Alex Neil Vacant land and buildings which were previously in public sector ownership are being redeveloped to allow the construction of hundreds of affordable homes, the Scottish Government has announced.
Plans to build 81 affordable homes on the site of the former multis in Dundee have been approved by city planners. Dundee City Council and Hillcrest Housing Association have formed a partnership to build social rented houses on land south/east of Alexander Street in the Hilltown area where four hous
Gowrie Care’s drama group Glee Club were on top theatrical form when they delivered a dynamic and different performance of Scenes for the Wizard of Oz to a delighted audience of over 150 people at Dundee’s Space Theatre last weekend. The drama group is a talented and diverse group of actors, sin
Staff from Blackwood Housing and Care are licking their wounds after being put through their sporting paces by two of Scotland’s top wheelchair basketball teams. The housing and care provider representatives were trained by Lothian Phoenix – for whom they are the official sponsor - and Dundee Dr
(from left) Janet Lynch Gowrie Care chair, the winners from Bruntsfield and South Fort Street, and Damian McGowan Gowrie Care managing director Care and support teams from across Scotland gathered at a glamorous awards ceremony in Dundee last week.
An eye-catching and much-needed development of 18 new flats for social rent was handed over to delighted tenants in Edinburgh last week. Delivered by Hillcrest Housing Association in partnership with the developer Cullross Limited and funded by the City of Edinburgh Council, work on these one and tw
Hillcrest tenants at Wharton Square, Edinburgh made a huge effort to build a sense of community at the weekend. At the development, which was designed to promote community spirit, the group hosted their second Big Lunch and invited all the neighbours along.
Barratt Homes has unveiled plans to deliver 96 affordable homes at three housing developments across Edinburgh, which are collectively worth in excess of £10 million. The housebuilder is currently constructing 44 social housing apartments at its flagship Dalmeny Park development in South Queensferr
Plans for more than 80 homes to be built on the site of the former multis in Dundee have been lodged with city planners. Dundee City Council and Hillcrest Housing Association have formed a partnership to build social rented houses on land south/east of Alexander Street in the Hilltown area where hou
A new independent energy supply company, the first in the UK operating on a non-profit distributing basis, plans to be selling heat and power to tenants in 200,000 homes across Scotland by 2020. Our Power Energy, a subsidiary of Our Power Community Benefit Society, has been founded by 35 member orga
Hillcrest Housing Association is to shortly begin work at their latest development in Dundee after awarding a contract to Marshall Construction. The Sinclair Street development will deliver 32 affordable homes for rent.
Almost 100 representatives from Dundee businesses gathered at the Hillcrest Group’s HQ last week to attend a Dundee and Angus Chamber member’s networking event. Guests were treated to a delicious BBQ cooked up by Arnold’s Catering, tasty cakes made by Roseangle Café and a short video showcasi
Pictured from left to right: Des Clark (host), Audrey Taylor (presented the award), Val Howard (Hillcrest Chairperson), Fiona Morrison (Hillcrest Deputy Chief Executive) and Cat Cubie (host) Hillcrest Housing Association was hailed as the best Large Housing Association of the Year at the Scottish Ho