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ANNOUNCEMENT – 10.3.2022

We’re delighted to share that Boyd Brothers has joined the British Engineering Services Group.

British Engineering Services Group is a leading Testing, Inspection, Certification and Asset Reliability company that has grown significantly, both organically and by acquisition, since it was formed in 2015. Like Boyd Brothers, they pride themselves on putting their people and their customers first and this was important to us from our initial meeting.

Joining a company that has the same reputation for delivering the very best service for its customers is something that was a priority for us, and we already know we’ve made the right decision. We’re extremely excited about our future as part of the Group, this is a great move for our people and our customers alike.

Adding Boyd Brothers to the growing British Engineering Services Group has not only strengthened their geographical spread but has added additional specialist services to their customer offering.

“This is another great addition to the British Engineering Services Group. We’ve spent lots of time with the Boyd Brothers team over recent months and it’s very clear they share the same values and priorities as the wider Group. Not only do they always put their customer first, but they’re very focused on making sure nothing is left to chance. This will further enhance our presence in the electrical field and provide even greater depth and breadth to our existing proposition,” said Paul Trivett, MD of Electrical and Consultancy for the British Engineering Services Group.

“This is a fantastic move for both businesses. Their growth over the last few years is impressive and we’re excited to be a valuable part of their future,” said Stephen Boyd, MD of Boyd Brothers.

This is the sixth acquisition for the British Engineering Services Group since 2019. In welcoming our company onboard, they now have of more than 850 of the very best people with more joining all the time.

Our History – 

Boyd Brothers is a family run electrical and civil engineering contractor, established in 1967. We’re passionate about what we do which is delivering infrastructure to the highest standard. We believe in a sustainable future and that’s why we specialise in electric vehicle charging, active travel and energy storage infrastructure. Decarbonising transport, creating safer friendlier places and being a trusted partner to our clients is what we do.

We believe in investing in our team of skilled professionals. Every team member is fully certified and experienced. Our team have delivered over 1000 projects delivered in the past ten years. 70% of our business is repeat custom. This is only made possible by our dedicated team delivering the highest quality workmanship and service.

We view our customers as partners and believe collaboration is vital for success.


The Boyd Brothers journey begins with John Boyd a former coal mining electrician starting his own electrical contracting business. A large development contract from West Lothian housing quickly follows.


John is joined by his eldest son, Ian, who starts his career as the business' first apprentice electrician, studying at Bathgate Technical College. A few years later (1978) Robert follows his elder brother’s footsteps and joins the growing family business. Several housing contracts follow to add to the already successful industrial and commercial customer base.


John Boyd elects to step back from the business taking a well-earned rest through a semi-retirement role, leaving the boys to carry on his good work. The company continues to go from strength to strength.


The third generation of Boyd family members soon arrive in the form of Amy, John, Stephen, and Stuart. Many more medium to large electrical projects follow.


The company begins to focus on the growing renewable energy sector and electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure. Boyd Brothers partner with trusted partner SWARCO to offer a winning combination of infrastructure specialist and EV charger expertise. Our very first EV project follows shortly afterwards at Caledonian MacBrayne's ferry terminal.


A civil engineering team is added to meet the needs of the ever expanding EV infrastructure projects. Boyd Brothers now offer a one stop shop to clients from initial concept, design, planning, construction, and client sign off.


Due to the ever growing team the company moves from its hometown operation in Fauldhouse to a new base in Livingston. With a growing reputation for quality and service Boyd Brothers becomes the go to EV infrastructure specialist, all the while retaining its historical electrical contracting division for key clients.


In partnership with Dundee City Council, Boyd Brothers design and build Dundee’s Award-winning hub in Princes Street which receives International accolades and puts Dundee at the forefront of EV infrastructure innovation


The team expands to include an Active Travel department. Quickly winning worked focused on delivering infrastructure that enables more walking, cycling and wheeling.


Boyd Brothers joins the British Engineering Services Group.

We have ISO 9001:2015 accreditation, ensuring that the following are achieved:

  • Improved quality of work and services provided
  • Measurement of customer satisfaction
  • Early identification of potential risks to the business and the means by which they can be mitigated
  • Extra training of staff

We have also have key accreditations to demonstrate our team’s capabilities, see below…


National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting


Electrical Contractors Association for Scotland


Register for pre-qualified contractors


To ensure the company complies with legal health and safety requirements

Association for Public Service Excellence :

APSE Energy - Approved Partner Scheme

The Scottish Green Energy Awards 2020:

Outstanding Project - Dundee Princes Street Integrated Hub