About Kelvin Timber

Your Friendly, Local Timber Merchant

At Kelvin Timber, we proudly stand as an independent, family-run timber and building merchant, drawing from an extensive legacy of over five decades in the industry.

Our journey began with a commitment to quality and service, and today, we continue to uphold those values at the heart of everything we do. With branches nestled in both Milngavie  and Hamilton, we are ideally situated to serve the needs of our valued customers across Glasgow, Lanarkshire, East Dunbartonshire, and beyond.

What sets us apart is not only our rich history but also our unwavering dedication to providing you with a comprehensive selection of timber, building materials, and landscaping supplies. Whether you’re embarking on a home improvement project or crafting your dream garden oasis, we ensure that you have all the essentials at your fingertips.

Our success story is one woven with the threads of hard work, integrity, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. As a family-operated business, we understand the importance of creating lasting relationships. Our team takes pride in delivering personalised solutions that cater to your unique requirements, ensuring that your projects come to life with precision and finesse.

At Kelvin Timber, we don’t just provide products; we offer a seamless experience that empowers you to transform your visions into reality. With a wealth of knowledge amassed over decades, we are your trusted partners, ready to support you every step of the way.

Join us on this journey of craftsmanship, innovation, and community. Discover the difference that a legacy of expertise can make. Together, let’s build, create, and elevate the spaces that matter most to you.

Why Kelvin Timber?

2 branches serving West Central

Over 50 years

Fast, friendly,
efficient service

One-stop-shop for
Trade & DIY

Meet The HEART Of Kelvin Timber

Established in 1970, Kelvin Timber has established itself as an independent, family-run timber and building merchant, run by an experienced team of industry experts.

Mark Director

Mark Maginnis

Managing Director

Mark, with his illustrious 29-year tenure at Kelvin Timber, brings an invaluable wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role. His journey includes having served as a branch manager and ascending to the position of Director in 2007, a pivotal step in the 2017 management buyout. Mark’s extensive background spans multiple merchants, contributing to his industry understanding. Notably, he is steadfastly focused on the future, eagerly charting a course to propel the business to new heights of growth and success.

Fiona Mitchell

Manager - Milngavie Site

Meet Fiona, the vibrant heart of our Milngavie store and an indispensable member of the Kelvin Timber family. With a remarkable journey spanning over 25 years, Fiona brings a wealth of experience to the timber and building industry. Starting her voyage as an office junior, she has paved her way up the ladder, embodying our spirit of growth and progress. Fiona’s infectious enthusiasm and dedication make her a cherished cornerstone of our team.

Fiona - Milngavie Manager
Alan - Hamilton Manager

Alan Ball

Manager - Hamilton Store

Alan has been an integral part of the Kelvin Timber team for an impressive 13 years. His journey began as a trainee in sales at our Milngavie location, and he steadily advanced to become a sales professional. Along the way, he embraced a multitude of responsibilities,  by achieving the remarkable feat of completing a diploma in Business Management in City Guild. Today, Alan proudly oversees operations at our Hamilton store. His journey exemplifies our commitment to growth and development within the Kelvin Timber family.


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