Wheatley Group

Blog: We need to take a more active role in fighting poverty

The sector must renew its commitment to supporting people in hardship, says Wheatley Group chief executive Martin Armstrong.

Published 27 April 2017

West Lothian Council begins work on 95 new homes

Work has commenced on 95 new council homes across two sites in West Lothian.

Published 21 April 2017

Wheatley launches £3.7bn joint venture with repairs service efficiency pledge

A new £3.7 billion joint venture (JV) between Wheatley Group and Glasgow City Council launched this week with a pledge to provide a modern, localised and even more efficient repairs and maintenance service to thousands of affordable housing tenants.

Published 4 April 2017

Wheatley Foundation sets stage for young people’s first theatre trip

Children from some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities are to get their first experience of the theatre, thanks to a new partnership.

Published 31 March 2017

New head of housing for Barony and WLHP

Housing associations Barony and West Lothian Housing Partnership (WLHP) have appointed Alex Lamb as their new head of housing.

Published 28 March 2017

WLHP improvements helping tenants feel proud of their homes

Tenants of West Lothian Housing Partnership (WLHP) have praised improvements made to their homes for making them feel proud of where they live.

Published 28 March 2017

Work begins at Parkhead Veterans Garden

Parkhead Housing Association (PHA) has announced the beginning of work at the site of a new Parkhead Veterans Garden.

Published 27 March 2017

Housing’s role in Scottish Government’s digital strategy

The Scottish Government has reaffirmed its determination to work with housing associations to help promote digital inclusion and participation.

Published 24 March 2017

Former Wheatley finance director appears in court

The former finance director of Wheatley Group appeared in court yesterday and admitted to charges of voyeurism and sexual assault.

Published 17 March 2017

Mid-market rent research reveals high tenant satisfaction but limited awareness

New research into mid-market rent (MMR) has found high satisfaction levels among tenants living in the properties but there is still limited awareness among many people about what mid-market rent is, the potential benefits it offers and whether it might be an option open to them.

Published 16 March 2017

Dunedin Canmore marks start of work on 111 new affordable homes for rent

Work has started on 111 new affordable homes for rent as part of a major regeneration project in an Edinburgh community.

Published 13 March 2017

Housing apprentices contribute to national plan to increase young workers

Housing apprentices, past and present, have given their views as to how the sector can increase its amount of young workers.

Published 10 March 2017

Partners pledge apprenticeship opportunities for school-leavers

Ninety young people from some of Scotland’s most deprived communities are being given the chance to kick-start their career through new apprenticeships.

Published 10 March 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