Glendoe Terrace, Inverness
12 June 2015
The Glendoe site has been secured for development by the Highland Housing Alliance who have recently demolished the existing buildings to clear the site.
The application will follow the “Major Application” procedure as the proposed number exceeds 50 units. The event this week forms part of the consideration process for the site and we look forward to collecting views arising from the event.
Funding for the development will depend on the final mix and tenure. However, the current Strategic Housing Investment Plan includes an element of new Council houses for affordable rent and a number for low cost home ownership. Funding will be a mix of Scottish Government Grant, private finance and Council resources supported by rental income. The overall cost of the project, based on 60 units, is likely to be in the region of £7m.
Gail Matheson, Chief Executive said “Today’s consultation will give the local community the opportunity to view the plans for regeneration of the Glendoe site. We are excited about bringing forward such a large site in Inverness city, and the opportunity that it will bring for a significant number of new, much needed homes. The final mix will ensure that a wide range of tenures will be met. HHA has already carried out the demolition works for the buildings which had been on the site including the former social work buildings and former Hall & Tawse yard, as HHA had purchased the site some time ago. We feel that now is a good time to bring this site forward for development and bring much needed homes to Inverness.”