Do passive houses really need to cost more than "normal" ones? And can they still get damp? Jimmy Black explores some themes after a conversation with Angela Currie and Janice McDonald of Hanover Scotland. Decisions, decisions. Take a popular housing scheme in a settled community in one of the lovel
The story behind Hanover Scotland’s award-winning development in Drymen has many threads. Not just Hanover’s first certified Passivhaus development, it is located at the very site of its first ever development in Scotland as a separate entity.
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) brought Ofgem chair Martin Cave together with Scottish housing associations to discuss the impact of the ongoing energy crisis on the social housing sector and what’s needed to tackle it.
Hanover Scotland has temporarily changed its Annual Assurance Statement status to working towards compliance after it identified failures to comply with its tenant and resident safety duties. Customer safety compliance includes issues such as fire risk assessments, electrical safety i
Hanover Scotland has plans to develop new homes and upgrade its existing stock but, in this challenging financial climate, Angela Currie says more support will be required to help the goal be achieved. Like many organisations, Hanover Scotland has recently launched a new strategy that sets out
A new report that sets out recommendations for how the Scottish Government and partner organisations can better support people to live well with dementia has been published. Established by the Scottish Government in 2021, the National Housing and Dementia Forum released its report Living well a
An Aberdeen MP has visited a social housing development in Bridge of Dee to see Hanover Scotland is helping residents with difficulties caused by increases to the cost of living and changes to Universal Credit. Kirsty Blackman MP (SNP, Aberdeen North) visited Hanover Scotland’s Bridge of Dee C
Partick Housing Association and Hanover Scotland could be set for a major planning boost next week regarding their joint proposal to demolish a listed building and build new flats near the Forth and Clyde Canal at Anniesland.
An official sod-cutting ceremony has been carried out in Drymen, Stirlingshire to mark the start of one of Scotland’s first social housing developments to be built to Passivhaus standards as Cruden Building (West) builds 15 affordable and innovative new homes on behalf of Hanover (Scotland). T
Rounding up the Scottish Housing News COP26SHN feature showcasing the social housing sector’s efforts to combat climate change is Hanover Scotland’s development being built to Passivhaus standards in Drymen. With a portfolio including more than 5,000 properties, located in more than 200