Lack of locally affordable housing across Mull is consistently the number one priority raised when we ask the community what we should be working on. There are several projects we are taking forwards across the island.
Ulva Ferry – phase 2
The project will deliver two x 3-bedroom and two x 2-bedroom houses available for affordable rent. The Wee House Company have completed manufacture of the modules which make up the houses and have made great progress with construction at both sites (Oskamull and Acharonich). In a very carefully planned operation, the six modules of the first house were delivered from Ayrshire on the back of three articulated lorries, arriving on Mull on Monday 18 January. Early on Tuesday morning, a 60T crane was set up and waiting for the first lorry to travel from Craignure to site and despite an initial 2 hour delay due to icy roads, all six modules were in place by the end of the day. By the end of that week the roof was finished!… read more in the printed version
Photo of the houses at Oskamull courtesy of Mull & Iona Community Trust