Renfrewshire Council

Renfrewshire Council child poverty initiatives help boost incomes of struggling families

Child poverty initiatives implemented by Renfrewshire Council have helped boost the incomes of struggling families in Renfrewshire.

Published 24 September 2020

Work begins on 131 affordable homes in Paisley

A £19 million affordable housing project set to transform an area of Paisley is under way.

Published 16 September 2020

Plans progress to transform connectivity in Renfrewshire

CityFibre is rolling out its full-fibre network to homes and businesses in Renfrewshire as part of a £40 million investment.

Published 15 September 2020

‘World first’ £1m deal to install Internet of Things in thousands of homes

Renfrewshire Council is to install Internet of Things (IoT) technology in its social housing stock which measures temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide levels and provides early alerts on issues such as problems with ventilation and potential dampness.

Published 6 July 2020

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