonight…

Welcome Ally

We are delighted to welcome Ally Flockhart into the SJS Team. Ally joins the Business as Site Supervisor as part of our continually developing operational team in providing quality project service delivery to our valued and increasing client base. Welcome Ally we wish you all…

Travers Lab Heriot-Watt University

We recently completed the alterations and refurbishment of the second floor at Travers Lab for our valued client Heriot-Watt University. We were delighted to have worked with Hypostyle Architects and Thomas & Adamson in delivering this spectacular project.

Jack Kilby Computer Centre

We are delighted to have been awarded the alteration of the Jack Kilby Computer Centre for Napier University. The project commences at the beginning of August and we look forward to working in partnership with F3 Building Surveyors in delivering a successful project for our…

Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge London

We are delighted to have been awarded the new cosmetics counter for Trish McEvoy at Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge London. SJS look forward to designing, manufacturing and installing this quality bespoke furniture for this valued client.

Jason Kneale

We are pleased to welcome Jason Kneale into the SJS Team. Jason joins the Business as Contracts Manager within our continually developing operational team, providing quality project service delivery to our growing client base. Welcome Jason!

New Member

The newest member of our team “delivering” the SJS hallmark of quality and service excellence to our valued clients and professional associates.  Our new and distinctive van hits the road for the first time today so look out for it in your location and give…

University of Edinburgh

We are delighted to have been awarded the alteration and refurbishment of the Cockburn Museum, School of Geosciences for the University of Edinburgh. The project commences at the end of July and we look forward to delivering a successful project for our valued client UoE.

Welcome Craig Robertson

We are delighted to welcome Craig Robertson into the SJS Team. Craig joins the business bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge to our continually developing operational team which will further enhance the quality project service delivery we provide to our valued and growing client…

Laser Labs Heriot Watt University

The new Laser Laboratories is nearing completion at the Brewster Building with the finishing touches in progress as it comes to the final week of the contract.  Another quality project successfully delivered for our valued client Heriot Watt University.

Paterson’s Land University of Edinburgh

We are delighted to have been awarded the alteration and refurbishment of the OLL Reception Area at Paterson’s Land, University of Edinburgh. The project commences mid-July and we look forward to working in partnership with Design Group Architects and Thomson Gray in delivering a successful…

University of Edinburgh Medical School

We are delighted to have been awarded the refurbishment contract for the Teaching Spaces at University of Edinburgh, Medical School Teviot. The project commences at the beginning of July and we look forward to working successfully in partnership with Smith Scott Mullan Associates and Doig…

SJS Fresh New Look

Exciting times at SJS!  The works to improve our office facilities have been completed and we will happily provide a cup of coffee for anyone who would like to come down and see our fresh new look.

Ashleigh

Congratulations to Ashleigh Drake, daughter of our Senior Contracts Manager Brian Drake, for her first swimming competition for Peebles amateur swimming club age 9 and under. Field of 30 girls Ashleigh won gold at 25m kick, Bronze in 4 x 25 mixed medley swimming the…

Changeworks Phase 3

We are pleased to have been awarded phase three refurbishment contract for Changeworks at Newhaven Road. The project commences next month and we look forward to working successfully in partnership with Thomson Gray, McLaren Murdoch & Hamilton, and Cundall.

House of Bruar

Quality feature merchandising display furniture designed, manufactured and installed by our bespoke manufactured joinery team within the new ladies wear department at the House of Bruar, Blair Atholl.

Arnold Clark Peugeot Seafield

We are delighted to be delivering our latest project for our valued client Arnold Clark commencing the refurbishment and alterations at the Peugeot Seafield dealership next week.

Guildhall Glasgow

Some images of our refurbishment of the internal common areas at Guildhall Glasgow for our valued client Rockspring UK.

Falkirk Wheel

Our recently completed refurbishment and alterations of the café, retail store and conference facilities for the Falkirk Wheel for Scottish Canals. All bespoke joinery was designed and manufactured within our state of the art manufacturing facility.  We were delighted to have worked with Oliver Chapman…

WEST

A short video clip showing our recently completed refurbishment of the new WEST Courtyard function suite at Templeton Building, Glasgow Green. SJS were delighted to have delivered this successful project for WEST Brewery. Wishing Petra Wetzel and the WEST team all the best in their…

Forth Children’s Theatre

SJS Property Services are proud to help assist Forth Children’s Theatre (FCT) in manufacturing stage props for their set Jesus Christ Super Star that will be performed in August at Edinburgh Tabernacle.   We are delighted to be giving our time, labour and material contribution to…

SJS protecting the environment and our workforce.

SJS protecting the environment and our workforce.   We have Green Box Technology (by Ecogate Energy Monitoring System) controlling dust extraction in our bespoke manufactured joinery facility.  The Green Box Technology reduces energy consumption by automatically closing dampers on unused machinery making dust capture more efficient….

Office Furniture

Bespoke office furniture nearing completion in our manufacturing facility for a private client.  Another quality piece of bespoke manufactured joinery furniture carefully designed and produced by SJS.

2 Castle Terrace

Some details of the modern five story commercial office refurbishment at 2 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh which we have just completed for our valued client, Knight Property Group. Another project successfully delivered, a very satisfied client, and great working partnership with consultants Axiom Project Services, Atelier…

Loretto Golf Academy Article

Published on the SpecFinish website is our recently completed project at Loretto School Golf Academy. Another successful project working with Sektor who provided the partitioning system that sits within the academy’s new indoor golf practice area forming conference, office and reception facilities. Click here to…

Milk Factory

Our recently completed 11,000 sqft luxury private residential property conversion at the Nestle’s Milk Factory at Wellington Place, Leith. The development retained many main features of the historic factory environment with the majority of the bespoke manufactured joinery furniture and fitments being produced using timbers…

Falkirk Wheel

A 3D Model of the wonderful children’s merchandising display unit which will be installed within the retail shop area as part of our refurbishment project at The Falkirk Wheel Visitors Centre.  The unit which is a full scaled model of The Falkirk Wheel has been…

Radisson Blu Hotel Edinburgh

The contemporary booth seating on full display at Radisson Blu Hotel Edinburgh. Another quality piece of bespoke furniture carefully produced by the SJS Manufacturing Team for our valued client Sharkey.

Craig Duffy

Congratulations to our bench hand joiner, Craig Duffy, who successfully completed the recent London Marathon.  Craig ran the 26.2 miles in 4hrs 17mins and in doing so helped raise a grand total of £2,829.41 for Children with Cancer. Well done Craig, a great achievement and…

Falkirk Wheel

We are delighted to have recently been awarded the contract for the Interior Refurbishment and Alterations at the Falkirk Wheel Visitor Centre for Scottish Canals to form upgraded café, retail store, and conference facilities. The project is nearing the final stages as we are working…

National Museums of Scotland

We are pleased to have been awarded the contract for alterations within the Learning Centre at National Museums of Scotland. The project commences this week and we are looking forward to working with Smith Scott Mullan Architects and Thomson Gray on this project for our…

Welcoming Graeme

We are pleased to welcome Graeme Currie into the SJS Team. Graeme joins the SJS Commercial Team as Assistant Quantity Surveyor to support the continued growth of our business and to ensure we maintain the excellent service we deliver to our valued and increasing client…

Loretto School Bespoke Joinery

Traditional classic clubhouse lockers and honours boards, designed, manufactured and installed for our valued client Loretto School, adding further quality finishing touches to The Loretto Golf Academy, their world class golf teaching facility that we constructed for the school last year.

Arnold Clark Kilmarnock

We are delighted to be delivering our latest project for Arnold Clark having today commenced a five week alterations and refurbishment project to refresh the Kilmarnock Peugeot dealership. We look forward to another successful project for our valued client

Bespoke Furniture Milk Factory

Stunning kitchen using reclaimed timber from within the property at our project at The Milk Factory. This bespoke furniture was recently manufactured in our state-of-the-art facility to meet the clients desired detailing and installed adding individuality to this luxury residential property.  

Tanfield

Breath-taking Tanfield, Edinburgh! A short video capturing the recently completed atrium refurbishment project for Rockspring UK displaying the chic bespoke furniture that was manufactured and installed by SJS creating a modern environment.  It was a pleasure working with Axiom Project Services, Simon Laird Architects, Goodson…

Fastest Growing

Scotland’s fastest growing SME fit out company. SJS continually increasing our service offering delivering more Fitout & Refurbishment Projects and Bespoke Manufactured Joinery throughout the United Kingdom, ensuring quality and client satisfaction are key priority.

Welcoming Marc Woods

We are pleased to welcome Marc Woods into the SJS Team. Marc joins the Business as Site Manager as part of our continually developing operational team in providing quality project service delivery to our growing client base. Welcome Marc!  

Terence Connolly

SJS are supporting Contract Scotland’s Social Enterprise Programme by providing a shadow placement opportunity for a young graduate on one of our city centre refurbishment projects.  The Social Enterprise Programme works with candidates who would like to forge a career in the Construction Industry but…

Loretto Golf Academy

Loretto School and their new State-of-the-Art indoor Golf Academy, one of our completed projects, being displayed in this fantastic video showing off the new facility and their highly successful Golf Programme.  

Celebrating 600

Scotland’s fastest growing SME fit out company. SJS is celebrating 600 followers on our LinkedIn page, a big thanks to everyone for their support as we continue to develop and grow our business, delivering high quality and service excellence for our valued clients and professional…

BGS Scotland

The striking new book shelving and modular merchandising and stationary display units recently designed, manufactured and installed by SJS for the BGS Scotland shop in their new home at the Lyell Centre Heriot-Watt University for our valued client Morrison Construction.

Tanfield Edinburgh

As our project to refurbish the common areas at Tanfield, Edinburgh nears completion, the very chic bespoke furniture manufactured and installed by SJS provides a very vibrant and eye catching finishing touch, creating a modern and relaxed environment.  We are delighted to have worked with…

West Beer

Happy 10th birthday WEST Beer! We wish all the best to Petra Wetzel and all the WEST staff with their new function hall at Templeton Building at Glasgow Green.  We completed the 9 week alterations and refurbishment just in time to enable WEST to hold…

Guildhall Glasgow

We are delighted to have been awarded the contract for the refurbishment of the existing internal common areas at Guildhall, Glasgow for our valued client Rockspring UK. We look forward to again working with Axiom Projects Services, Simon Laird Architects, and Kirk & Marsh on…

Laing the Jeweller

We had great pleasure in delivering this stunning project for Laing the Jeweller’s new flagship store on Edinburgh’s exclusive George Street. Here is a recent video that has been uploaded onto Laing the Jeweller’s website showing this project from start to finish.  

David Brewster Building Heriot-Watt University

We are delighted to have been awarded our latest contract with Heriot Watt University, with the project to form new QT Hub/Laser Laboratories within the David Brewster Building at Riccarton Campus commencing mid-March 16. We look forward to working in partnership with Hypostyle Architects, Sweett…

Lyell Reception Desk Heriot-Watt University

The elegant new reception desk designed, manufactured and installed by SJS at the Lyell Building, Heriot-Watt University for our valued clients Morrison Construction and Heriot Watt University.

Woodburn Primary School

The new Family Learning Centre is nearing completion at Woodburn Primary School with the finishing touches in progress as it comes to the final week of the contract. Another quality project successfully delivered for our valued client Midlothian Council.

Radisson Blu Vanity Units

2016 has seen our manufacturing joinery business continue the very busy year we had in 2015, with an incredibly hectic and productive January already behind us and a strong order book ahead, 2016 looks like being another good year. January’s projects included the production of…

Healthy SJS Team

A happy and healthy SJS team. The health and wellbeing of our employees is paramount so we are pleased to have had Business Medical in this week undertaking health screening and surveillance for our bespoke manufacturing team. At SJS we are proud that we make…

Over 100 years old

We are currently using reclaimed timber from within the property on our project at The Milk Factory in Leith to create new furniture and fitments for the new residential property. The old reclaimed timber joists dated over 100 years old are being machined and restored in…

Bespoke

Further to our previous post showing the 3D modelling of the eye catching reception desk, the installation is now complete. Another quality piece of bespoke joinery successfully manufactured and installed for our valued client Sharkey.

Craig Duffy

SIS is helping sponsor our bench hand joiner, Craig Duffy, who will be running in the London Marathon to help raise money for “Children with Cancer” this year. Good luck Craig! We wish you all the best during this event. If you wish to help…

Café Noir

Another project successfully delivered and another satisfied client – The refurbishment and fit out to form the new Café Noir at Palmerston Place, Edinburgh was completed in 5 weeks leading up to the busy period of Christmas allowing the client to open for the New…

New PPE for 2016

A fresh and exciting start to the New Year as we head into a very busy 2016 and a thriving SJS team kitted out in their new PPE, bright, vibrant and ready for the challenge ahead.  

WEST Beer

A New Year and another new client! We are delighted to have been awarded the contract for the alterations and refurbishment to form a new function suite at WEST Courtyard for Noah Beers Ltd. The project commences today as we look forward to working with…

Laing the Jeweller

SJS delivers a sparkling performance. We extend our best wishes to Michael Laing, Jonathan Payne, Richard Laing and all the Laing staff in their new Flagship Store on George Street, Edinburgh.  We completed the breath taking three story premises for our prestigious and valued client…

Law Society

Some images of the quality bespoke joinery fitments and fixtures manufactured and installed by SJS, providing an exceptional finish for our valued client Sharkey at the new Law Society of Scotland offices in Edinburgh.  

City of Glasgow College

Congratulations to Michael Laird Architects and Reiach & Hall on being awarded Best Design for Education for Glasgow City Colleges Riverside Campus-GIA Design Awards 2015. We are proud to have contributed to this award winning project by delivering the bespoke manufactured joinery for Sir Robert…

2 Castle Terrace

We are delighted to have been awarded the contract for the five story office refurbishment at 2 Castle Terrace for Knight Property Group. The project commences in January 2016 and we look forward to work with consultants Axiom Project Services, Atelier Ten and Space Solutions…

Arnold Clark Springburn

The showroom refurbishment completed for Arnold Clark Fiat, Springburn and handed over today. Another quality project successfully delivered for one of our valued clients.  

The Hub on Castlehill

Our latest projected successfully completed and another satisfied customer.  We are delighted to have worked with Hypostyle Architects and Thomson Gray in delivering the refurbishment of the Box Office, Staff Office and Toilet Facilities at The Hub on Castlehill, Edinburgh for our valued client Edinburgh…

Tanfield

Delighted to have been awarded the contract for the refurbishment of the existing internal common areas along with the remodelling of the external landscaping at Tanfield, Edinburgh, for our new client Rockspring.  We look forward to working with Axiom Projects Services, Simon Laird Architects, Goodson…

Woodburn Primary School

We are pleased to have secured our latest project with Midlothian Council to carry out the alterations to the  Family Learning Centre at Woodburn Primary school. The project which commences later this month will be completed in January 2016 and we look forward to delivering…

First Aid

Another busy week at SJS but still making time to invest in the training and development of our staff.  Congratulations to both Marina Cockburn and Craig Duffy who successfully completed their First Aid training course this week, adding another two qualified first aiders to the…

Noir Café

We are delighted to be awarded our latest project for the refurbishment and fit-out of Noir Café on Palmerston Place, Edinburgh. The project commences in two weeks’ time and we look forward to working in partnership with Four-by-Two Design in delivering another successful project.

Aristedis

We are delighted to welcome Aristedis Panagiotidis into our bespoke manufacturing team.  Aristedis brings a wealth of carpentry and cabinet & furniture making experience and joins our bench hand joinery team in producing top quality joinery for our prestigious clients, in our state of the…

The Cube Morgan McDonnell

Now in their new home at The Cube, Edinburgh the recently installed, signage wall, TV wall feature and  reception light box for one of our valued clients Morgan McDonnell Architecture Ltd. Quality pieces of bespoke joinery furniture successfully manufactured and installed by SJS.  

Advocate’s Close

Congratulations to the Advocate’s Close Development for winning the National Project of the Year at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) awards. SJS are delighted to have been involved in this development delivering all bespoke manufactured joinery fitments and fixtures within the serviced apartments…

Iain Ramsay

SJS Bespoke Manufactured Joinery business continues to be very busy with a good order book ahead and a happy and thriving production team.  Bench hand joiner Iain Ramsay has settled in well and three months after joining the business is enjoying working on challenging projects,…

Torphicen Street Reception Desk

Walnut wall panelling and ceiling fins compliment the eye-catching reception desk for Robertson Construction now in its new home on Torphicen Street. Quality piece of bespoke joinery furniture successfully designed, manufactured and installed by SJS.  

Triangle Cafe

The stunning new glass lined door entrance for the Triangle Café at Napier University. Another quality project successfully delivered.  

Dean Tavern

The new bar at the Dean Tavern, the centre piece of the function suite refurbishment we have just completed.  We wish all the trustees, staff and clientele of the Dean Tavern many happy occasions and celebrations in their new modern facility.  

Fiat Springburn

We are delighted to be awarded our latest project for Arnold Clark to refurbish the showroom at Fiat Springburn in Glasgow. The project commences next week and we are looking forward to delivering another successful project for our valued client.

Prince’s Trust Edinburgh

SJS supporting The Prince’s Trust.  The kitchen refurbishment completed for The Prince’s Trust at their Edinburgh Centre premises at Ferry Road.  We are proud to have supported the Prince’s Trust Charity by providing a modern kitchen for the young people of Edinburgh who the Trust inspires….

Radio Lollipop

SJS and Phoenix Flooring supporting Radio Lollipop. SJS Property Services and Phoenix Flooring Services are proud to have assisted in refurbishing the Radio Lollipop Studio at the Royal Hospital in Edinburgh.  We are delighted to have given our time and labour to support this charity…

Opening Day Loretto Golf Academy

We are delighted to be attending the Official Opening of Loretto School’s new state-of-the-art Indoor Golf Academy on Monday 5th October 15.  The facility will be opened by Sam Torrance OBE and we look forward to celebrating what has been a fantastic project for SJS…

Aroma Café

The Aroma Café fitout at Ninewells Hospital Dundee, completed in three weeks and handed over last Friday for our client NHS Scotland Aroma and Expresso Logic Consultancy. As part of our project delivery, all bespoke joinery fitments and fixtures were manufactured and installed by SJS…

The Prince’s Trust

SJS supporting The Prince’s Trust.  Next week we are carrying out a kitchen refurbishment for The Prince’s Trust as part of the modernisation of their Edinburgh Centre premises at Ferry Road.  Supported by our partners John G Mackintosh, Phoenix Flooring Services and H&C Mechanical Services…

Stobo Castle

The stunning ladies changing room facilities we recently upgraded at Stobo Castle. All works were manufactured and installed by our bespoke manufactured joinery team. Another quality service delivered by SJS and another very satisfied client.  

Gracemount Leisure Centre

The stunning new reception desk and servery at Gracemount Leisure Centre another quality bespoke manufactured joinery package successfully delivered by SJS for our valued client Sharkey.

Welcome Harry!

Investing in our future.  We are delighted to have Harry Cairns commence his apprenticeship with us today.  Harry joins the business as an apprentice machineman in our bespoke manufactured joinery business and becomes the fourth apprentice taken on by SJS this year adding to the…

Laing the Jeweller

We are delighted to have been awarded the Fitout contract for Laing The Jeweller at their new premises on George Street Edinburgh. The project commences later this month and we look forward to working with F3 Surveyors, Skakel & Skakel and the Keenan Consultancy in…

Golf Shop

Images of the stunning new Golf Shop for Loretto Golf Academy. Another quality piece of bespoke manufactured joinery furniture successfully designed, manufactured and installed by SJS.  

The Hub

We are delighted to be awarded our latest project to refurbish the Box office, Office and Toilets at The Hub on Castlehill,  Edinburgh for our new client Edinburgh International Festival Centre. The project will start at the beginning of next month following the end of the…

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Another quality manufactured joinery installation successfully completed and another satisfied client.  The refurbishment of the bar counters on levels 1 and 2 at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre carried out by SJS for our valued client.

The Dean Tavern

We are pleased to have been awarded the refurbishment of the function suite at The Dean Tavern, Newtongrange.  The four week project commences at the start of next month and we are looking forward to transforming this renowned facility for the Newtongrange community.  

Arnold Clark Fiat Paisley

The new showroom for Arnold Clark is nearing completion at Fiat Paisley with the finishing touches in progress as it comes to the final week of the contract. Another quality service delivered for one of our valued clients.

Balcarres House

The refurbishment of Balcarres House boarding accommodation for Loretto School is nearing completion ready for the senior girls returning for the new academic school year.

Triangle Café

We are pleased to have been awarded the refurbishment for the Triangle Café in the Merchiston Campus at Napier University. The project commences next week as we are looking forward to working with one of our valued clients.  

The Milk Factory Wellington Place

We are proud to have been awarded the alterations and refurbishment of The Milk Factory on Wellington Place, Leith. This project commences later this month and will transform an old factory building into a contemporary home.  We are delighted to be working with Four-by-Two Consultants…

Weeke Vantage 510 CNC Machine

Three months after installation our new Weeke Vantage 510 CNC Machine has met all of our expectations and greatly added to our quality manufacturing process.  Scottish Woodworking News has published an article for the month of June on SJS and AWMS who supplied and installed…

Aroma Café in Glasgow

Another quality job successfully delivered.  The microwave housing unit manufactured and installed for Aroma Café at the Southern University Hospital in Glasgow.

Loretto Golf Academy

As Loretto Golf Academy project comes toward an end we reflect back on where it all began. What an amazing transformation!

Colorado Group

Another quality service delivered for our client Colorado Group. The oak stair and integrated display case were designed, manufactured and installed by our bespoke manufactured joinery team.  

Aroma Café at Ninewells Hospital

We are delighted to have been awarded the Fitout for a new Aroma Café at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. This two week project commences next month and we are looking forward to working with Espresso Logic Consultancy and NHS Scotland Aroma.

Brewster Building

The new Cleanroom Laboratories nearing completion at the Brewster Building for Heriot Watt University with the finishing touches and commission in progress in the final weeks of the contract. The sophisticated teaching and research facilities will be ready for the start of the new academic…

Student Hub

Here are some images of our recently completed refurbishment at the Student Hub at Napier University. Another quality project successfully delivered. “I went up to Craiglockhart to have a look at the work in the Student Hub (1/41 and the ‘Glass Box’). I am absolutely…

Paisley Fiat

  We are delighted to be delivering our latest project for Arnold Clark at Paisley Fiat, having commenced a six week alterations and refurbishment project to form a fresh and contemporary appearance. We look forward to another successful project for our valued client.    

Edinburgh University

We are delighted to have been awarded 31 Buccleuch Place office refurbishment for Edinburgh University. The four week project commences on Monday the 13th of July and is being carried out within a live building where SJS will be working out of office hours ensuring…

Big h

Following a bit of trauma during his recent staff move into the new office we completed for our valued client Harley Haddow at 125 Princes Street, big “h” is currently receiving intensive care in our bespoke manufacturing facility. We can assure Harley Haddow that big…

Joiners and Machinists Needed

We are currently looking for experienced Bench Hand Joiners and Wood Machinists to join our professional and growing business. If you are looking for an exciting new challenge and would like to be part of our bespoke manufacturing team producing high quality joinery, please email…

Investing in our Future

Following successful completion of a 6 month Jet Programme (Job Education Training) during his fourth year at Holy Rood High School, Gregor Ball becomes the latest member of our manufacturing team, starting his joinery apprenticeship with SJS today. We are delighted to welcome Gregor into…

Harley Haddow now open on 125 Princes Street

Our latest project successfully delivered and another satisfied client. Working in partnership with John G Mackintosh (M&E Services) we are proud to have completed fitout of Harley Haddow’s new office at 125 Princes Street, Edinburgh. This 8 week project has transformed the existing floor space…

Changeworks at Newhaven Road

We are pleased to have been awarded the phase two refurbishment contract for Changeworks at Newhaven Road. The project commences next Monday and we look forward to working successfully in partnership with Thomson Gray, McLaren Murdoch & Hamilton, and Cundall in providing quality upgraded facilities…

Loretto School Golf Academy – Pupil visit

Loretto pupils enjoying a tour of our Golf academy site, led by SJS Managing Director Craig Murie as the project nears completion. This educational visit was proposed by SJS as part of our commitment to give something back to the school on our appointment as…

‘Hole in One’ £15,000 prize – sponsored by SJS

SJS are proud to announce that we will be supporting local Professional Golfer Zach Saltman at his Golf Day hosted at Craigielaw Golf Club, East Lothian on 10th April 2015 that aims to raise money for his up and coming golf season. The event will…

Multi-Talented workforce part 2

Congratulations to Kieran Black who recently completed his skills test at the end of his 4 year joinery apprenticeship with SJS. The most recent member of our bespoke manufacturing joinery team to complete his apprenticeship, Kieran is also an accomplished National and Club ice hockey…

Constructionline

SJS are officially registered with Constructionline, a well-known accreditation which is increasingly used as a minimum standard for inclusion within tender opportunities and ultimately contract involvement. Exceeding the requirements of a competent, safe and financially sound business, with professional business standing, this accreditation is yet…

Multi-Talented workforce part 1

We are delighted to announce that we will be sponsoring Derek Welsh who is a bench hand Joiner at SJS and is running the London Marathon this year to raise money for the charity ‘Kids with Cancer’. Derek has been with the company for almost…

SJS attend the luxurious Scottish Property Awards.

SScottish Property AwardsJS are delighted to have attended the Scottish Property Awards. Hosted at The Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Exchange Square, Edinburgh on Thursday.

Investing in our future

SJS Property Services are continuing to support the JET programme (Job Education Training). Damien Brown, who commenced the JET programme last April went on to benefit from an 8 month work experience placement in our bespoke manufactured joinery facility. We are delighted to announce that…

SJS awarded prestigious Golf Academy Project

We are delighted to have been awarded the prestigious Golf Academy project for Loretto School, Musselburgh. This refurbishment and alteration project will transform the existing redundant Swimming pool building into a state of the art golf teaching facility. Working in partnership with Lindsay Buchan Architects…

Expansion of professional team!

We are pleased to welcome Ross Drummond into the SJS team. Ross joins the business in the role of Estimator and will be working with John Anderson our Senior Estimator to support and further develop our estimating capability to meet the planned growth in our…