Business booming for Borders’ highly trusted road surfacing firm

Positive working relationships with local companies and a good reputation set this Galashiels-based company apart from the competition.

Promoted by A.C Roads and Driveways
Thursday, 18th February 2021, 2:13 pm
"With the growth of the business, we have been investing in the latest equipment and adding to the plant on a regular basis"
"With the growth of the business, we have been investing in the latest equipment and adding to the plant on a regular basis"

A.C Roads and Driveways covers the Scottish Borders and beyond, and are the longest established road surface company in the area.

Now into the third generation, managing director Alec Cunningham is proud to take on the challenge of expanding and improving the family business of laying road surfaces, driveways, and ground services.

“We have a good reputation in the area, built up over many years, and there are many good examples of the work carried out , showing that quality workmanship, will stand the test of time, and all of our projects are carried out to Scottish Border Council (SBC) standards,” he says.

Recently, with an increase in demand for the various services available, A.C Roads and Driveways has grown considerably, and has developed a good working relationship with many local companies, which include J.S. Crawford, C.K.D. Galbraiths, Finlaysons and Prime Property, as well as farm estates such as Mertoun Estates and private individuals, to name just a few.

“Our scope is unlimited, and requests from the farming community, to replace farm roads and steading surfaces, are high on the list of work carried out recently, and quotations for driveways from individual households are always a regular request.

Our popular Facebook page shows testament to the quality work we carry out and, with our customers’ permission, we can show the various stages of our work, from start to finish.

“Our clients do leave positive testimonials, saying they are delighted to have used some of the many services we can offer.

“With the growth of the business, we have been investing in the latest equipment and adding to the plant on a regular basis, and currently boast the only tarmac paver in the Scottish Borders. With experienced operatives, and the latest plant, a quality finish is guaranteed.

“At A.C Roads and Driveways, we are very strict on health and safety at work and ensure a safe working practice to protect our staff and customers during the period of work on site.

“We are working hard and our customers, old and new, can be assured that we are complying with the working restrictions currently in place, and will be delighted to discuss any of your requirements, however large or small, whether in the Borders or further afield.

“Our recent projects included laying over 350 tonnes of tarmac, for J.S. Crawford Estates, in their development at Denholm, and a private household having a new drive installed locally. This only shows that projects of any size can be undertaken.

“In this field of business, where a good reputation is essential, we at A.C Roads and Driveways are working hard, improving standards, and likewise our reputation.

“Please feel free to contact us with your requirements, by telephone, our website, or our Facebook page - all requests will be attended to promptly.”

If you have a job you’d like to discuss, call the office on 0800 084 2907 or email [email protected] and one of the team will be happy to talk through your options and answer any questions.

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