Our History

Founded in 1997 Mark Smith has earned a deserved reputation for quality craftsmanship, competitive and transparent pricing, reliability and sensitivity to his customer needs. Above all, Mark has a dedicated, experienced team to back up this reputation.

We will competitively quote for all domestic and commercial glass and mirror work including double glazing, sash and case windows, shop fronts, patio doors, balustrades and balconies and energy efficient windows.
Having expanded in 2006 through purchasing our sister company Mark Smith Windows (previously J&B Windows). Our products include UPVC, Aluminium Windows and Doors and roof lights.

Our Timeline

Click on the dates below to reveal each stage of Mark Smith Glazing’s history.

  • 1997

    1997 - Mark Smith went from being a highly regarded lecturer in Glazing, at Edinburgh’s Telford college, to a one man Glazing company starting in 1997. Covering both domestic and commercial properties within Edinburgh & Lothian’s. Since 1997 things have went from strength to strength, gaining an excellent reputation within the business community.

  • 1999

    1999 - Mark hires his first member of staff.
    Having worked for two years alone the company requires another Glazier to cope with the demand! Also, this meant that there was another Mark Smith Glazing van on the road, the trademark and brand now so well recognised for Glazing…

  • 2000

    2000 - Working from a base in Bonnyrigg in Midlothian, the company enjoys major expansion through the home improvement market. Now with an additional three members of staff, the company continues to evolve its service offering and skills.

  • 2002

    2002 - Mark Smith Glazing move to new premises in Portobello, Edinburgh. The company wins a major contract with a global shop fitting company to provide commercial glazing services for the well known clothing chain Monsoon.

  • 2003

    2003 - G-Star Raw Denim open their first store in Edinburgh, with the expertise of Mark Smith Glazing.

  • 2005

    2005 - The company begin to win more major contracts for businesses in the financial sector (The Royal Bank of Scotland and HBOS), commercial (Marks and Spencer), housing associations and building companies such as Applecross. J&B Windows are the only company in Edinburgh to manufacture PVC windows and doors and still remain the only manufacturer in Edinburgh.

  • 2006

    2006 - Through the demand in the market for PVC windows and doors, Mark Smith Glazing Ltd. purchase J&B Windows.

  • 2007

    2007 - After the success of the G-Star store in the capital. Mark Smith Glazing Ltd. are asked to provide services to Edinburgh’s first Replay Denim store.

  • 2009

    2009 - With now 15 members of staff between Mark Smith Glazing Ltd. and J&B Windows, Mark has earned and built a reputation for providing the highest quality of standards possible in the trade. From his days as a lecturer at Edinburgh’s Telford College, he has always had an eye for detail and strives to expand and evolve his businesses so that his customers can always expect the best in quality and customer care.

  • 2011

    2011 - J&B Windows changes to Mark Smith Windows. Mark continues to work for prestigious clients such as White Stuff, with the opening of the new store on Edinburgh’s opulent George Street and Glasgow.

  • 2013

    2013 - Mark brands his fleet of vans with some creative visuals which capture lots of attention.

  • 2014

    2014 - Why not see what some of Mark Smith's customers have to say about working with his company.

  • 2015

    2015 - Mark pledges £1000 to Edinburgh Cat and Dog Home.

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Mark Smith Glazing are happy to quote for jobs of any size and are able to meet all enquiries with a fast and efficient response. Please get in touch to discuss our products or for a free no obligation quote.