MacDonald takes up role at AS Homes

Roddy MacDonaldHousebuilder AS Homes (Scotland) has appointed Roddy MacDonald as its new affordable housing director.

The company builds private and social housing for registered social landlords such as the Wheatley Group, Cube Housing, Homes Scotland and Clydebank Housing Association.

It has recently completed five developments in and around Glasgow, comprising 221 homes in total and has gained planning approval on sites in Clydebank and Glasgow’s Anniesland to build a further 100 homes.

Mr MacDonald joins the company from national housing and care provider Sanctuary Group. He will have the responsibility of delivering affordable housing in partnership with various partners across Scotland.

Since graduating with a BSc (Hons) in Building from Heriot-Watt University, Mr MacDonald has enjoyed a 30-year career in housing, including spells with Miller, Dawn and Ogilvie Homes.

“Over the course of his career he has been involved in the provision of more than 5,000 homes, and has extensive experience in managing large-scale regeneration projects, including the Anderston Regeneration Project in Glasgow and the Cumbernauld Multi Storey Regeneration project.

Paul Kelly, Managing Director of AS Homes (Scotland) Ltd said: “Roddy’s track record is tremendous and I am delighted to welcome him to our team at what is a very exciting time for AS Homes.”

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