Timber kit manufacturer embarks on landmark housing project

DC Timber Systems has announced it has secured its first project with housebuilder CALA Homes (West), providing timber frame for its Sequoia Meadows development at Jackton, East Kilbride.

The Dundonald-based timber kit firm, which was launched last year, is set to manufacture and supply timber frame for 24 apartments.

Although this is the first project between CALA Homes (West) and DC Timber Systems, The JR Group – of which DC Timber is a part of – has worked with the housebuilder for many years and will support the project by erecting the timber frame on site, with JR Specialist Services carrying out joinery services and JR Scaffold supporting with the scaffolding infrastructure.

Ian Samson, MD for DC Timber Systems, said, “We are delighted to work with CALA Homes (West) on its newest development at Jackton, East Kilbride. As this is our first project with the homebuilder, we really want to showcase the quality of our product, our smooth process and our level of service. We hope this will be the first of many projects between DC Timber Systems and CALA Homes (West).”

John Horne, MD of The JR Group, added, “We have worked with CALA Homes (West) for many years, so we are thrilled to see the timber frame arm of our business have the opportunity to work with them on the Jackton project. CALA is amongst the first to benefit from our ability to offer a one-stop-shop. Our Group set-up and specialisms are designed to accommodate projects exactly like this with great benefit to our partners. By accessing all our services, timing and delivery is seamless, there is one point of contact and the same team is on the ground to see the job through to completion.”

Robert Lafferty, site manager for CALA Homes (West) at Sequoia Meadows, added, “We have a comprehensive procurement process to ensure our building partners and suppliers meet our high levels of quality and finish. We were impressed with DC Timber Systems and by The JR Group’s comprehensive offering here and we look forward to progressing with the project as work starts later this month.”