In 2017, we announced a major change in our housing policy in consultation with the residents of North Lanarkshire, with plans agreed to demolish a number of towers and low-rise blocks and replace them with modern homes fit for the future. This forms part of our Plan for North Lanarkshire, which includes providing 5000 new affordable homes for rent by 2035.
Phase 2 regeneration proposals
As phase 1 of our regeneration plans have progressed, we are now moving on to phase 2.
Phase 2 regeneration plans identified several prominent multi-storey blocks in Motherwell, a tower in Coatbridge and low-rise blocks in Airdrie, Coatbridge, Kilsyth, Motherwell & Wishaw for potential demolition. Following a consultation exercise carried out in May 2023, where over 80% of residents within the second phase of the reprovisioning programme advised they were in favour of our proposals, a report was submitted to the Housing committee in August 2023 where the proposals for the next phase were approved.