Established in 1961, The Border Design Centre is the oldest timberframe buildings specialist in Scotland, and one of the oldest three in the UK. Our principal, Ian Scott Watson, has built a reputation second to none for unique and innovative homes, setting trends later followed by practically all other timberframe companies in the country.
Around 2,000 happy customers later, living in one-off designed homes located all over the UK, and as far afield as the Falkland Islands, can all bear testimony to our determination to design your house not only to satisfy your own aspirations, but to make the best use of your site.
Also, our business is not restricted to houses - design work has also encompassed hotels, school buildings, offices, village halls, holiday cottage and leisure developments, a golf course and even a complete motor racing circuit.
If you are contemplating building a house and are keen to have something not only distinctive but well conceived and eminently practical in internal layout and utilising the best quality materials and finishings, please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your ideas or plans.
As one of the UK's oldest timberframe home companies, The Border Design Centre produce homes with individuality, quality, flair and above all they are ....
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