South Ayrshire Council



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

‘Rapid Rehousing’ plan to tackle homelessness across South Ayrshire

South Ayrshire Council has launched its Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan aimed at ending homelessness.

Published 22 February 2019

South Ayrshire Council first council in Europe to give staff 'safe leave'

A Scottish council is the first in Europe to give its employees who have suffered domestic abuse "safe leave".

Published 14 February 2019

Work begins on modern travellers site in Girvan

Plans to create modern homes in Girvan for the local travelling community are now under way.

Published 7 February 2019

Negotiations for £300m Ayrshire Growth Deal reach final stages

A £300 million initiative to create new jobs and transform the Ayrshire region is poised to be officially signed off.

Published 22 January 2019

South Ayrshire Council on target for over 1,000 affordable homes by 2021

South Ayrshire Council is working with partners to deliver approximately 1,000 new affordable homes across the region by 2021.

Published 20 December 2018

South Ayrshire councillors to consider high-rise flats consultation

Councillors in South Ayrshire will be asked next week to give the green light to a consultation with tenants on the future of the three high-rise blocks of flats at Riverside Place in Ayr.

Published 23 November 2018

Affordable homes shaping new Ayr community

Published 15 November 2018

South Ayrshire Council continues green investment commitment

South Ayrshire Council is making good progress when it comes to tackling climate change, helping residents recycle and promoting energy efficient homes.

Published 8 November 2018