Wheatley Group

Wheatley puts young people on path to bright career as garden experts

Young people from some of Edinburgh’s poorest communities are learning how to be plant and landscaping experts thanks to a new partnership between Wheatley Group and the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh (RGBE).

Published 13 December 2016

Councillors approve £3.7bn City Building ownership restructure

Glasgow City Council has agreed to share ownership of its construction business City Building Glasgow with Wheatley Group in a 50/50 joint venture worth £3.7 billion.

Published 12 December 2016

Ewan Fraser steps down after 33 years of service to housing

One of the most respected and well-known figures in housing, Ewan Fraser, has retired after 33 years in the sector.

Published 12 December 2016

New trust aims to help thousands in Scotland’s poorest communities

A new charitable trust targeting poverty and social exclusion in the most deprived communities in Scotland is set to reach up to 7000 people in its first year.

Published 12 December 2016

Wheatley recruits in flying start to careers thanks to £100m enviro shake-up

Ninety apprentices and trainees, including people from disadvantaged communities, are learning how to make Scotland’s neighbourhoods cleaner and greener thanks to Wheatley Group.

Published 9 December 2016

Dame Elish Angiolini QC to give 2017 John Wheatley Lecture

Parkhead Housing Association has announced that the Rt Honourable Dame Elish Angiolini QC will deliver the 3rd annual John Wheatley Lecture in October 2017.

Published 9 December 2016

Glasgow sites made available for housing associations to build 750 homes

Glasgow City Council has approved the disposal of 16 sites across the city to allow for the construction of approximately 750 new social homes.

Published 8 December 2016

School pupils laying foundations for future construction careers

Glasgow school pupils laid the foundations for their future careers with a day helping out at a construction site.

Published 2 December 2016

Wheatley Group launches WinterReady initiative

Wheatley Group has launches an initiative which offers a free service for people over 60 to ensure their homes are prepared for winter.

Published 30 November 2016

City Building celebrates a decade of constructing economic growth in Glasgow

A major new study by influential think tank the Fraser of Allander Institute has outlined the scale of City Building’s contribution to the Glasgow economy.

Published 25 November 2016

New MD takes reins at Dunedin Canmore

Dunedin Canmore has appointed Hazel Young as its new managing director.

Published 14 November 2016

Wheatley plans £150m loan from European Investment Bank

Wheatley Group is looking to borrow £150m from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to continue its regeneration plans.

Published 28 October 2016

Lowther’s mid-market homes offer lifeline for struggling house hunters

As new research shows working Scots are being priced out of the property market, Lowther Homes is providing an alternative option for people looking to rent an affordable home.

Published 24 October 2016

Council commits £67m to help fund over 1,000 new Glasgow affordable homes

Glasgow City Council has approved over £67 million of funding to support the delivery of 1,076 affordable homes across the city.

Published 7 October 2016

Wheatley Group doubles its intake of Modern Apprentices

Housing, care and property management group Wheatley has this year doubled its number of Modern Apprentices.

Published 15 September 2016