In 2020 Orkney had the third highest level of vacant dwellings within Scotland with an estimated 5.6% of the housing stock lying empty.
This week there has been some good news for the construction and tourism sectors in Scotland.
It is estimated that 930,000 homes in Scotland are below that standard.
“Local planning departments are storing up massive problems in terms of congestion, air pollution and inactivity by building car-dependence into new housing developments.”
“Fire sprinklers have been proven time and time again to be effective in the fight against fire and I know that this move will save lives.”
The Old House, as it was known, with one of my cousins standing in the doorway – probably in the 1960’s.
Renewable energy technology in building construction.
“A third of the annual £50 million budget – £18 million – will be reserved for sales from SME builders”
Free tour on Sunday 10th September – first bus leaves at 12 noon from Tesco car park booking required
Eight islands in Orkney have secured funding from the Scottish Government’s new Islands Housing Fund to explore local housing needs.