Barratt Homes Scotland awarded 5 stars for customer satisfaction

Housebuilder Barratt Homes Scotland has received the maximum 5-star rating in the new Home Builders Federation (HBF) annual New Homes Customer Satisfaction Survey.

Published 24 March 2021

Barratt West offers apprenticeship opportunities beyond 2021

Barratt West Scotland has opened applications for nine apprentices as part of its ongoing commitment to tackling the skills shortage in the construction industry.

Published 8 March 2021

Barratt charts Covid journey of Scottish apprentices

While starting a new working life and career during a global pandemic has been a huge challenge for thousands of young people across Scotland, two new apprentices who started last August as part of Barratt East Scotland’s regional 11-person brickwork team have risen to the occasion.

Published 24 February 2021

And finally… Crescent on the Moon

Barratt Homes has teamed up with the British Interplanetary Society (BIS) to uncover exactly how a fully liveable home would look and operate within the hostile environment of the Moon.

Published 5 February 2021

Barratt resumes dividend payments after record sales

The board of housebuilder Barratt has decided to resume dividend payments to shareholders after the company experienced record sales over the past six months.

Published 4 February 2021

Budgetary constraints force closure of Help to Buy

The Scottish Government is set to scrap the Help to Buy scheme from this week after announcing it is no longer able to financially support the initiative.

Published 1 February 2021

Proposed Stepps housing development 'would create more than 140 jobs and deliver significant economic boost'

Plans lodged by Barratt Homes West Scotland and CALA Homes (West) to build a high-quality residential development in Stepps, North Lanarkshire, would support more than 140 new jobs and generate an additional £34 million of gross value added (GVA) if approved, according to new research.

Published 1 February 2021

First phase of 1,500-home Findrassie development gets green light

Phase one of the 1,500 housing development at Findrassie in Elgin has been given the go-ahead by Moray Council.

Published 27 January 2021

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