Jobs boost as property repair firm expands into Motherwell

Edinmore Contracts has opened a new office in Motherwell
Edinmore Contracts has opened a new office in Motherwell

Property repair firm Edinmore Contracts will create up to 30 jobs next year following the opening of a new Motherwell office.

The building insurance and maintenance contractor’s base in Draffen Street in its second in Scotland after the creation of purpose-designed premises in Grangemouth in 2013.

The firm, which currently employs nearly 100 people, also considered Dundee as the location for the new office, but Motherwell won out and a recruitment drive has now been launched.

Edinmore, whose clients include Zurich, Aviva, DLG and Cunningham Lyndsey. says the move reflects its strong market position.

Clarke Faichnie, managing director, said: “This year is Edinmore’s tenth in business and also marks an exciting period of growth and development.

“We have firmly established ourselves as leaders in the marketplace and opening the new office is testament to this, as well as demonstrating our commitment to continued development.

“We now have a strong team of almost 100 directly employed staff and this latest move will allow us to grow the team and recruit from across Lanarkshire as well as the Central Belt.

“Earlier this year we secured a multi-million pound contract win from a major insurance provider, further strengthening our position in the market, and we are finding more and more that companies are proactively seeking out Edinmore to undertake large-scale contracts, which is a great position to be in.”

Edinmore recently replaced around 50 per cent of its company vehicles with hybrid cars as part of its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint.