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Nick Ronan

in Glasgow

Queens Cross Housing Association

PRESENTED ON APR 17, 2019
IN GLASGOW @ VOL 36

Originally from Newcastle on Tyne, Nick Ronan has worked in social housing for 32 years, initially in London and in Glasgow since 1994. He has delivered several social and affordable housing developments across Glasgow, particularly in the West End. These have included new build projects, conversions and rehabilitated tenements to provide social rented flats and houses, supported accommodation, mid- market rent and shared equity. Nick’s interest lies in overcoming the practical challenges involved in providing affordable and sustainable homes that people want to live in. 

qcha.org.uk / @QueensCrossHA

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The Rise, Fall and Possible Future of Public Housing.

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sarahglynn.net

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collectivearchitecture.com / @Collective_Arch

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hawthornhousing.org.uk / @HawthornHousing

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Jamie Macleod is part of Clachan Co-Housing, a group of people aiming to develop and build a co-housing community in Glasgow. 

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facebook.com/clachan-co-housing