Our People

Our people are at the core of our continuing success.

Stuart Barr


Stuart is one of the 3 founding Directors of 3b construction. Stuart has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry and has worked on some notable and significant projects such as T5 Heathrow and The Scottish Parliament building. Stuart has developed a team of highly skilled trades and a technical department both directly employed by the business to construct high specification commercial building projects. A design for manufacture and assembly strategy has been developed for all projects. Key to the strategy developed for the division is “in-house capability and resource” to fully control safety, quality, environmental aspects and programme. Stuart maintains a ‘hands-on’ involvement in all the day-today activities of the company. Stuart has a Msc in Business Management and a B Sc (Hons) degree in Quantity Surveying along with a Chartered Institute of Building Commendation Award.

Iain Barr


Iain is one of the 3 founding Directors of 3b construction. Iain has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry and has extensive experience of Project Management roles on many innovative and significant projects including T5 Heathrow. Iain controls the companies’ comprehensive fleet of plant and equipment, transport and cranes. He also created 3b construction’s Structural Steel division over a 12 month period. This division supplies CE Marked structural steel to internal division of 3b construction and to external customer throughout the UK. Implemented and developed a design for manufacturing and assembly strategy on all projects. Iain maintains ‘hands-on’ involvement in day-to-day operations of the company. Iain has a B.Eng Civil Engineering degree.

Graeme Barr


Graeme is one of the 3 founding Directors of 3b construction. Graeme has over 25 years’ experience of the construction industry as a Civil Engineer. He has worked on significant projects such as the London Underground working on embankment stabilisation, Discovery Dock, Canary Wharf and Barclays Bank HQ, Canary Wharf. Graeme has project managed numerous large 3b construction civils projects and has developed and trained highly skilled site teams to ensure technical ability to deliver large complex civil engineering projects. Graeme remains ‘hands-on’ and project manages civils projects. Graeme has a B.Eng Civil Engineering degree.

Heather Vance

Business Manager

Heather joined 3b construction in 2011, and is the Business Manager. She has considerable experience in all aspects of back office support for the business including Finance, IMS Management and HR. Heather has a BA (Hons) degree in Business Management and Finance (SW) and has experience in construction, crane hire and transport.

Nicola Hill

Accounts Manager

Nicola joined 3b construction in 2017 and is an Accounts Manager. Predominantly working within our construction division Nicola leads a strong Finance Team.

John Patterson

Crane Hire Manager

John joined 3b construction in 2014 and is the Crane Hire Manager. John has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry as a Project Manager predominantly on Structural Steel Projects. John now leads our Crane Hire Division and has grown it extensively since taking this role on in 2015. John is CSCS Appointed Persons qualified.

Stevie Gunn

Project Manager

Stevie has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry and is a Project Manager. Stevie has extensive experience in various sectors including Stadia, Schools, Residential Care Homes and Factories.

Peter Bruce

Technical Manager

Peter joined 3b construction in 2007 as a Technical Manager.

Alistair Devlin

Quantity Surveyor

Alistair joined 3b construction in 2013 and is a Quantity Surveyor. He has considerable experience across many sectors and a broad-based knowledge of both pre and post-contract quantity surveying. Alistair has expertise input into value engineering, the management of subcontracts, cost capturing and reporting, change control mechanisms and commercial management.

Scott Given

Quantity Surveyor

Scott joined 3b construction in 2018 and is a Quantity Surveyor.

Craig Ramsay

IT Manager

Craig joined 3b construction in 2010 and is the IT Manager. Craig controls all aspects of IT for 3b construction.

Stewart Allan


Stewart joined 3b construction in 2013 and is an Estimator. Stewart has extensive experience in the industry across various private and public sectors. Stewart has a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying