Latest Laois News: Work underway on 14 Errill Homes

Latest Laois News: Work underway on 14 Errill Homes

14 New County Council Houses for Errill

Laois County Council welcomes wholeheartedly the commencement of 14 new homes in Errill, Co Laois.  These new homes are a key part of the Council’s programme for the delivery of over 534 new social homes in County Laois over the five year period to from 2022 to 2026. 

One of the main objectives of Housing For All is the creation of sustainable communities. This development and these homes will play a vital part in enhancing and sustaining the village community of Errill. The future  tenants will have the fortunate opportunity to get involved and be supported by an already active and enthustiastic village community. 

This development is an extension of the housing development located at St.Kierans, Errill and consists of 6 number 2 bedroom 2 storey units and 8 number 2 bedroom 1 storey units and will be delivered by Laois County Council working in partnership with Breencore Ltd. and Walsh Associates Architects.

Laois County Council will own and manage the scheme with tenants nominated by Laois County Council from its housing waiting list.Funding for this development was provided from Social Housing Investment Programme(SHIP) monies. 

The SHIP funding is capital support provided to Local Authorities under the Housing For All Programme to facilitate the funding of construction, acquisition or refurbishment of new social housing units.

Pictured at Errill, Laois for the sod turning event to mark the commencement of work on 14 new Laois County Council homes, were : Pat Treacy – Laois County Council, Therese Kelly – Laois County Council, Trevor Hennessy – Laois County Council, Cllr Thomasina Connell – Cathaoirleach – Laois County Council, Declan Breen – Breencore, John Mulholland – Chief Executive Laois County Council, Stephen Ryan and Adam Maber – Breencore. Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.