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Hugh Place: Transforming former Fife Council depot

The development of Hugh Place, Lochgelly, say the transformation of a former Fife Council transport depot into 27 new homes for social rent.

Kingdom Housing Association led the project, about which you can read more here. 

The previous buildings on the site had been removed in 2006 with the site sitting undeveloped since then. There was an established Fagus Sylvatica Purpurea (Copper Beech) tree present on the site which was subject to a Tree Preservation Order, this was incorporated into the landscaping plans for the development.

All of the properties built there between November 2029 and June 2021 achieved Building Controls Full Bronze and Silver Aspects 1 & 2 Standard of sustainability through the installation of Photo Voltaic Panels, DMEV (Decentralised Mechanical Extract Ventilation) Systems and increased levels of insulation.

Ownership of the new homes transferred to Ore Valley Housing Association on completion as part of the Fife Housing Association Alliance model.

At the Town Centre Living Roadshow, Kingdom Housing Association also shared details of its plans for Glenwood in Glenrothes. You can find out more about that in the video below.