Council New Build Project: Thornyflat, Ayr

Delivering affordable housing for first time in 30 years in South Ayrshire

For the first time in 30 years a new build Council project funded by South Ayrshire Council and the Scottish Government will deliver 42 new affordable houses for rent at Thornyflat in Ayr.

The types of housing which will be built are:

  • 14 x 2 bedroom houses (2 bedrooms upstairs)
  • 7 x 2 bedroom houses (1 bedroom downstairs)
  • 4 x 2 bedroom cottage flats
  • 10 x 3 bedroom units
  • 7 x 4 bedroom units (2 x fully wheelchair accessible)

All units have a bathroom on the ground and first floor.

Below are the key events which have taken place so far during this exciting project.

Date Event
May 2010 The design team for the project were appointed
July 2010 Residents were consulted on the design plans for the project
December 2010 The Campbell Construction Group were appointed as the contractor for the project
25th January 2011 The project launch and official "sod cutting" took place on the site of the new development
7th February 2011 Children at Dalmilling Primary School were given a Health & Safety presentation by the Campbell Construction Group
March 2011 Local schoolchildren are actively being involved in considering street names for the new development
June 2011 A series of site visits for Dalmilling Primary School children were carried out to demonstrate modern construction methods
June 2011 A street naming event took place at the site. The street names were chosen by primary 7 pupils from Dalmilling Primary School
June 2011 A celebration event for the primary 7 pupils who chose the street names was held at Dalmilling Primary School
We will update this with more key events as they happen

Contractors who have been involved in this project are:

Contractor Campbell Construction Group
Architect Anderson Bell Christie
Quantity Surveyor Neilson Binnie McKenzie
Engineer Scott Bennett Associates
Health & Safety CDM Scotland Ltd
Project Managers Ayrshire Housing

Project photographs and site map

View photographs and a site map of the project.

For further information on the project, contact 01292 612940 or