True Build are a team of skilled, reliable tradesmen who have worked with me to deliver high quality property development projects since 2013. Paul overseeā€™s all aspects of work, ensuring I am kept fully informed throughout the build and insisting his team operate a clean and efficient site. I do not hesitate to recommend True Build to people who require a dedicated, design led team of builders.

Projects: West Maitland Street / 18 Granville Terrace

Nicola Brannan

Our project with Paul Dempsey and his team at TrueBuild encompassed a mix of a new extension, significant structural works and renovation of existing rooms. Despite not formally having the role of project manager at the outset, Paul very effectively coordinated everything and kept the whole project running smoothly. This was in spite of numerous scope changes on our part and a number of significant challenges with the state of the existing building. Paul’s ability to bring together the various subcontract trades and his own team inspired confidence and promoted a pleasant working environment (which was essential given our close proximity to the works).

What we appreciated most about working with Paul and his team was their ability to deliver nice design touches and detail finishes as a fundamental part of the job without recourse to architects at every turn.

Project: 17 Granville Terrace

Sam, Sarah, Hamish and Lily

About us

My brother and I started the company in July 2010 with the goal of building beautiful homes, workplaces and spaces. Two of the most important parts of the job for us is the attention to detail and the relationship with you, the customer.

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We are passionate about creating new contemporary spaces from fantastic historic buildings full of character.

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Building your dream home, exactly as you have always imagined it has to be one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences in life.

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Whether you live in a modern new home or a traditional Edinburgh property we can build a stunning, unique extension that creates a new space and a new way of living.

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113 St Johns Road

Edinburgh EH12 7SB

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