A CLYDEBANK housing development has scooped two prestigious awards.

Queens Quay, which is situated on the site of the former John Brown’s Shipyard, was named the ‘Best Regeneration Project – Residential’ at the Herald Property Awards in Glasgow last week and the ‘Best Affordable Housing Development – Scotland’ at Inside Housing Magazine’s development awards on Friday (September 29).

Clydebank Post: The £27million development was built by contractors CCG and completed in October 2022.

It is made up of 146 homes for social rent and is a partnership between Loretto Housing – part of Wheatley Group - (80 homes), Clydebank Housing Association (37 homes), and West Dunbartonshire Council (29 homes).

The new homes – 14 of which have been adapted for wheelchairs – are connected to the town’s innovative district heating system which aims to cut carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty.

Stanislava Petrova, who is a Loretto tenant, lives at Queens Quay with her ten-year-old son Lubomir.

Ms Petrova told of how Lubomir, who has cerebral palsy, is more positive and independent thanks to their new home.

She said: “This is like a dream for us. Lubomir can get in and out by himself and move around on his own.

“It makes such a difference.”

Lindsay Lauder, Wheatley’s director of development and regeneration, added: “Queens Quay is a great example of partnership working on what was a complex and sometimes challenging development, with a landmark design by MAST architects.

“I’d like to thank our partners at the Scottish Government, West Dunbartonshire Council and Clydebank Housing Association.

“It’s great to see so much hard work by so many people recognised with these awards.”