(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's Tenant Inspectors Cairn Housing Association welcomed ten of Hillcrest’s Tenant Inspectors to its Edinburgh headquarters to learn about the innovative Cairn contact centre.
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
The best new homes in Scotland have been revealed at the 8th annual Scottish Home Awards last night. Sponsored by Ross & Liddell, the event saw 20 awards announced following a rigorous judging process carried out by some of the nation’s leading housing experts.
A merger between two Dundee companies has seen Clean Close Company become part of Hillcrest Maintenance Services and the Hillcrest Group. With a history of over eight years of working together, the merger will help to safeguard jobs of the 20 people working for Clean Close as well as create new job
Plans for the development of 21 affordable flats on the long derelict site of a former Dundee metal works on Dens Road have been approved. Hillcrest Housing Association acquired the land in March 2015 and the developer, Cullross Limited, is due start building on the site this June with work schedule
The Sailmaker Apartments in Leith, which were built by the City of Edinburgh Council and its partners, have won an esteemed industry award. The development of 145 affordable homes took the title of Best Partnership in Affordable Housing at the prestigious Homes For Scotland Awards 2015.
Unemployed people completed a job skills course in Dundee yesterday that will help to get them back into employment. The Care Course, delivered by Dundee-based charity Craigowl Communities, aims to give the 17 participants all the skills they need to get into a successful career in the care industry