This affordable housing development by Partick Housing
Association creates a total of 87 flats. The development
includes 43 flats for social rent, 22 flats for mid rent and
22 shared equity flats.
The award winning development was constructed for Partick
Housing Association by McTaggart Construction Ltd. The project was
given £7 million of funding support from the Scottish Government
through Glasgow City Council.
Centurion Way is the first mid market rent development in
Glasgow to be funded under Glasgow City Council's development
programme. This new housing product is designed to provide
affordable rented housing for households who cannot afford to buy
or rent privately and who are unlikely to qualify for social rented
housing. Research by Glasgow City Council found that that around
10% of Glasgow households could be in this position.
Partick Housing Association is in a prime location to deliver
mid market rent as Partick is an area of high housing demand, with
a low number of social rented homes, a thriving but expensive
private rented sector, and an economically active but low income
community. In the West End private rents for a two bedroom flat are
around £700 per month. The association is offering its mid market
rent homes from £473 per month for a one-bedroom flat to £575 for a
A play park has been constructed for children who live in the
flats and the development also contains a combined heat and power
system (CHP). The CHP generates electricity on site and uses the
heat produced as a by-product of the generation process to reduce
demand on the communal gas boilers. This technology helps to reduce
fuel poverty and CO2 emissions, resulting in energy cost savings
compared to conventional systems.
Planning consent issued January 2011. The flats are now
Centurion Way has been announced as winner of an International
Property Award (UK) for best multi-unit architecture.