The development of a new social housing in Glasgow’s East End is now complete.
Tenants are moving into their new homes on Felden Street, Barrowfield.
The latest development from the West. Scotland The Housing Association (WSHA) is finalizing the physical renovation of an area where, since 1996, an investment of 65 65 million has been made to build 540 new affordable homes.
With 52 new homes, the 10 million site includes a mix of flats and townhouses, as well as a large number of four- and five-bed family housing.
The project was built by McTagart Construction and funded by Glasgow City. Council And WSHA, a high-quality community built around open space that encourages and facilitates interaction with both residents and the wider community.
New tenant Michael McCabe said: “I can’t express in words how happy I am to move into my new home – it has given me a new lease of life.
“I used to live on the second floor of a property and after moving into my new ground floor house I now have the freedom to get out of my mobility scooter and enjoy the fresh air.
“The attention to detail inside the house is great. For example, the doors have been widened to allow me to move from one room to another in my wheelchair. I am very happy and just love my new home. Do
The WSHA has also carried out extensive physical renovations in the area, including improving a community park and recreational facilities at the local community center.
Brian Gannon, WSHA’s Chief Executive, added: “We are pleased to have completed our Felden Street development, and this is the culmination of a vision set out in the original master plan for the area almost 25 years ago.
“It’s great to see that these houses have had a positive effect on tenants like Mr. McCabe and his standard of living.
“We are proud to recreate Barrowfield and have been working with residents since 1996 to provide high quality homes and services that meet their diverse needs.
We could not have achieved this without the continued financial support of Glasgow City Council, the expertise of our design teams and, most importantly, the patience and understanding of the local community.
Councilor Kenny McLane, City Convener of the neighborhood, housing and public sphere, said: “This new housing development in Barrowfield is very welcome, bringing much-needed family homes to the area with a high quality environment.
“Such homes play a vital role in the quality of life of the people who live there, and we are happy to support WSHA with this development.”