Planning Permission Granted for Morgan Street Affordable Homes
Date Posted: 7th of April 2017
The creation of 28 new affordable homes in Dundee was a step closer last week when Dundee City Council granted planning permission for our £3.5million development at the former Taybank Works site on Morgan Street in Dundee.
The approved plans for the redevelopment of this derelict brownfield site in Morgan Street include the building of 10 new flats and 18 houses for rent. The properties, on the site of the former jute mill, have an energy efficient high quality design to help minimise Tenant’s energy costs.
This project is one of a number of new developments being considered by us in Dundee over the coming years and will help contribute to meeting one of the key objectives of the Council’s Local Housing Strategy – to provide new high quality affordable housing to meet the substantial demand in the city.
Julie Cosgrove, Caledonia Housing Association’s Chief Executive commented:
“We are delighted to have received planning permission for the new homes at Morgan Street in Dundee. These homes mark the start of Caledonia developing new, affordable homes in Dundee again, where a large focus of our properties and tenants are based.
Caledonia are endeavouring to increase our housing stock by 25% over the next 5 years, which will see us build 1,000 new affordable homes. This is aligned with the Scottish Governments objective of increasing affordable housing made possible via the Scottish Government grants available to us.“
Work is expected to begin on the site in autumn 2017