Norscot has been in business since 1984. This page records some of our milestones.
Started trading as general builders under Highland Homes Ltd from home in Scarfskerry.
Formed Fairmitre (Highland) Ltd and started manufacturing timber windows and doors from a shed in Scarfskerry.
Changed name to Norscot Joinery Ltd.
Moved workshop from Scarfskerry to Bower radio station and re-named Bower Workshops.
Completed Phase 1 re-development of Bower Workshops, adding a further 4,500 sq.ft. of factory floor space.
Started manufacturing PVCu windows & doors at Bower Workshops.
Introduced the original ‘Caithness Cottage’ and started manufacturing timber frame kits.
Started manufacturing sliding mirror doors and internal door sets.
Introduced full range of timber frame house designs under ‘Highland Cottage’, ‘Town House’ & ‘Architectural’ banners.
Opened showroom in Canal Road, Inverness.
Callum Grant joined the Board as Commercial Director.
Acquired 2 acres of land adjoining Bower Workshops for future expansion.
Purchased first lorry to deliver own goods and provide a transport service for others.
Started manufacturing the ‘Steelwood’ composite door.
Completed Phase 2 re-development of Bower Workshops, adding a further 13,500 sq.ft. of factory floor space.
Started manufacturing window blinds.
Moved Inverness showroom to purpose built premises on Carse Industrial Estate.
Secured ISO 9000 QA accreditation.
Secured Investor in People accreditation.
Started manufacturing the ‘Alarbond’ timber clad aluminium window system.
Jason Fraser joined the Board as Technical Director.
Doubled size of Inverness premises to form new offices, showroom and store.
Voted ‘Best in Scotland for Customer Service’ by Network VEKA.
Introduced revised and expanded range of timber frame houses to offer a total of 64 standard designs.
Started manufacturing Design-5 aluminium clad timber composite window, under licence
Undertook strategic business review and modified brand image
Acquired intellectual property rights to Design-5 window from A M Profiles
Built 23 residences at John o’Groats for Natural Retreats
Celebrated 30 Years in business. Installed Biomass plant at Bower Workshops
Voted Best in Scotland for customer service by Network VEKA