Places for People

Places for People welcomes industry award shortlisting for Wester Hailes development

A new £19 million housing development in Wester Hailes has been shortlisted in the ‘Excellence in Development for Affordable Housing’ category at this year’s Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Excellence Awards.

Published 10 October 2017

Full programme for University of Stirling Innovation in Housing event

The full programme is now available for the University of Stirling’s fourth lecture in its Innovation and Excellence series marking the University's fiftieth year: Innovation in Housing – a force for wider benefits?

Published 3 October 2017

Innovation & Excellence Lecture Series – Public lecture on innovation in housing

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations the University of Stirling is hosting an open event to stimulate debate on the future of housing and how our housing system can underpin wider economic and social developments.

Published 20 September 2017

Strong results lay foundations for investment at Places for People

Places for People's diversification strategy has enabled the business to report another set of strong results helping it to increase investment in both new housebuilding and improving and maintaining existing stock.

Published 2 August 2017

Third phase of Granton Waterfront plans submitted by Places for People

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

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 within Scotland’s social housing sector.

Published 12 May 2017

June start expected for Aberdeen flats development

Work to create almost 370 flats at a former Aberdeen school could start as early as June, it has been revealed.

Published 13 April 2017

Planned new Highlands town set to welcome first residents

Residents have begun moving in to a new town in the Highlands which will eventually grow into a community of 12,000 people.

Published 27 March 2017

Affordable housing developments recognised by Homes for Scotland

Development projects by Loretto Housing Association, West Lothian Council, Link Group and Places for People have been shortlisted for a home building industry award by Homes for Scotland.

Published 24 March 2017

Aberdeen councillors back business plan to create up to 3,000 homes

A five-year business plan for the Shaping Aberdeen Housing LLP has been supported by councillors, paving the way for the delivery of up to 3,000 homes in the city.

Published 21 March 2017

Places for People launches new fund management business

Places for People (PfP) has become the first housing association to establish a distinct fund management capability with the launch of its new PfP Capital business.

Published 14 March 2017

£5m Clackmannan regeneration moves forward

Ambitious plans to help regenerate Clackmannan took a step forward last week when new actions to deliver new affordable housing, community enterprise facilities, streetscape improvements and the relocation of a local business to new premises were agreed by the local authority.

Published 13 March 2017

Affordable homes give new lease of life to iconic Aberdeen site

A partnership approach between a local housing association, a housebuilder and a national property company is making a significant contribution to housing needs in Aberdeen.

Published 1 February 2017

Places for People Group enters student accommodation market with Derwent Living acquisition

Places for People Group has completed its acquisition of housing provider Derwent Living in a merger that is said to make the group one of the UK’s largest property management businesses.

Published 11 January 2017

Leith tenants thank volunteer advocate for pro bono help

Celebrating residents have been quick to acknowledge the help of a volunteer advocate in a successful 18-month fight to avoid losing their homes.

Published 18 November 2016