Places for People



Places for People launches social enterprise pilot scheme in Edinburgh

Places for People has launched a new pilot scheme to help charities and social enterprises establish themselves in local communities in Edinburgh.

Published 24 May 2021

In Pictures: Places for People makes progress at Chapelton development

Places for People has released aerial images to show the progress being made at its Chapelton development, located just eight miles outside of Aberdeen.

Published 24 May 2021

Places for People sells out Edinburgh development

Places for People has hailed the success of its 55 Degrees North development in Edinburgh after all the homes were snapped up by homebuyers.

Published 6 May 2021

Places for People's Engine Yard development shortlisted for award

Places for People's Engine Yard development in Edinburgh has been shortlisted at this year’s Inside Housing Awards 2021.

Published 29 April 2021

Places for People CEO David Cowans announces retirement

Places for People group chief executive David Cowans is to retire next year after 24 years as CEO.

Published 15 April 2021

PfP Capital completes first two development sites in Scotland

The fund management business established by Places for People has completed the construction of the first two development sites in Scotland and acquired a further site in January.

Published 3 March 2021

MNM Developments begins work on £12m Leith housing development

A Scottish housebuilder is transforming a former Edinburgh industrial site into 77 new homes, thanks to a £5.8 million funding package from Bank of Scotland.

Published 7 December 2020

Places for People developments in Scotland honoured at What House 2020 awards

Places for People has been honoured at the UK’s prestigious What House awards, known as the Oscars of the new homes industry.

Published 3 December 2020

Places for People sells 118 homes to Tay Letting for c.£10m

A residential portfolio comprising 118 residential properties across the Central Belt of Scotland has been sold by Places for People to private clients of Tay Letting for c.£10 million.

Published 1 October 2020

£1.3bn regeneration plan unveiled for Granton Waterfront

A proposal to transform Granton Waterfront into a new coastal town with 3,500 new homes has been published by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 20 February 2020

Swan Group gains consent for 100 new affordable homes in Glasgow

Councillors have approved plans by Swan Group for 100 new affordable homes in Royston, in the north of Glasgow.

Published 18 December 2019

England: Places for People fined after employees develop Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

Places for People Homes Limited has been fined £600,000 after five employees developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).

Published 15 November 2019

West Lothian SHIP update unveils plans for 3,000 new homes by 2022

Plans for further opportunities for social housing have been revealed as West Lothian Council met to discuss details on the updated Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP).

Published 25 October 2019

Maryhill development is talk of the town

A development of new homes in Maryhill is now complete and has sold out in record time.

Published 16 October 2019

Castle Rock Edinvar appoints Neil Ross as director of placemaking opportunities

Neil Ross has been appointed as the new director of placemaking opportunities for Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association.

Published 15 October 2019