East Ayrshire

Housing association secures East Ayrshire care and repair service tender

Shire Housing Association has won a tender to deliver the Care and Repair Service on behalf of the East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership for a further three years from 28 November 2020.

Published 27 November 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 19 November 2020

Consultation launches on proposed housing in Auchinleck

A consultation is currently being held on a new housing development proposed for Auchinleck.

Published 11 November 2020

New homes planned for Kilmarnock

Clowes Developments (Scotland) has submitted plans to build 73 new homes next to the former BMK carpet factory in Kilmarnock.

Published 26 October 2020

Scotland's tallest wind farm given green light in East Ayrshire

The Scottish Government has approved plans for a new wind farm in East Ayrshire which developers promise will deliver a host of benefits to the community as well as generating clean, green electricity.

Published 20 October 2020

East Ayrshire Council launches consultation for new homes in Drongan

East Ayrshire Council has launched a consultation on a new housing development proposed for Drongan.

Published 20 October 2020

East Ayrshire to challenge SEPA flood warning for planned development sites

East Ayrshire Council has pledged to "constructively challenge" a ruling by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) which identified areas of ground earmarked for development throughout the region as being at risk of flooding.

Published 22 September 2020

A.C. Whyte wins £5m housing deal in East Ayrshire

Barrhead-based contractor A.C. Whyte is set to deliver a £5 million programme to upgrade more than 490 East Ayrshire homes by September 2021 following a successful tender earlier this year.

Published 9 September 2020

East Ayrshire housing association receives £10.5m to enhance facilities

Shire Housing Association has obtained a £10.5 million funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland to refinance existing debt, enable future expansion plans and enhance existing office and tenant facilities.

Published 4 September 2020

Aldi supermarkets approved for Govan and Cumnock

New stores for supermarket chain Aldi have been granted planning permission in Govan and Cumnock.

Published 27 August 2020

First phase of council homes handed over in Kilmarnock

Tenants have moved into new homes in Kilmarnock after the first phase of the New Farm Loch housing development was officially handed over to East Ayrshire Council.

Published 18 August 2020

Deanestor to fit-out Barony Campus in contract worth over £1m

Furniture and fit-out specialist Deanestor has been awarded a major contract by Morrison Construction worth over £1 million to manufacture and install the fixed furniture for Barony Campus in Cumnock – the largest new school project in Scotland.

Published 21 July 2020

Morrison Construction confirms October opening for £68m campus

Morrison Construction will officially hand over its innovative £68 million Barony Campus development in Cumnock at the start of October, the local authority has confirmed.

Published 20 July 2020

RJ McLeod awarded £67m contract to construct South Kyle Wind Farm

Glasgow-based civil engineer RJ McLeod will lead the construction of the country’s newest onshore wind farm following the award of a multi-million-pound contract by Vattenfall. 

Published 22 June 2020

East Ayrshire's future goes to consultation with LDP2

The future of planning in East Ayrshire has been thrown open to the public with the launch of the council’s Local Development Plan2 consultation this week.

Published 5 June 2020