South Ayrshire



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

South Ayrshire Council opens consultation into Ayr housing proposals

A public consultation is under way for plans by South Ayrshire Council to build 90 amenity flats to replace three tower blocks at Riverside Place in Ayr.

Published 17 August 2020

Factor firm removed from second Ayr residential development

Tenants in two residential developments in Ayr have removed the factor company charged with managing the properties.

Published 16 July 2020

Trump plans ‘world class’ expansion of Turnberry resort

The Trump Organisation is planning a major expansion of its flagship Turnberry resort in Ayrshire, according to reports.

Published 13 July 2020

South Ayrshire Council to progress redevelopment of Belleisle House

South Ayrshire Council has taken ownership of the historic Belleisle House in Ayr.

Published 30 June 2020

Care home plan revealed at site of Prestwick hotel

Plans have been submitted to demolish a seafront Prestwick hotel and replace it with a 64 bedroom care home.

Published 19 June 2020

Green light for new social housing at site of former Prestwick police station

South Ayrshire Council has granted planning consent for a social housing development on the site of the former police station and social work building on Main Street in Prestwick.

Published 11 June 2020

Dougall Baillie chalks up contract win at long-awaited Ayr residential development

Independent consulting engineer Dougall Baillie Associates (DBA) has secured a significant contract at a major development site near Ayr which, in its initial phase, could provide 750 new homes.

Published 10 June 2020

Maybole Restoration Project celebrates £7.5m funding boost with new website launch

A project to regenerate the historic market town of Maybole in Ayrshire has secured £7.5 million in funding to invest in the town centre and key restoration projects over the next four years.

Published 3 June 2020

Deputy First Minister officially opens BDP's new Queen Margaret Academy

Pupils, parents and teachers were among the VIP guests who came together to celebrate the official opening of the new Queen Margaret Academy in Ayr. 

Published 5 March 2020

Arc-Tech to deliver turnkey M&E services at Troon care home

Arc-Tech (Scotland) Ltd has been brought on board to help support the construction of a new care home in Troon – the firm’s third project in the care sector in as many years.

Published 14 February 2020

CCG breaks ground on new Troon care home

Work has started on the site of a new care home in Templehill, Troon on behalf of Morrison Community Care Group.

Published 3 February 2020