Lar Housing Trust

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Lar Housing Trust has won praise from a major City figure for bringing derelict buildings back into use as affordable homes. Lloyds Banking Group chief executive, Charlie Nunn, was visiting Lar Housing Trust’s latest project in Glasgow, which is transforming an abandoned paint factory into 43

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Two senior figures in the Scottish business community have taken on non-executive roles at a subsidiary of the charity Lar Housing Trust. Ed Monaghan, former CEO at housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel, and Andrew Cowan, managing partner at solicitors TC Young, have been appointed to the board of La

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Lar Housing Trust has picked up a prestigious national award for an Edinburgh development that caters for people with additional support needs. The charity took top honours in the Partnership of the Year (Development) category in the UK-wide Affordable Housing Awards scheme at a ceremony in Manchest

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A new housing development has just opened in Edinburgh for people with additional support needs that is set to transform the lives of its tenants. The development at Ford’s Road in the west end of the city was built by the charity Lar Housing Trust and is being hailed as the perfect example of

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Cruden Building has successfully completed two new housing developments in Prestonpans in East Lothian on behalf of Lar Housing Trust. The £3.2 million Northfields development, located near the railway station and local amenities in Prestonpans, has transformed a former derelict factory site i

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Lar Housing Trust has reported higher demand than ever before for its mid-market rental homes across the whole of Scotland. The trust, which recently inaugurated its eighth development in East Lothian, is presently on the lookout for additional sites to supplement its existing portfolio of 181 compl

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Ken Macintosh, the former Presiding Officer at the Scottish Parliament, has been appointed as chair of Lar Housing Trust. He takes on the role at the housing charity with immediate effect, after his appointment was ratified at the charity’s April Board meeting. He takes over from retiring chai

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Ann Leslie, the chief executive of LAR Housing Trust and a former partner at MacRoberts, has been appointed to the board of Historic Environment Scotland. Historic Environment Scotland is the lead body for the historic environment in Scotland and is an executive non-departmental public body (NDPB) d

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The development arm of Lar Housing Trust, Lar Projects, has appointed Ed Monaghan and Alan Brennan as non-executive directors. Mr Monaghan and Mr Brennan are well-known figures in the Scottish business community and bring considerable expertise in construction and finance with which they will h

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Lar Housing Trust has appointed housing infrastructure specialist Christa Reekie as a trustee. Ms Reekie has joins the housing charity after a long and distinguished career as a projects partner at Burness and then at Scottish Futures Trust (SFT), where she held the posts of commercial director and

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LAR Housing Trust has applied for permission to remove the façade of a listed Glasgow building undergoing redevelopment after revealing the structure cannot be saved due to safety grounds. The housing charity was granted permission last year for 37 mid-market rent flats at the old I

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Lar Housing Trust is hailing its latest regeneration project in Glasgow as the start of a major push to bring derelict and disused buildings in the city back to life. The housing charity, which has over 40 mid-market rental developments across Scotland, has been granted planning permission to conver

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The delivery of 49 new homes on a former WW1 naval barracks near the Queensferry Crossing will be the biggest challenge undertaken by Lar Housing Trust, chief executive Ann Leslie explains more. Our latest acquisition has a nautical theme to it. And if you’ll forgive the pun, we have now set s

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