Sanctuary Group



Bespoke lettings system launched by seven housing associations

Seven landlords across Scotland have come together with housing software solutions provider Housing Online Ltd to develop a new digital lettings service called These Homes.

Published 25 March 2021

Sanctuary and Cruden bring learning outdoors in Port Glasgow

Nursery children from an Inverclyde school are getting closer to nature at playtime in a new educational outdoor area created by local developers.

Published 23 March 2021

Regulator ends statutory manager appointment at Thistle Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has ended its appointment of a statutory manager at Thistle Housing Association following the transfer of tenants’ homes and other assets to Sanctuary Scotland Housing Association.

Published 10 March 2021

Sanctuary transfer a ‘fresh start’ for former Thistle tenants

Tenants of Glasgow-based Thistle Housing Association today completed their transfer from the troubled landlord to Sanctuary Scotland.

Published 1 March 2021

Sanctuary in merger talks to create UK's largest housing association

Two housing associations have revealed they are in discussions over plans that could create the UK’s largest residential landlord.

Published 19 February 2021

Regulator directs transfer of Thistle homes to Sanctuary Scotland

The Scottish Housing Regulator has directed a transfer of tenants’ homes and other assets and liabilities from Thistle Housing Association to Sanctuary Scotland Housing Association.

Published 25 January 2021

Sanctuary’s Nitshill development wins best regeneration award at TIS event

Sanctuary Homes’ transformation of Newfield Square in Glasgow has been named best regeneration development at the TIS National Excellence Awards.

Published 25 November 2020

Housing associations share funding for homelessness prevention work 

Eleven housing association projects have received funding from the Scottish Government’s £1.5 million Homelessness Prevention Fund to support projects that contribute to reducing child poverty and preventing homelessness. 

Published 24 November 2020

Sanctuary build marks end of Cumbernauld’s high-rise transformation

Building work has begun on the final phase of a £75 million regeneration of Cumbernauld’s 12 tower blocks.

Published 17 November 2020

Regulator consults on directing transfer of assets from Thistle Housing Association to Sanctuary Scotland

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) will consult on directing a transfer of all assets from Thistle Housing Association to Sanctuary Scotland Housing Association.

Published 13 November 2020

Thistle asks Regulator to direct Sanctuary Scotland transfer

The management committee of Glasgow-based Thistle Housing Association has asked the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) to direct its transfer to Sanctuary Scotland.

Published 10 November 2020

Work begins on new Sanctuary homes at former hospital site

Building work has begun on the ambitious redevelopment of Glasgow’s former Victoria Infirmary hospital site.

Published 19 October 2020

Work begins on 131 affordable homes in Paisley

A £19 million affordable housing project set to transform an area of Paisley is under way.

Published 16 September 2020

Thistle chair encourages tenants to approve Sanctuary transfer

The management committee of Thistle Housing Association is backing a proposed transfer to Sanctuary Scotland as formal consultation with Thistle’s tenants begins.

Published 27 August 2020

Sanctuary funding making a difference to lives of Cumbernauld residents

Thousands of Cumbernauld residents struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic are being supported to make ends meet by a local charity.

Published 27 August 2020