McCarthy & Stone



Scottish housebuilders celebrate five star ratings from HBF

A string of Scottish housebuilders have achieved the maximum five star rating from the Home Builders Federation (HBF) following an independent customer satisfaction survey.

Published 29 March 2018

Building industry and planners give Planning Bill evidence

Holyrood's local government and communities committee will continue to examine the Planning (Scotland) Bill today as it hears evidence from organisations from the country’s builders and planners.

Published 7 March 2018

Scotland ‘failing to meet housing needs’ of older and disabled people

Urgent action is required to reverse the shortage of housing for older and disabled people as Scotland struggles to meet the needs of a rapidly ageing population, according to a new alliance of charities and other organisations.

Published 12 February 2018

Prestwick assisted living development wins planning approval

McCarthy & Stone has secured planning permission for an assisted living development at Links Road in Prestwick.

Published 22 November 2017

Plans submitted for Prestwick care home

Retirement home builder McCarthy & Stone is seeking planning permission for a 69-apartment extra care accommodation block in Prestwick.

Published 14 August 2017

Scottish housebuilders achieve 5 star customer satisfaction rating

Stewart Milne Homes, Barratt Developments in Scotland and the Scotland team at McCarthy & Stone are celebrating after achieving 5 star ratings in the new Home Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction survey 2017.

Published 3 April 2017

Work to start on new homes at historic Inverness College site

The demolition of all non-listed buildings at the Inverness College site at Midmills in the city centre is to begin next month to make way for more than 80 retirement homes.

Published 21 March 2017

Blog: Government should seize the chance to provide new older people’s housing

McCarthy & Stone managing director, Jonathan Fair, reflects on the Scottish and UK government planning consultations and the growing need for older people’s housing.

Published 14 February 2017

Retirement and affordable housing plans lodged for Milngavie

Proposals for a new development that will provide retirement and affordable housing for older people in Milngavie have been submitted to East Dunbartonshire Council.

Published 8 December 2016

Housing plan for Milngavie revealed

A new housing development is planned that will provide retirement and affordable housing for older people in Milngavie.

Published 30 September 2016

Retirement housing approved in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has approved plans for a new retirement housing development in Pollockshields.

Published 6 September 2016

Quarter of over-55s in Scotland ‘plan to downsize their property’

Over a quarter (26 per cent) of people in Scotland aged 55 or over are considering or will consider downsizing in the future, while a further 10 per cent have already downsized, a new survey has found.

Published 27 May 2016

Older generation in Scotland ‘amongst the least lonely in the UK’

A new report into the levels of loneliness amongst older people has named Scotland as one of the least lonely places to live in the UK.

Published 13 May 2016

Housing minister visits Edinburgh assisted living site

Housing minister Margaret Burgess has visited retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone's first assisted living development in Edinburgh.

Published 22 June 2015