South Ayrshire Council approves 290 new homes



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South Ayrshire Council has approved the construction of 290 new homes on a 49-acre site stretching from land off Main Street in Barassie to the north-eastern edge of Troon.

Taylor Wimpey West Scotland and Lynch Homes will deliver a range of three, four and five bedroom homes in a variety of styles and sizes to appeal to a wide range of customers. Taylor Wimpey will deliver 226 new homes with Lynch Homes providing 64.

The development proposals for this site in Barassie also benefits from a Section 69 Agreement which includes contributions towards schools, upgrades to Barassie Train Station, community facilities, improved access to Struthers Primary School, as well as local transport improvements.

Stephen Andrew, technical director for Taylor Wimpey West Scotland, said: “Taylor Wimpey is delighted to confirm that along with our partners Lynch Homes, we have secured planning permission for the provision of 290 new homes on the land off Main Street in Barassie near Troon.

“As well as an impressive range of new homes, our development will provide a range of economic benefits for the local Troon area which includes supporting over 160 jobs per year of construction, as well as the attraction of new customers to local businesses.

“We believe this development will be a great addition to the local area, and complements our other developments across the region.”