About McEwan Osborne Building Contractors
Ian left McCarthy and Stone to form his own construction consultancy business which was then merged with his long time friend Robbie’s joinery and building firm to form McEwan Osborne Building Contractors Ltd.
The strength of the new company is based on the extremely close working relationship of it’s two directors, Robbie and Ian, each of whom bring their very different skills and experience to the business.
Ian is a Qualified Quantity Surveyor, graduating from Glasgow Caledonian University in 1996. He started his career with various house builders including Tay Homes, Beazer Homes, Wimpey and Dundas Estates.
In March 2001 he joined the UK’s largest retirement house builder, McCarthy and Stone and held various commercial positions there before moving to the construction department, firstly as Site Manager, then Contracts Manager and ultimately Construction Manager.
Ian has an SVQ 5 in Construction Project management, he is also SMSTS and First Aid Certified.
Robbie is a time served advanced carpenter and joiner, achieving his advanced certificate in 1995. Robbie started his career with Morrison Construction in Inverness in 1991 and carried out a variety of building works including extensions, new builds, visitor centres, school refurbishments and shopfitting. Robbie moved back to Glasgow in 1999 and worked for a joinery subcontractor on large property developments before moving to Holland for a few years.
Robbie formed RM Joiners and Builders in 2005, and has carried out numerous new builds, extensions, loft conversions, basement conversions, kitchen and bathroom installations all over West Central Scotland.
Robbie holds current certificates in SMSTS, SSSTS and First Aid.
We believe that customer service, quality of finish and value for money are the three most important aspects in any project. With my Quantity Surveying and Project Management background allied to Robbie’s extensive joiner work and building experience, we have the perfect skill sets to deliver these values.
The quality of on-site supervision is key in the successful delivery of any project. All our supervisory staff are SMSTS and First Aid Trained and are based on site full time to ensure smooth liaison between the client and our team.