Brendan O’Hara, MP for Argyll and Bute opened Argyll Community Housing Association’s 30th new home in the village of Connel on the outskirts of Oban.
The 10 new homes opened today are the 30th to be completed by ACHA on the site in the last three years.
The new homes overlook Loch Etive and the Firth of Lorne and the iconic Connel bridge.
Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA), has just completed eight new family homes in Oban. The properties are located in Glenshellach Glen and are part of the Association’s new build programme in this area, which has been ongoing for the past four years.
Argyll Community Housing Association, ACHA, has published its 2016/17 landlord report. The landlord report gives details of the Association’s performance in terms of quality and value of the service that should be provided against the standards set out by the Scottish Social Housing Charter, introduced by the Scottish Government in 2012.
Alastair MacGregor, ACHA’s Chief Executive stated
“I am pleased to be able to report that there has been good improvement in a number of areas over 2016/17.
Argyll Community Housing Association, ACHA, has just officially opened its first new build homes on the Island of Coll. The two unit development comprises of a two and three bedroom family accommodation. The two new homes will complement the 9 existing ACHA properties on the island which were built in the 1960s.
The development was built by MacLeod Construction of Lochgilphead with funding from Scottish Government, Argyll and Bute Council and ACHA to an overall project value of £505,000.
The official opening was carried out by Councillor Robin Currie, Policy Lead for Communities, Housing, Islands and Gaelic, at Argyll and Bute Council.
Teams from ACHA (Argyll Community Housing Association) and Argyll and Bute Council will kick off at 4.00pm on Friday 28 July, at the all-weather sports pitch at Lochgilphead Joint Campus, in a 90-minute fundraising match for Grenfell Tower residents.
The teams will be captained by respective Chief Executives Cleland Sneddon for Argyll and Bute Council and Alastair MacGregor for ACHA.