Grampian Housing Association



RGU to collaborate on Grampian Housing Association community regeneration project at Torry

A collaboration between Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the Torry Development Trust will bring together expertise in health and social care, architecture and the creative arts, to inform and design the regeneration of the former Victoria Road School in Torry.

Published 15 June 2020

Learning lessons in homeless prevention

A report has been launched into a project in which four local authorities and seven housing associations, funded by the North and Islands Homelessness and Housing Options Hub and managed by Scotland’s Housing Network, explored enhanced practices in relation to section 11 notices.

Published 2 June 2020

Affordable homes plan for old Aberdeen school approved

Grampian Housing Association has received planning permission for its redevelopment of the former Victoria Road School in Aberdeen.

Published 26 May 2020

Neil Clapperton: COVID-19 vs social housing?

In a guest blog for CIH Scotland, Grampian Housing Association chief executive Neil Clapperton shares what his organisation has been doing to support the current national emergency.

Published 15 May 2020

Grampian Housing Association chief executive issues coronavirus community testing plea

The Scottish Government has a “moral obligation” to follow World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance and implement contact tracing and testing for coronavirus, according to Neil Clapperton.

Published 17 April 2020

Plans lodged to tun Aberdeen pub into flats

Ryden LLP has submitted plans on behalf of Drumrossie Land Development Co Ltd to convert The East Neuk bar on King Street in Aberdeen into two residential flats.

Published 15 April 2020

Grampian Housing Association launches co-wheels car club scheme

Thanks to the launch of a new pay-as-you-go car hire scheme, tenants of Grampian Housing Association can now access electric cars.

Published 27 February 2020

Collective Architecture to bring forward 380-home Elgin project

Collective Architecture has been appointed to develop final proposals for a housing development in Elgin.

Published 28 January 2020

Grampian Housing Association submits Aberdeen flats proposal for planning

Plans by Grampian Housing Association (GHA) to redevelop the former Victoria Road School in Aberdeen into 50 affordable homes have progressed with the submission of a planning application.

Published 28 November 2019

More housing associations awarded funding to provide car ownership alternatives

Seven organisations across Scotland have been successful in the second round of the funding to procure the services of electric vehicle car clubs.

Published 28 November 2019

Grampian Housing Association elects new chair and vice-chair

Dr Abhishek Agarwal, course leader for the Aberdeen Business School MBA Programme at Robert Gordon University (RGU) has been elected as the new chairman of Grampian Housing Association, while Jim Cargill takes over as vice-chairman.

Published 22 October 2019

Social landlords team with CityFibre to bring full fibre broadband to tenants

Tenants in Aberdeen and Stirling will be among the first in the country to benefit from next-generation digital connectivity thanks to a partnership between a group of social housing providers and full fibre infrastructure provider CityFibre.

Published 12 September 2019

Grampian Housing Association subsidiary delivering high satisfaction

Staff at Grampian Housing Association’s leasing subsidiary, Let’s Choose, are celebrating after receiving excellent feedback from their tenants in an independent survey.

Published 1 August 2019

Grampian Housing Association homes fitted with Tesla batteries to help reduce electricity bills

Local government, housing and planning minister, Kevin Stewart MSP, visited the Northfield area of Aberdeen last week to see how the Scottish Government’s Decarbonisation Fund is helping Grampian Housing Association implement energy efficiency measures.

Published 22 July 2019

Grampian Housing Association takes ownership of former Victoria Road School in Torry

A milestone has been reached in the regeneration of the former Victoria Road School in Torry, Aberdeen, with the transfer of ownership to the new owner Grampian Housing Association.

Published 24 June 2019