East Renfrewshire



Barrhead council house build begins

East Renfrewshire Council’s housebuilding project has continued in Barrhead with the progression of work at its Balgraystone Road development.

Published 7 December 2020

Land acquired at Taylor Wimpey’s first development in Barrhead

Construction work on a development of 316 new homes at Taylor Wimpey West Scotland's new development in Barrhead will start within the next few weeks following the acquisition of land at the site.

Published 20 November 2020

Avant Homes announces new phase of 134 homes in Barrhead

Avant Homes has announced its plan to build a further 134 homes at its popular Weavers Lea development in Barrhead.

Published 14 October 2020

Taylor Wimpey breaks ground at first new council homes in Newton Mearns

Construction work on 39 new council houses in the Maidenhill area of Newton Mearns is now under way.

Published 26 August 2020

Taylor Wimpey hands over 12 new affordable homes in Neilston

Taylor Wimpey West Scotland and Barrhead Housing Association have confirmed that construction work on 12 new affordable homes for social rent, which are located off Neilston Road in Neilston, are now almost complete and just over half the new tenants have now moved into their new home.

Published 10 August 2020

Plans approved for major new retail park in Barrhead

Plans have been approved for a £15 million investment to transform the former site of the Nestlé Purina factory in Barrhead and create hundreds of jobs.

Published 26 June 2020

Taylor Wimpey secures deal to deliver affordable homes for Maidenhill

Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has reached an agreement with East Renfrewshire Council to deliver the first 39 affordable homes for social rent at the new Maidenhill community in Newton Mearns.

Published 21 May 2020

Ceremony marks official opening of £15m East Renfrewshire school

An official opening ceremony has been held at the new £15 million Maidenhill Primary and Nursery in East Renfrewshire.

Published 5 February 2020

Planning granted for boutique Newton Mearns housing development

Mactaggart & Mickel has secured planning permission to build a development of twelve bespoke properties in Newton Mearns

Published 30 January 2020

Homebuilders call on East Renfrewshire residents to donate toys this Christmas

A consortium of homebuilders is calling on residents in East Renfrewshire to donate toys to families in need this festive season.

Published 21 November 2019

East Renfrewshire approves strategic housing plan

Councillors in East Renfrewshire have approved a five-year housing investment plan that involves the delivery of more than 500 homes for rent.

Published 28 October 2019

Work starts on new Barrhead nursery

Building work to create a new nursery facility at a Barrhead primary school is now under way.

Published 28 October 2019

East Renfrewshire Council hosts public consultation on future development plans

East Renfrewshire Council is hosting a public consultation so that locals can have a say on the future development plans for the region.

Published 22 October 2019

Start date unveiled for £60m Newton Mearns retirement village

Construction work on Scotland’s first dedicated luxury retirement village at Newton Mearns is to begin in the first quarter of next year.

Published 15 October 2019

Newton Mearns primary school and nursery delivered by BAM

BAM Construction has handed over the £15 million Maidenhill Primary School and Nursery in Newton Mearns to East Renfrewshire Council.

Published 5 September 2019