Highland Council



Highland Housing Alliance completes City Region Deal developments

Eleven new homes across two developments have been completed by the Highland Housing Alliance with a further 10 homes due for completion at the end of October.

Published 23 October 2018

Tenants welcomed into new Highland Council homes in Grantown

Highland Council has taken delivery of 10 new houses in Grantown on Spey and this week local councillors Bill Lobban and Muriel Cockburn paid a visit to welcome Lorna Cottam and her two children to their new home.

Published 25 September 2018

New chief executive appointed at Highland Council

Highland Council has appointed the current service director for children and young people in the Scottish Borders as its new chief executive.

Published 18 September 2018

Site identified for new housing development in the Highlands

A site has been identified for a new housing development in the Sandown area of Nairn.

Published 12 September 2018

Highland Council adopts new Local Development Plan

The Highland Council has adopted a new Local Development Plan for Caithness and Sutherland.

Published 4 September 2018

New homes and hospital planned for Fort William

A new hospital, up to 250 houses, a science academy, community and commercial buildings could be constructed in Fort William under new proposals submitted by Highland Council.

Published 23 August 2018

Housing minister tours Highland City Region Deal development at Raining’s Close

The Highland Housing Alliance (HHA) led housing minister Kevin Stewart on a tour of new City Region Deal developments in the region this week, including Raining's Close in Inverness.

Published 23 August 2018

New affordable homes planned for Badenoch and Strathspey

A total of 238 affordable homes are planned for Badenoch and Strathspey over the next five years, the Highland Council has announced.

Published 22 August 2018

Housing minister visit marks new Highland Council homes milestone

Minister for local government, housing and planning, Kevin Stewart, visited a housing development in Inverness on Monday to mark the completion of the 750th new council home built in the Highlands since the re-introduction of the Council House Build Programme in 2010.

Published 22 August 2018

Highland Council to adopt supplementary guidance on developer contributions

The financial contributions that new developments will be required to make towards facilities including schools, roads and the provision of affordable housing in the Highlands have been updated following the approval of new planning guidance.

Published 17 August 2018

Springfield Properties get go-ahead for 115 homes in Nairn

Scottish housebuilder Springfield Properties has been granted permission to build 115 homes in Nairn, including 29 affordable homes for Highland Council.

Published 10 August 2018

Highland Council tenant welcomed into her new home

Councillor Trish Robertson joined staff from Highland Council’s Inverness housing management and development teams to pay a house warming visit this week to wish a tenant all the best in her new home at Kirk Brae.

Published 8 August 2018

New partnership pledges to deliver quality Highlands housing

Albyn Housing Society has started work on its next phase of affordable homes in Inverness having partnered with north east housebuilder Bancon Construction for the first time.

Published 26 July 2018

50 new affordable homes to be built on Skye

Up to 50 new affordable homes are expected to be delivered on the Isle of Skye this year, according to the Highland Council.

Published 6 June 2018

Planning blueprint approved for Inverness urban expansion

A major planning document set to shape the growth of Inverness has been approved by councillors.

Published 1 June 2018