A planning application for 68 homes at Dunbar has been given the green light by East Lothian Council. Councillors on the local authority’s planning committee heard that the site south of Dunbar’s Brodie Road had previously been earmarked for a hotel, but this had been provided elsewhere in the t
Plans have been refused for a residential development on the site of the former whisky bottling plant in Dundee. Persimmon Homes had applied for planning approval in principle to build 90 affordable homes on the area which was formerly occupied by the Stewarts Cream of the Barley whisky bottling pla
Jeff Fairburn Edinburgh-based financial giant Aberdeen Standard Investments led a shareholder revolt against the £75 million bonus awarded to Persimmon Homes chief executive Jeff Fairburn at the firm’s AGM as it launched a withering attack on the package in which it stated that the role of a chie
One of Britain's largest housebuilders Persimmon has reported robust trading since the start of the year with total forward sales revenue, including completions, up by about 8% to £2.76 billion in 2018 to date. In a trading update ahead of today’s annual general meeting, the FTSE 100-listed compa
A major regeneration project in Edinburgh has taken another step forward with work starting on 70 new affordable homes. Dunedin Canmore, part of Wheatley Group, is behind the latest development at Craigmillar in the south east of the city.
A think-tank has urged the Scottish Government to end Help to Buy subsidies after it was revealed that three executives at housebuilder Persimmon were paid in excess of £100 million last year in a bonuses scheme linked to the policy. An annual report published by Persimmon revealed that chief execu
Stirling Council has refused two applications from Persimmon Homes to develop land to the east of Plean around Cushenquarter Farm. Persimmon Homes was seeking permission to build 500 residential units, an access off the A9 Main Street and the erection of a primary school. Its application sought plan
Housebuilder Persimmon has said that profits for the full year will come in marginally ahead of expectations as revenues for 2017 were 9% up in 2016 at £3.42 billion. The group said legal completions rose 6% in the year to December and average sale price up 3% at £213,300.
Revised plans for new homes on the outskirts of Dundee and a bid to replace a once-popular pub with new build flats have been submitted to the local authority, according to the Evening Telegraph. Crawford Architectural and Persimmon Homes North Scotland’s new plans for Dykes of Gray propose 30 new
Critics of the Scottish Help to Buy scheme have called for the policy to be scrapped after an investigation revealed just three high volume housebuilders have received around £189 million in subsidised mortgages between them. Freedom of information (FOI) data obtained by investigatory journalism pl
Developers have unveiled plans to build 62 homes on the site of a former Dundee school. Persimmon Homes North Scotland has lodged proposals with Dundee City Council for the old Kingspark School site in Gillburn Road, Kirkton after acquiring the site for £3.3 million in December.
Lord Provost Councillor Frank Ross (left) and Manor Estates Housing Association chairman Nigel Hicks officially open Sandilands Close Edinburgh’s new Lord Provost, Councillor Frank Ross, was involved in some tree planting at an event officially opening Manor Estates Housing Association’s new £1
An appeal against East Dunbartonshire Council’s decision to reject plans for housing on greenbelt land has been dismissed by the Scottish Government. The local authority’s Planning Board unanimously agreed on 8 November 2016 to refuse planning permission in principle for housing on land at Weste
Plans have been unveiled to demolish a former whisky bottling plant to make way for a new housing estate in Dundee. Stewart House, the former Stewart’s Cream of the Barley plant at Kingsway East, could be replaced with 90 houses under plans by Persimmon Homes and site owner Bruce Linton.