Work on the Clydesdale Community Hub has started

Construction work has now started on the new Clydesdale Community Hub in Lanark.

The 50 week contract that will provide 4 flats for social rented housing, new offices for Clydesdale Housing Association and a Community Hub started on 23 July 2018 with the demolition of our old offices.

Located at 39 North Vennel, Lanark, the Clydesdale Community Hub will provide a base for the delivery of services by local groups and agencies. Partner organisations supporting the Community Hub so far are listed below:

  • Alzheimer Scotland: Dementia Café & Drop In (health and care)
  • Carluke Listeners – Listen Well Scotland (health and care project)
  • Clydesdale Citizens Advice Bureau (welfare and financial advocacy)
  • Clydesdale Tenants’ & Residents’ Group (tenant representation and empowerment)
  • Healthy Valleys (health and care outreach)
  • Lanark Panto Club (cultural life)
  • Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health (LAMH) (health and care)
  • Lanarkshire Carers Centre (carer support and counselling)
  • Moira Anderson Foundation (counselling victims of abuse)
  • Routes to Work South (skills development and employability)
  • Skills Exchange Scotland (skills development and employability)
  • South Lanarkshire Care & Repair (support for homeowners with disabilities)
  • SLC Housing Forum (tenant representation and empowerment)
  • St Andrews Hospice: Community Palliative Care (local health and care support)
  • University of the Third Age – Lanark & District U3A (cultural life and activities for retired people)
  • Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire – VASLAN (capacity building of voluntary sector)
  • Wee Read (therapeutic writing and reading group)

Lanarkshire Leader have provided £176,784 of the £437,501 total cost of building the Clydesdale Community Hub – that is 40% of the total costs for the Hub. The Scottish Government have agreed to fund £360,000 of the £561,190 total cost of constructing the flats for social rent – that is 64% of the total cost of the flats. The remaining £1,252,827 will be funded by Clydesdale Housing Association.

We anticipate completion of the construction project in July 2018 and the Community Hub to open shortly afterwords.