Barratt Developments returns to dividend as first half delivery ahead of expectations

Housebuilder Barratt Developments has reported an "excellent" first half performance with a record number of sales and a return to dividend payments.

Published 8 January 2021

Barratt Developments to launch £1m nature-friendly housing initiative

Barratt Developments has announced plans to further prioritise wildlife on all of its new Scottish developments by 2023 by creating dedicated space for local biodiversity conservation, installing a range of wildlife-friendly features and following expert advice from wildlife charity RSPB.

Published 21 December 2020

Piling rig topples at Bishopton housing site

Work at a housing site in Bishopton has been suspended after a piling rig fell over yesterday.

Published 3 December 2020

Barratt ponders next move as proposed Monkton development plan turned down

Barratt Homes has reiterated its commitment to investing in South Ayrshire after its plans to deliver up to 300 homes in Monkton were rejected by councillors.

Published 30 November 2020

Housing association returns to work on new homes in South Gilmerton

Home Group in Scotland is back on-site creating new homes for affordable rent in South Gilmerton, Edinburgh.

Published 17 November 2020

Growing support for Barratt's Monkton housing proposal

Barratt Homes West Scotland has cited support for its proposed residential development at Monkton from a local MSP, the Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and three leading housing associations as the planning application is prepared to go before South Ayrshire Council’s full council meeting next week.

Published 2 November 2020

Barratt outlines £75m capital and inward investment boost of proposed Monkton development

The developers behind a planning application for a proposed residential development for up 300 homes in Monkton and a site for a park and ride have outlined the major boost to the Ayrshire economy which could be provided should the plans be approved.

Published 1 October 2020

Barratt Homes donates £1,000 to help Hamilton foodbank

Housebuilder Barratt Homes has donated £1,000 to a foodbank in the west of Scotland, to help continue providing food and support to those in need.

Published 18 September 2020

England: Watchdog investigates four housebuilders over leasehold selling

Four of the UK's biggest housing developers are being investigated by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) over concerns they may have broken consumer protection law in relation to leasehold homes.

Published 4 September 2020

Barratt counts £74m cost of coronavirus

Housebuilder Barratt Development is looking ahead with "cautious optimism" and renewing its focus on medium-term targets after revealing it took a £74.3 million hit on COVID-19-related costs.

Published 2 September 2020

Barratt applies for repayment of education contribution due to school's under-capacity

Barratt North Scotland is seeking repayment of almost half-a-million pounds worth of education contributions made to Aberdeenshire Council because a village’s primary school is under capacity.

Published 28 August 2020

Homes for Scotland 2020 Awards: Development of the Year (large) shortlist

Homes for Scotland has unveiled the shortlisted candidates for its Development of the Year - large.

Published 24 August 2020

Homes for Scotland 2020 Awards: Development of the Year (medium) shortlist

Homes for Scotland has unveiled the shortlisted candidates for its Development of the Year - medium.

Published 21 August 2020

Barratt Homes donates over £6,800 to local initiatives

Barratt Homes has donated and fundraised over £6,800 to help local initiatives across the east of Scotland.

Published 27 July 2020

Developers lose appeal against refusal of 265 homes in Cambusbarron

Barratt Homes West Scotland has lost its appeal against Stirling Council’s refusal for 265 new homes to be built in Cambusbarron.

Published 23 July 2020