Tag: Killearn Hospital

Deal on former Killearn Hospital gives green light for housing development

A housing developer has successfully completed the purchase of the Killearn Hospital site and its surrounding grounds.

Cala Homes (West) say it is a step towards creating a new community offering 89 high-quality homes, expansive landscaped green spaces and connectivity links to the local Killearn village.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Plans approved for ‘phased development’ of former Killearn Hospital site

Plans to develop the site of the former Killearn Hospital will now be carried out in two separate phases to hasten transformation of the long-term derelict land.

In 2020, developers Cala Homes were given planning permission to build 89 new houses at the derelict rural location, with an area of the site earmarked for development as commercial space.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

First look: Scottish builder’s plans for former Killearn Hospital

A SCOTTISH housebuilder has released a taster of what house-buyers can expect from its development plans for the grounds of the former Killearn Hospital.

CALA Homes (West) has submitted a planning application to Stirling Council to build 89 homes of varying size on the site. It released a computer-generated image today (pictured) that it says reveals how it will transform the derelict location into a “vibrant community that incorporates plentiful green space and complements its rural location”.

Read it on The Herald website.

 

Hoping to reconnect with childhood friends after more 50 years

A woman who left New Stevenston more than 50 years ago to pursue a nursing career is trying to reconnect with some childhood friends.

Betty Astle moved from Newarthill to Wrangholm Drive during third year at Dalziel High and became good friends with Theresa McDaid and Ray Reid before beginning her training at Killearn Hospital in 1962.

Read it on the Motherwell Times website.

New bid to revitalise Killearn Hospital site

Developers are embarking on a new bid to transform the former Killearn Hospital site.

The site has been considered an eyesore by many for decades, with several ideas for redeveloping the site failing to come to fruition.

Read it on the Stirling Observer website.