With a broad spectrum of expertise and perspective, we work collaboratively with clients and partners to optimise the outcome of every project.

By utilising expertise to shape and define our approach, we can ensure the highest quality, integrated thinking and application.

Since establishing Linear Projects, over 30 years ago, the Group has taken a progressive approach to evolution, expanding its footprint, its expertise and its teams in line with clear ambitions, client needs and market opportunities.

Now operating across three locations, with a talented team of over 145 employees, the Group prides itself on providing unwavering professional solutions calling on far reaching expertise, insight and experience to ensure the optimal outcome for clients and partners.



Strategically focused, integrated, dynamic, and sustainable Group, delivering excellence to all stakeholders, achieved by nurturing a culture that motivates and empowers all of our staff to achieve personal goals. A brand recognised for quality and commitment.



Talented, positive, trusted people delivering quality are the heart of what we do.



Promote staff wellbeing through equality, diversity, mutual respect within a flexible working environment.



Be passionate, make things happen, work together.



Never compromise on Health & Safety.



Deliver our promises with integrity, honesty & openness as we expect of others.

Explore our 30 year history, goals and achivements


Linear Projects, Linear Design & Construct

John Holmes Contractors established; a labour only company with 20 tradesmen, offering dry lining and suspended ceilings. First client signed up and remains sole focus for nine years.


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Stephen Holmes appointed Managing Director.


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Business evolves into Linear Projects and takes on its first supply and fit project.


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Appointed to our first project over £250k and turnover tops £1m.


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Awarded Forth Valley Acute Hospital contract valued at £11m – the first of many major Healthcare Projects for Linear Projects.


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Business moves to a new office in Queenslie, Glasgow and expansion heads across the Border with the opening of a new Manchester Office.  On the staff front, Gareth Holmes, Dale Zahra and Tommy Steele are appointed as Directors and tradesmen numbers increase to 150.


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Turnover tops £5m.


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Accreditation achieved ISO 9001 & ISO 14001, CHAS.


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Accreditations strengthened with ISO9001 & 14001, Achillies, BM Trada Fire Door, FSC®(FSC-C143372), Considerate Contractors, Constructionline, FIRAS & SSIP.


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Turnover exceeds £10m and office space doubles. Now working with over 200 tradesmen.


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Largest project to date secured with Robertson Group – Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre, valued at £20m. Client list now includes ISG, Kier, Laing O’Rourke, Morgan Sindall, Morrison, Multiplex, Overbury, Robertson & Sir Robert McAlpine.


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As turnover hits £19m, office space grows to 4,500 sq ft and offering extends to include Passive Fire Protection service and decoration.

Linear Group

Linear Projects becomes a founding member of Linear Group.

Linear Design & Construct

Founding company Linear Projects established in 1993.  Linear Design & Construct (LDC), launches and becomes part of Linear Group, with Ryan Broadley joining as Managing Director, Scotland.


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Turnover hits the £25m mark, as staff numbers are boosted to 80.

Linear Design & Construct

First two significant projects awarded for LDC from Lothian in Edinburgh and South Ayrshire Council.

Linear Design & Construct

1st Anniversary of LDC sees staff levels reach 15.


Linear Projects

Linear Projects contribute £26m to a Group Turnover of £32m.

Linear Design & Construct

LDC Manchester secures 5 projects in its first 6 months totalling £4.5m pushing the team to up to 9 members.

Linear Building Compliance

Founding company Linear Projects established in 1993.  Linear Building Compliance launches and becomes part of Linear Group, with Andrew Shankland moving in to the role of Managing Director.

Linear Design & Construct

Dan Hooker appointed Managing Director LDC England.


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Linear Projects take up residence in a Yorkshire Office.

Linear Design & Construct

Staff number increase to 36 and turnover set to top £30m.

Linear Building Compliance

Staff number increases to  11 and 10 projects delivered for 6 clients.

Linear Fire Safety

Founding company Linear Projects established in 1993.  Linear Fire Safety launches and becomes part of Linear Group  82 Clients being serviced UK wide.


Linear Projects, Linear Design & Construct, Linear Building Compliance, Linear Fire Safety

Scottish business moves to a new state of the art office in Maxim Park, Eurocentral


Linear Projects, Linear Design & Construct, Linear Building Compliance, Linear Fire Safety

Linear Celebrates 30 Years

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