Dundee-based trades company Hillcrest Maintenance has teamed up with Future Skills College to offer local young people the opportunity to receive hands-on experience in a trade of their choice.
The first pods have arrived on site and been fastened to a special steel frame at a cutting edge £13 million Hillcrest development at Dundee’s Victoria Dock, which will also be Scotland’s largest modular construction project of affordable homes.
After a 40-year career in housing, David Zwirlein, Hillcrest director of development has announced his plans to retire. Mr Zwirlein is retiring at a time where Hillcrest is undertaking its most ambitious development programme to date, of which he has been instrumental.
Hillcrest Homes has been named third on a list of UK housing associations delivering the most homes for affordable rent over the past year. Inside Housing's Biggest Builders 2021 list also named Hillcrest Homes third place in the UK for delivering new homes as a percentage of existing homes.
A £26 million housing development in Dundee has been delayed for a fire safety inspection relating to a product used during the construction of the homes.
A total of 302 new modern and energy-efficient affordable Hillcrest homes have been completed in Aberdeen recently, giving the Granite City’s provision of low-rent homes a welcome boost and supporting the local authority’s aspirations to provide quality homes across the city.
Building work on a 167-home development in a coastal suburb of Aberdeen will begin this month. Stewart Milne Homes is preparing to deliver 167 houses and flats on a site between Falkland Avenue and the Aberdeen to Stonehaven railway line, all of which will be marketed as affordable housing.
George Martin Builders have taken over the building work at Hillcrest's delayed development on Dundee’s Seagate. A spokesman for Hillcrest confirmed it had “parted ways” with the original developer Seagate Ltd and had retendered work for the 28-home, £3.5 million develop
Continuing the endorsements and messages of congratulations for our sister publication Scottish Housing News' two decades of daily support to Scotland’s social housing is Hillcrest chief executive Angela Linton.
Following on from its successful engagement with Caledonia Housing Association in Perth, where a £1.1 million development is nearing completion at Crieff Road, contracting firm Webster Developments has announced that it has won another significant housing association contract.
Regeneration work to convert a disused former power loom weaving mill in Arbroath into 24 affordable apartments is now complete, with the keys ready to be handed over to the first group of tenants.
Work has recently started on a new Hillcrest Homes development of 39 affordable modern apartments in Perth.
New plans have been submitted on behalf of Hillcrest Housing Association for 18 flats at the site of a former Dundee hotel.
Hillcrest Homes’ £20.5 million redevelopment of Dundee’s Ellengowan Drive has resumed on-site following the pause due to lockdown.
Hillcrest Homes has secured a £50 million private finance deal at “extremely competitive rates” as it continues the largest development programme in its history. The Association worked with ATFS and Royal Bank of Scotland for the deal which it said will ensure that its rents can co