A total of 238 affordable homes are planned for Badenoch and Strathspey over the next five years, the Highland Council has announced. Highland’s Local Housing Strategy sets the targets for affordable housing, and the Highland’s Strategic Housing Investment Plan sets out how resources will be use
Minister for local government, housing and planning, Kevin Stewart, visited a housing development in Inverness on Monday to mark the completion of the 750th new council home built in the Highlands since the re-introduction of the Council House Build Programme in 2010. The Kirk Brae development in In
The financial contributions that new developments will be required to make towards facilities including schools, roads and the provision of affordable housing in the Highlands have been updated following the approval of new planning guidance. Members of the Highland Council’s environment, developm
Innes Smith Scottish housebuilder Springfield Properties has been granted permission to build 115 homes in Nairn, including 29 affordable homes for Highland Council.
Kyrena MacKay and her son outside their new home at Kirk Brae in Inverness. Image by Phil Downie Councillor Trish Robertson joined staff from Highland Council’s Inverness housing management and development teams to pay a house warming visit this week to wish a tenant all the best in her new home a
(from left) Calum Macaulay, chief executive Albyn Housing Society; Dawn Kane, business development manager, Bancon Construction; Scott Clark, project manager, Bancon Construction; Brian McGuiness, contracts manager, Bancon Construction. Front: Yvonne Simpson, asset investment officer at Albyn Housin
Up to 50 new affordable homes are expected to be delivered on the Isle of Skye this year, according to the Highland Council. Members the Skye and Raasay committee recently discussed a report focusing on local housing issues in the region, as well as examining the council's performance against a numb
A major planning document set to shape the growth of Inverness has been approved by councillors. The Inverness East Development Brief identifies land for new facilities including a district park, sports facilities at Inverness Campus, a new urban centre, two new primary schools and a high school, an
More research and local dialogue is required in order for Highland Council to consider making a rent pressure zone (RPZ) application, councillors have heard. Section 35 of the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 enables local authorities to apply to Scottish Ministers to ask that all or
The homes are planned for a site within the boundary of the Culloden (Battlefield) Conservation Area Proposals for 16 homes on the edge of the Culloden Battlefield site which were previously the subject of a bizarre planning mix-up have been granted final approval.
Proposals submitted by Capital Developments in December last year Highland councillors have approved proposals for the redevelopment of a vacant corner block in Inverness into a modern retail and residential building.
Former graduate research trainee Marcia Rae at one of the SUD sites around Inverness A delegation from Iceland is set to visit Inverness this week to view work being carried out on Sustainable Urban Drainage systems (SUDS) in the city.
Councillor Trish Robertson; Mairi Ross Grey, More Homes Division Manager, Highlands, Islands & Moray & councillors Isabelle MacKenzie and Ian Brown are pictured welcoming Mr and Mrs Davidson to their new home Work on six new homes suitable for wheelchair users in Inverness is now complete.
The population of the Highland village of Evanton could potentially double in the coming years after councillors approved plans for a 160-home development and were informed of another 150 new homes in the pipeline. Building firm Makar Limited is to build the mix of semi-detached, terraced and town h
The homes are planned for a site within the boundary of the Culloden (Battlefield) Conservation Area The granting of planning permission last month for new homes near Culloden has set a damaging precedent for one of Scotland’s most important historic sites, according to a prominent military histor