Persimmon Homes

Work begins on new Kingsway community

17 July 2023

A groundbreaking ceremony for a new housing development on Dundee's Kingsway officially kicked off construction.

Following a visit by Cllr. Mark Flynn, Convenor of Dundee City Development, work on Persimmon Homes' Stewarts Loan development in Dundee has officially started.

On Friday, July 14, Robert Patrick, Land Director of Persimmon North Scotland, and Cllr. Mark Flynn, Convenor of Dundee City Development, jointly broke ground for the new neighbourhood. The two took a tour of the former site of Stewart's Cream of the Barley's bottling facility to discuss the home builder's plans to transform the site into much-needed new homes.

In the Stewarts Loan development by Persimmon, 71 brand-new, energy-efficient homes with both three and four bedrooms will be constructed. With work underway, the first new homes are expected to be occupied by early 2024.

Robert Patrick, Persimmon North Scotland Land Director, said:

"We are delighted that work on this new, much-needed housing development is now underway. Not only will Stewarts Loan deliver 71 energy-efficient new homes, but it will also create jobs and generate investment in the local economy.

"We’re committed to creating vibrant, successful communities, and with nearly half of our customers being first-time buyers, we’re proud to be supporting more local families onto the housing ladder."

Mark Flynn convener of Dundee City Council’s neighbourhood regeneration, housing and estate management said:

“Provision of safe, comfortable homes across the board is vitally important towards achieving the city’s goal of creating strong communities where people feel empowered, safe and proud to live.

“The only way to do that successfully is in partnership with developers, as well as with other social landlords, which is why it is great to see a former industrial site in such a prominent location being developed into a new community.”

Finishing Touches

Create a look that's as individual as you are. Add the finishing touches to your Persimmon home.

Supporting your communities

At Persimmon we're proud to support our local communities. Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. We also have a programme of community events taking place as part of our partnership with Team GB for the 2024 Paris Olympics, along with other great initiatives. 

 

Community Champions logo

Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Whilst the programme is running, each of our regional offices makes a donation of up to £6,000 every quarter to local organisations.

Persimmon Homes official partner with Team GB

We're proud to be one of Team GB's official partners for Paris 2024. In the lead up to the Olympics we'll be posting lots of exciting content in partnership with Team GB, from athlete appearances to competitions and challenges.

Showcase your style

Why not share your own photos on Instagram using #lovemypersimmonhome for a chance to win a £100 Next voucher. Visit our Facebook page for terms and conditions.

#lovemypersimmonhome