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CHILDREN CANNOT CONTAIN THEIR EXCITEMENT OVER DONATION

Tuesday, 05 September 2017

When Bishopton Primary School were on the look-out for a large container to store all their outdoor equipment, they knew just where to turn.

CALA Homes (West) responded to the school’s plea by completely refurbishing the container and arranging it to be delivered to the school.

CALA Homes which has sold all of its homes at nearby Dargavel Village development on Slateford Road, were happy to step up and donate a container used during the construction of the development.

The refurbished container will be used to store the school’s new outdoor play equipment by CALA, in conjunction with MCD Electrical, Forth Containers and Advance Construction Scotland.

Louise Hughes, treasurer of the PTA, said: “We are delighted with the container, the school was in desperate need of more storage and this has solved the problem.

“It comes just in time for the new school term, we cannot thank Iain and the team at CALA Homes enough. We hope the children will be able to decorate it and make it their own.”

Iain Shankland, site manager, said: “When Louise got in touch, we were more than happy to help the school out. The container has been refurbished so it is almost brand new.

“We are delighted to support Bishopton Primary and hope the container proves invaluable to the school.”

CALA Homes currently have a number of developments across the West of Scotland including CALA at Thorntonhall, Endrick Meadows at Balfron, Rosegarth Wynd at Newton Mearns, 21 Mansionhouse Road at Langside, Gilburn Steadings at Jackton, Dullatur Greens at Cumbernauld, Kinnaird Oaks at Larbert and CALA at Kilmardinny at Bearsden.

 

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Issued by Beattie Communications on behalf of CALA Homes.

 

 

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).
  • On average over the past eight years, 93% of our customers have been willing to recommend CALA to a friend in the Home Builders Federation National New Homes customer satisfaction survey.
  • 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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