Moody’s has downgraded its credit rating for Places for People (PfP) citing concerns over the “varied risks” involved with the landlord’s increasing expansion into non social housing businesses. The ratings agency said the switch from A2 to A3 “reflects the continued diversification of Pla
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David Cowans, group chief executive at Places for People and Jenny Laing, Aberdeen City Council leader Places for People has signed a pioneering partnership with Aberdeen City Council which will create 2,000 new homes in the city with the potential to build a further 1,000 properties.
Work has begun on a new development of 525 new homes which will see the expansion of the East Lothian seaside town of Dunbar. Places for People and Castle Rock Edinvar are working in partnership with East Lothian Council and Mansell Homes to build 131 affordable homes as part of the development at H
Places for People has received authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for its financial service offering. Applying to consumer credit permissions, the FCA authorisation means that Places for People Financial Services can continue to directly lend unsecured personal loans and admini
Places for People has picked up another award for its innovative affordable housing development in the former mining community of Twechar, East Dunbartonshire. Named after the nearby ruins of the Roman-built Antonine Wall - a UNESCO World Heritage Site dating back to 142AD – Roman Fields has now r
Aberdeen City Council has selected a preferred bidder for a £300 million partnership deal to deliver a step change in the supply of housing. The innovative approach follows a commitment in the local authority's Strategic Infrastructure Plan (SIP) to build 2,030 homes by 2017.
East Lothian Council has concluded a legal agreement worth £8.3 million to purchase 71 flats and houses on two sites at Hallhill, Dunbar from Mansell Homes (part of the Balfour Beatty group). The houses, which will become part of the council’s housing stock, will be built by local firm Hart Build
Roman Fields Places for People has picked up two further accolades for an affordable housing development in the former mining village of Twechar, East Dunbartonshire.
Housing minister Margaret Burgess with Fortune Place resident Mrs Jean Ross Housing minister Margaret Burgess has visited the first residents at a recently completed development that is set to become a new model of housing for older people.
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.
Progress is well under way with the first new homes now on site at a new housing development in Niddrie, Edinburgh. Being developed by CCG (Scotland) Ltd, The Schoolhouse is giving a new lease of life to the site of the former Niddrie Mill Primary School.
Art students brighten up Edinburgh Students from Edinburgh College of Art have been working with Castle Rock Edinvar, and Places for People Scotland Care and Support service users to add some light and colour to the Cowgate area of Edinburgh.
Alex Neil Falkirk Council’s Local Government Pension Scheme Fund has awarded fund manager Hearthstone Investments £30 million to invest in social and affordable housing in Scotland.
Mike Galloway The shortlist for Scotland’s premier home building industry awards has been announced as trade body Homes for Scotland gears up for its largest ever ceremony celebrating the sector’s achievements.