James Donaldson & Sons



James Donaldson & Sons acquires worktop specialist Stonecare

Timber firm James Donaldson & Sons Ltd (JDS) has further developed its programme of growth with the acquisition of Glasgow-based worktop specialist, Stonecare.

Published 18 June 2021

James Donaldson & Sons makes Kitchens International acquisition

Independent kitchen retailer Kitchens International Ltd has become the latest addition to the brand portfolio of James Donaldson & Sons (JDS) Ltd.

Published 10 June 2021

James Donaldson & Sons launches new home office furniture business

Scottish timber and manufacturing specialist James Donaldson Group has announced the arrival of its latest business which will offer expertly crafted, made-to-measure home office and study solutions.

Published 25 November 2020

James Donaldson Group appoints Arlene Cairns as new chief financial officer

Glenrothes-based timber specialist James Donaldson and Sons Ltd (JDS) has appointed Arlene Cairns as its new chief financial officer. 

Published 4 August 2020

Neil Donaldson bows out after 45 years at family timber firm

Neil Donaldson has announced his retirement from timber specialist James Donaldson & Sons after 45 years with the business.

Published 28 July 2020

Sixth generation takes the reins at James Donaldson & Sons

Timber specialist James Donaldson & Sons has announced a new senior team which will see Andrew Donaldson and Michael Donaldson take over as chief executive officer and chairman.

Published 16 June 2020

James Donaldson Group donates over £53,000 to Maggie’s

James Donaldson & Sons (JDS) has achieved its fundraising target of £53,945 for its charity partner Maggie’s.

Published 3 April 2020

James Donaldson Group acquires Rowan Manufacturing and Smith & Frater

Fife-based timber merchanting business James Donaldson & Sons (JDS) has expanded yet again with the acquisition of two more businesses.

Published 3 February 2020

James Donaldson and Sons finance director to take on MD role amid soaring profits

Andrew Donaldson, the current finance director of Fife-based family timber merchanting business James Donaldson and Son, will take on the role of group managing director later this year.

Published 6 January 2020

Luke Roberts named new MD at Donaldson Timber Engineering

James Donaldson & Sons Ltd has appointed Luke Roberts as managing director for Fife- headquartered Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE).

Published 8 November 2019

James Donaldson invests in defibrillators across all UK sites

James Donaldson and Sons (JDS) has invested in Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for all 31 of its sites throughout the UK.

Published 16 August 2019

Succession plan in place at James Donaldson & Sons as group MD to step down

Scott Cairns has announced his decision to step down as group managing director for James Donaldson & Sons in July next year. 

Published 3 July 2019

Diageo's Pamela Scott appointed to James Donaldson Group Board

Fife timber firm James Donaldson & Sons has appointed Pamela Scott to its Board of directors.

Published 20 March 2019