Published On: Thu, Jul 26th, 2018

Latest council homes complete with Walker Profiles’ windows and doors

Two new council housing developments in Cumbernauld have been completed to give 46 new homes to local residents. Nursery Court offers 16 one and two-bedroom cottage flats, and 30 new homes have been built on Cardowan Drive. The windows and doors for the new homes were manufactured and installed by Walker Profiles, a leading manufacturer, supplier and installer of high-quality windows and doors.

“Windows and doors are key to delivering extra security and energy efficiency for tenants,” says Jim Gibson, Director at Walker Profiles. “All windows and doors were manufactured and fitted to the higher Secured by Design specification, the police initiative to design out crime. Our teams installed white Rehau Total 70 tilt and turn PVCu windows which give modern styling as well as easy access for cleaning. We complemented the windows with white GRP composite doors to create an impressive entrance for tenants.”

The contractor for the build was Lovell, who Walker Profiles has worked with regularly on a variety of developments throughout North Lanarkshire – both new build housing and window replacement to tower blocks as part of an over-cladding project. Currently Walker Profiles is working on a new build development of 37 units at Wester Inch, Bathgate for the provision of affordable housing to West Lothian Council.

As well as installing windows and doors in the new properties, Walker Profiles has a long-standing relationship with North Lanarkshire Council with an on-going maintenance contract with the council that covers more than 30,000 houses. The new homes are part of an impressive new house building programme for the council which aims to deliver 2,150 homes by 2027.

Bob Brownlie, North Lanarkshire Council’s Area Housing Manager added: “It’s great to see these recently completed new build developments being lived in and our communities thriving. Our local housing staff help tenants settle in and are on hand to help with any questions they might have. I look forward to joining our new tenants for the official openings which will take place shortly and wish them a very happy future in their new homes.”