Lochaber Housing Association

Canon Gillies Place, Arisaig

Arisaig The site is located on the west of the village, on a hillside overlooking Loch nan Ceall, with views of the Rhu peninsular and the Isles of Eigg and Muck. The site is close to village amenities.

Architect: Bruce & Neil, Fort William
Contractor: UBC Group Ltd, Inverness
CDM Co-ordinator: Morham & Brotchie, Oban
Quantity Surveyor: Morham & Brotchie, Oban
Structural Engineers: A.F. Cruden Associates
ArisaigCost: Approximately £3.5m
Funding: The Scottish Government, Lochaber Housing Association
Affordability: 16 homes are provided for affordable social rent. 4 homes are provided for shared equity low cost home ownership. 2 plots are provided for the Rural Home Ownership Grant (RHOG).
Allocation: Properties for affordable social rent will be allocated to applicants of the Highland Housing Register. Properties for shared equity sales are administered by Lochaber Housing Association and will be allocated to eligible LIFT applicants. The 2 plots are administered by the Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT) and will be allocated to eligible RHOG applicants.

Work commenced: June 2008
Tenants moved in: November 2009

Housing Mix

Affordable social rent

General needs (16)

  • 4 x 2 bedroom single storey houses (suitable for the elderly)
  • 6 x 2 bedroom houses
  • 6 x 3 bedroom houses


General needs (4)

  • 2 x 2 bedroom houses
  • 2 x 3 bedroom houses


  • 2 x serviced plots


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