50 Years of Experience

50 Years of Experience

GL Floors have been laying and sanding wood floors for nearly half a century. From solid Oak planks at Edinburgh Castle to ornate parquet designs at Gleneagles and in Hotels, Homes, Restaurants, Shops, Offices, Community Centre and Sports facilities Throughout the Uk.

British Museum

Our founder, Mr Allan Lonie, served his apprenticeship as a Coach builder with Kirkness and Innes in Dalkeith before traveling to London to work with the Davis Floor Company - A well known hardwood flooring specialist in the capital at that time. During this period Alan worked on many prestegious projects including new floors for the British Museum (Left). In April 1965 Allan returned to his home town of Edinburgh and in partnership with Thomas Garland established the GL Floor finishing Company.

Working from a small basement property in Forth street The company quickly established itself and built a reputation for quality hardwood flooring and exceptional customer service.

Today the company is run by Martin Smith (A former technical manager with Junckers hardwood floors) together with Jim Gardner (40 years with the organization from apprentice) and Stuart Ramsay (Martin and Frost Apprentice and 25 Years with GL Floors) Added together the current Directors can claim to have a sum total 96 Years of hardwood flooring experience and knowledge at your disposal.

 

 

 

 

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