Landscaping, Landscape Gardeners, Tree Surgery, Gritting, snow clearing, Tree felling, Tree work, Paving, Patios, Grounds and Garden Maintenance, Driveways, Decking, Japanese Knot-weed control, Garden Machinery sales and Service Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire.

About Us

Roy Cowie LBS Ltd

Our Story

Based in Aberdeenshire since 1994, Roy Cowie LBS Ltd. have a 65-strong team of fully qualified staff offering a one-stop solution for all your outdoor needs.

Every employee plays their part in ensuring you are completely satisfied with our work. They are led by:

The Team


Farmer’s son Roy founded the company in 1994 with his wife Heather and built it up to what it is today. A ‘hands-on’ boss who believes in delivering the best possible service.

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Cam primarily oversees the grounds maintenance and winter maintenance contracts. He is also responsible for all of our purchasing and Health and Safety arrangements.

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Elaine is the paperwork supremo who makes sure everything is kept on track and on time.

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Garry is our tree expert! He has a passion for responsibly executed tree management and oversees all aspects of our tree and soft landscaping works.

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Job opportunities


Applicants should ideally have:
– Relevant NPTC/Lantra qualifications (min. CS30, 31, 38, 39).
– Full UK driving licence. Trailer entitlement is desirable.
– The ability to demonstrate confident and competent climbing.
– An understanding of pruning techniques.
– Tree and shrub knowledge.
– Communication and organisational skills.
– Knowledge of health & safety and safe site working practices.
– Positive attitude and work ethic.
– Strong ability to work as part of a team.
Roy Cowie LBS Ltd are a multi-disciplined contractor based in Aberdeenshire in the North East of Scotland. We provide Arboricultural, Landscape Contracting and Grounds Maintenance services to a variety of domestic and commercial customers throughout Aberdeen City and Shire. We also operate a plant and tool hire, sales and servicing division.
We are a Royal Warrant holder to both HM The Queen and HRH Prince Charles through work undertaken on Royal Estates. A strong focus on Quality, Innovation and Safety has lead us to our position as one of Scotland’s premier independently owned and operated land based contractors.
We currently have vacancies within our Arboricultural division .
Reporting to our Arboriculture and Soft works Manager, the successful applicants will enjoy a variety of work in both the private and commercial sectors. You will be working with a large variety of our own modern plant and equipment to complete work to an extremely high standard.
Following an Interview, successful applicants will be required to work a probationary period of 12 weeks before being offered a written contract for full-time employment Salary will be based on experience and ability. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and applications from all individuals will be considered.
28 days’ holiday entitlement, Auto-enrolment pension scheme with employer contribution. The positions are Full time employed ones.

There are opportunities for employment, both permanent and seasonal, at Roy Cowie LBS Ltd.

To find out more please call us on 01330 822871 or write to us, with your C.V., at Roy Cowie LBS Ltd., Old Station Yard, Station Road, Banchory, AB31 5YJ.

You can also e-mail your details to us at

We are unable to respond to all applications for employment that we receive.


Contact Us

Don’t hesitate – give us a call on 01330 822871 or 01224 392558 for a no obligation chat about your ideas or needs.

We can come and meet you on-site to go over what you want or, if you are driving through Banchory, drop in past our offices and workshop at the Old Station Yard on Station Road.

We are open from 8am-5pm Monday to Thursday and 8am to 3pm on Friday’s.

We believe it’s important that we all have plenty time to spend with our families and friends!!! With this in mind, we close at 3pm of Fridays and are not open at the weekend.

Our Machinery sales, service and hire department is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Early morning lawn mower and machine drop offs and collections can be arranged if you’re unable to visit us during our normal opening hours. Please call us if you would like to arrange an out of hours drop off.

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NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED. We do not believe in asking our customers to pay any kind of deposit. We are sure you will be delighted with any work we carry out. So delighted, you’ll be happy to pay!!!


Everybody at Roy Cowie LBS Ltd. believes that we deliver the best possible service. But don’t just take our word for it – read the comments of some of our, many, satisifed customers.

“Have to put pen to paper and thank you and your company for the excellent service you have provided both this spring and Autumn in transforming the back and front gardens. The team were amazing and their work has been admired by many neighbours. Worth every penny. The workers arrive each day in all weathers, carrying out the job to the finish and I can’t get over how they always amazingly clean up after their work. A very nice bunch of guys who are missed.” – Mrs B, Peterhead

“Special thanks to the team of guys who worked absolutely tirelessly in creating, what has become the envy of the neighbours, from an erstwhile wilderness.” – Mr & Mrs M, Kemnay

“We are delighted with the transformation to our garden – it looks amazing!” – Mrs E.H. P

“Outstanding work with a high degree of professionalism and attention to detail.” – Dr R, Banchory

“It is great to come across a company like yours where you have consistently high standards and insist on high quality work.” – Mr & Mrs R, Milltimber

“Thanks for a superb job and a beautiful garden!” – Mrs B, Aberdeen

“The whole team was a credit to you and made having such a large job carried out much less of an ordeal!” – Mr & Mrs T, Milltimber


Phone: 01330 822871
Phone: 01224 392558

Old Station Yard
Station Road
AB31 5YJ

By Appointment to
HRH The Prince of Wales
Landscape & Grounds Maintenance

By Appointment to
Her Majesty The Queen
Landscape Contractors