West Dunbartonshire Council has invested £82.8 million in new affordable housing over the past seven years. The investment – which has created 467 new homes over 11 developments – makes the council the largest social housing developer in the area.
A multi-storey housing development in Clydebank will be declared as surplus and demolished following consultation with tenants. Future options for the Brunswick, Montreal and Quebec House developments were discussed with tenants after they were identified for review by West Dunbartonshire Council&rs
A major regeneration scheme to build 140 new affordable homes and improve community amenities in Bellsmyre, Dumbarton has moved a step closer as Caledonia Housing Association has submitted a detailed planning application to West Dunbartonshire Council.
The award-winning Queens Quay Heat Pump Energy Centre is providing low-carbon heating to the first phases of the £250 million Clydebank-based development and members of West Dunbartonshire Council, Vital Energi and Star Renewables recently gathered to celebrate the achievement at an official o
West Dunbartonshire Council has agreed to write off irrecoverable debts owed to the council after exhausting all avenues for collection. The money includes uncollectable miscellaneous debt of £64,000 dating back to 2009, which is deemed unreasonable to recover due to the circumstances of
A new policy has been introduced to strengthen West Dunbartonshire Council’s approach to preventing and addressing domestic abuse in a housing and homelessness setting. The policy, which was updated to reflect new national legislation, incorporates the existing No Home For Domestic Abuse appro
A new West Dunbartonshire Council housing development in Alexandria has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Creveul Court has been named as a finalist in the Scottish Home Awards in the Affordable Housing Development of the Year (social rent) category.
West Dunbartonshire residents are being encouraged to share their views on the council’s draft Local Housing Strategy as part of a consultation. The new strategy outlines a vision and plans for housing and housing services in the area over the next five years.
West Dunbartonshire Council has welcomed the 200th tenant into its new homes across the region. Karen Hay, 49, is moving into an accessible home at the St Andrew’s development with 10-year-old daughter Zoe, who has Cerebral Palsy and uses a wheelchair.
John Kerr, housing development and homelessness manager at West Dunbartonshire Council and a member of CIH Scotland’s Board, discusses what can be done to end youth homelessness in Scotland. As we emerge from the darkness of the pandemic into the ‘new normal’ most commentary is con
Consulting engineer Will Rudd Davidson (Edinburgh) has completed complex engineering works at Dumbarton Harbour to provide waterfront access for the first time in 150 years and enable the delivery of almost 200 affordable homes.