Edinburgh Design & Build Ltd.

Welcome to Edinburgh Design & Build Ltd, the home of craftsmanship & project management excellence in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service and exacting standards in every endeavour we undertake. This is backed up by our proud membership of The Guild of Master Craftsmen and proven track record of going the extra mile for all our clients. We look forward to hearing how we can help you transform your home or work space.


  1. Extensions
  2. Restoration & Refurbishment
  3. Conversions - General
  4. Carpentry
  5. Joinery & Cabinet Making
  6. Kitchen Fitting
  7. Bathroom Fitting
  8. Hard Flooring
  9. Loft Conversions
  10. Plumbing
  11. Tiling
  12. Plastering
  13. Bricklaying
  14. Painting & Decorating
  15. Fascias & Soffits
  16. Repointing
  17. Guttering

About Edinburgh Design & Build Ltd.

Edinburgh design & Build Ltd was founded and is owned by Scott Aitken & Jamie Swan - collectively we have over 31 years experience in the domestic & commercial building sector. We are both competent tradesmen & project managers; Jamie's speciality being a fully qualified gas engineer & heating specialist and Scott is the master craftsman and design specialist.

We have always left our projects with a warm handshake and a warm smile safe in the knowledge that you have been given the best possible service and as a professional limited company with highly skilled and highly organised managers at the helm, you have peace of mind that your project is in the hands of a well established main contractor.
Scott has either led or been heavily involved in several high end projects, notably the construction of Fox lake Adventures in Dunbar (2012) and the renovations of several well known individuals.
We offer a cohesive team of hard working & highly skilled tradesmen and possess good rapports with local architects & structural engineers. We believe we are the one-stop shop for your building project.

All types of Joinery, Plumbing & Building work are within our extensive remit of capabilities;

New Build enquiries
Loft Conversions
Business & commercial fit-out contracts
Bespoke carpentry projects
Refurbishment & re-modelling projects
All plumbing & heating works undertaken
We can also exclusively offer BOILERS ON FINANCE
All trades supplied & managed

- All aspects of internal & external joinery work
- Bathroom, en-suite & wet room installations
- Summer houses/garden rooms/kids play areas
- Staircase/balustrade design & fitting
- Structural alterations & external building trades supplied

- All trades contractor; our sub contractors are all fully qualified tradesmen known to us for many years who have all the relevant legal certifications & registration numbers specific to their task. All of our employees have also undergone a Basic Disclosure check from Police Scotland.

Fully insured, public (£2M) and employers (£5M) liability insurance for your peace of mind

We take health & safety very seriously and are well versed at keeping the workplace clean and tidy to promote a healthy working environment. This includes the use of high quality, fine-dust extraction systems when using power tools to keep the particulate levels to an absolute minimum when working within your property.

Our office is based at 118 Ocean Drive in Edinburgh, feel free to pop in for a chat - there's plenty free parking in the immediate vicinity. We also have a fully operational workshop based on the outskirts of Dalkeith where our manufacturing takes place should you require this service, you are welcome to visit the workshop via an appointment.

Please browse our feedback section to see for yourself the quality of our reviews. Many thanks, Scott & Jamie.


Accredited member of The Guild of Master Craftsmen. Registration number: A125622

Gas safe registered: 568967

City & Guilds Carpentry & Joinery

Qualified First Aider

Pending approval into The British Institute of Kitchen, Bathroom & Bedroom Installation (BiKBBI)


Public Liability Insurance

Limit of indemnity: £2,000,000.00
Valid until: 6th Feb 2020

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