construction, housing, public sector

New £7 million complex a hit with residents

A £7 MILLION community complex has been officially opened in West Lothian. Bathgate Partnership Centre, Lindsay House, was built by Ogilvie Construction for West Lothian Council. It was officially opened by the authority’s executive councillor for culture and leisure, Cllr Jim Walker, on Friday, October 28. The new centre, off the town’s South Bridge Street,… Continue reading New £7 million complex a hit with residents

construction, housing, Ogilvie, public sector

New homes for pensioners in £1.1 million project

WORK has started on building new homes for pensioners in the Millerston area of Lanarkshire. Ogilvie Construction is carrying out the work on behalf of North Lanarkshire Council. The new homes, off Coshneuk Road, were designed by MAST architects. The £1.1 million project - supported by £300,000 in funding from the Scottish Government - will see… Continue reading New homes for pensioners in £1.1 million project

construction, housing, Ogilvie, public sector

New homes in Prestonpans

OGILVIE Construction has handed over new council flats to East Lothian Council. The eight, one-bedroomed properties at Middleshot Square in Prestonpans will provide homes for local familes. Ogilvie Construction Managing Director Phil McEwan said: "We're delighted to hand over these new flats to East Lothian Council - helping to provide high quality, affordable accommodation for… Continue reading New homes in Prestonpans

construction, housing, Ogilvie, public sector

Boost for families as new homes built in Dunbar

FAMILIES are moving into the first new council houses to be built in Dunbar, East Lothian, since 1974. This month (July), the second of six phases at the new Brunt Court development in the town will be completed. A total of 88 properties are being built on the 2.2 hectare site, previously an agricultural field.… Continue reading Boost for families as new homes built in Dunbar

charities, heritage, housing

New book on Scotland’s oldest housing association

SCOTLAND’S oldest housing association today celebrated 60 years of success – launching a new book charting its history. Viewpoint Housing Association opened its first development in 1948. Sixty years on, the Association owns 1400 properties and three care homes across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife. It’s also become the largest provider of sheltered housing in… Continue reading New book on Scotland’s oldest housing association

charities, construction, housing, public sector

Minister tours Edinburgh regeneration site

SCOTTISH Communities Minister Rhona Brankin today (Tuesday, February 27) toured the Oxgangs area of Edinburgh to see how a Government-funded regeneration project was progressing and to meet local residents. Rundown tower blocks have been flattened and are being replaced with more than 240 new houses and flats in a multi-million pound project at Firrhill Park.… Continue reading Minister tours Edinburgh regeneration site

charities, construction, housing, public sector

Minister to tour city regeneration site

MEDIA INVITATION Minister to visit regeneration project --------------------------- SCOTTISH Communities Minister Rhona Brankin will tomorrow (Tuesday, February 27) tour the Oxgangs area of Edinburgh to see how a Government-funded regeneration project is progressing. Rundown tower blocks have been flattened and are being replaced with more than 240 new houses and flats in a multi-million pound… Continue reading Minister to tour city regeneration site

charities, construction, housing, public sector

Lord Provost opens new Edinburgh housing project

AN award-winning city housing development was officially opened today (Tuesday, November 28, 2006) by Edinburgh's Lord Provost, the Rt. Hon. Lesley Hinds. The £1.9 million Telford March project has provided 20 new homes for rent off Telford Drive in Edinburgh. It was developed by Manor Estates Housing Association, with more than £1.2 million in grant… Continue reading Lord Provost opens new Edinburgh housing project

charities, construction, housing, public sector

Award-winning homes to be unveiled

EDINBURGH'S Lord Provost, Lesley Hinds, is due to officially open an award-winning city housing development tomorrow (Tuesday, November 28, 2006). The Telford March project has provided new homes for rent off Telford Drive in Edinburgh. It was developed by Manor Estates Housing Association, with grant aid from the city council. A full news release, giving… Continue reading Award-winning homes to be unveiled

charities, construction, housing, public sector

Residents praise £50m city homes project

RESIDENTS today praised a £50 million project which is transforming two neighbouring areas of south Edinburgh. They say the revamp of Hyvots and Moredun Park is already providing good quality new homes for local people. "It's fabulous," said one tenant. "They've really taken our views on board," said another. They made their comments as the… Continue reading Residents praise £50m city homes project