Watkin Jones



Proposals launched for major new residential development at Chesser

A new residential development comprising a majority of build-to-rent (BTR) homes, including affordable homes, could be delivered at New Mart Road, Chesser, under new plans announced today.

Published 10 September 2021

Plans lodged for 685 sustainable homes for rent at Portcullis House

Watkin Jones Group has submitted a planning application for a new residential development on the site of Portcullis House at Charing Cross in Glasgow.

Published 12 August 2021

Watkin Jones aims to increase delivery of affordable homes

Build-to-rent and student accommodation developer Watkin Jones is actively seeking sites to add to its recent acquisition of a development site in Edinburgh and is making "good progress" with the launch of an affordable homes pilot.

Published 18 May 2021

GRAHAM at the double with £35m student residential projects in Edinburgh 

GRAHAM has secured two major student accommodation projects in Edinburgh with a combined value of almost £35 million on behalf of Watkin Jones.  

Published 25 March 2021

Edinburgh rental development sold to Watkin Jones

Property development company S Harrison has agreed the sale of a second large-scale development site in Edinburgh to residential for rent homes provider Watkin Jones for an undisclosed sum.

Published 4 February 2021

S Harrison agrees sale of Gorgie Road development site

York-based property development company S Harrison has sold a prominent development site in Edinburgh to Watkin Jones for an undisclosed sum.

Published 14 December 2020

Portcullis House development consultation set to open

The public will be given a chance to have their say on proposals for the delivery of a residential development at Portcullis House in Glasgow.

Published 23 November 2020

30-storey residential development planned at Glasgow's Portcullis House

Plans to deliver what would be Glasgow city centre's tallest building on the site of Portcullis House at Charing Cross have been unveiled by the Watkin Jones Group.

Published 21 October 2020

Glasgow's Portcullis House site sold for new Build to Rent project

Developer and manager of residential property for rent Watkin Jones has completed the purchase of Portcullis House in Glasgow from Mapeley Investment Group Limited.

Published 27 August 2020

Watkin Jones unveils £50m Scottish student development pipeline

UK developer Watkin Jones has signalled confidence in the student accommodation markets in Edinburgh and Glasgow with the release of its development pipeline.

Published 4 October 2019

Student accommodation plan for former Glasgow print plant

The former John Watson & Company print works in Glasgow is to be redeveloped as student accommodation and office space following its sale to developers Watkin Jones.

Published 22 November 2017

Forward selling paves way for work to start on Aberdeen student accommodation build

Student accommodation builder Watkin Jones is to begin work on a new Aberdeen project after securing the financial backing of Europa Generation.

Published 15 June 2017

Green light for two Aberdeen student housing projects

Planning permission has been granted for two separate student housing developments in Aberdeen, offering 817 beds of student accommodation between them.

Published 24 January 2017