Tag: timber houses

Timbertown Work Temporarily Suspended

You may have noticed in recent months that work to renovate the timber houses had temporarily stopped? Following residents meetings in March and April, contractors started work at the beginning of July 2019. The work comprised of stripping down the exterior of the homes, insulating them, protecting doors and windows, roofing and recladding. The recladding […]

Timber Houses Residents Meeting

A second meeting to discuss external wall insulation plans has been arranged for residents of the Timber Houses, Blantyre. People are invited to come along to Priestfield Hall on Tuesday 23 April 2019 between 6pm and 7pm. This will be more of drop-in session by comparison to the first formal meeting, which was well attended. […]

Timber Houses Meeting

Priestfield Hall was packed out earlier this evening as residents of Blantyre’s Timber Houses met to discuss controversial proposals to re-clad the homes. Over 80 residents turned out in force to hear the proposals by Contractors and South Lanarkshire Council were notable in their absence, something which angered many people. The Council plan to re-clad […]

Concerns for Timber Houses Plans

There’s an important meeting taking place in High Blantyre tomorrow evening regarding potential changes to the appearance of some of the Timber Houses. Concerns are around the council’s proposal to clad the council owned houses, which would undoubtably create houses with different appearances sitting alongside privately owned homes. A similar proposal in Newton recently was […]