South Ayrshire Council



Homelessness champion Josh Littlejohn wins Burns Humanitarian Award

A young entrepreneur who’s helping homeless people across the globe has won a top award in honour of Scotland’s most famous bard.

Published 23 January 2020

South Ayrshire Council wins TPAS award

South Ayrshire Council's corporate and housing policy team has been recognised for the work it undertakes with tenants at the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) awards ceremony.

Published 20 January 2020

New council homes approved for Maybole

Plans have been approved to build 14 new council homes on contaminated land in Maybole.

Published 17 January 2020

Social Bite co-founder named Robert Burns Humanitarian Award finalist

Homelessness campaigner and Social Bite co-founder Josh Littlejohn MBE has been shortlisted for this year's Robert Burns Humanitarian Award (RBHA).

Published 10 January 2020

New buyer for Holmston House

Holmston House in Ayr may yet be transformed into new homes now the building has new owners.

Published 18 December 2019

Barratt lodges residential development plans for Monkton

Housebuilder Barratt Homes has submitted a planning application to South Ayrshire Council for a proposed residential development of approximately 300 homes in Monkton.

Published 15 November 2019

South Ayrshire Council opens new homes in Whitletts

South Ayrshire Council has officially opened its latest affordable housing development.

Published 29 October 2019

South Ayrshire Council and Energy Agency work together to improve energy efficiency

With winter on the way, South Ayrshire Council and the Energy Agency are working to improve the energy efficiency of housing across the region.

Published 22 October 2019

Ayrshire Housing plans for new flats in Ayr town centre

Ayrshire Housing has submitted a planning application to build 34 flats in Ayr town centre close to the Gaiety Theatre.

Published 30 September 2019

Smiles all around at Symington’s first affordable housing development

Tenants have now moved into Symington’s first affordable housing development which was created by West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) in conjunction with the contracts division of MacTaggart & Mickel.

Published 17 July 2019

High rise flats in Ayr to be replaced with new accommodation

Councillors have taken the unanimous decision to demolish three multi-storey blocks at Riverside Place in Ayr and build a new development on the site.

Published 1 July 2019

Success for South Ayrshire empty homes initiative

South Ayrshire Council has more than exceeded its targets for bringing empty private properties back into use, new figures have revealed.

Published 21 May 2019

Event to address rural housing strategy in South Ayrshire

An event is set to take place later this month to address rural housing strategy in South Ayrshire.

Published 14 May 2019

Ayr high-rise flats consultation moves forward

Multi-storey tenants in Ayr are getting the chance to have their say on the long-term future of their high-rise properties.

Published 20 March 2019

Growth Deal confirmed as Ayrshire celebrates major investment boost

Three Ayrshire councils and the UK and Scottish governments have agreed a major investment package that will "change the face of Ayrshire".

Published 11 March 2019