West Dunbartonshire Council



Land purchase approved for Clydebank’s District Heating Network

Ambitious plans to make Clydebank the “greenest town in Scotland” have taken another step forward after councillors agreed a deal to purchase land to build a District Heating Network energy centre.

Published 19 January 2018

West Dunbartonshire Council launches 2018/19 budget consultation

Residents across West Dunbartonshire are being invited to have their say on how the council uses its resources in the year ahead.

Published 9 January 2018

New development to deliver much-needed homes and help regenerate Dumbarton town centre

Dunbritton Housing Association has announced the start of work on a new development that will deliver 150 high-quality affordable homes in Dumbarton town centre.

Published 8 January 2018

Green light for new Queens Quay energy centre

A new energy centre at Queens Quay could start generating heat by Autumn 2018 after planning permission was granted for the development at the £250 million regeneration project on the site of the former John Brown’s shipyard in Clydebank.

Published 21 December 2017

West Dunbartonshire savings options to be presented to council

A range of options which would save West Dunbartonshire Council up to £4 million in financial year 2018/19 and close a predicted budget shortfall is set to be presented to councillors.

Published 12 December 2017

Third phase of Community Budgeting funds available in West Dunbartonshire

Community groups in West Dunbartonshire are invited to apply for up to £5,000 of funding in the third phase of a Community Budgeting initiative.

Published 7 December 2017

New life for former school site as work starts on 75 new homes

Work has started on 75 new affordable homes on two sites in West Dunbartonshire.

Published 21 November 2017

Alexandria affordable housing project wins at Scottish Quality Awards in Planning

West Dunbartonshire Council has won two coveted awards at a Scottish Government event celebrating excellence in planning.

Published 14 November 2017

West Dunbartonshire Council approves new Strategic Plan

West Dunbartonshire Council has set out its ambitious vision for the next five years to deliver high quality services with the emphasis on improving the lives of residents and reducing inequality.

Published 7 November 2017

Council tenant satisfaction on the rise in West Dunbartonshire

Satisfaction among West Dunbartonshire Council tenants is increasing, according to the latest Scottish Social Housing Charter Performance Report.

Published 6 November 2017

Energy centre plans lodged to make Clydebank the ‘greenest town in Scotland’

Plans have been submitted for a new energy centre at Queens Quay which developers say could make Clydebank become the “greenest town in Scotland”.

Published 26 October 2017

Council to remove external window panels in Clydebank after review of high-rise flats

West Dunbartonshire Council is set to remove external window panels on 11 high-rise blocks in Clydebank as the post-Grenfell review of Scotland’s buildings continues to raise questions over the use of cladding in use across the country.

Published 16 October 2017

Green light for new homes in Clydebank

The Scottish Government has given its approval to plans for new homes in Clydebank after meeting with West Dunbartonshire Council over the plans.

Published 29 August 2017

West Dunbartonshire Council named UK’s best public sector employer

West Dunbartonshire Council has been named the Best Public Sector Employer in the UK in the 2017 UK Top Employers for Working Families Awards.

Published 25 July 2017

Wheatley Group helps fund new digital centre at Balloch Library

Balloch and Haldane residents are enjoying a new state-of-the-art digital learning centre and improved facilities following a £100,000 refurbishment of the area’s library.

Published 8 March 2017