James Frew Ltd is now one of the largest privately owned building services companies in Scotland, providing integrated building services, including plumbing, heating, mechanical services, micro renewables, gas maintenance, and property upgrades for the public and private sectors, over and above design installation and maintenance.
Formed in 1911 by the great grandfather of the present Managing Director, Roddy Frew, the firm moved into plumbing and heating contracting under the guidance of the founder's son Alexander Frew who controlled the firm from 1946 -1975. From 1975 until 2015, under the direction of Richard Frew, the company expanded greatly. We now offer a comprehensive range of building services solutions from maintenance and property upgrades to large mechanical installations. Today, under the leadership of Roddy Frew, the Company is continuing to expand particularly into Main Contracting work.
Based in Stevenston Ayrshire, Glasgow and Airdrie, we directly employ over 280 people including 30 apprentices.
We work for many major private house developers, main contractors, and social housing providers. Our maintenance service provides a full range of breakdown cover and servicing to the public and private sector including GasSure our comprehensive private repair and services scheme.