South Ayrshire Council

Tenant rights and targeted advice placed centre stage at conference

People from across Ayrshire descended on Prestwick to find out more about the hot topics facing the private rented sector.

Published 12 October 2018

Local firm wins South Ayrshire Council glazing contract

An independent retailer from Ayr has landed a significant contract with South Ayrshire Council to help deliver improvements to hundreds of residential council properties until at least 2020.

Published 20 September 2018

MSP welcomes ‘much needed’ Ayr social housing

A new social housing development in Ayr being delivered by Hanover Scotland Housing Association and CCG (Scotland) Ltd has been welcomed by the local MSP as he visited the construction site.

Published 27 June 2018

Energy efficiency drive sees cheaper bills for almost 900 South Ayrshire homes

Hundreds of poorly insulated properties in South Ayrshire are benefitting from lower running costs thanks to an ongoing energy efficiency drive.

Published 26 March 2018

South Ayrshire Council makes strategic management team appointments

South Ayrshire Council has taken the next steps on its journey to transform how it delivers for people and places with the latest appointments to its strategic management team.

Published 13 March 2018

South Ayrshire Council agrees multi-million pound budget

A £186 million revenue budget for 2018/19 and eight-year £237m capital programme 2018/19-2025/26 have been agreed as councillors approved spending plans for South Ayrshire.

Published 2 March 2018

Affordable housing scheme completes in South Ayrshire

Keepmoat Homes has been working in partnership with Hanover Scotland to deliver 10 affordable homes as part of the new 42 house Lyons Gate development.

Published 2 February 2018

New chief officer management structure unveiled at South Ayrshire Council

South Ayrshire Council has announced a new depute chief executive and director – people, and director – place as the first appointments to its new chief officer management structure.

Published 26 January 2018

Fresh drive to bring South Ayrshire empty homes back into full time use

Owners of unoccupied homes in South Ayrshire are being offered additional help to sell-up to increase the supply of affordable properties to the community.

Published 19 January 2018

Blue Monday has a silver lining for Ayrshire Housing

Yesterday’s Blue Monday proved to be far from depressing for Ayrshire Housing as local school children opened its latest development in the village of Dailly.

Published 16 January 2018

Investment for South Ayrshire Council houses outlined with rent rise capped at 2%

South Ayrshire Council has unveiled a three year plan to improve existing housing properties and land, with a below inflation annual rent increase continued to help manage costs.

Published 21 December 2017

Launch of Symington’s first affordable housing development

West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA), in conjunction with the Contracts division of Mactaggart & Mickel Group, is starting construction of Symington’s first affordable housing development.

Published 8 December 2017

Ayr high rise flats set for post-Grenfell improvement works

South Ayrshire Council is set to undertake improvement works at the Riverside High Flats in Ayr following recommendations in light of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Published 14 November 2017

Council unveils £68.5m plan to deliver 1,000 affordable homes across South Ayrshire

South Ayrshire Council is to work with partners to build approximately 1,000 new social houses over the next five years, its latest Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) has revealed.

Published 8 November 2017