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11/08/2017

Plans To Transform Greenock Tower Block Approved

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Plans have been approved to redevelop a 15-storey tower block as retirement housing in Greenock.

The Broomhill Court block is one of three multi-storey towers currently being transformed under a £26 million regeneration programme by River Clyde Homes.

Following the approval, new services will be installed at the tower including; a facilities manager on site to look after the block, increased CCTV, call points on landings, guestroom facilities and a garden with seating areas.

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Albert Henderson, Chair of the River Clyde Homes Board, said: "This is exciting news for current and future residents of the block. It has become increasingly clear in recent years of a demand for secure housing with level access that offers a level of support while valuing residents' independence. The new retirement housing initiative aims to meet that demand and should ensure a sustainable future for got the building."

(LM)

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