Tags - Housing

Planning in the balance?

Blog Post

5 Apr 2019

We’ve all had a couple of weeks to consider the impact of the Planning (Scotland) Bill’s Revised Financial Memorandum which the Scottish Government published ahead of Stage 3. It was very much an...

Pioneering property maintenance app launched by Scottish Land & Estates


20 Mar 2019

A revolutionary property repair and maintenance reporting system to help residential tenants and landlords has been launched by Scottish Land & Estates (SLE).

Believed to be among the first of its...

Abercairny Estate - Empty Homes Initiative

HIH Case Study

16 Jan 2019

Abercairny Estate, located near Crieff in Perthshire, have worked tirelessly to bring a long-term empty property back into use, providing benefits to local people looking for housing and the local...

Raehills Home Farm Housing

HIH Case Study

19 Nov 2018

Annandale Estates located near Lockerbie has undertaken a project to convert a traditional stone barn into four energy efficient affordable homes. The Raehills Home Farm development was designed by...

Green Energy at Stracathro Estates

HIH Case Study

23 Jul 2018

Stracathro Estates have embraced renewable energy, and income from the various schemes now contributes significantly to the turnover. They are conscious that the carbon footprint of intensive farming...

Kirklands Farm Redevelopment

HIH Case Study

18 Jun 2018

Cassillis & Culzean Estates

Kirklands Farm was an Agricultural Holding let on a Full Agricultural Tenancy. The farm extended to just over 155ha (384 Acres) and operated a dairy herd, grew potatoes...

Bringing empty properties back into use

HIH Case Study

1 Jun 2018

Roxburghe Estates

The Galbraith Building Surveying team are working with Roxburghe Estates on a project to bring six empty properties back into use.

The project to restore the former farm cottages at...

Valuable affordable housing

HIH Case Study

23 May 2018

Scone Estate

Scone Estate in Perthshire is providing affordable housing and helping to sustain a valuable local community through funding from the Scottish Government's Rural Housing Fund and Perth...

Chapelton New Town Development

HIH Case Study

23 May 2018

Elsick Estate

New Urbanism is a philosophy that is being adopted in Scotland to help create environmentally friendly and sustainable new communities. One such development being built on New Urbanism...

Rural Housing

HIH Case Study

13 Apr 2017

Edinglassie Estate

Edinglassie Estate, near Huntly in Aberdeenshire, as well as being home to a cattle and sheep farming enterprise has had a long tradition of supplying low cost rural housing for...

Rural Housing

HIH Case Study

13 Apr 2017

Brunton Farm

Brunton Farm is based in the heart of the county of Angus. The farm lies approximately 5 miles north of Arbroath and 8 miles south of Montrose. The main enterprises are growing cereals,...

Kinlochshiel Shinty Club aids housing

HIH Case Study

11 Apr 2017

Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust

Overlooking Loch Alsh near Kyle of Lochalsh on land previously owned by the Kinlochshiel Shinty Club, Grant Road is now a welcome addition to the community...