• About

    About

    About McKay Flooring Formed over 40 years ago McKay Flooring Ltd are one of the UK’s most experienced and established purveyors of the craft of traditional wood floor parquetry and marquetry.When you place an order with McKay Flooring you are safe in the knowledge that you’re working with the top parquet flooring company in the […]

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  • Case study – South Coast

    Case study – South Coast

    Two of our senior parquet flooring specialist operatives have just returned from the installation of 110m2 of European oak parquet flooring in a beautiful period property in Brighton. Requiring substantial sub-floor preparation a self levelling screed was  used then a liquid Damp Proof Membrane to seal in any moisture was applied before the setting out and installation […]

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  • Case study – Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Case study – Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    We were proud to be involved in the extensive renovations being carried out to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Working for main contractor BAM Construction we have been contracted to uplift over 1,500m2 of the original one hundred year old oak and pine parquet blocks, remove them from site and clean them up and make […]

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  • Antique Parquet

    Antique Parquet

    There’s nothing quite like Antique Parquet Antique parquet is this year’s big trend. Whether you want your parquet blocks tumbled to give the Rough Luxe look or if you have your own design criteria then contact us for an installation price and assistance with creating the specification that’s right for you. What is antique parquet? […]

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  • 25 Year Warranty

    25 Year Warranty

    No matter who your buy your new parquet floor from, the only things that you are left with after you’ve paid, is the floor and its guarantee. Most guarantees that are given are issued by the manufacturer and don’t cover the installation. So where does that leave you if you have a problem with your […]

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  • Herringbone Flooring

    Herringbone Flooring

      Herringbone parquet craftsmen The herringbone flooring parquet design is what most people mean when they refer to ‘parquet flooring’. It is by far the most common parquet floor pattern that we install. Traditionally the most popular species is oak but we also can do this design in beech, maple, teak, walnut and other timbers. […]

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  • Interest Free Flooring

    Interest Free Flooring

    Interest Free Flooring Now we’ve made our beautiful parquet floors more accessible than ever before – with great finance packages available to spread the cost and provide you with interest free flooring. Style and affordability go hand in hand at Classic Parquet We ensure that you don’t have to compromise on the parquet flooring that […]

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  • Testimonials

    Testimonials

    “Had www.mckayflooring.co.uk round to measure some of our rooms. A no attitude team who know exactly what’s what! Flooring problems solved!  When it comes to installing new timber floor, it’s worth talking to a specialist. McKay Flooring in Glasgow and Livingston specialises in hardwood, engineered wood and laminate floors. They’ve supplied floors for Malmaison hotels and The […]

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  • Case study – Turnberry Resort & Golf Club

    Case study – Turnberry Resort & Golf Club

    Since the 2010 Open Championship teed off under a grey sky, we have been talking about one of our favourite recent commissions, a very special wooden flooring which we created for the Turnberry Resort, one of the World’s great golf venues. Our job was to supply and fit 500 square metres of Wenge parquet flooring […]

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  • Chevron Parquet Flooring

    Chevron Parquet Flooring

    There’s nothing quite like chevron parquet flooring to give your room that traditional Parisian apartment look. Whether a classic chevron parquet floor with 4 coats of lacquer or the more funky antique chevron look this is a timeless parquet design we can provide the floor of your dreams. Chevron parquet floors – a growing trend […]

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  • Oak Parquet

    Oak Parquet

    Oak parquet – the daddy of the parquet species As the most traditional and versatile parquet flooring timber oak is the most popular wood choice for parquet floor styles.  Herringbone pattern oak parquet floors in prime, natural and rustic grades with two brick oak or feature borders is without doubt the most often specified parquet […]

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  • Versailles Panels

    Versailles Panels

    Versailles panels – adding some French style to your home The Versailles panels pattern is a classic parquet design style and one of the oldest wood flooring designs known. The panels are  pre-finished and ready to install on site by adhering to a suitable, prepared subfloor. There is a range of sizes and styles available […]

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  • Parquet flooring installation

    Parquet flooring installation

    Professional parquet flooring installation x 30 We employ over 30 fully qualified parquet flooring operatives and undertake parquet flooring installation UK wide from the highlands and islands of Scotland to London and to the far reaches of Cornwall. To join our high calibre team of craftsmen potential installers have to go through a stringent quality […]

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  • Parquet floor sanding

    Parquet floor sanding

      Parquet floor sanding – a facelift for old floors It’s akin to finding an old yet valuable painting in your attic. Lifting up an old dusty carpet to discover a parquet floor underneath. What a find! Our job is to give that old parquet floor (it might look in really poor condition) a complete facelift. […]

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  • Reclaimed parquet flooring

    Reclaimed parquet flooring

    Reclaimed parquet flooring If you’re on the look out for reclaimed parquet flooring in either strip or wood blocks then we can help you. We always have a range of reclaimed flooring in stock. The great thing thing about reclaimed parquet flooring is the story that is connected to the wood. The parquet blocks we […]

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Spectacular Creative Parquet Patterns

Spectacular Creative Parquet Patterns

October 21, 2015 | By

These spectacular creative parquet patterns are by Italian Company Ornamenta who have married traditional ceramic tiles with contemporary designs and laid them in a classic parquet herringbone pattern to create visually stunning floor styles. Much like our own creation coloured parquet flooring Ornamenta have been busy experimenting and applying fresh ideas and stylings to traditional floor coverings with radical […]

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Reclaimed Parquet Flooring Table

Reclaimed Parquet Flooring Table

October 20, 2015 | By

Looking beyond using reclaimed parquet flooring as a flooring material more adventurous types have used the aged solid wood parquet blocks to adorn walls or create parquet kitchen tops. We love this simple use of reclaimed wood flooring parquet blocks – a coffee table top in a traditional herringbone pattern. We stock a range of […]

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Coloured parquet in Notting Hill

Coloured parquet in Notting Hill

October 16, 2015 | By

Coloured parquet designs Last September, McKay flooring collaborated with Alma-nac Architecture to create a unique new flavour of coloured parquet flooring. We were able to supply this new and exciting take on hardwood flooring to Sarm West Studios in Notting Hill, London. Chris Blackwell of Island Records originally founded the studio, which has seen the […]

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Herringbone Parquet at the prestiges St Georges Court

Herringbone Parquet at the prestiges St Georges Court

October 15, 2015 | By

St George’s Court is a prestiges office complex located on Bloomsbury Way in the heart of London. Recently renovated by Kier Construction the new interior design included the installation of parquet flooring to several of the floors. St Georges Court McKay Flooring were delighted to win the contract to undertake the specialist parquet flooring installation and finishing […]

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luscious long board parquet by Boen

luscious long board parquet by Boen

October 14, 2015 | By

McKay Flooring are now stocking The Boen Prestige range of engineered long board parquet flooring. Available in lengths ranging from 468mm to 590mm with a depth of 68mm. The staves are an engineered construction of 10mm with a tongue and groove on all sides. This parquet flooring is available pre-lacquered  with a choice of Protect-Ultra, […]

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Burmese Teak Herringbone Parquet Flooring at Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge

Burmese Teak Herringbone Parquet Flooring at Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge

October 14, 2015 | By

It was an honour to be selected as the parquet flooring contractor for the refectory at Harvey Court, Gonville and Caius College. We sourced a beautiful teak parquet block and installed this to over 300m2 in 2 areas in December 2013. After we had installed in herringbone pattern the floor was coated with 4 coats […]

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Classic French Designed Chevron Parquet

Classic French Designed Chevron Parquet

November 24, 2013 | By

Chevron parquet is a classic French design which has been used for many years in Parisian apartments. While installing a complex pattern like this used to be affordable only in luxury homes, it is now more widespread in use with machinery which can process the design making it more affordable. While herringbone and chevron floors […]

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Increasing the value of your home with parquet flooring

Increasing the value of your home with parquet flooring

November 21, 2013 | By

With the housing market showing little sign of a speedy recovery, many homeowners are thinking in terms of adding value to their existing homes rather than moving. Adding parquet flooring is an ideal way to add value to your home with an eye to a sale when the market recovers. Some of the best value-adding […]

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Is Parquet a Practical Choice for Winter?

Is Parquet a Practical Choice for Winter?

October 23, 2013 | By

With winter on the way, many of us spend time trying to make our homes cosier and want to create a warm atmosphere in our living spaces. Customers have been asking us “Is Parquet a Practical Choice for Winter?.” Roaring open fires with furry rugs are not always an option in every home and so […]

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Maple Parquet Flooring

Maple Parquet Flooring

October 12, 2013 | By

Maple is a popular choice for timber flooring, because it is eye-catching and can brighten up a room with its pale colour, while still giving you a classic parquet style floor. With many other timbers much darker in shade, maple parquet flooring can be a refreshing and modern choice for a parquet floor. Maple is […]

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