Castle Rock Edinvar



Wonderful Wizard of Oz art project brightens up neighbourhood

Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) graduate Michelle Maxwell was joined by some of the young people from Pilton Youth & Children’s Project to celebrate the completion of a ‘Wizard of Oz’ themed environmental art project which has transformed an unused green space in the heart of the Edinburgh neighbourhood.

Published 15 November 2016

Places for People Scotland to buy Agnes Hunter Trust properties in Leith

Tenants who were facing eviction from their homes in Leith are being allowed to stay after a deal was agreed to sell the properties to Places for People Scotland.

Published 11 November 2016

Housing transformation of former Edinburgh school complete

CCG (Scotland) Ltd has announced the completion of a landmark housing development in Edinburgh’s Craigmillar district.

Published 10 November 2016

Stirling Council approves 400-home expansion of Raploch

More than 400 new homes will be built in the Raploch district of Stirling in a bid to accelerate ongoing work to tackle disadvantage and deprivation in the area, the local authority has revealed.

Published 17 June 2016

£300m deal to create 2,000 new Aberdeen homes is a first for Scotland

Places for People has signed a pioneering partnership with Aberdeen City Council which will create 2,000 new homes in the city with the potential to build a further 1,000 properties.

Published 23 March 2016

Castle Rock Edinvar to expand successful repair service pilot

Residents in seventeen elderly amenity properties across Edinburgh are set to benefit from Castle Rock Edinvar’s new ‘Enhanced Repair Service’ after a successful pilot resulted in significant benefits to customers.

Published 24 February 2016

Agreement signed to deliver 16,000 new affordable homes in Edinburgh over next decade

Edinburgh is set for a major housing boost after the council’s ambitious plan to build thousands of new homes was matched by six partner housing associations.

Published 29 January 2016

Work begins on Dunbar affordable homes

Work has begun on a new development of 525 new homes which will see the expansion of the East Lothian seaside town of Dunbar.

Published 21 December 2015

Welfare Wise win for Castle Rock Edinvar’s financial inclusion team

Castle Rock Edinvar’s Financial Inclusion Team has won the Welfare Wise category at the 24 Housing Awards.

Published 30 October 2015

Housing associations join innovative energy renewables initiative

Several rural housing associations have partnered on an innovative energy renewables initiative which has generated free electricity for tenants and reduced fuel poverty levels.

Published 29 October 2015

Work underway on over 100 affordable homes for Dunbar

East Lothian Council has concluded a legal agreement worth £8.3 million to purchase 71 flats and houses on two sites at Hallhill, Dunbar from Mansell Homes (part of the Balfour Beatty group).

Published 30 September 2015

Social landlords launch non-profit energy company

A new independent energy supply company, the first in the UK operating on a non-profit distributing basis, plans to be selling heat and power to tenants in 200,000 homes across Scotland by 2020.

Published 16 July 2015

Housing minister opens pioneering age friendly development in Edinburgh

Housing minister Margaret Burgess has visited the first residents at a recently completed development that is set to become a new model of housing for older people.

Published 24 June 2015

Tackling fuel poverty – carrot or the stick?

The debate raged on at the CIH Scotland Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty and Renewables event, supported by Forster Energy, as to whether the carrot or the stick is best at lifting Scotland’s households out of fuel poverty.

Published 19 June 2015