Highland Council



Highland community asset transfers approved by councillors

Four Highland communities in Sutherland, Caithness, Ross and Cromarty and Lochaber have had their requests for land and buildings to be leased or transferred over to them approved by the local authority.

Published 16 August 2019

Bancon Construction expands into Inverness with new contract wins

Bancon Construction has secured a raft of new contracts worth more than £20 million, including affordable housing wins in Inverness and Angus.

Published 7 August 2019

Handover marks completion of 92-home Highlands development

The completion of a 92-home mixed tenure residential development in Balgate, Kiltarlity, has been marked with the final handover of seven new homes to the Highland Council.

Published 30 July 2019

20-tonne tower crane installed at Highland Housing Alliance’s Wyvern House project

A significant change was made to the Inverness skyline by Morrison Construction after the installation of a 20-tonne tower crane.

Published 26 July 2019

Highlands housing developments the focus for ministerial visit

Minister for local government, housing and planning Kevin Stewart MSP spent two days in the Highlands this week to see work underway on the ground to build affordable new homes.

Published 25 July 2019

Highland Council appoints executive chief officers

Three new executive chief officers have been appointed by the Highland Council.

Published 24 July 2019

Final phase completed at Highland housing development

Highland Housing Alliance has handed over the final phase of seven new homes at Balgate Mill to the Highland Council.

Published 12 July 2019

Compass Building to deliver 35 new council homes in Inverness

The Highland Council has awarded a contract worth £5.1 million to build 35 new council houses in Inverness.

Published 3 July 2019

Free forum event for Highland landlords

The Highland Council, in partnership with Under One Roof Scotland, are inviting all private landlords to a special seminar specifically to look at issues surrounding common repairs and building maintenance in flats and how to deal with any problems that may arise.

Published 22 May 2019

New homes for Inverness city centre under way

Morrison Construction has begun work on a new housing development for the Highland Council and Highland Housing Alliance in the heart of Inverness.

Published 8 May 2019

New council homes in Dingwall handed over

Work to convert the former Education Offices on Achany Road in Dingwall into new homes for the Highland Council to rent out has been completed.

Published 3 May 2019

Highland Council to stress need for 'tight budget controls' at key meetings

The leadership of Highland Council has arranged a series of key meetings with budget holders this week to set out the need for "tight budget controls" to continue throughout the year.

Published 2 May 2019

Scotland’s Housing Network to study homelessness prevention among north and islands RSL’s

A homelessness prevention project is under way to investigate ways to improve the performance of section 11 notices in the north and islands of Scotland.

Published 1 May 2019

Former Inverness Academy and College grounds transformed into new homes

Work to create new council homes and a thriving community area in the grounds of the former Inverness Royal Academy and later Midmills College Campus site in the city has been completed.

Published 24 April 2019

Highland Universal Credit claimants urged to act ahead of annual rent increase

Seven affordable housing providers across the Highlands are urging tenants claiming Universal Credit to update their claim this April 1 to ensure their entitlement covers their annual rent increase for the year ahead.

Published 26 March 2019