Places for People



MNM Developments begins work on £12m Leith housing development

A Scottish housebuilder is transforming a former Edinburgh industrial site into 77 new homes, thanks to a £5.8 million funding package from Bank of Scotland.

Published 7 December 2020

Places for People developments in Scotland honoured at What House 2020 awards

Places for People has been honoured at the UK’s prestigious What House awards, known as the Oscars of the new homes industry.

Published 3 December 2020

Places for People sells 118 homes to Tay Letting for c.£10m

A residential portfolio comprising 118 residential properties across the Central Belt of Scotland has been sold by Places for People to private clients of Tay Letting for c.£10 million.

Published 1 October 2020

£1.3bn regeneration plan unveiled for Granton Waterfront

A proposal to transform Granton Waterfront into a new coastal town with 3,500 new homes has been published by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 20 February 2020

Swan Group gains consent for 100 new affordable homes in Glasgow

Councillors have approved plans by Swan Group for 100 new affordable homes in Royston, in the north of Glasgow.

Published 18 December 2019

England: Places for People fined after employees develop Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

Places for People Homes Limited has been fined £600,000 after five employees developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).

Published 15 November 2019

West Lothian SHIP update unveils plans for 3,000 new homes by 2022

Plans for further opportunities for social housing have been revealed as West Lothian Council met to discuss details on the updated Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP).

Published 25 October 2019

Maryhill development is talk of the town

A development of new homes in Maryhill is now complete and has sold out in record time.

Published 16 October 2019

Castle Rock Edinvar appoints Neil Ross as director of placemaking opportunities

Neil Ross has been appointed as the new director of placemaking opportunities for Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association.

Published 15 October 2019

England: Ben Beadle appointed chief executive of new National Residential Landlords Association

Ben Beadle is to be the chief executive of the new National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) formed from the merger of the National Landlords Association and the Residential Landlords Association.

Published 24 September 2019

Colin Kenneth Rae joins Springfield Properties as new non-executive director

Colin Kenneth Rae, director of Homes for Scotland, has joined Springfield Properties as a new non-executive director with immediate effect.

Published 18 September 2019

Glasgow tech start-up wins global Places for People competition

Tech start-up iOpt is the only Scottish company to win a global competition to find companies with technologies who can help facilitate better and more efficient management of building facilities and services.

Published 23 August 2019

Places for People welcomes green light for first phase of Longniddry village extension

Places for People has been cleared to start work later this year on the first phase of a vibrant new extension to the village of Longniddry after East Lothian Council approved detailed designs for 98 new homes.

Published 10 July 2019

Plans lodged for 151 apartments at final plot of Leith development

Detailed planning proposals have been submitted to City of Edinburgh Council for the final residential plots within the Salamander Place development in Leith.

Published 26 June 2019

Places for People signs one of UK housing's biggest modular deals

Places for People has unveiled a pioneering joint venture to deliver hundreds of modular homes, as confidence in offsite manufacturing (OSM) grows.

Published 4 June 2019