About Us

About Cairnhill


Cairnhill is a family business that combines traditional values of customer loyalty, quality and service, with the performance, standards and investment policies of major commercial organisations.

The company operates from the Sun Works in Coatbridge, a former steel works, which provides 120,000 square feet to house high precision steel sawing, drilling and fabrication lines. Operating under a single roof with sister companies providing specialised engineering fabrication, machining and profile burning services enables Cairnhill to offer quick turn around, high precision outputs, and a 'single source' service to major clients.

Cairnhill's highly skilled and experienced 80-strong workforce includes, platers, welders, fabricators, inspectors and specialised teams of site operatives. The Drawing Office and design team produce conventional and computerised drawings using the Xsteel and Strucad systems. We have a team of Project Managers who are responible for the planning, execution and closing out of all our projects.  The key factors to each and every project we undertake are efficiency in cost, time and quality, ensuring complete customer satisfaction.

Cairnhill has enjoyed around 75% repeat business since Bobby Watson and David Towers launched it in 1990, a testament to the company's standards and reliability. The company is now in its second generation with Neil Watson and Fraser Towers continuing the commitment to service and quality.

About ESC


ESC has been designing and producing sheet piles since the late 1980’s and is now a leading manufacturer of cold rolled/formed steel sheet piles, supplying a global network. ESC has expanded significantly into tubular piles/mono-piles, tie rod systems and structural steel throughout the last 10 years.

Further to simply supplying products we at ESC take a different approach to piling which is tailored to the customers’ requirements. ESC believes that just supplying a product is insufficient and the level of support that customers receive is beyond expectations. This support ranges from general advice on the Client’s options to full engineering support and design. Also available to the client are corrosion protection options, tie back systems and other items associated with the sheet piling system.

ESC Piles and other products are produced in accordance with the latest international standards as well as ISO 9000 Quality Management Systems. Other standards depending on the client’s needs can be applied on request. ESC has designed and supplied sheet piles to projects in every continent of the world.

ESC has established strong working relationships with manufacturers of steel, paints, cathodic protection systems and other items associated with piling works, providing a full suite of options to the client. ESC can provide guidance on alternative solutions to the client. Please contact the nearest ESC office to get complimentary advice.



Waverley Street

Mob: 07970 724231

Tel:  01236 449 393
Fax: 01236 449 334

E: sales@cairnhill-esc.co.uk

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