Single Living Accommodation

Proposal

Erskine is currently building 24 apartments on their Bishopton Estate. These apartments will be for occupation by single ex-service men and women of working age and are scheduled to be available by May 2019.

The new Single Living Accommodation will be located adjacent to Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company within the Erskine Veterans Village with some of the flats reserved for those working in the facility. Other apartments will be allocated to those who meet the eligibility criteria.

The Single Living Apartments will give veterans in need of accommodation a place to live within a community of fellow ex-service personnel, where they can continue to engage with people who have shared experiences and backgrounds.

Accommodation

The building will provide apartments with a double bedroom, sitting room, en-suite shower room and kitchenette. The apartments will be let with white goods, fitted with TV and telephone access points and may be furnished or unfurnished. There will also be a communal recreation/TV lounge.

Each apartment will be self-contained but tenants will have the opportunity to buy meals from Harry’s cafe within the Erskine Home and to access advice and support through the activities centre and visiting charity representatives.

It is expected that the rent will be in the region of £450 per month including utilities.

Located close to the M8 motorway and public transport links makes Glasgow City Centre accessible within 15 minutes.

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria is restricted to veterans who have completed basic training and focuses on those of working age;

Priority allocation will be given to:

  • Disabled Service men and women who have been injured on duty and are about to leave the forces
  • Service men and women who are about to leave the forces and have a housing need
  • Veterans who have a housing need

Proof of eligibility and service will be require on application.

 

Register your Interest 

The Single Living accommodation is scheduled for occupancy in May 2019. To register your interest so we can send you more information when available please contact:

Dougie Beattie on 0141 814 4533 or dougie.beattie@erskine.org.uk