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Job Opportunity!

General Labourer We currently have an opening for a general labourer to join our team. Main duties will include cleaning of all welfare facilities and ensuring sites are kept tidy at all times. If you are interested and would like to know more details, call our Construction Manager Dougie Dodds for an informal chat on [...]

By | 2018-03-05T16:30:35+00:00 February 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Job Opportunity!


The company moved to their new premises Priorwood House in 2016 . Priorwood house full of Melrose history was latterly the Melrose Youth Hostel and has now been restored to respectively retain and complement its beautiful features. JS Crawford occupy the first-floor suite of offices, and there are several other offices to rent throughout the [...]

By | 2018-04-25T15:48:00+00:00 April 9th, 2016|History|Comments Off on 2016


In 2009 the company demerged with Michael Crawford taking over the business.

By | 2018-05-11T11:19:18+00:00 April 9th, 2009|History|Comments Off on 2009


During the 1990's John Crawford's sons Michael, Malcolm, Cameron and Calum joined the business which expanded rapidly.

By | 2018-05-11T11:28:53+00:00 April 9th, 2008|History|Comments Off on 1990’s


By 1977 business was booming, and John surrounded himself with a loyal team of employees namely Jim Chisolm, who designed housing layouts and latterly ran contract. Douglas Philp his chief quantity surveyor and Roger Dalgety the company’s materials buyer. These three men worked for the company and all stayed loyal to John for over twenty-five [...]

By | 2018-04-25T15:48:19+00:00 April 9th, 1977|History|Comments Off on 1977


In 1964 Jim Crawford died suddenly at the age of 56, and John his elder son known throughout the trade as ‘Choppy’ took over the family business. This was a daunting task for a twenty-six-year-old but with Eileen, Johns' elder sister running the financial side,  they continued to progress and grow the business into one [...]

By | 2018-05-11T11:30:44+00:00 April 9th, 1964|History|Comments Off on 1964