East Ayrshire Council



Work starts on new East Ayrshire supported living development

The ground has been officially broken at Cessnock Road in Hurlford, where East Ayrshire Council’s strategic partner CCG (Scotland) Ltd is building a new assisted living development.

Published 28 August 2018

East Ayrshire to adopt Council Tax changes to reduce empty buildings

New rules are to be introduced by East Ayrshire Council which will make it more expensive for owners to leave their properties unoccupied.

Published 25 July 2018

East Ayrshire Council maintains ‘strong performance’ but faces ‘major financial challenge’

The local authority watchdog has reported that East Ayrshire Council is continuing to improve against a backdrop of financial, social and economic challenges.

Published 29 May 2018

East Ayrshire Council housing development underway in Dalrymple

Work is now well underway on a new council housing development at Barbieston Road in Dalrymple with five homes already taking shape.

Published 5 April 2018

First phase of HALO Kilmarnock submitted for detailed planning

The first phase of the HALO regeneration plan in Kilmarnock has now been submitted to East Ayrshire Council for detailed planning permission following the recent approval of planning permission in principle for the development masterplan.

Published 9 February 2018

HALO regeneration plan in Kilmarnock receives planning permission in principle

A £65 million urban regeneration on the site of the former Johnnie Walker bottling plant in Kilmarnock’s reached a significant milestone last week when it received the green light from East Ayrshire Council.

Published 29 January 2018

Landlords invited to Pan-Ayrshire housing event

Landlords from across Ayrshire are being invited to a special event to discuss forthcoming changes in housing legislation.

Published 31 October 2017

Kilmarnock’s HALO regeneration project secures £5.3m of government funding

The Scottish Government is to invest £5.3 million to turn a former Kilmarnock bottling plant into a low carbon development which will include hundreds of affordable homes.

Published 31 August 2017

Planning approval for East Ayrshire affordable housing development

East Ayrshire Council has granted planning consent for a new housing development at Hayhill.

Published 10 July 2017

Plans submitted for East Ayrshire affordable housing development

LMA Architects have submitted a planning application to East Ayrshire Council for a new housing development at Hayhill.

Published 7 March 2017

Council Tax rates frozen by four more local authorities

Eleven more local authorities in Scotland have set their respective budgets for the upcoming year, four of which have opted for a voluntary freeze in Council Tax.

Published 24 February 2017

Council helps ensure Ayrshire private landlords know their obligations

Experts from South Ayrshire Council were on hand to guide more than 80 private landlords through a number of information workshops recently.

Published 19 January 2017

Council announces £131m investment in East Ayrshire homes

Six hundred new homes will be built in East Ayrshire and hundreds more improved in the next five years as East Ayrshire Council embarks on a £131 million programme of refreshing and renewing its housing stock.

Published 30 November 2016

Cunninghame Housing Association commences Kilmarnock regeneration

Cunninghame Housing Association, working in partnership with East Ayrshire Council and the Scottish Government, held an official ceremony yesterday to mark the progress achieved to date on the site of the new build development at Hill Street in Kilmarnock.

Published 23 November 2016

New Board members appointed at Scotland’s Housing Network

Scotland’s Housing Network appointed two new Board members when the organisation held its annual seminar and AGM last week.

Published 14 October 2016