Plans submitted for over 100 affordable homes across five Inverclyde sites

Plans for Dubbs Road in Port Glasgow
Plans for 24 homes at Dubbs Road in Port Glasgow

Sanctuary Group is working with Inverclyde Council to deliver 104 new affordable homes for rent across five sites.

The sites are distinct in character with proposals ranging from 8 to 44 units across 2-4 storeys. Three of the five sites have been submitted for planning with the remaining two to be submitted by the end of next week.

Information on each project location and planning submission dates:

  • Auchenbothie Road, Port Glasgow (8 units) - 11 September 2017
  • Lilybank Road, Port Glasgow (16 units) - 2 October 2017
  • Dubbs Road, Port Glasgow (24 units) - 4 October 2017
  • Mount Pleasant Street, Greenock (44 units) - w/c 9th October
  • Broadstone Avenue, Port Glasgow (12 units) - w/c 16th October
  • Commencement of the works on site is programmed to commence from March 2018 with a contract completion of summer 2019.

    Sanctuary Homes has bought the former Highlanders’ Academy in Mount Pleasant Street in Greenock and the old Lilybank School site in Port Glasgow as well as empty land just across the street on Farquhar Road, known as ‘The Orchard’. It has also acquired the former Auchenbothie nursery site in Port Glasgow and the site of the former clinic at Dubbs Road.

    Gillian Lavety, head of development for Sanctuary Homes in Scotland, said: “We are delighted to be progressing plans for affordable housing on five sites in Inverclyde in partnership with the Scottish Government and Inverclyde Council.

    “Subject to planning approval 44 homes will be built on the site of the former Highlanders Academy in Greenock. A further 60 homes will be built across four sites in Port Glasgow, including eight family homes at Auchenbothie Road and 24 amenity style flats at Dubbs Road.”

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