Places for People



Housing association secures £250m of funding

Places for People has secured £250 million of new funding with the assistance of HSBC UK to he ...

Published 19 December 2018

Letters of support reveal ‘more balanced picture’ of local feeling towards £50m Leith Walk development

Drum Property Group has revealed high levels of public support for its planning application which is ...

Published 2 October 2018

Plans submitted for 136 homes in Craigmillar

CCG and Cooper Cromar Architects have submitted plans for a new 136-home development in the Craigmil ...

Published 29 June 2018

Mid-market rent investment to deliver 1000 new homes

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has announced a multi-million pound investment in a mid-market rent s ...

Published 19 June 2018

Places for People targets UK private rented sector with £300m joint venture

Places for People has entered into a £330m joint venture with Universities Superannuation Scheme ...

Published 1 June 2018

£75m Engine Yard transformation revealed in new images

New images have been released  which show the extent the £75 million Engine Yard development wil ...

Published 28 May 2018

Avant Homes purchases Armadale site for £21m development

Stirling-based homebuilder Avant Homes has been granted planning permission to build 110 new homes ...

Published 6 February 2018

Third phase of Granton Waterfront housing plans submitted

Places for People has submitted plans to the City of Edinburgh Council to build 89 new homes by Gran ...

Published 20 June 2017

Esh Border Construction unveils new social housing framework partnerships

Esh Border Construction has announced a raft of new multi-million pound framework partnerships wit ...

Published 11 May 2017

Housing minister hails increase in affordable housing approvals

New statistics revealing the number of affordable home approvals in Scotland show good early progr ...

Published 13 September 2016

Places for People’s credit rating downgraded in wake of its ‘continued diversification’

Moody’s has downgraded its credit rating for housing association Places for People (PfP) citing co ...

Published 26 July 2016

£300m deal to create 2,000 new Aberdeen homes is a first for Scotland

Places for People has signed a pioneering partnership with Aberdeen City Council which will create ...

Published 23 March 2016

Aberdeen City Council appoints housing development partner

Aberdeen City Council has selected a preferred bidder for a £300 million partnership deal to delive ...

Published 9 October 2015

Falkirk pension fund affordable homes investment hailed as a ‘trailblazer’

Falkirk Council’s Local Government Pension Scheme Fund has awarded fund manager Hearthstone Invest ...

Published 8 June 2015