South Ayrshire



Plans lodged for 160 new homes near Ayr Racecourse

South Ayrshire Council has submitted plans to build 160 new homes located at Mainhold Road beside Ayrshire Racecourse.

Published 13 January 2021

McTaggart hands over 27 new homes to Atrium

Atrium Homes has accepted the keys to 27 new homes in Shortlees, Kilmarnock.

Published 7 January 2021

Active travel projects awarded £22m

The Scottish Government has allocated more than £22 million to three permanent active travel schemes in Ayr, Hawick and Broughty Ferry.

Published 21 December 2020

Green light for £50m Maybole Community Campus

South Ayrshire Council is to progress towards starting the formal construction of the £50 million Maybole Community Campus after the development was granted planning approval.

Published 14 December 2020

Plans submitted for 39 council flats in Ayr

Plans have been submitted to convert a derelict warehouse into 39 council flats in Ayr. 

Published 10 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 reveals plans to build 300 new homes over three years

Irvine Housing Association has revealed plans to build 300 new homes over the next three years.

Published 30 November 2020

Planning consent given for new Ayr harbour homes

Ayrshire Housing has received planning permission for 40 flats at the Citadel on Ayr’s harbourside.

Published 24 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

Work starts on new social housing at former Prestwick police station

The site of the old police station on Prestwick Main Street has been cleared to pave the way for a new affordable housing development.

Published 16 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

Ayrshire Housing agrees £18m Allia C&C loan for new developments

Ayrshire Housing has received a loan of £8 million through a charitable bond arranged by Allia C&C to build another 118 homes for affordable rent over the next two years.

Published 28 August 2020

Feasibility study for building at Ayr Train Station

An independent feasibility study is under way on the building at Ayr Train Station which includes the former station hotel.

Published 24 August 2020

Green light for new homes in Dundonald

Planning permission has been granted to build new homes as part of a housing estate in Dundonald.

Published 20 August 2020