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ACHA Opens New Homes in Helensburgh

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has opened 32 homes for rent at Castle Wood Court in the centre of

Jackie Baillie MSP unveils the commemorative plaque accompanied by Jim Milne, ACHA’s Chairman.


The total value of the development was just under £5million with financial contributions coming from the Scottish Government, ACHA and Argyll and Bute Council.

The completed properties are a mixture of terraced houses and flats from 1 bedroom to 4 bedroom in size.

The development was built by Callum Williamson Builders, a locally based company.

The development was officially opened by Jackie Baillie MSP for Dumbarton.

Alastair MacGregor, ACHA’s Chief Executive commented

“This is a proud day for the Association turning what was a derelict site in the centre of Helensburgh into 32 much needed homes.”

Jackie Baillie MSP added

“I am delighted to see 32 new homes built in Helensburgh. There is a clear need for more housing in the area and the bonus is that these homes are suitable for individuals and families. I want to congratulate Argyll Community Housing Association for all their hard work in providing new homes for our local community.

Alongside the official opening a commemorative bench was unveiled in tribute to the late Danny Kelly. Danny, a former Argyll and Bute Councillor, served for many years on ACHA’s Board and local Helensburgh and Lomond Area Committee. Danny was a passionate advocate for affordable housing and visited the development to view progress prior to his passing in June of this year.