BiographyEdinburgh raised, I took the conventional route to uni straight after school with didn’t work out. So I spent the next couple of years staying up a bit too late and generally faffing about before coming across timber framing through Grand Designs.
It turned out there was a cool company just up the road, making the best frames in Scotland. I wrote them a letter, they took a punt on me and I’ve been here ever since. Seven thoroughly enjoyable years spent on the tools - how many people can genuinely describe their jobs as fun? A position opened up in the office, handling sales and design, and another punt was taken (there’s a theme here).
A few years down the line I’ve enjoyed learning another side to our industry and it’s no less fun. The yard is well and truly home now and conveying what we’re about to those interested in us is probably the most satisfying bit of my job. There’s a really bright future for the Scottish Yard and one I’m looking forward to being part of with a great group of people.