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Sheltered Housing

Volume 886: debated on Wednesday 19 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many places are available in sheltered housing communities on the basis of Scottish burghs.

A survey undertaken at the end of 1973 showed the following current and planned provision of sheltered housing by local housing authorities which are burghs:

Places in sheltered housing at end 1973Places to be provided in sheltered housing by end 1978
Large Burghs
Airdrie20
Arbroath78
Ayr75
Clydebank16
Dumfries1436
Dunfermline30
East Kilbride1174
Falkirk76
Hamilton5514
Inverness101
Kirkcaldy20
Perth42
Rutherglen30
Small Burghs
Alva10
Armadale20
Bathgate46
Bo'ness33
Brechin39
Bridge-of-Allan35
Buckhaven and Methil21
Cowdenbeath1724
Cumbernauld3140
Cupar23
Dollar10
Forfar122
Fraserburgh1818
Galashiels77
Places in sheltered housing at end 1973Places to be provided in sheltered housing by end 1978
Girvan58
Gourock26
Hawick1820
Inverkeithing25
Inverurie36
Irvine49
Kirkintilloch40
Kirkwall15
Kirriemuir29
Leslie13
Leven8
Loanhead28
Lochgelly36
Milngavie14
Monifieth32
Montrose2040
Nairn22
Peterhead36
Pitlochry24
Prestwick32
Renfrew15
Saltcoats35
Sanquhar9
Stromness12
Troon2620
Turriff8
Wick25