East Renfrewshire Council has agreed funding for the first new council houses in the area for a generation as part of its budget plan for 2019/20. The funding for 240 new council homes forms part of a significant investment worth a total of £212 million in a range of ambitious infrastructure p
Construction work is underway on the third phase of East Renfrewshire Council’s ambitious plans to provide 240 new homes for social rent over the next five years. Following the sites at Robertson Street and Fenwick Drive in Barrhead, where work commenced earlier this year, the project at the Black
East Renfrewshire Council has launched an ambitious gas heating replacement programme, which will see over £1 million invested across the area. The programme will install modern heating systems in hundreds of council homes, replacing out-dated electric storage heating and gas-fired boilers with mor
Work to build the first council homes in East Renfrewshire for a generation continues with construction now underway at the Fenwick Drive site in Barrhead. The development will be home to four three-bedroom terrace houses and six one-bedroom cottage flats and is expected to be completed in February
(from left) Claire Mistreta of CCG, Paul Santi of the Barrhead BID, Suzanne Conlin tenancy services & service improvement manager at East Renfrewshire Council, Lorna Wallace senior development officer at East Renfrewshire Council, Andy Dunlop of the Barrhead BID & Colette Edenborough – the
(from left) Councillor Danny Devlin; Councillor Angela Convery; Tom Tracy, contracts manager CCG Scotland Ltd; Bruce Lindsay, development manager CCG Scotland Ltd; Tony Buchanan, leader of East Renfrewshire Council; Councillor Paul O’Kane; Councillor Paul Aitken and Phil Daws The ambitious project
East Renfrewshire Council has continued its commitment to delivering additional affordable housing in the area with the renovation of a property in Barrhead. The property in Divernia Way previously lay derelict for almost ten years following extensive fire damage. It has now been completely renovate
East Renfrewshire remains a high-performing council but its councillors need to be more prominent in dealing with tough challenges ahead, the Accounts Commission has said. A new report published today by the local authority spending watchdog charts the council's progress since a previous audit in 20
Artist's impression of the Maidenhill community Developers behind plans for a new community in Maidenhill, Newton Mearns, are to provide multiple pockets of land to facilitate the delivery of affordable housing as part of a range of newly agreed community benefits.
(from left) Andrew Mickel (Mactaggart and Mickel), Kevin Stewart MSP and Bruce Mickel (Mactaggart and Mickel) Kevin Stewart MSP, minister for local government and housing, has visited the award-winning Polnoon neighbourhood in the village of Eaglesham in East Renfrewshire to see how the design of th
A joint economic action plan between eight councils is aiming to deliver 110,000 new homes around the Glasgow City Region. The move, the first of its kind in Scotland, will see the authorities pursue a common economic strategy between now and the year 2035.