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Proud of our past, excited for our future

DJ Laing is a company with its roots firmly established in Tayside. Our diverse business is renowned throughout the area as a respected family business which provides exceptional service and expertise in the civil engineering and house building industries. We pride ourselves on our quality and our trusted team aims to “get it right, first time”, when providing our quality products and services, often exceeding clients’ expectations.

The Laing Family

The company, D J Laing (Contracts) Ltd was established by David and Dorothy Laing in 1975 as a civil engineering contractor to local authorities and national house builders. 1989 saw the company diversify into house building and then in 1990 into recycling, offering skip hire and waste management services. Although now retired from the business, David and Dorothy Laing still own the Company today. Now the next generation is shaping up for the future as the company continues its success, with daughter, Karen Nicoll as Managing Director and son Gary Laing as Quantity Surveyor.

Laing House

Laing House was magnificently restored from a former jute mill into the world headquarters for the D J Laing Group, winning an Angus Council Design Award in 2000. The visually stunning property is at the forefront of Carnoustie and its unique location affords an uninterrupted, commanding view over the Championship Golf Course for staff and visitors to enjoy.

Our Team

As a major employer in Tayside, D J Laing is proud of its skilled workforce whom they know can be relied upon to carry out work and consistently deliver to the highest standards. Investment in the future of their staff and development is the key to their continual growth.

Our Community

It’s important at D J Laing that we give back to the local community by investing in the local economy and environment through company contributions; sponsoring the local football teams and community events.