Wheatley Group



Scottish Procurement Alliance welcomes Laurie Carberry as new chair

Wheatley Group’s group procurement manager Laurie Carberry has been named as the new chair of the Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA).

Published 16 October 2019

Wheatley Group receives first tranche of sub - 1.5% interest rate funding for housing 

The first tranche of new funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to help build and improve thousands of affordable homes across Scotland has been drawn down by Wheatley Group at a record low-interest rate of under 1.5%.

Published 14 October 2019

City Building welcomes 60 new apprentices

Glasgow construction firm City Building has recruited 60 new craft trade apprentices, helping to tackle the industry’s skills gap and creating valuable job opportunities for young people across Glasgow.

Published 8 October 2019

Graduates get to work in housing career at Wheatley

Graduates on a new Wheatley Group graduate training scheme in housing got to work as the sector celebrated Scottish Housing Day.

Published 18 September 2019

Glasgow construction firm City Building returns £9.1m to city partners as turnover increases

Glasgow construction firm City Building has increased the amount it returns to its partners, Glasgow City Council and Wheatley Group, contributing £9.1 million to be reinvested in public services and social housing across the city.

Published 17 September 2019

In Pictures: Apprentice offered job after completing Wheatley employability programme

Advance Construction Scotland (ACS) has offered full-time employment to Declan Martin after he participating in an employability programme run by Wheatley Group.

Published 10 September 2019

Wheatley programme creates almost 800 jobs and training places in first year

A pioneering programme to tackle unemployment in some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged areas has created nearly 800 jobs and training opportunities in its first year.

Published 5 September 2019

First Minister visits new Glasgow Housing Association homes

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Glasgow Housing Association's (GHA) latest development of 152 affordable flats in Ibrox yesterday.

Published 3 September 2019

Martin Armstrong: Housing First can help us tackle homelessness

The scale of homelessness in the UK is shocking, but we are determined to act – and the Housing First scheme gives us means to do so, writes Wheatley Group chief executive Martin Armstrong.

Published 25 July 2019

Regulator revises DGHP engagement plan following Wheatley partnership announcement

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a revised engagement plan for Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership.

Published 22 July 2019

New Wheatley initiative to help people make money go further

Wheatley Group has launched a new scheme to help its customers make their money go further.

Published 22 July 2019

Housing minister praises Salvation Army’s Housing First work

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has seen first-hand the impact of Housing First during a visit to a Salvation Army-run hub in Glasgow.

Published 19 July 2019

GHA breathes life into Glasgow stables as first tenants move into new flats

A stable block which was home to dozens of working horses in Glasgow has been transformed into 52 new flats for mid-market rent.

Published 18 July 2019

Wheatley chosen as DGHP’s preferred constitutional partner

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) has confirmed that it will progress plans to form a constitutional partnership with Wheatley Group.

Published 12 July 2019

Wheatley confirmed as UK’s largest social housing builder

Wheatley has been confirmed as the UK’s largest builder of social rented homes for the third year in a row.

Published 9 July 2019