Drum Property Group



£81.5m deal signed to bring 346 Build-to-Rent apartments to Glasgow’s Candleriggs Square 

Candleriggs Development 2 Limited, the joint venture between Drum Property Group and Stamford Property Investments, has agreed an £81.5 million deal with Legal & General to deliver a major 346-apartment Build-to-Rent (BTR) scheme at Candleriggs Square in Glasgow. 

Published 30 September 2020

Green light for £300m Candleriggs Quarter masterplan

A masterplan for the mixed-use transformation of Candleriggs Quarter in Glasgow’s Merchant City has gained planning approval.

Published 15 May 2020

Drum returns with third attempt at Leith Walk site

Drum Property Group has submitted new plans for the redevelopment of the 2.9-acre Stead’s Place site near the foot of Leith Walk, the firm’s third attempt at the project.

Published 8 April 2020

Government upholds decision to refuse Leith Walk development

Leith Walk campaigners have hailed a decision by the Scottish Government to reject Drum Property Group's appeal to demolish the sandstone building at Stead's Place.

Published 20 December 2019

Drum Property Group begins build to rent phase at Glasgow’s Buchanan Wharf

The next significant building phase at Glasgow’s Buchanan Wharf starts this week with ground-breaking for Legal & General’s 324-home build to rent (BTR) scheme. 

Published 20 November 2019

Save Leith Walk campaigners project images onto closed down buildings

The building at the forefront of the Save Leith Walk campaign was lit up with a projection of how the street could look.

Published 20 September 2019

Ogilvie begins construction of Finnieston apartments

Ogilvie Construction has started site operations to build more than 100 apartments in Glasgow’s West End for Drum Property Group.

Published 31 July 2019

Edinburgh University walks away from Leith Walk development

Developers behind proposals for a £50 million mixed-used transformation of Leith Walk have been dealt a major blow after the University of Edinburgh ended its involvement in the student flats element of the project.

Published 13 May 2019

Leith Walk planning refusal to be appealed

Drum Property Group has appealed a decision to reject its plans to knock down a prominent part of Leith Walk to make way for student housing and a hotel.

Published 10 May 2019

Councillors unanimously refuse £50m Leith Walk development

Plans for a £50 million mixed-used transformation of Edinburgh’s Leith Walk have been rejected by councillors.

Published 1 February 2019

Contracts exchanged on twin build-to-rent towers in Glasgow

Construction work on more than 300 build-to-rent apartments in Glasgow city centre is set to start by the end of this year after Legal & General exchanged contracts on the project.

Published 31 January 2019

Drum unveils Finnieston residential plans

Drum Property Group has announced plans to build more than 100 flats in the Finnieston area of Glasgow.

Published 31 January 2019

£50m Leith Walk proposals recommended for approval

Revised proposals for a mixed-used transformation of Edinburgh’s Leith Walk complete with affordable housing and student accommodation have been recommended for approval by City of Edinburgh Council planners.

Published 25 January 2019

Community campaigners showcase alternative plans to ‘save’ Leith Walk

A grassroots campaign working to save the two storey sandstone block on Leith Walk has unveiled its own vision of how the block could be developed rather than demolished.

Published 10 December 2018

Drum reduces height of proposed Leith Walk development

Drum Property Group has submitted revised design proposals in support of its planning application to transform a major section of Leith Walk, Edinburgh.

Published 7 December 2018