specialist contractors

With a growing team of experienced and approved lead-workers, John Fulton Plumbers can tackle the smallest domestic works right through to the most extensive lead jobs in the country. Over the years, we have built an enviable reputation for in depth knowledge of our craft and high-quality workmanship.

We are approved lead installers and have been members of the Lead Contractors Association (LCA) since 1984 allowing us to offer a 25-year insurance backed guarantee on our leadwork both domestic and commercial leadwork. As members of the LCA, we are continuously vetted by an independent assessor who ensures our high quality standards in working with lead sheet are maintained. This is the only recognised guarantee scheme for leadwork in the UK.

All our tradesmen benefit from the highest standard of training either via the lead sheet association or through our internal training programme.

At John Fultons we have been successful in winning the industry recognised Murdoch Award (for the best lead installation in the UK) on three occasions and have been runners up on several other occasions. The company was successful in winning the Murdoch award for ; Cloncaird Castle Ayrshire 2006, Elderpark Library Govan 2009 and Water Row Govan 2014.

Whilst we are involved in many large and prestigious contracts we can also carry out work on residential properties also, including repairs to chimney flashings and valleys amongst other things. We have a track record of delivering on all projects with our friendly, polite and reliable tradesmen. We will leave your property clean and tidy just as we found it.


Our Clients

Our clients range from large construction companies to private individuals, in sectors covering a broad spectrum of buildings including museums, healthcare, education and heritage and residential.

We have worked on many large scale prestigious jobs throughout the country including the restoration of:


  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery Glasgow
  • Glasgow School of Art
  • Ross Hall Hospital Glasgow
  • Leverndale Hospital Glasgow
  • Fettes College Edinburgh
  • Aberdeen Town House
  • Dollarbeg Mansion Dollar
  • Stirling Castle
  • Balloch Castle Loch Lomond
  • Lews Castle Stornoway
  • Crichton Hospital Dumfries
  • Pollok House Glasgow
  • Glasgow University
  • Wellington Church Glasgow
  • Auchnacarry House Spean Bridge

Leadwork surveys

We carry out detailed surveys of buildings for clients highlighting the condition of the leadwork, the costs to renew it alongside any necessary redesign to conform with the Lead Sheet Association Guidelines. A recent development has been the increasing number of CPDs that we are presenting on behalf of various bodies (NFRC & LCA).

Whilst we are involved in many large & prestigious contracts we carry out works on domestic homes including repairs to chimney flashings & valleys amongst other issues. Our track record of delivering on all projects with our friendly, polite & reliable tradesmen.

For further information or to enquire about a leadworks survey please contact us.


Hard Metals

At John Fulton we specialise in the design, fabrication and installation of a range of metals used in modern building practices including copper, zinc and stainless steel and the various differing finishes that each metal has.

As a member of the Federation of Traditional Metal Roofing Contractors (FTMRC) we work to the industry’s highest standard Our clients range from domestic contracts through to large construction companies and some projects successfully completed include:

  • Westpoint Homes , Scotus College and Gauze Street Paisley
  • St Michael Church Glasgow
  • St Thomas Church Keith
  • Marks and Spencer Elgin
  • Radisson Hotel Glasgow
  • Lower Kiltyrie Killin
  • Aberdeen Art Gallery
  • Balmore Road Glasgow
  • Scottish Parliament Building (New Security Office only)
  • Airdrie Library Copper Dome
  • Erskine Hospital

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