AGBPerthshire Chamber of Commerce - Winners 2015
AGBMoneydie, Whitehill Farm
AGBThe Grange, West Mains of Carse Grange
AGBKenmore, The Beeches
AGBKenmore, The Boathouse & Riverside Cottages
AGBGlen Lyon, Slatich
AGBMadderty, Swallow Cottage
AGBBalbegie, Bandirran Farm
AGBErrol, Control Tower
AGBRedstone Farm - Plot 4
News & Press
We are delighted to have won another new contract to build a new single story 3-bedroom home with fantastic views over the River Tay.
We are delighted to have won 2 new exciting contracts – both being eligible to add to our “Stunning Locations” library!
We are pleased to be working again with Denholm Partnership Architects to build a new 2-storey home for clients at Muckhart, near Dollar. Visit project page here.
The second contract is on the banks of Loch Tay where we are working with HLM Architects to build a bespoke holiday home. Visit project page here.
We are delighted to have recently received the Investors in Young People Award. We were presented with our plaque following our recent review and accreditation.
This Award shows AGB’s commitment to the training and development of young people within our company. Our business growth plans recognise the need for a reliable pipeline of new talent which we implement by focusing on our recruitment and retention of young people.
We are delighted to have been awarded two contracts at the prestigious House of Bruar. We will be installing a new waste water treatment plant and then working on an extension to the Ladieswear Department.
We’re thrilled to have been awarded the Business Growth Award at the recent Business Star Awards run by Perthshire Chamber of Commerce.
We enjoyed our inaugural Perthshire Chamber Awards Dinner at Crieff Hydro with nominations as finalists in two categories. Graham Borrie narrowly missed out on the Employee of the Year Award but his place as a finalist was well-deserved amongst tough competition.
These prestigious business awards recognise first class local businesses and individuals who make a real contribution to economic growth through innovation, excellence and the commitment of its people. With the tension mounting, as AGB were announced the winner of the Business Growth Award, the elation at the table stood as testament to the dedication, hard work, talent and quality of our business and all our team.
“I am very proud of what AGB has achieved to date and I am relishing the challenges ahead to keep our company thriving, growing and developing, offering sustained and secure employment within our industry locally.” - owner, founder and Managing Director Allan Brown
We are delighted to have been awarded a contract for another exciting new build which we can also add to our “Stunning Locations” file! Read More
We are delighted to welcome Calvin Girdwood to our team as our new Apprentice Joiner. Calvin is joining Finlay Ormiston on the Modern Apprenticeship this session and we wish them both well over the next 4 years with the end result hopefully being a rewarding career.
We are delighted to have been awarded a contract to replace windows at a steading near Perth. Read more
We are delighted to have won the contract to carry out the regeneration works to Kenmore Beach and restore this popular beauty spot at Loch Tay. Read more
We are delighted to welcome Roy Robertson to our team as our new Site Manager. Roy joined us a couple of months ago and brings a wealth of experience from a career in the construction industry. He is primarily concerned with getting our sites in Fife into shape, but is already heading into the Perthshire hills to oversee our project in Aberfeldy. We wish Roy all the best in his new role.
We are delighted to have won a new and exciting contract for a one-off, bespoke home for Urlar Estate. This new-build timber frame house is set above Aberfeldy with stunning views.
Visit project page here: Keepers Cottage, Aberfeldy
We’re delighted to welcome Sandy Stratton as our new Site Manager. Sandy joined the team last month and is getting well-acquainted with the Perth & Kinross countryside as he clocks up the miles looking after our sites, currently located from Glenshee to Kenmore, Cupar to Elie!
We are delighted to have been awarded another contract & to be collaborating again with McKenzie Strickland Associates – this is a truly inspirational new build project on the south bank of Loch Tay
Visit project page here: Kepranich, Loch Tay
We are delighted to have won two new contracts this month - an extension and renovation of a period feature house in the village of Lindores and a complete new build project on a prestigious site in the village of Earlsferry.
We are delighted to have been awarded a project to carry out fabric repairs to an historic building in Perth city centre at High Street. As well as working with Arc Architects and Perth & Kinross City Council, this city centre location will give us an opportunity to put our new branding and signage to good use!
Due to expansion, AGB are looking for experienced and enthusiastic people to join our team.
Please visit our recruitment page for more details.
AGB are delighted to have been awarded a contract in another stunning location. Situated in Cairngorm National Park with beautiful views of Glenshee, we are renovating the Old School House in Glenshee into a luxurious family home. We are pleased to be working with McKenzie Strickland Associates on this contract.
A Perth firm provided a boost for Tayside Mountain Rescue.
AGB, which operates out of Friarton Road, supplied the labour and equipment to uplift old gates from Tayside Mountain Rescue's premises at Blairgowrie - and then made a donation for the gates.
TMRA president Eric Drummond said: "We very much appreciate the donation from AGB for the removal of our gates which will go towards our funds."
AGB's managing director Allan Brown added:"AGB were delighted to assist in providing the necessary muscle to remove the old gates and to make a donation to a very worthy local cause."
Published in Perthshire Advertiser on 7th February 2014
It isn’t often that construction companies receive glowing tributes. In these tough economic times, the focus is all too often on getting the job done quickly and moving onto the next. But over the past few years, AGB have been concentrating on strengthening relationships with our clients and delivering amazing bespoke homes.
Allan Brown, Managing Director says: “We realised early on that it’s about quality, not quantity. We take on contracts where we believe that we can deliver something special. But quality doesn’t just mean building stunning properties; it’s also about working with our clients to meet their precise needs, talking them through the build process, listening to them and in turn, building customer loyalty.”
The approach seems to be working and more and more we receive glowing testimonials from satisfied clients. We were extremely proud and flattered to receive the following feedback from Malcolm Flinn, owner and Director of the Kenmore Hotel and Luxury Lodges:
“The problems of dealing with builders and building projects in general are legendary and usually a good supply of aspirin is needed to carry one through to completion.
I have carried out projects in Europe, England but mostly Scotland. In the main most builders try to satisfy their clients but almost invariably there are problems in quality of finish, time, overspend etc unless you have the AGB experience.
AGB tendered on a small development of mine in Kenmore. There was a renovation of an old cottage and two new semi-detached cottages and with the added complication of being in a conservation area with a complicated problem with a historic wall. They were the chosen best tenderer but there was some initial nervousness as I had never dealt with the company before. They seemed very straightforward, honest and keen to finish the job to the highest standard ........ and ............. they did just that! The project was finished on time, on budget and to the highest quality. Any teething problem was immediately resolved and therefore I have no hesitation in recommending AGB. I would be happy for anyone to examine the quality of their work.
Finally........thank you AGB.”
AGB are thrilled to announce the completion of three stunning luxury holiday homes in Kenmore. Part of Kenmore Luxury lodges, the properties are oozing with style, with plush furnishings and luxury finishing touches for a relaxing break.
The contract included the conversion and extension of a traditional stone Boathouse and the construction of two new riverfront cottages, Ben Vorlich and Cairn Toul.
Retaining many original features such as historic stone walls and traditional stone fire surrounds, each property was delivered to exceptionally high standards with luxurious facilities for its discerning guests.
And to find out more about Kenmore Luxury Lodges or maybe even book a romantic weekend away, please visit their website - www.kenmoreluxurylodges.co.uk
AGB are delighted to announce that we have recently won a contact to convert a RAF control tower into a stunning, eco-friendly home. The derelict RAF control tower is an iconic structure at Errol Airfield which had fallen into disrepair. The building has a special place in history going back over seventy years. During the Second World War the farm at Errol Airfield was subject to a compulsory purchase order under the Defence of the Realm Act. It was commissioned as RAF Errol No 9 Pilot Advanced Flying Unit (PAFU) and remained in Operation until 1945. It housed the special No. 305 Ferry Training Unit, which trained Soviet crews before they received an order of 200 Armstrong Whitworth Albemarles.
Now back in the owner’s possession and with the Soviet aircrews long gone, the owners have decided to convert the building into a state-of-the-art home.
The new design will retain many features including all of the original watch office windows. The observation balcony will be re-instated to enjoy the spectacular views of the Fife hills beyond the River Tay. Made from contemporary stainless steel and glass construction, the balcony will be a stunning feature and is a key element of the build.
We’ll be sharing more photos of the build as it progresses so join our mailing list for updates.