Street view of houses at Valley House, with cyclist in foreground

No of Properties: 19

Tenure: Social Rent

Estimated Completion Date: 2024/2025

Project Details

The new development in Hill Street, Cowdenbeath, is situated on what was previously the Valley House retirement complex. It will bring a mixture of two, three, four, and five-bedroom properties. The development includes bungalows, terraced and semi-detached houses, townhouses and cottage flats, as well as properties adapted for wheelchair users.

This development is one of the final projects from Fife Council's Phase 3 Affordable Housing Programme, which has delivered 3,500 new affordable houses across all areas of Fife. It's being built for the Council in partnership with Robertson Partnership Homes.

The new homes will provide tenants with energy efficient homes, which will include solar panels to help reduce utility costs. The properties will also meet Scottish Government Sustainability standards, Housing for Varying Needs, and Secure By Design.

Housing Mix

  • 6 x 2 bedroom, general needs
  • 5 x 2 bedroom, specific needs, including 1 wheelchair-adapted property
  • 4 x 3 bedroom, general needs
  • 2 x 4 bedroom, general needs
  • 2 x 5 bedroom, general needs

Energy Rating: B

Sustainability Features:

  • Looking to achieve Silver Standards aspects 1 & 2
  • Solar Panels will be fitted
  • Boilers fitted will be to an energy rating of A

Landlord: Fife Council

How to apply for these properties: These properties will be allocated from the Fife Housing Register