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Contractor of the Year!

By |November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Morris & Spottiswood has been named ‘Contractor of the Year’ at the 2018 Education Buildings Scotland Awards. Members of the firm received the prestigious accolade at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Edinburgh at a [...]

Improving the experience for the 2nd time…

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

In 2012 we undertook the refurbishment Tennent Caledonian Brewery Visitor Centre and Museum, and now 6 years later we have just completed their new Tennents’ Story Visitor Experience Project Centre. The centre has been [...]

RoSPA Awards 2018…

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

We are delighted to have received Gold (Scotland) and Silver (England) in the nationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of [...]

Accredited to work together…

By |October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

We are delighted to confirm that as part of the strategic RBS Workplace Projects Alliance we collectively achieved BS11000 accreditation on 3rd August 2018. BS11000 is the world’s first international standard on collaborative business [...]

Framework Success…

By |September 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Morris & Spottiswood have been appointed to all 5 geographic Lots of the Procure North West Lite Framework. The small works framework covers public sector works between £50,000 and £1m across Cumbria, Cheshire, Lancashire, [...]


By |August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

As our Graduate Development Programme goes from strength to strength, Morris & Spottiswood would like to say congratulations both to our graduates and staff undertaking further education, on passing their exams this year. So a [...]

Reporting a surge in apprenticeships

By |July 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Morris & Spottiswood are reporting a surge in apprenticeships after taking on eight new starters in 2018 and growing the division by 25pc. We are now training a total of 39 apprentices across offices in [...]

Maintaining Pizza Hut…

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Morris & Spottiswood have been successful in securing planned and reactive maintenance for Pizza Hut. This multi-trade contract covers 22 restaurants across Scotland and ranges in scope from joinery and roofing to civil works. [...]

Growing with Arnold Clark…

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Great news that we are expanding our maintenance services with Arnold Clark. Due to our successful delivery in Carlisle and the North West of England, we have now secured reactive and planned maintenance works [...]

Ringing the changes…..

By |June 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Greyfriars building in Coventry Refurbishment We have been awarded a contract to undertake internal staircase refurbishment works for BT at the Greyfriars building in Coventry. This will be our fourth project for BT this [...]

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George’s Blog July 2015

By |July 10th, 2015|Categories: Georges Blog|

I took a very interesting phone call this month from Mrs Bridget Lindsay of the Tayside Church Recorders asking about a contract she thinks we completed in 1927. The contract was for the manufacture and [...]


By |May 25th, 2015|Categories: Georges Blog|

Just occasionally it is so important to smell the roses and appreciate what life is all about. I loved this film about the SLOMO skater. Well worth a click.

It is sometimes tricky describing what we do

By |March 11th, 2015|Categories: Georges Blog|

Photos are easier but they really only give the end result. I think most contractors can deliver quality if the brief is clear and there is enough time. But as we all know time is a precious commodity. For me the bit in the middle is the moment of truth.

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