The Specialist Flooring Company

The Specialist Flooring Company




We are GL Floors a family run firm with over 50 years of experience providing

professional and quality flooring throughout Edinburgh and the lothians.

Our aim is to provide you with flooring solutions to suit your needs.

We specialise in a range of floorings and services. These are specified

on our website but can also be discussed via email, telephone or by appointment.

We believe our passion for floors can be seen in the extra love and care

we take and the craftmanship that we put into every project. 

At GL Floors we pride ourselves with our professional approach, attention

to detail and knowledge which has been gained and grown from the very start.

As a family run business this knowledge and skill has been passed down to each

and every member at GL floors. This is why our customers can trust us to provide

exceptional proffesional services with confidence, from the initial first point of contact to

the finished floor.




  • Huge selection of wooding flooring, carpets and vinyl
  • Honest friendly and professional advice
  • Over 50 years of experience 
  • Supply and fit services avaliable 
  • Quality installation services
  • Free, no obligation quotations and measurements 
  • Reliable, experienced expert staff




Founded by, Mr Allan Lonie, who 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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