South Ayrshire Council



South Ayrshire exceeds new affordable homes target

Few things went according to plan last year but 2020 was a good year for the construction of affordable homes across South Ayrshire.

Published 13 January 2021

South Ayrshire Council submits plans for 160 new homes near Ayr Racecourse

South Ayrshire Council has submitted plans to build 160 new homes located at Mainhold Road beside Ayrshire Racecourse.

Published 13 January 2021

£10,000 donation to holiday meals fund feeds thousands of children

Thousands of vulnerable children across South Ayrshire are benefitting from free meals over the school holidays, thanks to a £10,000 donation from an innovative community fund.

Published 6 January 2021

Plans submitted for 39 council flats in Ayr

Plans have been submitted to convert a derelict warehouse into 39 council flats in Ayr. 

Published 10 December 2020

Affordable homes set for Tarbolton primary school site

Work on 14 affordable homes in Tarbolton is to get under way next year after South Ayrshire Council gave the plans the green light.

Published 3 December 2020

Ayrshire as Growth Deal milestone paves way for infrastructure investment

The £251 million Ayrshire Growth Deal was officially signed today paving the way for the creation of thousands of jobs and the investment of millions of pounds into the region.

Published 20 November 2020

Work starts on new social housing at former Prestwick police station

The site of the old police station on Prestwick Main Street has been cleared to pave the way for a new affordable housing development.

Published 16 November 2020

Ayrshire Growth Deal to be signed 'in coming weeks'

Official documents for the transformational £251.5 million Ayrshire Growth Deal will be "signed in the coming weeks", the Ayrshire Regional Partnership has confirmed.

Published 17 September 2020

South Ayrshire Council opens consultation into Ayr housing proposals

A public consultation is under way for plans by South Ayrshire Council to build 90 amenity flats to replace three tower blocks at Riverside Place in Ayr.

Published 17 August 2020

Financial support for South Ayrshire residents

South Ayrshire Council will be providing financial support for local residents who have been financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic. 

Published 24 July 2020

South Ayrshire Council appoints Peter Henderson as new council leader

Councillor Peter Henderson has been appointed as the new leader of South Ayrshire Council. 

Published 26 June 2020

Green light for new social housing at site of former Prestwick police station

South Ayrshire Council has granted planning consent for a social housing development on the site of the former police station and social work building on Main Street in Prestwick.

Published 11 June 2020

South Ayrshire Council leader Douglas Campbell steps down

Douglas Campbell has announced his resignation as leader of South Ayrshire Council due to “increased family commitments”.

Published 3 June 2020

Maybole Restoration Project celebrates £7.5m funding boost with new website launch

A project to regenerate the historic market town of Maybole in Ayrshire has secured £7.5 million in funding to invest in the town centre and key restoration projects over the next four years.

Published 3 June 2020

Homelessness champion Josh Littlejohn wins Burns Humanitarian Award

A young entrepreneur who’s helping homeless people across the globe has won a top award in honour of Scotland’s most famous bard.

Published 23 January 2020