And finally… Crescent on the Moon

Barratt Homes has teamed up with the British Interplanetary Society (BIS) to uncover exactly how a fully liveable home would look and operate within the hostile environment of the Moon.

Published 5 February 2021

Budgetary constraints force closure of Help to Buy

The Scottish Government is set to scrap the Help to Buy scheme from this week after announcing it is no longer able to financially support the initiative.

Published 1 February 2021

Proposed Stepps housing development 'would create more than 140 jobs and deliver significant economic boost'

Plans lodged by Barratt Homes West Scotland and CALA Homes (West) to build a high-quality residential development in Stepps, North Lanarkshire, would support more than 140 new jobs and generate an additional £34 million of gross value added (GVA) if approved, according to new research.

Published 1 February 2021

First phase of 1,500-home Findrassie development gets green light

Phase one of the 1,500 housing development at Findrassie in Elgin has been given the go-ahead by Moray Council.

Published 27 January 2021

Barratt West Scotland raises over £12,000 for charity

Barratt Developments is celebrating a record-breaking Christmas with its final Community Fund donations after its charitable efforts topped more than £46,000 in donations across Scotland, including £12,000 in the West of Scotland.

Published 22 December 2020

Barratt Developments to launch £1m nature-friendly housing initiative

Barratt Developments has announced plans to further prioritise wildlife on all of its new Scottish developments by 2023 by creating dedicated space for local biodiversity conservation, installing a range of wildlife-friendly features and following expert advice from wildlife charity RSPB.

Published 21 December 2020

Piling rig topples at Bishopton housing site

Work at a housing site in Bishopton has been suspended after a piling rig fell over on Wednesday.

Published 4 December 2020

Barratt ponders next move as proposed Monkton development plan turned down

Barratt Homes has reiterated its commitment to investing in South Ayrshire after its plans to deliver up to 300 homes in Monkton were rejected by councillors.

Published 30 November 2020

Home Group returns to work on new homes in South Gilmerton

Home Group in Scotland is back on-site creating new homes for affordable rent in South Gilmerton, Edinburgh.

Published 17 November 2020

Three housing associations lend support to Monkton housing proposal

Barratt Homes West Scotland has cited support for its proposed residential development at Monkton from a local MSP, the Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and three leading housing associations as the planning application is prepared to go before South Ayrshire Council’s full council meeting next week.

Published 2 November 2020

Proposed Monkton development 'will deliver £75m of new capital and inward investment to Ayrshire'

The developers behind a planning application for a proposed residential development for up 300 homes in Monkton and a site for a park and ride have outlined the major boost to the Ayrshire economy which could be provided should the plans be approved.

Published 1 October 2020

Barratt Homes donates £1,000 to help Hamilton foodbank

Housebuilder Barratt Homes has donated £1,000 to a foodbank in the west of Scotland, to help continue providing food and support to those in need.

Published 18 September 2020

England: Watchdog investigates four housebuilders over leasehold selling

Four of the UK's biggest housing developers are being investigated by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) over concerns they may have broken consumer protection law in relation to leasehold homes.

Published 4 September 2020

Barratt applies for repayment of education contribution due to school's under-capacity

Barratt North Scotland is seeking repayment of almost half-a-million pounds worth of education contributions made to Aberdeenshire Council because a village’s primary school is under capacity.

Published 28 August 2020

Homes for Scotland 2020 Awards: Development of the Year (large) shortlist

Homes for Scotland has unveiled the shortlisted candidates for its Development of the Year - large.

Published 24 August 2020