Shetland Islands Council

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Councillors in Shetland have heard an update on progress on the Knab redevelopment project, including plans for essential infrastructure and the first phase of housing on the cleared site. With demolition work on the Lerwick site due to be completed soon, the next phase would be for ground works to

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Shetland Islands Council will be making ‘cost of living’ contributions to all households in Shetland who were in receipt of Council Tax Reduction on 27th September 2023. Contributions will be made by a payment of £150.00 directly to Council Tax accounts. These payments will mean th

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Housing minister Paul McLennan was in Shetland yesterday to officially open Hjaltland Housing Association's newly completed scheme Berryview in Scalloway. The project sees the completion of 32 much needed homes in Scalloway and will go some way to meeting the continued high demand for housing in the

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The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership and Salmon Scotland have urged Shetland Islands Council and other local authorities to bring vacant properties back into use to tackle the rural housing crisis. New analysis shows that almost shows five per cent of homes in Shetland (558) were long-term empty in

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Shetland residents and communities are being asked for their views on the housing issues that matter most to help inform and shape Shetland Islands Council's Local Housing Strategy for the next five years. The strategy aims to set a new plan for homes and communities in Shetland, setting o

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Shetland Islands Council (SIC) is to pause routine repair work until the end of June to prioritise emergency and urgent housing repairs for tenants. A housing repairs backlog has emerged due to Covid and the local authority is taking the steps to focus on the work deemed to be most important.

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Tulloch Developments is to begin the first phase of demolition work at the old Anderson High School site at the Knab in Lerwick. Work is set to begin in early May, and take around eighteen weeks to complete. This initial phase will focus on physically separating the existing buildings by removing va

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