Meet Paul, our new trainee estimator.
A big welcome to our new apprentice – Rachael. Part of the expanding Ashton Building Systems team.
A warm welcome to Djan in his new role as a Kickstart Apprentice.
We are so pleased to welcome Marie on board as our new Finance Manager.
Marie brings with her over 18 years Finance experience within the Construction Industry and a further 20 years managerial at Xerox and various other companies’.
We would like to welcome Kerry Gordon our latest new member of staff to the role of Construction Co-Ordinator, a role which she is greatly suited to with her extensive knowledge of pre contract planning, procurement and site logistics.
We look forward to her making the role her own and sharing her expertise with the team.
Kenneth has over 32 years in the Construction Industry working on major projects around Great Britain in various roles within the supply chain. Also, 16 years of these with his own Roofing & Cladding Business.
Tilly is also happy to see a new face to the team.
We are finally moving to new premises… very exciting … onwards and upwards.
We are pleased to introduce our new Business Development Manager – Peter Johnston to our team. Peter brings over 10 years’ experience in Procurement & dealing with Supply Chain. We are glad to have you on our team!
Due to Ashton’s continued growth and to recognise Simon’s hard work & commitment, we would like to announce Simon’s promotion to General Manager.
We look forward to your success in this role.
Well done Arran for completing his HNC Quantity Surveying (Grade A). He is now going straight into 2nd Year to complete his BSc at University… all the hard work is paying off!
David brings over 30 years experience in Senior Management positions within the Roofing & Cladding Industry – we are glad to have you on our team.
Great catching up with some of the Ashton Team last night… hopefully back up and running soon.
It’s our 18th Anniversary and we look forward to future ventures.
Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak and to maintain the welfare of our staff, we are asking that all suppliers and customers refrain from any meetings and coming into our office, thank you.
Todays seminar featured David Stillie, Scott Grant and Steve Jasper from SIKA with an introduction to new products and application techniques – Thanks for the lunch, their time and the goody bags!!
Some of the team on the Kingspan Insulated Panel installer training… all passed !
Congratulations to Garry our MD on passing his full licence motorbike test.
Garry now plans to ride the North Coast 500 route around northern Scotland to raise funds for charity.
Watch this space!
Ashton Building Systems are delighted to welcome Simon McCornick as our new Contracts Manager. Simon will be a great asset to our expanding workforce.
Nearing completion, the 4 blocks of flats at St Mungo’s Street Bishopbriggs has been both a complicated and enjoyable project to be part of.
With over 1800m2 of wall cladding fully insulated and 400m2 of flat roofs over dormers and terrace roof areas including all details to perimeter our in house fabricated cladding system was installed.
We are happy to announce that Ashton Building Systems (Scotland) Ltd have won Roofing Contractor of the Year (Single Ply) at this years NFRC Awards.
Thanks again to our wonderful workforce.
Ashton Building Systems are delighted to have won this year’s NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Award for Single Ply.
This was for the re-roofing works carried out at the Waterfront Church, Clydebank.
Well done to all of our brilliant team!
Happy 21st Birthday to our receptionist Chloe. Have a great day!
Ashton Building Systems are finalists in this year’s NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards for the re-roofing works carried out at the Waterfront Church, Clydebank.
We would like to welcome our new Modern Apprentice Nathan to ABS Ltd. He will be embarking on a 4 year Fabricating & Welding traineeship.
Congratulation to James who has now been promoted to Production Manager within ABS Ltd.
Well done for all your hard work.
Ashton Building systems recently completed the waterproofing works to the Historic Mansion House, Larbert.
With a liquid coating system installed directly over the failing roofing membrane the roof was issued with a new guarantee and an upgraded appearance. Working with our suppliers to provide full specifications and construction details to the client to deliver a first-class project delivered within budget.
After recently completed projects with our client, we at Ashton Building Systems where invited to provide a solution to the water ingress issues that had been occurring at the JR Group head office in Paisley.
With new watertight upstand seal installed, spacer system and new single skin top sheet along with contacting feature perimeter flashings all precisely fabricated in our workshop we have provided a fresh new facelift to the front elevation of the property which can be easily seen from surrounding transport links.
ABS Ltd are happy to announce their promotion to Gold Membership!
This membership credits us with pre-qualifications and Industry SSIP certification for Health and Safety.
Our credentials, Environmental Management, Equal Opportunities and Modern Slavery Act adherence to name but a few.
The Board Room is ready for another handover after being appointed to carry out the roofing and cladding package.
Ashton building systems recently completed the gutter lining and external perimeter detailing to two new blocks of residential flatted developments for one of our repeat customers – with new single ply membrane dressed under the new tiled roof and membrane up and over the parapet and completed with our external metal membrane coated trims all fabricated in-house with over 200 mtrs of works involved.
Ashton Building Systems have some exciting news ahead.
Look out for more info!
Don’t leave it till it’s too late! The Showcase Cinema required our urgent attention after the roof failed, we quickly sorted out the problems as you can see from our before and after photographs.
This Summer we put our kids to work – What could possibly go wrong?!!
Ashton Building Systems Ltd. were pleased to host another training day for our staff instructed by STS group Ltd.’s Derek Pudney.
We were instructed on Asbestos awareness and manual handling and the proper practises and procedures around both. For our experienced members of staff these courses were excellent for highlighting issues in these areas and reiteration correct practice. Our new members of staff were surprised to see the amount of planning, assessment and methodology we put in to ensure all our staff can return home safely from work.
Ashton building Systems were asked by Gilmour Sports to provide a solution for the re-roofing works of their newly purchased manufacturing facility in Paisley. After our detailed survey we provided proposals which included detailed drawings and specifications to the Client along with samples for each option.
We carried out new vcl layer, spacer system, quilt insulation and single skin roof sheets along with all fabricated perimeter detailing to give the existing building a new lease of life.
Full perimeter scaffold, safety netting and edge projection was also installed to ensure the project was carried out safely.
Ashton building systems recently completed the supply and installation of both roof and wall panels including all perimeter flashings and feature fabrication works all from our in house fabrication facility.
With the complexity of the wall panels with varying panel types and modules we provided a full envelope solution including all safety elements and access to successfully complete the project to the satisfaction of the Client.
Ashton building systems recently completed the re-roofing works at the Waterfront Church, Clydebank with circa 1000m2 installed including rigid insulation board and mechanically fixed single ply membrane.
The project brought many challenges with steep slopes, detailing to existing North lights and curved upstands. A roof safety system was also installed with walkway tiles to ensure access so that roof maintenance could be carried out in a safe manner.
With both the Church and congregation pleased with the completed project we at Ashton Building systems are proud to have worked with the Church on delivering the project on time and to the satisfaction of all.
Ashton Building systems recently completed the flat roofing package at the Hillhouse Road Project in Hamilton, a 29 home development for retirement housing.
With approximately 1000m2 of VCL, Rigid insulation and mechanically installed roofing membrane providing a 20 year warranty the project was completed in March 2019 both on time and to the Clients budgets.
St. James Road – Glasgow
Ashton building systems recently carried out the completion of external wall cladding element of the 416 bed student accommodation situated within the University District of Glasgow city centre.
With all of the backing structure manufactured at our in-house fabrication facility, we installed the insulation and external MCM cladding system to replicate traditional standing seam system inclusive of full perimeter detailing.
The project was completed on programme and to the Clients budget.
Every day is a school day at Ashton Building Systems.
Learning new skills through the Work at Heights Course and Harness Training. Creating a safer environment and awareness when working at height.
Many thanks to David Sellars at STS Group.
Over the festive period, Ashton Building Systems will be closed for 2 weeks. Business will resume as usual in January. Our closing and reopening dates are as follows:
Close: Friday 21st December 4pm
Re-open: Monday 7th of January 8am
As always, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients, suppliers and staff for their continuous support and hard work throughout the year. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and looking forward to working with you all in 2019!
Ashton Building Systems have been successful with the supply and installation of the roof and wall cladding package at Gartcosh Industrial Units, commencing in July 2018. We will be carrying out the works which include all flashings, rainwater goods and safety elements required. Progress images will follow when our works commence.
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Ashton Building Systems are pleased to announce the appointment of Robert McKelvie as Contracts Manager, with a wealth of knowledge within the industry spanning over 50 years. Robert brings both experience on site and internally to our growing business, Robert stated “I am pleased to have joined such a forward thinking company and all the staff have all been very welcoming and I am looking forward to getting started ”.
Ashton Building Systems are pleased to announce Raymond’s appointment as Director of the company.
Raymond’s promotion is a reflection of the enthusiasm, hard work, dedication and commitment that he persistently shows to the company. We believe this appointment will be beneficial to the future of Ashton Building Systems.
Raymond will continue to assist in the estimating department however this role will allow him to enter into new and exciting avenues of the business.
Ashton Building Systems celebrated their milestone of 15 years of business in May 2017.
Set up as a roofing company in 2002, Ashton Building Systems have grown and developed into a larger company, now providing cladding and fabrication services as well as roofing.
Without the continuous support from clients, staff and suppliers throughout the years, we wouldn’t be where we are today. We are thankful for the opportunities you have given us to develop as a company. So from all of us, thank you, and here’s to many more!
Ashton Building Systems are proud to announce that we are currently sponsors of Westerton United Football Club!
We sponsor Westerton United 2007’s, who we provided 24 full football kits to, fully embroidered with our logo.
Coach Scott Hansen said: “A big thank you to Garry Easton at Ashton Building Systems for their very kind sponsorship with supply of full teamwear for all 24 of our 2007 players.”
Have a look at their website to see the kits!
ABS are delighted to be part of the Modern Apprenticeship Program, which supports young people by providing employment opportunities, qualifications and training whilst paying a living wage.
Chloe, one of our Business Administration Apprentices has also recently passed her NVQ in Business & Administration Lvl 3 whilst working with the company.
Shannon also recently completed her NVQ in Business & Administration Lvl 3 whilst working with the company.
Both Shannon and Chloe continued their employment with the company after their apprenticeships.
Amy is our most recent apprentice who is currently working towards her Diploma in Digital Application Support. Read more
Ashton Building Systems Ltd have recently developed and updated their website. Our new site shows the range of services and experience we have to offer, updating our projects in both the commercial and domestic market.
The new site is optimised and accessible on a range of different devices. Have a look around as we would love to hear your feedback.
Ashton recently became proud members of The National Federation of Roofing Contractors. All member contractors are rigorously vetted before joining NFRC and every three years thereafter to ensure they offer the highest standards in workmanship and customer service. The criteria for membership includes..
- A satisfactory trading record, including financial stability
- Inspections of past contracts to verify quality craft skills and technical competence
- Satisfactory public, employers’ and third party insurance cover
- Compliance with Health and Safety Legislation
- Compliance with the NFRC Code of Practice as well as British and European Standards
- Compliance with the Government-endorsed TrustMark scheme (for domestic contracts), of which NFRC is an approved scheme operator, set up to help the general public find reputable tradesmen to carry out work on their home.
ABS recently joined the 9000 Scottish companies who make up the membership of Scotland’s Chamber of Commerce. We’re looking forward to networking with businesses in our field and promoting our roofing service to companies across Scotland.
Ashton recently undertook training with Danosa to become one of their approved contractors.
The Danosa range of waterproofing products have a long and successful history, produced under strict quality control standards. Danosa synthetic waterproofing membranes have been specifically developed to achieve a fast, sustainable, durable, environmentally friendly and aesthetically pleasing waterproofing solution. Over 3,000,000m2 of Danosa membranes have been installed in the UK without a single recorded product failure.
Contractors have to be trained and approved to install Danosa roof systems.
MCM design, manufacture and supply a range of Replica Lead, Copper and Zinc roofing/cladding systems. We recently negotiated a licence agreement to manufacture, supply and install their wide range of roofing and cladding systems.
ABS recently featured in Business Gateway’s Icommerce publication.
We’ve worked alongside the Business Growth Advisory team over the last year honing market analysis and preparing strategic assessment of our resource and financial planning.