Skene Group Construction Services Ltd sponsors of Kingdom FM 10 year Anniversary Local Hero Awards »

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Neil Skene and Katherine Skene with some of the winners at this years awards. Skene Group Coanstruction Services sponsored Child of Achievement Award. I’m sure you’ll agree the evening was a fantastic success in celebrating Fife’s Local Heroes and listening to the many stories from individuals and organisations, not forgetting the amazing entertainment from Callum Beattie, […]

New Outdoor Equestrian Arena »

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd were appointed to undertake the sub strata bearing for the new outdoor equestrian arena at Fifes most popular equestrian centre. The area was cleared by the use of the inhouse plant and operators.  The herringbone drainage system which went in was designed and installed by some of the companies best […]

New Development – Anstruther »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

  The development on the east coast of fife is now nearing completion with the Client on track to offer a special standard of living on a wonderful elevated south facing site. Skene Group Construction Services Ltd commenced on site just under a year ago and are now back onsite after a time away to […]

New Hotel – Dundee »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have successfully poured the floors within the redevelopment of one of the old mills in Dundee which is being transformed into a modern high spec hotel. Skene Group were appointed to carry out the installation of all internal drainage, service ducting and formwork to create the floors for the […]

Housing Association – Kincardine »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have now concluded the infrastructure first phase visit at the development. The sub structure works are now nearing completion on the site with the first phase plot layouts getting underway.  The developer is progressing with the kit erections on top of floor slabs poured by Skene.  The site has […]

New Lambing Shed – Fife »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have successfully poured the floors within the steel frame shed for a local farmer. The floor slab was designed to accommodate post sockets so as the shed could be transferred into a series of pens.  In conjunction with the farmer Skene Group Construction Services Ltd ensured the proper concrete […]

Housing Association – Lower Largo »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd undertook the installation of the infrastructure at the east neuk site over a year ago to allow the developer to offer superb housing for both local housing association and private home owners. Whilst Skene Group Construction Services Ltd were installing the sub structure foundations, fully servicing the plots with […]

New retail outlet unit – Montrose »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

  The continued growth of one Europe’s top independent retailers continues with the inclusion of the new outlet at Montrose. Skene Group Construction Services Ltd are now well underway with the infrastructure and sub structure works package for the Client.  The continued relationship between the two companies has allowed for the new stores to be […]

New Spa OCH St Andrews »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have successfully been awarded the groundwork’s package for the new spa extension for the Old Course Hotel extension.   The works package involved the diversion of existing services, demolition of existing feature sand stone dykes, site clearance of vegetation and existing car parking bays.  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd shall […]

Access/Slip Road »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have now completed the slip road to service a proposed new wind farm. The Works package was such that there was a large element of imported fill required to ensure the gradients were accessible for long vehicle’s delivering the turbines.  The team within Skene ensured that the job received […]

Access Road – Recycling Centre »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd carried out remedial works to one of Scotland’s busiest recycling centres recently. The road had broken up over recent times due to the high volume of trafficking it was receiving.  Skene ensured through their inhouse technical department that the design mix of concrete used to upgrade the road was […]

Dock Storage/Access Area »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd were engaged to undertake repairs to the running area of the local storage/transport area within our local port. The concrete design had to provide a hard-wearing running surface to ensure the Client was getting best value. The in house technical department at Skene House were more than equipped to […]

New Indoor Tennis Centre – St Andrews »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have commenced works on a new indoor 5 court tennis centre within the grounds of St Andrews University. The development is phase two of ongoing upgrade works to the existing sports centre.  The Skene Group are supplying imported stone from their local quarry to allow the ground improvement works to […]

New Retail Store – Edinburgh »

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have commenced work on another new retail store. The development which was on a site of an old church is now well underway to have the area transformed.  The site sits on a gradient and therefore has retaining structures all the way around the perimeter of the site.  The Skene […]

New Access Road »

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have recently been appointed as Principle Contractor on a Wind Farm development south of Edinburgh. The contract is one of which the group can be self-sufficient on as it is easily serviced from the Group’s Soutra outlet unit, resulting in the rock and concrete from the quarry being utilised […]

Yard Extension »

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd continue with their developer Client to progress the East Neuk of Fife site. The development with which Skene Group Construction Services Ltd has installed the infrastructure and sub structure works packages is now nearer the handover of the rented housing plots.  All concrete and blocks on the site have […]

New Infrastructure Works »

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have successfully undertaken works to complete the infrastructure to a green field site within Edinburgh. The sewer installation and clean water suds system have been installed to accommodate the future development of the site.  The developer had a timeframe with which the works package had to be undertaken within […]

New Social and Affordable Housing »

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd are progressing well with the housing association work which they have undertaken the groundwork’s package on with one of their local developer associates for Kingdom Housing Group. Skene Group Construction Services Ltd are not only undertaking the entire infrastructure package they are also undertaking the sub structure package with […]

Development Nearing Completion »

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd are now on the final push to conclude the development at Blairgowrie where they were engaged to undertake the infrastructure and sub structure groundwork’s package for the retirement homes on the site of the old tennis club. Skene Group Construction Services Ltd supplied the blocks for the sub structure […]

Yard Improvement Works »

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd undertook to carry out improvement works for a local company where the existing running surface had deteriorated to a state of unusable. The Contracts Division cleared the site, prepared and installed new a new wash down area for the Client within a tight budget and tight programme ensuring the Client’s […]

Yard upgrade »

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd were drafted in to help a company get the best out of their yard. The yard was a live working recycling yard however the surfacing was unusable and not fit for purpose.  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd with their working partners designed the new running surface and drainage system to […]

Yard Extension »

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd carried out a yard extension for a local timber merchant recently. The Client had to maintain working production whilst the yard extension was being undertaken.  The Skene Group Construction Services Ltd put their fleet of 8 wheel tippers on the job commencing at 6am and by 9am the site was […]

New Development – North Berwick »

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have successfully installed all infrastructure and sub structure works on a new retirement development at North Berwick. The Group’s Contracts Division were appointed Principle Contractor for the works package and given a 12-week window in which to complete the works.  The foundations were poured from Skene produced concrete which was […]

New Infrastructure Works »

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have successfully tendered for the new infrastructure works package at a housing association development within Fife.   The works package includes the installation of the main line sewers and roads within the development along with sub structure works associated to the housing.  With the Groups own quarried materials and concrete supply […]

New Development Suds and Drainage »

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have successfully undertaken to install a new mainline sewer outfall within a development area in Edinburgh. The works package involved installing a new 1200mm diameter storm water outfall pipe into a suds pond, headwall’s and all, and then discharging through a 2100mm diameter control manhole, prior to discharging into the […]

Skene Trust -Charity’s help to repair headstones after ‘despicable’ Leslie Cemetery wrecking spree »

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

please click link below   Charity’s help to repair headstones after ‘despicable’ Leslie Cemetery wrecking spree

Scotplant show 2016 »

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Local Authority Upgrade Work »

Friday, April 1st, 2016

    Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have been awarded some local Authority work. The groundwork’s package is part of a larger works package.  The works package involved diverting some existing drainage and installing new manholes, widening the existing entrance to the learning centre and installing some additional porous car parking bays.  The group were […]

Housing Development—East Neuk of Fife »

Friday, April 1st, 2016

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd has commenced work on a new development within the East Neuk of Fife for a local developer. The large muckshift got underway Late January 2016.  The development infrastructure and sub structure work packages has been awarded to Skene Group Construction Services Ltd resulting in the group suppling the gravel […]

Yard upgrade — Cuparmuir — Fife »

Friday, April 1st, 2016

  Skene Group Construction Services Ltd continue to ensure that the infrastructure of its Clients are kept to their high standard by undertaking upgrade works to the existing yard, ensuring proper bearing strata is in place prior to concreting with an external air entrained fibrous concrete.  The Skene Group Construction Services Ltd team of partners […]

New agricultural detention pond »

Friday, April 1st, 2016

    Skene Group Construction Services Ltd are undertaking the works for a new Retention pond which shall assist in the irrigation of  agricultural land for vegetable growing to be undertaken by a local farmer.  The Skene Group Construction Services Ltd heavy plant capability and fleet of constantly renewed 8 wheel tippers and arctic lorry […]

New Retirement Flats—Blairgowrie »

Friday, April 1st, 2016

      Skene Group Construction Services Ltd have delivered the sub structure package along with the infrastructure package for their Clients development at Blairgowrie.  The sub structure building was built by Skene Group Construction Services Ltd bricklaying partners utilising the Skene Concrete Products blocks, which were are now distributed throughout Scotland at very competitive […]

New Surfacing Works »

Friday, November 13th, 2015

  The removal of the linkspan unit at Rosyth Port resulted in the Client requiring some surfacing works to be undertaken. Skene Group Ltd excavated the area using the stone from the Fife quarry unit. The in house fleet of 8 wheel tippers allowed for the materials to be delivered at the correct time intervals […]

New weighbridge and external works – Carberry »

Friday, November 13th, 2015

  The installation of a new weighbridge resulted in some external concrete areas being undertaken by Skene Group Ltd in association with some of our working partners. The live site meant that the concrete works with which Skene undertook the job had to be done without disruption to the Client. The Skene Group Ltd had […]

New External sorting yard – Glenfarg »

Friday, November 13th, 2015

  The final touches were carried out to the new yard where the client had requested all surface water rain be caught and directed to an existing treatment tank. Skene Group Ltd formed an insitu drainage channel within the concrete pour to accommodate the water, offering one treatment prior to discharge to the treatment plant. […]

New External Yard – Kirkcaldy »

Friday, November 13th, 2015

  A further extension on the back of a new shed by one of the Skene Group Ltd clients resulted in a large area being pumped in one day. The new factory shed was protected by polythene prior to the pour. The area was designed so that the surface water would fall away from the […]

New Washbay – Cupar – Fife »

Friday, November 13th, 2015

  The need for a new washbay by one of the Skene Group Ltd associates was undertaken during the month under some difficult weather conditions. Skene Group carried out the installation of the drainage system along with the form work and placement of concrete. The requirement by the Client was that the washbay had to […]

New Retail Store – North Berwick »

Friday, November 13th, 2015

  Skene Group Ltd are currently finishing off the external works package at the site in North Berwick where recently the extension to the building and substructure package on the renovation of the old retail unit has been undertaken. Skene Group Ltd serviced the groundwork’s package from their Edinburgh based unit at Soutra Mains on […]

New Retirement Flats – Blairgowrie »

Friday, November 13th, 2015

  Skene Group Ltd have commenced on site as Principle Contractor for one of their working partners. The site was recently used by the Blairgowrie tennis club, now relocated. The Skene Group Ltd have undertaken the role of PC for the initial works package which shall involve clearing the site along with the demolition of […]

Formation of New Storage Yard – Rosyth »

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

  Skene Group Ltd have successfully completed the new concrete storage yard at Rosyth. The tight timescales on the job in conjunction with the poor ground conditions and existing services infrastructure running through the area, meant that the team on site were starting pours at 6:00am. Skene Group ltd were pouring and finishing 180m3 pours […]

Oxton Games 2015 »

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

  Oxton Games 2015 Skene Group Ltd. Were proud to sponsor the 200 metre Open Handicap race at the recent annual Oxton Games. Congratulations to Mhairi Henderson winner of the event shown receiving her trophy.  

Redevelopment of Existing—North Berwick »

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

The Skene Group Ltd are appointed as sub Contractor to carry out the demolition/strip out of the existing building. The introduction of an extension to the existing building and extension to the car parking areas are all part of the package to be carried out. Skene Group Ltd are utilising their own plant and equipment […]

New Concrete Sorting Pad—Perthshire »

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

The biggest recycling operation in the North of Scotland has called on the Skene Group Ltd to add to the efficiencies of the outlet by upgrading a section of their yard to accommodate a sorting area for metals. Skene group Ltd shall endorse their appointed structural engineers design to install a fully drained concrete slab […]

Formation of New Storage Pad—Rosyth »

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

The Skene Groups Ltd are designing and delivering a new concrete storage pad within the confines of the docklands. This upgrade shall support the proposed new exporting link with the ferries visiting Scotland. Part of the works being designed and carried out by Skene group Ltd is to enhance the storage capacity, The design is […]

Linlithgow Sewer Outlet Installation »

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

The Skene Group Ltd are undertaking to install the new sewer outfall for McCarthy and Stone new development at Linlithgow. This is a very high profile development within the historical town centre for a Client who has a very good record in providing retirement homes. The works are very challenging with the town centre being […]

New Aldi Store—Cupar—Fife »

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

The recently completed new store at Cupar highlights the quality of the finishing’s produced by the inhouse resources of the Skene Group Ltd. The old derelict site was completely transformed into a new vibrant retail outlet. The local infrastructure was upgraded along with new sewer system, road layout to the entrance and new energy supplies […]

Recycling Operation—Lothians »

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

The continued upgrading of one of the largest recycling depots within the east Coast of Scotland has called on the services of the Skene Group Ltd to provide and lay concrete. This has provided the unit with a service which minimises the disruption to the unit as Skene Group Ltd have the resources within their […]

New Aldi Store — Cowdenbeath Fife »

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Skene Group Ltd are progressing with the finishing’s of the new store at Cowdenbeath with the concrete floor to the back of house being polished to a very high standard. The Concrete for the store was supplied by Skene Group Ltds inhouse batching plant, utilising the full of the Skene Group Ltd’s in house facilities, […]

Fordell Industrial Estate Access Road »

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

  Skene Group Ltd have successfully completed the new concrete access road into the Industrial estate at Fordell. The Skene Group Ltd serviced the job utilising all in house resources from the quarried hardcore to the concrete running surface. to ensure the job was delivered ahead of schedule was carried in the main by their […]

NPA Construction Students from Fife College visit Lomond Quarry. »

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

  Lomond Quarry has recently played host to a party of . The visit was suggested by Mr Ron Page who is one of the Lecturers in Construction Crafts at the college. Mr Page places great importance in showing the students how a successful local business operates in the context of actual day to day […]

St Andrews Open Association »

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

  Lomond Quarry has hosted 2 separate visits from the University of St Andrews Open Association’s Geology Classes.   Lomond Quarry is geologically very unusual in so far as the existing sand and gravel deposit overlies a thick dolerite “whin” stone rock.   During the visits the class members not only were taken round the […]

SKENE CRETE – PAVE RCC »

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Skene Group Ltd are delighted to announce the introduction of a new product.  The Skene Crete-Pave offers  our Clients the opportunity to install a high strength, durable, value for money, road, hard standing, storage or work platform.   For full details please open our brochure download below.   Skene Group Limited Crete Pave brochure 4pp A4

New Housing Association—Crieff High Street »

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Skene Group Ltd were appointed as groundwork’s contractor on a development in Crieff. The demolition of the existing public house was undertaken ny others prior to Skene Group Ltd being appointed. The works package involcved working in around temporary support system where existing buildings were being retained. The concrete foundations for the new development were […]

New Aldi Store—Cupar—Fife »

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

The progress of the new Aldi store at Cupar has been very good with the construction phase of the project now nearing completion. The main service providers are having to increase the supply capabilities within the area to accommodate the store and working in conjunction with the Skene Group Ltd have now completed the task. […]

New Concrete Block Production Pad – Soutra Mains »

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

  The Skene Group Ltd are undertaking to produce additional building blocks at their already busy Soutra Mains outlet. The new Concrete pad, currently being put in, shall allow the Company to double its current operation and supply to the construction industry for this matter. The in house Contracts division are working currently to ensure […]

Aldi store – Gilmerton – Edinburgh »

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

The Completed new Aldi store at Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh has successfully been delivered to the Client within budget, on time and to the Clients satisfaction. The Skene Group Ltd undertook to deliver the infrastructure and groundwork’s package of works. This went smoothly and ran to programme in accordance with the site managements schedule. Skene Group […]

Forth Ports — Grangemouth—Terminal Repairs »

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

      The appointment of Skene Group Ltd to carry out the works at Grangemouth port has been a result of a relationship built on delivering a good honest trustworthy works package on time and within a budget. The current works package is to renew failed concrete running pavement within the container storage area. […]

New Aldi Store – Cowdenbeath, Fife »

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

  The continued successful relationship between Aldi and Skene Group Ltd has resulted in Fife seeing a further introduction of the supermarkets growth. Currently the infrastructure package is well on with the tar surfacing due to be laid this month up to wearing coat level. All the onsite drainage and foundation works are complete. The […]

Fordell Industrial Estate Access Road »

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

            Skene Group Ltd have been appointed Principle Contractor for the installation of a new access road to Fordell Industrial Estate Between Crossgates and Cowdenbeath, Fife. The road is 1.5km long and shall have a concrete running surface. Skene Group Ltd Concrete division shall produce the concrete, with the raw […]

The Best Small Town in Fife – Leslie »

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Floral Display Photo Beautiful Fife – Best Small Town Award 2014 Beautiful Fife – Silver Gilt Award 2014 Beautiful Scotland – Silver Award The Skene Trust would like to congratulate Leslie Community Trust on their ongoing success at two separate competitions for the town of Leslie’s floral displays. Skene Group via the Skene Trust have […]

NEW ACCESS ROAD TO HOLIDAY LETS—SCOTTISH BORDERS »

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

A new access/egress road was undertaken by SKENE GROUP LTD utilising their own quarried materials and concrete from their Soutra Quarry outlet unit, the transporting of the materials was also undertaken by the fleet of lorries SKENE GROUP LTD have at their disposal. The fibrous concrete used was a C40 grade concrete with strut fibres […]

STUDENT ACCOMMODATION—ABERDEEN »

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

The return visit by SKENE GROUP LTD to Aberdeen is now underway. The build programme for the flats has been delayed resulting in Skene Group Ltd being asked to progress the external layout package to a reduced programme. Skene Group Ltd shall pull in their own labour resource to ensure the car parking and hard […]

HOUSING ASSOCIATION INFRASTRUCTURE—GUARDBRIDGE »

Monday, January 19th, 2015

In conjunction with our preferred Principle Contractor SKENE GROUP LTD have secured the main line sewer and roads package at the new housing association development at Guardbridge Fife. The installa-tion of the sewers to Scottish Water specification and adoption is something with which Skene Group Ltd’s resources and management team are well akin in undertaking. […]

WIND TURBINE BASES—DERE ST FARM—SOUTRA MAINS »

Monday, January 19th, 2015

SKENE GROUP LTD have recently installed two bases for a wind turbine electric generation unit for a farm in the Scottish Borders. The in house labour resource tied the steel cages which formed the base after the Skene excavators and dump trucks had excavated the pits and carried out the access route for same. Whilst […]

NEW STORE—CUPAR—FIFE »

Monday, January 19th, 2015

The continued working relationship with one of the fastest growing retail outlet operatives in the industry has resulted in SKENE GROUP Ltd being awarded the civils/groundwork’s package for the new store in Cupar Fife. Skene Group Ltd took possession of the site on the 16th Nov 2014, currently progress on-site is very good with the […]

Skene Group Ltd were the main event sponsor for the Air Ambulance Service »

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Skene Group Ltd were main event sponsors of Balvaird Charities Golf Day. The event was held at the Rosemount Golf Course Blairgowrie at the end of 2014 golf season. The event raised £18,000.00. Skene Group Ltd are delighted with both the amount of money raised and that the benefactor of this are the air ambulance […]

“Rapid” Ready Mix – It does what it says on the tin!!!! »

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

  At the end of 2013 Skene Group commissioned Rapid International along with Pneutrol International to design and build a state of the art ready mix plant that is capable of loading 8 cubic metre mixer trucks in 4 minutes for our Glenrothes depot. The design was initially based on our Soutra Mains ready mix […]

Skene Group support Pathhead A.F.C. »

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

  Skene Group are proud to support Pathhead A.F.C in their current 2014/15 season. This season marks a great landmark in the clubs history as it is the 65th anniversary of Pathhead Amateur Football Club. The sponsorship contributed towards the purchase of new strips and much needed new equipment. Skene Group wish the team all […]

Skene Group Tee off for Scotlands Air Ambulance Charity »

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Golfers from across the country have helped to raise around £15,000 for Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance at the fun-filled Balvaird Charity Golf Day organised by Glenfarg based Binn Group. The Shotgun start Stableford competition, sponsored by the Skene Group, was staged over Rosemount Golf Course, home to this month’s Junior Ryder Cup. Septmeber 2014

The Skene Trust ensures Leslie Hearts AFC are stripped and ready for action! »

Monday, October 6th, 2014

The Skene Trust is delighted to be able to support Leslie Hearts AFC in their activities promoting not only the existing amateur team but the formation of an additional new youth team. Statement from Leslie Hearts Football Club:- “Leslie Hearts Football Club would like to thank the Skene Trust for their very generous funding. The […]

New Access Road—St Andrews »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

New Access Road—Skene Group Ltd have carried out the installation of a new access road into a private rural dwelling house for a private owner.  The Skene Group Ltd are happy to undertake jobs of this nature where an individual Client can come along and engage with us to ensure what they get is exactly […]

Working Yard Upgrade »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Rosyth Docks—Forth Ports Authority— The working space within the Rosyth terminal for Forth Ports Authorities has been under pressure for some time. SKENE GROUP LTD have undertaken to install a terminal base fit for purpose.  The works to be undertaken require a vast reduced level dig and removal off site, followed by a large import […]

Enabling Works—Grangemouth »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Forth Ports Authority—The commencement of the major upgrade works within the docks at the Grangemouth terminal has got underway.  SKENE GROUP LTD carried out the enabling packages recently to allow the upgrade works to be undertaken.  The works package involved: Demolition of existing buildings, petrol interceptor and removal off site,  the installation of new drainage […]

New Flagship Retail Outlet—Gilmerton—Edinburgh »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Aldi Store  – Edinburgh—SKENE GROUP LTD have commenced onsite with the new retail outlet for one of the major players in the industry.  The earthworks package along with main line drainage, foundations with retaining walls incorporated, suds system and car parking are all being undertaken utilising the very best of the Skene Group Ltd materials […]

New Convenience Store—Bridge of Earn »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Morrison Construction Ltd—The lovely village of Bridge of Earn in Perthshire is preparing itself for the arrival of the new convenience store within the main street.  SKENE GROUP Ltd are currently putting the finishing touches to the external works of the new store in preparation of the opening next month.  The sub structure works, including […]

New Convenience Store—Inverurie »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Aldi—The SKENE GROUP LTD have concluded the works to the new store at Inverurie.  The works was carried out within a time restraint which didn’t allow for any errors or mistakes.  The full works package for the Skene Group was done in tandem with their industry companions.  The works package involved all sub structure works […]

Quayside Repairs—Grangemouth Docks »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Forth Ports Authorities.  Works has just been completed on the damaged quayside at Grangemouth docks.  A vessel had managed to dislodge coping stones and seriously damage the quayside at the entrance into one of docking stations within the dock terminal.  Skene Group Ltd managed to, with assistance from their working partners, salvage the coping stones […]

Store Extension—Dunfermline »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Aldi Store— Works is well underway with the extension of the already very busy Dunfermline store.  The works being undertaken by SKENE GROUP LTD consists of the downtakings of the existing perimeter walls and the inner walls, the removal of the existing floor slab, pouring of a new slab once the internal drainage has been […]

Extension to Shop—Aberdeen »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Muir Construction Ltd—Kitty Brewster Aberdeen— SKENE GROUP LTD have undertaken to assist by delivering the infrastructure and sub structure works on the project for one of neighbouring companies working in Aberdeen.  Skene Group through the industry acquaintants and industry knowledge can cover all of Scotland delivering experienced work operatives to give quality service to the […]

Aberdeen—Student Accommodation »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

New Student Accommodation—Aberdeen.  All the sub structure work is now completed and SKENE GROUP LTD are off site awaiting on the external works package being made available to them for concluding the project.  The sub structure works involved cutting down steel tube driven casings, filling with concrete, installing reinforcing bars, tying in the ring beam […]

New Ready Mix Plant—Glenrothes »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

New Ready Mix Plant—Glenrothes—Skene Group Ltd have carried out the preparation of a new concrete bearing slab to allow the installation of the new concrete batching plant.  The new plant is one of the most up to date computer operated batching plants within the current market place.  Skene Group Ltd have undertaken all the civil’s […]

Student Accommodate – St Andrews »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

New Student Accommodation—St Andrews – The existing student accommodation at David Russell Halls in St Andrews being brought down to make way for modern high end student living.  SKENE GROUP LTD have carried out the demolition works for the project.  The works has been done with our team of demolition operatives, fully experienced in this […]

Enabling Package—St Andrews »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

New Student Accommodation—St Andrews The existing children’s nursery being demolished at St Andrews East Sands to make way for the development of the student accommodation units being built.  SKENE GROUP LTD carried out the demolition and crushing of the existing building as part of the enabling package.  Our own team of demolition operatives made light […]

New Three Storey—Retail Outlet »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

New retail unit – Fairmilehead – Edinburgh – The new retail outlet unit is located prestigious site over looking the artificial ski slopes at Edinburgh.  The unit has tiered levels rising from the sub structure basement.  SKENE GROUP LTD have carried out all the concrete form work, steel fixing and pouring of the concrete to […]

Quarrying – Volvo Set A High Standard For Others To Beat »

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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£1m plant set to start mixing “green” cement »

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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KIDS PREPARE FOR FUN PACKED EVENT AS SKENE TRUST CONTINUES SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN’S GALA DAY IN LESLIE »

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Following the excitement of the XX Commonwealth Games, children – big and small – are getting ready to enjoy a fun-packed day out in Leslie next week, thanks to the continued support from the Skene Trust.  The annual Gala Day, which will be held on 2 August, has been sponsored by the Skene Trust since […]

Contractor NRS Group build Turbine bases at Dunino,St Andrews »

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

    Contractor NRS Group from County RoscommonIreland, there were 3 turbine bases each pour was 160m3. The site is 1 hour drive from Viewfield plant, concrete specification include the use of GGBFS @ 70% replacement. The slump on site was required to be 150mm to achieve this we also used a retarder to compensate […]

Kelty Marian Colts F.C. »

Monday, June 9th, 2014

  Kelty Marian Colts F.C. is a community run club with over 120 children attached.   Their ages range from birthdays from 1995 up to 2008. The 2003-2008 age group play at Pitreavie in the FSSFD league on Saturdays and Sundays, whilst the age group 1995-2002 compete in the AFYFC league also on Saturdays and […]

Forth Ports Authority—Grangemouth »

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

      Skene Group Ltd are principle contractors on the upgrading works of the existing quayside at Grangemouth.  The introduction of a new catnic drainage channel system is being carried out whilst upgrading the adjacent concrete hardstanding area.  A large section of the works is having to be undertaken against tidal conditions.  The catnic […]

Vettriano Gardens—Leven—Retail and residential units »

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

        The internal polished floors are being carried out by Skene Group Ltd to the retail units.  Currently the first floor level decking is being laid in preparation for Skene Group Ltd to pour a 130mm and a 175mm thick concrete floor slab.  The installation of the sewer outfall and storm water […]

New Aldi Store—Inverurie »

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

        The building has now been landed on the foundations and the blockwork is progressing well.  Skene Group Ltd are currently installing the drainage onsite and forming car parking areas.  The internal floor slab is being made ready for receiving the concrete.  Skene Group Ltd are installing a sheet piling retention system […]

St Peters Street—Aberdeen »

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

        The initial piling of the ground has been carried out on the footprint of the proposed new student accommodation flats within the City.  Skene Group Ltd have now commenced with the foundations, installing the reinforced tied re bar to form the ring beams, installing beam form and pouring the concrete to […]

Extension to Car Parking – BskyB—Dunfermline »

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

          The conclusion of the new car park extension on the premises of BskyB Dunfermline are drawing nearer.  Skene Group Ltd are Principle Contractor on the project which has went very well to date.  The installation of 159 new car parking spaces with the associated drainage, street lighting, soft landscaping and […]

Health Centre Glenwood—Glenrothes »

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

              The handover of the new health centre at Glenwood has been formally done with the local health board representatives being happy with their new premises.  Skene Group Ltd were happy to be a major part of the build team responsible for the works, and in conjunction with the […]

Effluent Waste Plant—St Andrews »

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Works are now nearing completion on the effluent waste pump plant for the local livestock haulier at St Andrews.  Skene Group Ltd have been instrumental in coordinating all the works for the project.  The Client requested Skene Group Ltd to site source a water supply to feed the plant, arrange all bore hole, pumping, storage […]

Retirement Development—Linlithgow »

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Skene Group Ltd Contracts Division have commenced works on the development of the old bus garage at Linlithgow town centre, overlooking the town square with it’s old clock. Skene Group have carried out the bulk earthworks in conjunction with archaeologies ensure all ancient findings were recorded. Skene are now progressing with installing the infrastructure and […]

Retail and Residential Development—Leven—Fife »

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Works got underway prior to the Festive break at Leven on a small retail and residential site . Skene Group Ltd have secured the infrastructure, sub structure and hard landscaping works at the site. The foundations of the development were cast giving curing time over the break prior to the structure being erected January. Part […]

Cargo Movement and Storage Yard—Grangemouth »

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

The allocation of the yard repair package within the docks at Grangemouth was awarded to Skene Group Ltd prior to the festive break. Skene undertook to deliver prior to the break a substantial area so that the curing time could be started prior to the holidays. Utilising the in-house concrete divisions resource this was successfully […]

SSE New Depot—Dundee »

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

SSE have now moved into their completed new office, storage yard in Dundee. Skene Group wish them all the very best in what is a very good facility. Skene Group carried out the groundwork’s package on the job in conjunction with their Principle Contractor partners. It is hoped that repeat work can be negotiated on […]

Lundin Links Golf Club—Car parking Upgrade »

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

We have now successfully handed over the extension to the car parking area at the Lundin Links Golf Club. The Skene Group Ltd, utilised all the in house resources to provide the necessary materials , plant and labour to conclude the works. Both the Clients representatives and the members all passed comments on the works […]

New effluent waste wash bay—St Andrews »

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

W. Walker and Sons the local Livestock Transport haulier has appointed Skene Group Ltd to install their new washout facilities at their yard in St Andrews. The facility shall consist of a new concrete hardstanding where the effluent shall be filtered out prior to being held within a new treatment pumping chamber, the hardstanding run […]

Extension of existing car parking—Dunfermline »

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Skene Group Ltd have been awarded as the principle contractor for the construction of a new car parking facility which is tagged onto the existing facilities. The works consist of the site clearance, topsoil scrape, reduce level dig and removal off site, installation of suds system, forming of access road and parking bays along with […]

St Peters Street—Aberdeen »

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Skene Group Ltd have been awarded the Groundwork’s, infrastructure works at the site of a Proposed new flatted development within Aberdeen City centre. The site clearance is being carried out currently and ground stabilisation is being undertaken. Skene Group Ltd in conjunction with their business contacts shall bring together the drainage attenuation pipework with 900mm […]

Minto Business Park—Aberdeen »

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

The initial concrete pour has been undertaken at the site this week 16/01/14. The current sie pro-gress has been good with the steel structure erected on the back of Skene Group Ltd pouring the foundation. The car parking areas have been formed and blocked prior to the Principle Contractor landing their temporary welfare facilities. Skene […]

Fairmilehead—Edinburgh—Retail and residential »

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

    Progress todate at the new premises for Craigdon Mountain Sports has been good. The residential units retaining structure has all bee cast with internal floors now being poured to form the basement. The retail unit retention scheme is very tricky with radius insitu concrete walls being formed with recesses and bolt columns for […]

Skene announces new jobs »

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Fife quarrying, contracting and construction supply firm Skene Group is to continue its growth with the creation of 18 new jobs after securing a string of fresh contracts worth almost £4.5 million. Read the full article here

NEW NURSING HOME—BALLIESTON »

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

SKENE GROUP LTD ALONG WITH ONE OF THEIR PREFERED CLIENTS HAVE COMMENCED WORK ON A NEW NURSING HOME. THE WORKS CONSISTS OF NEW ACCESS ROAD , CAR PARKING, BOTH FOUL AND STORM DRAINAGE WITH ASSOCIATED SUDS., FOUNDATIONS AND FLOOR SLABS. THE CONTRACTS DIVISION HAS  EXPERIENCED LABOUR THROUGHOUT SCOTLAND WHICH ALLOWS OUR CLIENTS TO KNOW WE […]

LUNDIN LINKS GOLF CLUB—CAR PARK EXTENSION »

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

WORKS ARE WELL UNDERWAY WITH THE EXTENSION OF THE EXISTING CAR PARKING AT LUNDIN LINKS GOLF CLUB. THE WORKS SHALL ALLOW THE CLUB TO ENSURE THAT THE EVER INCREASING VISITORS TO THE CLUB HAVE A SAFE AND EFFICIENT PARKING AREA FOR WHICH TO LEAVE THE CAR IN. THE CLUB REQUESTED THE ACCESS ROADS BE TARRED […]

NEW RECYCLING YARD—DUNDEE PORT »

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

THE NEW YARD IS NOW COMPLETE AND SUCCESSFULLY HANDED OVER TO THE CLIENT. SKENE GROUP LTD WERE INSTRUMENTAL IN ENSURING THE END USER GOT A SITE THAT EXCEEDED EXPECTATIONS. THE  NEW PLANT SHALL BE FITTED OUT WITH STATE OF THE ART NEW RECYCLING EQUIPMENT PRIOR TO OPENING FOR BUSINESS.    

NEW RETAIL OUTLET—KILSYTH »

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

THE EXISTING FLOOR SLAB OF THE OLD BUILDING HAS BEEN GRUBBED UP IN PREPARATION FOR REMOVAL OFF SITE AT THE PROPOSED NEW RETAIL OUTLET AT KILSYTH. ALONG WITH ONE OF OUR PREFERRED CONSTRUCTION CLIENTS WE ARE INSTALLAING THE INFRASTRUCTURE AND SUB STRUCTURE WORKS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT. OUR NATIONWIDE NETWORK CHAIN SUPPLIERS AND PARTNERS ARE CAPABLE […]

NEW RETIREMENT FLATS—LINLITHGOW »

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

THE PILING MATTRESS HAS BEEN PUT IN PLACE READY FOR THE PILING CONTRACTOR ON A NEW JOB WHERE SKENE GROUP LTD SHALL BE SELF DELIVERING THE INFRASTRUCTURE AND SUB STRUCTURE WORKS FOR A CLIENT SPECIALISING IN RETIREMENT HOMES. WE SHALL BE PROVIDING THE CONCRETE FROM OUR OWN PLANT.  

NEW COMMERCIAL PREMISES—ABERDEEN »

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

SKENE GROUP LTD HAVE UNDERTAKEN THE PRINCIPLE CONTRACTORS ROLE WITH ONE OF OUR CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS ON A DEVELOPMENT FOR A PROSPECTIVE COMMER-CIAL DEVELOPMENT. SKENE ARE CURRENTLY INSTALLING ALL INFRASTRUCTURE, SUB STRUCTURE, CAR PARKING, ACCESS ROAD AND CONCRETE HARDSTANDINGS.  

NEW RESIDENTIAL AND RETAIL DEVELOPMENT EDINBURGH »

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

  SKENE GROUP LTD HAVE COMMENCED WORK ON A NEW HIGH PROFILE RESIDENTIAL AND RETAIL DEVELOPMENT IN A PRESTIGE AREA OF EDINBURGH. THE PROJECT CONSISTS OF CONSTRUCTING INSITU CONCRETE RETAINING WALLS TO CONTAIN THE BASEMENTS OF BOTH BUILDING. THE CAR PARKING SHALL BE CONSTRUCTED ALONG WITH ALL THE INFRASTRUCTURE AND SUB STRUCTURE USING SKENE GROUP […]

CDE integrate washing and crushing for Skene Group, Scotland »

Monday, November 11th, 2013

When searching for a turnkey washing solution, Skene Group again chose CDE to ensure their simple yet effective quarrying ethos to “Produce good quality products in a safe and economic manner” was upheld. Skene Group was founded in June 1968. Originally involved in plant contracting, the company has diversified into being one of the UK’s leading independent operators in the […]

Skene Group Welcomes Glenrothes High School Pupils »

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

  The Skene Group has hosted a group of school pupils from Glenrothes High School as part of ENABLE Scotland’s work experience programme. Concrete Products Director, Tony Fraser, showed the group around the Fife based company’s Lomond Quarry and the concrete block production facility at Crossgates.  The young people were given the opportunity to see […]

NEW ALDI STORE—LEVEN—FIFE »

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

The finishing’s are now nearing conclusion for the grand opening of the new Aldi Store, Leven. SKENE GROUP LTD have installed all street furniture to the store and are now having the internal road markings carried out. The peripheral works associated to the store are also being undertaken by SKENE GROUP LTD, this includes the […]

NEW SSE DEPOT—DUNDEE »

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

The Internal floors for the building have now been poured by SKENE GROUP LTD. The site is pro-gressing well and to date no delays have meant that the follow on trades have been given the building early in an effort to ensure the Client takes possession on time. The external finishing’s are all that is […]

Contracts Division news 2013- New Yard Dundee »

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

A new concrete yard is being constructed along with a new office, welfare building for a local scrap merchant to occupy within Dundee port. Skene Group ltd are principle contractor for the works associated to the constructyion of a new weighbridge, new drainage inc oil interceptor, fencing, lighting and groundworks. The 10 week programme is […]

ALTERNATIVES TO AERATED BLOCKWORK »

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

ALTERNATIVES TO AERATED BLOCKWORK The Skene Concrete Division has stepped in to solve many national and local house builders supply problems by offering our 300mm Foundation block. There is a growing national shortage of aerated Foundation and super structure block work and the Skene group have a ready available alternative to the superlite blocks. Skene […]

Encountering archaeology in advance of quarry development »

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Archaeology can be a significant issue for quarry developments, impacting upon carefully planned schedules and budgets. Specialist guidance on the legal and technical procedures surrounding archaeology, however, can offer a swift resolution to any difficulties. Guard’s archaeologists have extensive experience and a proven track record working in advance of quarries, from undertaking archaeological assessments prior […]

Contracts division update – July 2013, New SSE Depot Dundee »

Monday, August 12th, 2013

The installation of the petrol interceptor concludes the drainage system at the new depot in Dundee. The works is part of the depot for the SSE, which shall have a 3 acre concrete yard with new modern offices for their staff. Skene Group Ltd are partnering Ogilvie Construction Ltd in delivering the modern premises to […]

Contracts division update – Wood processing plant – Tayside »

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Video of site click here Concrete pad grows daily as the works programme is pushed as fast as we can deliver our concrete to site. We are currently eighty percent of the way across the 7 acre site and progressing very well.

Contracts Division Update, Kenmore Housing Association »

Monday, August 12th, 2013

The finishings are now concluded on the 8 house development in the grounds of the estate at Kenmore for a local housing association. The factor was delighted with the end result on what has turned out to be a very sought after part of the country. Skene Group Ltd delivered the infrastructure and sub structure […]

Progress for Skenes Contracts Division July 2013 »

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Wood processing plant in Tayside where the suds system is now progressing well. The large catchment pond has now been shaped and is ready for the bentonite matting prior to soiling. Currently the works are ahead of programme.

A Winning Day Out For Kirsty »

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Congratulations to Kirsty Ritchie from Hamilton for guessing the number of balloons in the cab of our Scania mixer truck. Scania Newbridge provided the model fire engine prize and we hope that Kirsty has loads of fun soaking her friends!! A special thanks to our marketing/ promotional experts, driver’s Johnnie Mack and Davie Brown who […]

The Skene Trust gives Leslie Bowling Club a “Short Cut” to success!! »

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

The Skene Trust gives Leslie Bowling Club a “Short Cut” to success!! The Skene Trust has recently funded a New Mower for Leslie Bowling Club. The club approached the Trust due to ongoing maintenance problems with the existing mower which left the club in the difficult position of looking at a large capital expense the […]

Jobs boost as Skene Group wins contracts worth £8 million »

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Glenrothes based Skene Group has secured several construction and civil engineering contracts in Fife, Tayside, Angus and Perth and Kinross with a value of £8 million pounds that will allow the company to increase its work force by 10%. The Skene Group will carry out the groundwork, drainage and hard landscaping at a new supermarket […]

Skene Group invests £6 million to reduce carbon footprint – May 2013 »

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Glenrothes based Skene Group has bought 10 new Scania HGV lorries as part of a move to reduce the company’s carbon footprint. The environmentally sensitive engines in the lorries will comply with the new Euro 5 standard, which  substantially reduces emissions of carbon monoxide and particulates. Skene Group has also bought new Vauxhall mini buses […]

Scottish Borders – Concrete Pads »

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Rapid International Ltd Civils work for the installation of a new concrete batching plant – Scottish Borders Region. The Company were given the pads and concrete floor area ahead of time at short notice.  The installation of the new plant has been carried out and the plant now operational. Rapid had no issues in landing […]

Wood Processing Plant – Perth & Kinross »

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Wood Processing Plant – Perth & Kinross A  3 acre site was developed on this site to accommodate a wood processing plant for the newly constructed Bio Mass at Glenrothes.  The Client has been handed the plant early and is currently doing the fit out.

Animal Foods Mill – Fife »

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Animal Foods Mill – Fife Civils works completed to accommodate silos.  The concrete retaining structure had a water tight bund surrounding the silos. The Client was handed the structure early and has now installed his plant successfully onto the pads where the setting out engineering work was found to be accurate.

CDE Global Ireland »

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

CDE Global Ireland Civils works for the sitting of a £2m screening plant in Fife. 3mtr high retaining walls, bearing plinths of various heights and dimensions were included in the design of the plant.  All associated hard standings were also carried out by Skene Group Ltd Contracts Division where the plant is currently being installed.

Hillcrest Housing Association »

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Hillcrest Housing Association – Scott Court – Dundee. Regeneration of grassed area adjacent to domestic housing.  Introducing a safe play zone incorporating hand landscaping elements. Skene Group Ltd Contracts Division have recently carried out several contracts within the Groundwork’s, Civils sectors of the construction industry.  As the industry strives to engage quality workmanship within a […]

Skene Sponsored Polbeath United 2012-2013 Strips »

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Best wishes from all at Skene Group for success in the coming season.

DIAGEO, WASHPUMP HOUSE DEMOLITION »

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

DIAGEO, CAMERONBRIDGE DISTILLERY, WINDYGATES WASHPUMP HOUSE DEMOLITION Skene Group Limited Contracts Division demolished a redundant plant room and stair tower. These were brick built structures over clad in metal sheeting, with cast in-situ roof slabs and first floor slabs to stair tower. The works took place within Cameronbridge Distillery site which is a facility that […]

Skene Group Limited sees Blue »

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

In a decisive move to streamline its maintenance costs on mobile plant, Glenrothes based Skene Group Ltd has signed up to Volvo Construction Equipment’s Blue customer support agreements for all their twenty two Volvo machines.

Skene Group Sponsors Steins Thistle Football Club »

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Steins Thistle Football Club was formed in 1972 and is a member of the Stirling and District Amateur Football Association.

Devon Quarry awarded BAA Site Assessment Certificate »

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

DEVON Quarry, located near Kennoway, in Fife, Scotland, and part of the Skene Group of operations, has recently received a British Aggregates Association (BAA) Site Assessment Certificate

School Children visit Lomond Quarry »

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

As part of a campaign to increase the local children’s awareness in the dangers of playing in or near a quarry or construction site the Skene Group has forged close links with Leslie Primary School