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CALA HOMES’ (WEST) LAUNCHES £15K COMMUNITY BURSARY SCHEME

Wednesday, 05 April 2017

CALA Homes (West) has today launched a £15,000 community bursary initiative across the West of Scotland in a bid to help charities and organisations within the local communities it is building.  

The luxury homebuilder is inviting local charities, community groups and organisations to apply for a share of the bursary across three specific regions within the area to help fund a project which makes a vital difference in and around the local community. CALA hopes to use the sum to help as many local groups as possible.

The fund has been split into three regions with Lanarkshire, Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire each receiving a £5,000 allocation from the total funds.

For more information or to view and download the application, visit www.cala.co.uk/bursary. Alternatively application forms can be requested by emailing west.bursary@cala.co.uk and must be submitted by Friday 9th June.

Applicants must state the amount they would like to secure and what the money will be used for to be in with a chance of receiving funding. Applications will be judged by a panel from CALA Homes (West).

Successful applicants will be announced July 2017 onwards.

Liana Canavan, Sales and Marketing Director for CALA Homes (West), said: “We strongly believe that we are not just building houses, we are building homes that belong to a wider community and it is our intention through the launch of the community bursary that we can help make a difference in some of the key areas in which we are currently developing.

“The £15,000 fund has the opportunity to help lots of local organisations and charities do good within the community so we are looking forward to helping as many as we can throughout the coming months.

“We would like to welcome all charities, groups and organisations in the areas that could benefit from our assistance to complete the application form by 9th June.”

CALA Homes (West) currently has nine developments across the West of Scotland including The Lawns at Thorntonhall, CALA at Kilmardinny in Bearsden and Nerston View, Nerston in East Kilbride.

For more information visit www.cala.co.uk or call 01324 600000.

 

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Issued on behalf of CALA Homes (West) by Beattie Communications

 

 

Notes to Editor – CALA Homes

CALA Homes, part of the CALA Group, is the UK’s most upmarket major home builder operating in the South of England, the Midlands and Scotland. The company is a Top 10 UK home builder focused on building well-designed, high quality homes in prime locations.

 

Key Facts:

  • In its full year results for the year ending 30th June 2016, CALA announced record profits of £60.1m (2015: £50.9m).
  • CALA’s average selling price (ASP), as at 30th June 2016, was £538,000 (2015: £509,000) – the highest ASP outside London of any major UK housebuilder, thanks to the Group’s market positioning and geographic presence in more affluent areas of the UK.
  • As at 30th June 2016, CALA’s owned and contracted landbank stood at 15,399 plots (2015: 14,236) with a potential gross development value approaching £5.5bn, up 16% versus 2015 (£5.2bn).
  • In 2016, CALA won ‘Large Housebuilder of The Year’ at the Scottish Home Awards for the second consecutive year, was crowned ‘Medium Housebuilder of the Year’ at the Housebuilder Awards as well as collecting a silver award for ‘Best Large Housebuilder’ at the What House? Awards.
  • In March 2013, the CALA Group was acquired by Patron Capital Partners, the private equity group, and Legal & General Group, the insurance, savings and investment management company.
  • At the end of March 2014, CALA acquired Banner Homes, a leading developer and retailer of luxury new homes in the affluent markets of the Midlands and the South East of England. The acquisition expanded the company’s geographical footprint and volume scale to make it a Top 10 UK home builder.
  • CALA started as the City of Aberdeen Land Association in 1875 and was the first Scottish company listed on the London Stock Market. As CALA is an acronym it is always reproduced in upper case.

 

For further information visit www.cala.co.uk

 

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