Renfrewshire Council



Plans submitted to convert empty Paisley town centre buildings into flats

A prominent Paisley town centre site which has lain empty for a decade could be brought back into use as new flats – with a proposal to sell it to developers Nixon Blue going to councillors next week.

Published 16 March 2020

Paisley Housing Association praises Renfrewshire job fair

Paisley Housing Association has praised Renfrewshire’s employment creation drive after a hugely-successful jobs fair was held in the town.

Published 11 March 2020

Renfrewshire Council outlines £75m housing investment

New build and current council housing in Renfrewshire is to benefit from a £75 million investment over the next three years after the local authority agreed it Housing Capital Investment Plan.

Published 10 March 2020

Paisley Housing Association strikes deal to refurbish town centre tenements

Town centre tenements in Paisley are due to undergo a mutimillion-pound renovation thanks to a refurbishment deal struck between Paisley Housing Association and Renfrewshire Council.

Published 27 February 2020

Architects publish ten-year vision for Paisley in town centre pilot

The Paisley Centre shopping facility could be repurposed into a new residential quarter under radical new plans to reimagine the town and reverse Scotland’s declining High Streets.

Published 27 January 2020

Renfrewshire ‘retrofit’ housing project could slash heating bills by 90%

An innovative housing project in Renfrewshire will help to tackle climate change and could slash annual heating bills to £150.

Published 22 January 2020

Bellway Homes submits 250-home plan for Braehead

Bellway Homes has submitted an application to Renfrewshire Council seeking to build 250 houses and flats on a brownfield site beside the Clyde at Braehead.

Published 16 January 2020

Former St Mirren ball boy moves to spiritual home as Sanctuary completes housing project

Sanctuary has handed over the last of the 132 homes built on the site of St Mirren FC’s former Love Street stadium with an old Buddies ball boy among the recipients.

Published 13 January 2020

Renfrewshire 'on target' for 1,000 new affordable homes by 2021

Renfrewshire Council and its housing association partners are on target to deliver more than 1,000 affordable homes by 2021, according to the latest Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) report.

Published 1 November 2019

CALA Homes team carries out community clean-up

Staff members from CALA Homes (West) have carried out a community clean up around a new housing development in Erskine.

Published 10 October 2019

Garden move grows Paisley’s sense of community

A gardening space on one of Renfrewshire’s busiest roads is helping to tackle social isolation in Paisley.

Published 6 August 2019

Williamsburgh provides £2.8m housing boost for Kilbarchan

Kilbarchan in Renfrewshire is to receive a £2.8 million housing boost in the shape of 18 new homes from Williamsburgh Housing Association.

Published 22 July 2019

New homes mark first step in regeneration of Paisley’s West End

A “magnificent” £6.2 million housing project is set to spark the regeneration of the West End of Paisley.

Published 17 July 2019

New homes planned for final phase of development at Paisley retail site

New social housing is set to be built on the site of the former Arnotts department store in Paisley, bringing even more new residents into the town centre and its businesses.

Published 17 June 2019

Paisley High Street building back in business with new homes

A formerly-empty building on Paisley High Street has been brought back to life as a new home for businesses and residents – in what is believed to be the first new residential development on the street in decades.

Published 3 June 2019