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    Perthshire Chamber of Commerce - Winners 2015
    AGB - Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Winners
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    Moneydie, Whitehill Farm
    AGB - Moneydie, Whitehill Farm
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    The Grange, West Mains of Carse Grange
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    Kenmore, The Beeches
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    Kenmore, The Boathouse & Riverside Cottages
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    Glen Lyon, Slatich
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    Madderty, Swallow Cottage
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    Balbegie, Bandirran Farm
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    Errol, Control Tower
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    Kettins, Tarmachan
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    Redstone Farm - Plot 4
    AGB - Redstone Farm - Plot 4


Perth High Street

Job Description: Renovation
Perth & Kinross Council

“It was good to be able to use a local firm of contractors on this common repairs contract on a listed tenement building comprising 2 shops and 5 flats. The standard of workmanship has been excellent. Where any problems arose, these were dealt with promptly.

I would have no hesitation in recommending AGB as Allan and his team have been easy to do business with.”

Isobel Butt

Arlary Farm, Milnathort

Job Description: Civil Engineering
Client: Scottish Agronomy

“AGB kept me constantly updated on progress of the build and were very accommodating if any changes to the original plans were required.

We are delighted with the completed new facilities which have made a huge difference to the quality of our working environment.

I would not hesitate to recommend AGB to anyone.”

Andrew Gilchrist
Managing Director

Keepers Cottage, Aberfeldy

Job Description: New Build
Client: Paul & Gill Anderson

“We were delighted with the whole project from start to finish and the way AGB helped us get the most out of the process from both a cost and a design perspective. Their suggestions were knowledgeable and immensely helpful in giving us direct advice and solutions to our queries as they arose.

We were kept updated with regular site meetings and we were most impressed with the way the project ran – everyone who was meant to be on site, was on site; everything worked well – it was very impressive.

We would have no hesitation in recommending AGB – in fact, we already have!”

Paul & Gill Anderson

Queens Avenue, Perth

Job Description: Internal Structural Alterations
Client: Mr & Mrs Brookfield

“We chose AGB to do our internal conversion making our separate kitchen and dining room into one family living space. We found Allan and his team to be very easy to work with and the results were exactly what we wanted. As we were not living in the property at the time they project managed the works and kept us up to speed with progress.

I would not hesitate to recommend AGB to my friends or family and would happily use them again ourselves.”

Clair Brookfield

Whitehill Farm, Moneydie

Job Description: Renovation Project

"AGB were excellent to deal with from the initial pricing / tender stage right through the construction process to agreeing the Final Account with no surprises on the way! They also had the ability to keep the site & works consistently neat & tidy with very little rubbish / debris lying around at all times and the quality of the works was first class.

In conclusion, AGB had the ability to get the job done correctly and to a high standard of workmanship, they were helpful at all times, kept within the financial parameters of the project and I have no hesitation in recommending them for future projects."

Gordon Butt
Partner, Hardies & Property Consultants

Slatich, Glen Lyon

Job Description: New Build Project

"I would recommend AGB as the project was run smoothly and any issues were dealt with professionally and with the main aim being to deliver a quality project on time and budget.

I was impressed with AGB on a number of levels and, in particular, with the way they were organised and the quality of work they produced. At all times the focus was on achieving a high quality of work with the client well informed throughout the process.

I was also pleased when positive suggestions to improve the project were suggested as this displays a true pride in the end product. I would definitely recommend AGB to future clients.."

Ellen Webster
Denholm Partnership LLP

Factory, Perth

Job Description: Minor Works Project

"As a construction professional it is important to have a competent and enthusiastic team in all aspects of a project. AGB have met those requirements by providing a quality service and a well executed construction phase. I was most impressed by how AGB kept to timings, their quality of work and that myself and my client were kept informed of any progress/issues."

Richard Taylor
studioEAST Chartered Architects

Gillian Brailsford, Perth

Job Description: Minor Works Project

"I was aware of AGB through a friend, but I had also heard & viewed pictures of work they had carried out & was very impressed. I was dealt with professionally and was not afraid to ask for something I deemed to be out-with the “normal”. I was kept fully up to date by the Workmen at all times and was aware of when they were to be coming back the following day. I was impressed at the neatness and tidiness of how my house was left at the end of the working day.

The completed contract exceeded my expectations and I couldn’t be happier with the finished product. I would not hesitate to recommend AGB for their professionalism, pricing and workmanship."

Gillian Brailsford

Whitehill Farm, Moneydie

Job Description: Develop two plots at Whitehill farm

“Having been involved in building projects both nationally and internationally over the past 30 years, I can say with no hesitation that I have not been involved in a project which has run so smoothly and provided us with such a quality product.”

Gavin McDonagh
Managing Director
Holt Leisure

Kenmore Hotel & Luxury Lodges

Job Description: Conversion & Extension of Boathouse and Construction of 2 riverfront cottages

“Having been recommended to us by several other local Architects, I worked recently with AGB on a number of projects in the village of Kenmore. The projects ranged from new build holiday homes on a tight riverside site to the sensitive refurbishment and extension to a number of listed buildings within a historic conservation area. Allan’s ‘hands on’ approach to managing progress and monitoring the build quality was invaluable in delivering a complex project to a tight programme whilst maintaining the high level of finish quality required for five star holiday accommodation. Build costs were competitive and monitored and controlled efficiently by Billy during the build, with any cost adjustments during construction negotiated swiftly in a fair and transparent fashion. Opportunities for savings which were regularly identified by AGB where appropriate.

In today’s climate of restricted budgets, strict deadlines and tight profit margins it is easy to resort to an adversarial and contractual approach when the inevitable problems arise during construction. It was refreshing to have a contractor who worked in partnership with the design team and client to find pragmatic, cost effective solutions to the unforeseen on-site challenges that cropped up. Similarly, AGB took the initiative to re-programmed works to mitigate potential time delays that would otherwise have been caused by circumstances outwith their control.

It is rare these days to have a project where the “snagging list” at project completion is short enough to fit on a single sheet of A4. It is testament to AGB’s proactive management and quality of work that all the Kenmore projects fall into this category. Most importantly the result was a very satisfied client and a product that we all can be proud of, and McKenzie Strickland Associates would not hesitate to work with AGB again on future projects.”

Jamie Russell
Senior Architect
For and on behalf of McKenzie Strickland Associates

Craigrownie, Bridge of Earn

Job Description: Refurbishment of two attic bedrooms & installation of an en-suite bathroom

“I'd like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved with our project. We've been thoroughly impressed with AGB's application. The secret to a company's success is its workforce. All the guys who worked at our house were first class. Polite, cheery, and above all, great tradesmen.”

Innes Macdonald

Athollbank Drive - New Bathroom

Job Description: Refurbish and upgrade bathroom with a fresher, more modern look

“We had our bathroom done by AGB - there were no hold-ups with the different tradesmen and they all cleaned up behind them every night. The job was finished in the stated time. So all in all we are a very satisfied customer! We would highly recommend them.”

Robin & Evelyn King

Millers Lade Avenue, Sauchie

Job Description: removal of fencing and construction of a gabion retaining wall

AGB were recommended to us by a 3rd party who was aware of a recent contract with a client of theirs.  From the initial contact to delivery of our small, but difficult, contract, we were pleased with how the job was undertaken.  The Tender was accurate and the job delivered within cost.
Regular meetings on site meant that work / issues were explained with practical solutions to ensure the programme was maintained.   Any cost variations were explained fully and issues resolved via refreshingly constructive dialogue.  Constructive communication was a refreshing experience as certain aspects of the job required to be decided whilst in progress due to situations which were uncovered.

All in all it was an excellent job delivered by operatives who displayed a pride in completing the job to the satisfaction of the client and we would have no hesitation in recommending AGB.

W George Tainsh (Director)
Ochil View Housing Association Ltd

It is rare nowadays to receive compliments on how construction work is carried out however in this instance the approach by AGB was helpful, proactive and carried out to a high standard with minimum of fuss to adjoining residents, all of which resulted in a very positive conclusion to the remedial works at Millers Lade Gardens.

Hamish Bell
Hamish Bell Associates – Chartered Quantity Surveyors


Job Description: Construction of a Timber Frame New Build Dwelling

“We would have no hesitation in recommending AGB. This was more than a build project for us : it was making our dream retirement home. AGB won the contract following a competitive tendering process : from the first meeting with Allan Brown and his team we were impressed with their professionalism, patience, flexibility and openness.

During the build phase these first impressions were reinforced several times over. The site foreman was immense in his attention to detail and we found all trades involved in the project to take real pride in their quality of workmanship.

Everything was done to our specifications and we could rely on AGB to respond and sort any issues we raised as promptly as possible.”

Mr & Mrs Young

Madderty Village Hall Car Park

Job Description: Madderty Community Association was looking for a company to extend their existing car park and AGB was recommended to us by a professional consultant.

We found AGB's service to be very good from the start with their quotation delivered within days, broken down and itemised as requested. During the construction process, any site issues, possible variations or queries were raised quickly and priced promptly.

Madderty Community Association are delighted with the new car park extension and would have no hesitation in recommending AGB due to their competitive prices, programmes and very good quality of work. We look forward to working with AGB again in the near future.

Steve Runciman
c/o Madderty Community Association

Kenmore Hotel & Luxury Lodges

Job Description: Conversion & Extension of Boathouse and Construction of 2 riverfront cottages

 “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.”

Malcolm Flinn
Owner and Director of  the Kenmore Hotel and Luxury Lodges

Cornhill Way

Job Description: Extension

“Very happy with work and timescale”

“Would recommend – very happy with all aspects of AGB”

Mr and Mrs Boyle

Fairies Road

Job Description: Kitchen

“We were very happy with the Customer Service provided by AGB and with the finished product. The quality of workmanship was of a high standard.”

“We have had no hesitation in recommending AGB to others. We really felt we could trust AGB to carry out the job to a high standard.”

Mr and Mrs Ullathorne

Redstone Farm Plot 3

Job Description: New Dwellinghouse

“We felt included in the (build) process at every stage. We are very happy with the completed house.”

“It was an enjoyable and fulfilling experience all the way through.”

“The tradesmen were friendly and obliging and workmanship was to the highest standard- we could not have asked for more.”

Brian and Gillian Sharp

Madderty, St Davids

Job Description: New Dwellinghouse

"Personal Service, high quality finishes, pleasant and polite work force.”

“I have already told our architect that we would have no reservations about recommending AGB to his clients.”

Mr Ken Prior

Glasgow Road, Perth

Job Description: Kitchen Refurbishment

“At all times the communication was excellent and very professional. We always felt fully informed about the project. The team worked hard and were fully committed to the project”

“I would not hesitate to recommend AGB as we have been 100% satisfied with the services they provided. Our kitchen/ diner and utility room is beautiful and is admired by all who visit our home.”

“AGB were very client orientated and strived to be helpful. They listened carefully to our requirements and were creative with suggestions. The work done was of the highest standard and met the timescale set out. The finished result has exceeded our expectations.”

Mrs Rankin

Horselea Farm, Forgandenny

Job Description: Steading Conversion

“I found the monthly meetings very helpful.”

“The standard of work was excellent, the finish is always commented upon favourably and the stonework is very impressive.”

“I would, and have, recommended AGB. The men were always on site and were willing to discuss any queries I may have had.”

Mrs Lennox

Burnbank Terrace, Perth

Job Description: Replacement of Kitchen

“Ideas were forthcoming that helped shape our plans.”

“I was able to be updated via text which suited me – quick, convenient and not at all intrusive”

“We are absolutely delighted. It has transformed our home and is complimented upon frequently. I have already referenced AGB to several friends.”

“The workmen cleaned up after themselves daily and were all extremely polite. Any issues were dealt with promptly and efficiently.”

Mrs McCullagh

Izmir, West Tofts, Stanley

Job Description: Extension to form new Bathroom

“Work completed to a high standard and would not hesitate to recommend”

Mr Burns

Redstone Farm Plot 1

Job Description: New Dwelling House

“We have been impressed with AGB from the outset and are delighted with the finished product which has been built to the highest of standards. All of our dealings with the company have been acted upon promptly and in a professional manner. We would highly recommend AGB to any potential customer.”

Mr Paterson

Redstone Farm Plot 2

Job Description: New Dwelling House

“We have been very pleased with the quality of work and materials used. This house was completed on time without any hidden ‘extras’ and AGB have dealt quickly with any minor snags.”

Mr Reece

Bandirran Farm, Near Balbeggie

Job Description: Steading Conversion

"During the summer of 2008, AGB Small Contracts converted an old farm building to a pair of high quality cottages for Culfargie Estates. The careful use of stone created an excellent looking building matching and enhancing the small steading. The whole project was successful being completed on budget and to schedule. The estate was pleased with the work and would be happy to recommend the company on the basis of this good experience."

Mr Brian Kaye,
Director Culfargie Estates

Abernyte, Kennels Cottage

Job Description: Home Extension

"The finish both externally and internally is above the standard we had expected, and we are both delighted with our new home. Both Allan and Gavin are professional, approachable and very easy to deal with. We would not hesitate in both using them again and recommending them to anyone else considering undertaking building a new home, or like us extending their existing home."

Mr and Mrs Eales