Restoring the Past ~ Building the Future

John McLeod Principal Contractors Ltd are a Joinery-based Construction company, located in the historic and picturesque village of Doune, Perthshire. Established in 2000 by husband and wife, John and Lorna. The company today continues under their management, alongside their skilled workforce.

We recognise and appreciate attention to detail and strive to deliver quality craftmanship for each project we undertake. Our staff are highly skilled in disciplines such as Joinery manufacturing & Carpentry enabling our vision … Restoring the past ~ Building the future to be realised.

Why Us

Quality - Professionalism -

As Principal Contractors we lead the way forward, enabling a smooth transition from design to completion. We harmoniously dovetail suppliers, sub contractors and our own staff together to form a team of highly skilled and motivated trades.

As a company we are innovative and dynamic in our approach, ensuring your requirments are captured and realised. We currently operate under and are accredited to the following standards and regulations; ISO 9001, IS0 45001, CITB, CIS, SVQ.

Preserving traditional skills is vital within our company, training apprentices and safegarding the future of quality craftmanship. We work closley with schools and further education centres to facilitate the longevity of apprenticeship programmes. 

"Another outstanding build by John and the team. Excellent fit and finish."
Sarah James

Restoring the past ~ Building the future

Our company has three core offerings; Joinery Manufacturing, Minor Works and Construction.

Classic, period, modern or contemporary, we have the theoretical knowledge to underpin our practical skills and experience to ensure your vision becomes a reality.


Kitchens - Bespoke - Restorations

Joinery manufacturing

Manufactured timber products from within our purpose built facility under the expertise of our workshop bench joiners and wood machinists - a combined 140 years of knowledge and experience. Specialists in one off timeless pieces or large scale manufacturing.

Minor works

Our minor works commitments may be smaller in size however are not of less importance. We take great pride in being adaptable and responsive to facilitate projects such as building maintenance and fabric repairs.


We offer a comprehensive construction package encompassing all elements from design to completion. Each stage of your project will be carefully managed by our construction team who specialise in new builds, renovations, conversions and restorations.

"Another outstanding build by John and the team. Excellent fit and finish."
Sarah James

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