East Ayrshire Council

East Ayrshire council homes set for £154m investment

Thousands of council homes in East Ayrshire are expected to benefit from a £154 million improvement plan over the next five years.

Published 13 January 2021

East Ayrshire housing staff praised for Scottish Housing Quality Standard achievement

East Ayrshire Housing staff have been praised for successfully achieving a Scottish Housing Quality Standard.

Published 13 January 2021

East Ayrshire Council appoints Eddie Fraser as new chief executive

Eddie Fraser has been appointed as the new chief executive of East Ayrshire Council to replace Fiona Lees when she retires in a few weeks’ time.

Published 9 December 2020

Consultation opens on proposed Kilmarnock housing development

A public consultation is being held on a new housing development proposed for Bellevue Gardens, Kilmarnock.

Published 9 December 2020

Ayrshire as Growth Deal milestone paves way for infrastructure investment

The £251 million Ayrshire Growth Deal was officially signed today paving the way for the creation of thousands of jobs and the investment of millions of pounds into the region.

Published 20 November 2020

Consultation launches on proposed housing in Auchinleck

A consultation is currently being held on a new housing development proposed for Auchinleck.

Published 11 November 2020

East Ayrshire Council launches consultation for new homes in Drongan

East Ayrshire Council has launched a consultation on a new housing development proposed for Drongan.

Published 20 October 2020

Avant Homes Scotland purchases land to deliver 150 homes in Kilmarnock

Avant Homes has completed the purchase of a 22.3-acre piece of land in Stewarton, Kilmarnock allowing works to move forward for a new 150-home development.

Published 7 October 2020

East Ayrshire to challenge SEPA flood warning for planned development sites

East Ayrshire Council has pledged to "constructively challenge" a ruling by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) which identified areas of ground earmarked for development throughout the region as being at risk of flooding.

Published 23 September 2020

Ayrshire Growth Deal to be signed 'in coming weeks'

Official documents for the transformational £251.5 million Ayrshire Growth Deal will be "signed in the coming weeks", the Ayrshire Regional Partnership has confirmed.

Published 17 September 2020

East Ayrshire celebrates Scottish Housing Day with tenancy agreement video

To mark the day Scottish Housing Day, East Ayrshire Council has teamed up with East Ayrshire Federation of Tenants and Residents to launch a short video to help tenants understand the terms of their tenancy agreement, to ensure they are happy and safe in their home.

Published 16 September 2020

A.C. Whyte wins £5m housing deal in East Ayrshire

Barrhead-based contractor A.C. Whyte is set to deliver a £5 million programme to upgrade more than 490 East Ayrshire homes by September 2021 following a successful tender earlier this year.

Published 9 September 2020

East Ayrshire Council chief executive and depute chief executive announce retirement

Two of East Ayrshire Council’s top management team, Fiona Lees and Alex McPhee, who have 85 years of public service between them, have announced their decisions to retire.

Published 26 August 2020

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

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

Published 20 August 2020

First phase of council homes handed over in Kilmarnock

Tenants have moved into new homes in Kilmarnock after the first phase of the New Farm Loch housing development was officially handed over to East Ayrshire Council.

Published 18 August 2020