News

Keep up to date with all of the latest news from Wheatley Homes Glasgow and in your community.

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Scotland’s biggest social landlord has helped tenants save more than £122,000 on their energy bills over the last six months.

Tributes have been paid to two former tenant board members in Glasgow after they passed away last month.

Wyndford school art project

Creative kids are helping brighten up Wyndford with new artwork celebrating nature.

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Over 2000 customers from across Wheatley Group communities have signed up to use their voice and help improve services with their social landlord.

Wheatley staff help tenants with millions of pounds of support

A Glasgow man has praised an advice service for helping him access benefits he didn’t know he was entitled to.

Wyndford concierge station

Tenants in Wyndford are feeling more secure and better connected thanks to a new concierge station.

Wyndford art

Schoolkids in Wyndford have created stunning artwork which is on display in the community.

Independent advisory service hails focus group as “exemplar”.

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We take your complaints, comments and compliments very seriously and we always try to learn from them and your feedback.

A male housing officer talking to a female customer holding a small child on the pavement next to houses

More than 10,000 homeless people in Scotland will be provided with homes by 2026, figures from Wheatley Group have revealed.

Image of a heart with house icons, with text in the background reading Supporting Scottish Housing Day 13 September 2023

The importance of housing as a career is the focus for this year’s Scottish Housing Day which takes place today, Wednesday 13 September 2023.

Artist's impression of Shandwick Street

Wheatley Homes Glasgow is building 47 new homes on vacant land in the east of the city.

Chris Stephens MP, Kennishead Larder Co-ordinator Suzanne Oliver and tenants standing outside in front of Kennishead Larder

A community food larder in Glasgow has marked its first anniversary of supporting customers through the cost-of-living crisis.

Wheatley Group Chief Executive Steven Henderson plants trees with Olivia Woods, five, from Just Be Kids nursery in Darnley

A Glasgow community is going green thanks to an environmental week of action by Wheatley Homes Glasgow.

Wheatley staff help tenants with millions of pounds of support

Wheatley Group has helped its tenants save more than £400,000 on fuel bills in the last 12 months.

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A new community food larder has been launched in Glasgow to help tenants cope with the cost-of-living crisis.

bursary recipient Shona

Customers of Wheatley Group have until 30 June to apply for an education bursary.

Bursary recipient Michael Gowran

An education bursary scheme to help tenants living in some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities will reach a major milestone this year.

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Wheatley Group has helped tenants across Scotland claim back more than £13 million in welfare benefits in the past 12 months.

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Tributes have been paid to one of Glasgow’s most dedicated housing campaigners who has died after a short illness.

Livingwell celebrates its fifth anniversary

A service launched to improve the lives of older people across Scotland is celebrating its fifth anniversary.

Staff from Wheatley Group, Seasonal Produce and Fraser C Robb holding numbers reading £5,374.00

A charity football match has raised more than £5000 for a well-known cancer charity.

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Tenants in Scotland’s biggest city have celebrated 20 years since the transfer of more than 80,000 council homes to Glasgow Housing Association (GHA).

New Universal Credit study reveals impact on social housing tenants

A major new study into the effect of Universal Credit on social housing tenants has revealed the detrimental impact it is having on lives and how it is driving people into debt and poverty.

Changes to allocations policy launch today

We’re launching our updated Housing Information Advice and Letting Policy Framework today.

Members of Neighbourhood Environmental Teams

Staff from Wheatley Group are getting ready to kick off a fundraiser for a leading cancer charity.

Patrick Harvie visits Wheatley Homes Glasgow tenant

An innovative heating project to help tenants of Wheatley Homes Glasgow with their energy bills has been praised by Patrick Harvie MSP.

Wheatley Group Environmental Team Leader Elliott Gibb, Wheatley Homes Glasgow tenant William Eadie and Kennishead Larder Co-ordinator Suzanne Oliver

Disused land in the southside of Glasgow has been transformed into a vibrant community garden where locals can come together and connect.

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If you haven’t already done so, be sure to claim your £400 energy bill voucher before time runs out.

Michael Jarvis

A new report by a leading architectural firm into the regeneration of Wyndford has confirmed the demolition of four multi-storeys is the best option.

Staff from Wheatley Group and Revive Scotland with Community Safety Minister Elena Whitham

Community Safety Minister Elena Whitham MSP has heard how Wheatley Group is supporting survivors of domestic abuse through an award-winning move-on service.

Wheatley staff help tenants with millions of pounds of support

Wheatley Group has helped tenants across Scotland access almost £9 million in benefits and financial support.

New CO2(e) report backs demolition plans for Wyndford multi-storeys

A new environmental report by a leading UK architect has supported proposals by Wheatley Homes Glasgow to demolish four multi-storey flats and for hundreds of new homes to be built in their place.

Jamie Hepburn MSP welcomes 3000th Wheatley job and training opportunity

A Wheatley Foundation programme to tackle unemployment in some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged areas has reached a major milestone – with its 3000th job and training opportunity created.

Wyndford tenant Lesley Green says regeneration plans give people something to look forward to

Tenants in Wyndford have backed ambitious proposals for the regeneration of the Glasgow estate.

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Due to the recent freezing weather, our Customer First Centre has received a high number of calls.

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Wheatley Homes Glasgow customers over the age of 70 will receive drop-in visits from their housing officer over the winter months

Image [L-R] Tenant Jodie Docherty, Larder Co-ordinator Suzanne Oliver, volunteer Sally Brookes, Councillor Wardrop and Wheatley Chief Executive Steven Henderson - photo by Craig Williamson

A new community larder in Glasgow set up only four months ago has been praised by tenants and a councillor after 330 customers signed up.

The Scottish Child Payment has increased – and has been extended to include all children under 16.

Wheatley helps tenants claim back more than £5m in benefits in just six months

Wheatley Group has helped tenants claim back more than £5 million in benefits they were entitled to in the past six months.

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Make sure you don’t fall victim to fraudsters around the £400 energy bills discount this winter.

Online self service survey

We’re looking to redesign our online services – and we need your help.

Drumchapel retrofit

Wheatley Homes Glasgow has started work on a £1.6 million programme to make homes more energy efficient and reduce heating bills.

Ribbon cutting - Cathy McGee with Wheatley Homes Glasgow Chair Bernadette Hewitt

A new community food larder has been launched in Glasgow to help tenants cope with the cost-of-living crisis.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the launch of Wheatley Group’s new £6m cost-of-living crisis fund

£6M cost-of-living fund will support over 20,000 tenants.

Wheatley Homes Glasgow customer Marion standing with two staff from NETs

Wheatley communities are looking their best thanks to a pioneering partnership with one of the country’s leading environmental charities.

Lisa Kitson and her son at their new home

A Wheatley Homes Glasgow tenant says her new family home in the south of the city is “exactly what we were looking for”.

Wheatley launches graduate campaign for housing leaders of the future

Wheatley Group is on the lookout for Scotland’s brightest and best university leavers to join its graduate scheme.

Nae Drama helps give people a voice

Wheatley Homes Glasgow is helping a community drama group give people a voice.

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We have launched a customer consultation to gather your thoughts on how we allocate our homes and communicate with you.

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We have launched a customer consultation to gather your thoughts on how we allocate our homes and communicate with you.

Wheatley Group offers 300 homes to support Ukrainian refugees in Scotland

Wheatley Group has today (20 June 2022) pledged to support Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion by offering 300 available homes to local authorities across Scotland.

Glasgow visit

A new course is launching in Glasgow this month giving people a taster of working in the construction sector.

Wheatley Group - Royal visit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a Glasgow community today (11 May 2022) to see first-hand how Wheatley Group is transforming the lives of disadvantaged young people and families.

Hillpark

Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights, Patrick Harvie MSP, visited a Glasgow community to see how Wheatley is helping tackle fuel poverty and cutting carbon emissions.

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A bright new era for housing has begun today (1 April) as Scotland’s largest social landlord, GHA, becomes known as Wheatley Homes Glasgow.

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Chair of Wheatley Foundation, Professor Paddy Gray OBE, has praised an upcycling furniture service which is helping tenants in need.

GHA Chair Bernadette Hewitt chats with tenant Harriet Sinclair

A bright new era in Scottish housing will begin in April when Scotland’s largest registered social landlord, GHA, is renamed Wheatley Homes Glasgow.

Wyndford site sketch

Tenants of Scotland’s biggest social landlord are being asked their views on plans for a massive £54 million transformation of a Glasgow community.

Residents set up a community garden in Riddrie

It was a visit from her grandkids in lockdown that got GHA tenant Tricia Anderson thinking.

Close cleaning service update

Thanks for your patience as we continue to operate in line with government guidance.

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Please remember we are here to support you and your family during these extraordinary times.

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Make sure you and your family keep safe at home this Christmas.

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Sixteen of Scotland's brightest and best university leavers have joined Wheatley Group's Ignite graduate training programme.

Woman sits on couch using her phone to pay rent

A new safe and secure way of paying is helping tenants keep on top of their rent.

Stay Safe news story

We are doing everything we can to help you and your family stay safe at home during these difficult times.

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Are you worried or have questions about Coronavirus? Expert help and advice from health care professionals and the Government is available.

GHA has donated tablets to help kids at school

GHA is helping children do better at school by giving them free tablet computers.

Everest charity walk

GHA staff raised a mountain of cash for charity by climbing the height of Mount Everest TWICE.

NETs staff working in community

Thanks for your patience as we continue to operate a restricted range of services, in line with government guidance.

Universal Credit - with you all the way

If you’re on Universal Credit, and claiming housing costs to pay your rent, make sure you let the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) know of changes to your rent.

River City star backs Stay Safe campaign

A star of Scotland’s favourite soap is helping launch a new campaign to encourage tenants to stay safe at home.

Modern Apprentices at Wheatley Group

School leavers have the chance to become Modern Apprentices with Scotland’s largest housing, property and care organisation.

Home fire safety visit the Key March 2020

The March issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out now.

Home Comforts service

Our Home Comforts service helps tenants who need furniture but can’t afford it.

GHA's environmental teams at Lyoncross in Pollok, recycle scrap metal to raise money for charity

GHA environmental staff have recycled dumped household items like washing machines and cookers and raised more than £13,000 for charity.

tenants and staff set up a foodbank in GHA Barmulloch office

GHA tenants helped set up a food bank to provide emergency support to people in crisis.

SmartSpending app

Saving money using MySavings is now even easier – thanks to a new smartphone app.

GHA celebrates 3000th home

The December issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out this week.

14 yerar old Luke Tocher is a keen photogrpaher

A gifted youngster from Milton hopes to make a career as a photographer when he’s older.

Tenants have their say at engagement event

November is our Month of Engagement – and we want tenants to get involved.

GHA has more help for people on UC

The October issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out now.

GHA is encouraging tenants to recycle

GHA is encouraging tenants to recycle.

GHA App smartphone to close on 30 September

GHA’s App for smartphone users will no longer be available after 30 September.

Photo of riverside museum, Glasgow

Talented tenant Jean Nish has some good advice for keen amateur photographers – look for the unexpected, look up and above all, enjoy!

tenants and their families enjoyed GHA fun day at Nethercraigs

Tenants and their families were in the driving seat at a fun day in the south of Glasgow.

Pollokshaws carnival

A community in the south of the city celebrated an important historical event last week – and had a party at the same time.

Read the latest issue of Livingwell News

Your Livingwell News magazine is out now.

Tenants back MySavings scheme

The summer issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out now.

bishop loch, Easterhouse

These stunning images may look like they are from a remote Highland glen – but they were taken in the heart of Glasgow’s east end.

GHA's Neighbourhood Environmental Team

A tenant has praised GHA’s Environmental Wardens after they stopped a fire breaking out in her home.

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MySavings will cost you less, every day.

IT classes at Castlebay Tenants' Hall

A new-look community hall in a GHA block in Milton is bringing people together and helping them improve their skills.

tenants join Balornock butcher Donnie Shaw in calling for more defibrillators

Tenants in a community in the north east of Glasgow have called for more people to learn how to save a life.

Pension Credit is changing

Think you might be entitled to pension credit – the benefit that tops up your pension?

Tenants Sydney and Mary Lomas celebrate 70 years' of marriage

A GHA couple marked a major milestone recently by celebrating 70 years of marriage.

The Key March 2019 is out soon

The March 2019 issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out shortly.

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New GHA homes are changing tenants’ lives – and transforming communities at the same time.

Tenants love living in the multis

Doreen McGrindle, like thousands of tenants across Glasgow, loves living in our multi-storey blocks.

Ann Lyons loves life in the multis

With more than £170m spent on improving WHG tower blocks since 2003, tenants love the smart new look inside and out.

Tenants love living in the multis

The December issue of the Key is out now - have you checked it out?

Knightswood

Glasgow really is the dear green place – and few places show it better than Knightswood.

Anne Thomson meets her neighbours Margaret Hanratty ,James Constant

A “Meet the Neighbours” event has given older tenants who have moved into new-build homes the chance to get together, make new friends and lay the foundations of a flourishing community.

tenants visit new-look 415 Nitshill Road

GHA tenants in the south got a preview of new facilities to help older people live more independently.

GHA Chair Bernadette Hewitt

Scotland’s largest social landlord is looking for a tenant to play a key role in shaping the future of homes and services in Glasgow’s communities.

Residents get together in Sighthill

TENANTS in Sighthill got together for a barbeque to celebrate the opening of a new play park – and give their views on future plans for the area.

Tenant Edward Kirwood from Pollok

A TENANT in the south is helping make his community cleaner and greener.

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GHA’s housing office at Munro Place in Anniesland is moving to 20 Dykebar Avenue, Knightswood, G13 3HF.

We can help with welfare benefits

The UK Government is making important changes to the benefits system – and we can help you work your way through them.

Residents from Larchgrove celebrate five-star rating

A community in the north east of Glasgow has been rated the first five-star GHA neighbourhood in the city.

GHA staff football team

A TEAM of GHA footballers has been winning friends and building bridges on and off the park.

GHA tenant Alan Digney praises Home Comforts

The March 2018 issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out now.

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Due to the major disruption caused by the bad weather our offices will be closed today (Friday). We’re very sorry for any inconvenience.

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Due to the bad weather our offices will not be open today.

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OUR Volunteer Plus partnership helped young people change their lives – and help others too.

Sandwich

Are you struggling to afford a hot drink or a bite to eat? A café in Glasgow is offering a free cuppa and a sandwich.

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Tenants in the North East of Glasgow got closer to GHA staff over the summer.

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GHA is helping older tenants make sure their homes are ready for the winter weather.

We're helping tenants stay warm and safe over the winter

The December 2017 issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out now.

Dora MacDonald amateur artist

Virtuoso Dora MacDonald is a dab hand at painting, as these stunning pictures show.

Fraser Moore volunteers at Starter Packs

GHA tenant Fraser Moore, 23, from Balornock, on how volunteering helped him realise what he is capable of doing.

The Lord Provost opened a new community hall

A new community hall in Castlemilk is bringing older GHA tenants together and helping them socialise.

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The latest issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out now.

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Earlier today (Friday, September 8) the Direct Debit service provider Allpay accidentally took two rental payments from a number of GHA tenants.

Youngsters enjoy the Legacy Games at the Emirates.

GHA is helping people grow in confidence and improve their skills.

Get a home fire safety visit

Stay safe at home – especially when it comes to fire.

Get a home fire safety visit

The August 2017 issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out this week.

GHA engagement van July 2017

Our GHA van is out and about in the North East, helping us get closer to our customers.

Launch of My Money service in Cranhill

Thousands of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in Scotland’s biggest city will be given a personal money mentor as part of a pioneering new scheme to tackle poverty and inequality.

Keep Scotland Beautiful

The June 2017 issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out this week.

Legacy Games

Almost 1000 East End schoolkids were going for gold at this year’s FARE Legacy Games.

Better homes, better lives video

GHA is all about creating ‘Better homes, better lives, a better Glasgow’.

Teddy picnic

Join Ted and see how a My GHA online services account makes it simple to pay rent and report repairs.

Fuel advisor helps tenants save money

Tenants across the city are saving thousands of pounds thanks to GHA’s fuel advisors.

Artist impression of new homes in Dougrie Drive

One of GHA’s largest developments of new social housing is on track for completion next year.

Work to transform Knightswood speeds ahead

More than 50 new affordable homes are taking shape as part of a £20million regeneration project in Glasgow’s north-west.

47 new homes are to be built in Pollokshaws.

Almost 50 new affordable homes are taking shape in the latest phase of a major regeneration project in the south side of Glasgow.

New district heating system will cut fuel bills

An innovative £4.3million district heating scheme in the south side of Glasgow will save hundreds of GHA tenants money on their fuel bills.

Environmental Modern Apprentices recruitment

Wheatley Group is looking for 45 young people who like working outdoors to become its latest apprentices.

New home changes life for tenant John

A GHA tenant who moved into a new community in the west of Glasgow says his new home has changed his life.

35th Click and Connect opening in Toryglen

GHA has opened a new digital learning centre in Toryglen to give social housing tenants access to free online access and support.

East end school kids go for gold

Almost 1000 East End schoolkids were going for gold at this year’s FARE Legacy Games.

Multi-storey block at Roystonhill is demolished

The latest step in the regeneration of a Glasgow community took place today when a block of flats was demolished to make way for new homes.

Older tenants put their best feet forward at a tea dance

Older GHA tenants got the cha-cha-chance to put their best foot forward at a series of tea dances.

Gallowgate set for transformation

Tenants are helping to shape the next stage of the regeneration of the Gallowgate.