Maybole Housing project wins award

A housing development that was opened up in Maybole in January this year has won a prestigious award.

The Burns Wynd development was built by Ashleigh Scotland in partnership with Ayrshire Housing.

Architects Austin Smith Lord won the Scottish Design Award for affordable housing last week beating off competition from the Commonwealth Games village.

Burns Wynd features nine two bedroom houses and four three bedroom houses which enjoy views over the Southern Uplands.

Jim Whiston, Ayrshire Housing’s Director said “We and our tenants are delighted with this award! Burns Wynd is the latest in a series of excellent projects designed for us by Austin-Smith:Lord over the last 12 years.”

Burns Wynd has also been shortlisted for a Saltire Housing Design Award and a Scottish Home Award.