Garriock Bros. head office in Shetland provides services for Civil & Building Contracting, Plant & Tool Hire, New & Used Plant Equipment Sales and Quarry operations.

The Shetland branch of Garriock Bros. Ltd. has continued to expand over the years and now includes the following:

  • Civil & Building Contracting:
    This division incorporates the following sub-divisions:
    • General Building and Civil Engineering Works: Garriock Bros. Ltd. has undertaken Civil engineering contract works up to £5.5M in value.
    • House Building: Garriock Bros. Ltd. have been the sole agents for Norwegian Fjogstad Houses in Scotland since 1986.
  • Plant & Tool Hire: Since the early 1970’s Garriock Bros. Ltd. Plant Hire has grown to become the biggest plant and equipment hirer in Shetland. A wide range of equipment is available for sale or hire, from 65 tonne heavy construction machines to small portable power tools and equipment.
  • The Glass Centre: Manufactures double and triple glazed units to order in addition to being general glass suppliers. Operating from the GB Building Centre from November 2016
  • The Window Centre: Manufactures uPVC windows, doors, conservatories and curtain walling to order. It also provides an installation and reglazing service. Operating from the GB Building Centre from November 2016.
  • Brae Depot: In December 2007 Garriock Bros. Ltd. purchased Nicolson Plant Ltd from administrators BDO Stoy Hayward. Not only did this expand the Civil Engineering & Plant Hire aspect of Garriock’s Shetland based operations but it also included Haulage, Transport and the Sullom Mine Quarry.
  • Brae Plant Centre: The shop offers a wide variety of hand and power tools, gardening equipment, PPE, DIY goods, trailers and fishing tackle.
  • Quarries: In June 2009 Garriock Bros. Ltd. increased their quarrying operations in the isles with the purchase of the leases for a further three quarries.

Key Personnel

George Garriock

Managing Director

Laura Garriock

Director/Company Secretary

Arthur Robertson

Director/Contracts Manager

John Strmsek

Director/Plant Hire Manager

Robin Leslie

Depot Manager (Brae)

Shetland Branch Services

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Plant/Tool Hire and Sales

Garriock Bros. Ltd. is the largest supplier of plant hire equipment in Shetland with depots in Lerwick and Brae, ...
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Construction/Civil Engineering

Shetland’s climate can present a formidable challenge to the unwary, but the Civil Engineering division has the ...
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Quarry Operations

Garriock Bros. Ltd. had been involved with quarrying operations on mainland Scotland for years before they purchased the...
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New Plant Equipment Sales

Plant/Construction Equipment Garriock Bros. Ltd. can source and supply you with an excavator of choice. The complete ...
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Used Plant Equipment Sales

Garriock Bros. Ltd. used equipment has been sold internationally as well as nationally to clients including local ...

Shetland Case Studies

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Gremista WWPS - Grit Plant

Garriock Bros LTD installed a new Grit Plant inside an existing wet well to remove grit particles from the sewage before it enters the pumping station. Additional works included the construction of 2nr diversion manholes on the existing sewer main.

Gremista, Lerwick, Shetland
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Brae Septic Tank Upgrade

Completed works comprised the construction of an upgraded septic tank at the old playing fields in Brae, Shetland. Works...

Brae, Shetland
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Edinburgh Depot

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Brae Plant Centre & Ocean Tackle Store

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Orkney Motors & Drive Orkney

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GB Building Centre