Our ethos with collaboration at the core, we work with clients from inception to completion across a variety of specialist trades including SFS, dry lining, suspended ceilings, joinery, glazed partitions, plastering, Passive Fire Protection service, acoustic solutions and decoration.

The diversity and comprehensive nature of our approach means that we can adapt to a range of projects and contracts across the broadest spectrum.

Our team works across both commercial and public sector projects, adding our expertise, insight and experience to ensure the highest quality, fully integrated solutions.

OUR VISION AND VALUES
01

Vision

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.

02

Trust

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

03

Respect

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

04

United

Be passionate, make things happen, work together.

05

Safe

Never compromise on Health & Safety.

06

Truth

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

Explore our 30 year history, goals and achivements

1993

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.

2002

Stephen Holmes appointed Managing Director.

2003

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

2004

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

2007

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

2008

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.

2010

Turnover tops £5m.

2011

Accreditation achieved ISO 9001 & ISO 14001, CHAS.

2015

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

2016

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

2017

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.

2018

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

2019

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

2020

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

2021

Linear Projects take up residence in a Yorkshire Office.

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