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Minister for Housing Visits Innovative Modular Homes in Kilmarnock

04 August 2023

Connect Modular and Cunninghame Housing Association (CHA) hosted Scottish Government Minister for Housing, Paul McLennan MSP along with Provost Jim Todd to welcome CHA’s first residents to their first volumetric-modular, affordable housing development at Shortlees, Kilmarnock.

The volumetric-modular construction process provides significant improvements in waste reduction, environmental outcomes, and programme certainty.

Robert Potter and Partners were responsible for successfully obtaining the Statutory Consents for this innovative affordable housing development.

The site when completed will deliver 101 affordable homes.

Everyone deserves to live in a warm, safe and affordable home and Connect Modular’s innovative approach will help us to achieve this.The partnership between Connect Modular and Cunninghame Housing Association, supported by £10.5 million of Scottish Government funding, will deliver 101 affordable new homes at Shortlees. This means that more households will live in a home that meets their needs. Scottish Housing Minister, Paul McLennan