4 storey timber frame building, comprising of 55 student accommodation units for Ogilvie Construction at Greenmarket, Dundee

Timber frame solutions for commercial projects

With over 40 years of experience, we specialise in designing, manufacturing, delivering, and installing timber frame kits for commercial developments nationwide.

A suite of timber frame services, designed to meet the needs of the commercial sector

Based at our factory in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, our experienced team crafts superior quality timber frames and works with our customers to achieve the most cost-effective, structurally sound and sustainable build solutions that will meet their exact requirements.

Design

Manufacture & supply

Build solutions

Technical support

Thermal engineering

Cost analysis

Our experience

Timber frame build solutions, that unlock a smart, efficient and sustainable build process. Our facility is built to meet the rigorous demands of the industry, capable of delivering large-scale commercial projects and meeting the evolving needs of our clients and partners, never compromising on our excellent level of service.

Our portfolio proudly showcases a wealth of successfully completed projects within the commercial sector...

Companies we work with

Ogilvie Construction
Thomas Johnstone
Hadden Group
Greenmarket Student Accommodation in Dundee

Greenmarket Student Accommodation in Dundee

In this commercial project, we worked closely with the team at Ogilvie Construction to supply and install 55 units within 4 storeys of timber frame on a 12-week programme.

School extension project for Hadden Group

School extension project for Hadden Group

Supporting the Hadden Group in partnership with ADP Architecture and Will Rudd Davidson, we assisted in the delivery of a £3.4 million new-build nursery for Law Primary School, featuring an open-plan design, mezzanine area, and extensive outdoor facilities, accommodating up to 240 children.

Harmeny Education Trust - Learning hub

Harmeny Education Trust - Learning hub

Working with Thomas Johnstone in collaboration with Loader Monteith Architects, we are supporting the construction of a new 500-square-metre learning hub for Harmeny Education Trust in Edinburgh, enhancing educational and therapeutic support for young people with complex needs by expanding services to students aged 14-18.

Get in touch with our Business Development team

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Malcolm Thomson

Managing Director
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Managing Director

Malcolm Thomson

Before his 35 years of experience in the industry - and 16 years as a director - Malcolm began his career designing and estimating roof trusses. Since then, he has worked in most areas of the business, including project management, technical and design, sales and estimating, and operations, with experience working for some of the largest timber frame companies across the UK.

Malcolm joined Kirkwood Timber Frame in August 2021 as Business Development Director, then became Managing Director as of 1st September 2022 and took overall responsibility for Kirkwood Timber Frame. His role now includes business strategy, product development, staff management and training, as well as overseeing sales and marketing.

Outside of work, Malcolm is a keen road cyclist, and tries to undertake 4 or 5 Sportives every year both for charity and to keep fit.

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Barbara Massie

Business Development Director
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Business Development Director

Barbara Massie

With over 19 years of experience in the construction industry and 5 years as a director, Barbara began her career as a trainee estimator and has since excelled in various roles, spanning project management, sales, estimating, operations, logistics, and customer care.

Joining Kirkwood Timber Frame in early 2024, Barbara is committed to propelling the company's market share growth in the UK. Her primary focus is on fostering customer partnerships, building relationships, and establishing Kirkwood Timber Frame as a solution provider.

Beyond the office, Barbara remains dedicated to supporting and mentoring individuals outside of work, a rewarding endeavor she has pursued for several years. She also loves to go hill walking with her husband, two young children and their dog.

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Andy Lewis

Business Development Manager
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Business Development Manager

Andy Lewis

With nearly 25 years of experience in manufacturing, importing and distribution, Andy transitioned to timber frame two decades ago and has not looked back since. His extensive experience in the timber products industry has given him valuable insights into the entire supply chain process, and he holds a professional qualification from the Institute of Wood Science, where he focused on timber frame construction.

Andy prioritises delivering exceptional customer service and building strong relationships with customers and colleagues. He focuses on expanding Kirkwood Timber Frame’s customer base in the North of England and believes in the power of teamwork and collaboration to achieve success.

In his free time, Andy enjoys playing golf, riding his motorbike and fishing. He is an avid cyclist and frequently participates in rides with his local club when his schedule permits.

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