About us

We are a friendly, family run business based in Aberdeen & Newburgh with over 30 years of experience.  Our team of qualified and approved electricians provide electrical installation and repair services for homeowners, tenants, agents and commercial customers.  

We believe in providing you with traditional customer service, combining honesty, expertise, good value and high quality work. 

Our team

Our team are experienced, insured, and up to date with the latest legislation and standards.  We are proud to hold approved status from SELECT, the trade association for the Scottish electrical contracting industry.  

Our apprentices are approved through the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) scheme.  

 

Our founder, Keith, has always taken on apprentices in the business.  Bringing through the next generation of skilled electricians forms a core part of who we are.  Keith and the team enjoy helping them train, learn new skills and develop their careers.  
 

Frances Watson - Founder of K.F. Watson

Frances Watson

Founder and the real boss

Known as the real boss, Frances manages all our administration, from customer quotes to bookings, invoicing.  

 

Frances is highly experienced in the business and will get you a quote as quickly as possible and arrange for your work to take place.

Keith Watson - Founder of K.F. Watson

Keith Watson

Founder and boss

Keith has been working in the industry since leaving school.  

 

He continues to train and develop his skills, staying up to date with the latest legislation and standards.  He has built up the business by developing long lasting working relationships with his customers and his team.

John Farquhar - K.F. Watson Electrical

John Farquhar 

Approved Electrician

John started with us in 2007 and is the longest serving member of our team.  

 

He is a expert electrician with a wide range experience.  

 

He keeps us up to date with the latest legislation and new certification. 

Andrew Stevenson - K.F. Watson Electrical

Andrew Stevenson

Approved Electrician

Andrew, known as Abz, started with us in 2013. 

 

He has a wide range of experience in working for different size companies from family businesses like ours to previous experience in large electrical contractors. 

 

He also works with our apprentices, helping them develop their skills and confidence.   

Dillon Farquhar - K.F. Watson Electrical

Dillon Farquhar 

Apprentice

Dillon started with us in 2021 for work experience. 

 

He is now an apprentice and is continuing to develop his skills as he trains. 

Coby Watson - K.F. Watson Electrical

Coby Watson

Trainee

Coby has worked from 2019 and continues to support the family business while he studies geology and physics at Aberdeen University.

 
He enjoys the hands-on side of the business alongside  John and Andrew.

Top Dog - K.F. Watson Electrical

Top dog

Top dog has been with K.F. Watson for several years now.  He is responsible for staff well being with a special focus on snack provision.

 

He ensures everyone arrives in time for work, although for the moment he is still a learner driver and is always accompanied when using our vans.

Our area

We cover from Laurencekirk up to Fraserburgh and across to Ballater.
 

Free estimates & advice 

We offer free estimates and advice for all sizes of jobs, from a changing a socket to a full rewire.  

 

 

We try and do our bit for the environment 

All our vans meet the latest EU emissions regulations
 

All rubbish / waste materials are removed and separated into different categories for responsible disposal using local companies:

  • Lamps / bulbs - wholesaler
  • Scrap metals 
  • Dedicated cardboard bin
  • General waste bin

And all old storage bricks offered for collection free of charge.   

Old storage bricks stacked up ready for collection and reuse

Old storage bricks 

Free to collect, some uses include - BBQs, greenhouse flooring, garden edging.

Old electrical equipment (including ovens) stored ready for collection and recycling

Scrap metals 

These are stored and then cleared regularly by local companies for recycling.

Our qualifications & memberships

SELECT logo blue text and Scottish flag - text around the flag reading building standards approved certifier, the Scottish Government

We hold approved status from SELECT, the trade association for the Scottish electrical contracting industry, and our apprentices are approved through the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) scheme

AICO logo black and red text - ACIO are the European market leader in home life safety

We are AICO smoke/heat detector trained installers, AICO is the European leader in fire and carbon monoxide protection

K.F. Watson

We are a family run business established in 2004, with premises in Aberdeen and Newburgh.  We have a fully insured team of well qualified electricians. 

We cover Laurencekirk up to Fraserburgh and across to Ballater, and all the areas in between.

VAT No: 878 1654 78

Industry approved

We hold SELECT approved status, our team are  AICO smoke/heat detector trained installers  and Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) approved electricians.

Opening hours

Monday: 8am–4pm
Tuesday: 8am–4pm
Wednesday: 8am–4pm
Thursday: 8am–4pm
Friday: 8am–4pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Contact us

Phone: 01224 566450  /  
01358 789739

Email: frances@kfwatsonelectrical.co.uk

Address: 43 Park Rd, Aberdeen AB24 5PA

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