Work on a "landmark development" has begun in the West End. 

The works, which will make 55 flats available for social renting in Finnieston, is expected to take two years to complete. 

The Dover Street development aims to meet the demand for new, high-quality housing in Glasgow. Once complete, it is expected to be handed over to West Housing Association in spring 2023. 

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Craig Whyte, Commercial Director for The JR Group, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with GWHA to break ground on this project.

"This is a substantial development which includes much-needed homes for Glasgow, so it is great to deliver these on behalf of the housing association, with the aim of creating a vibrant place to live.”

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Joe Heaney, GWHA’s Chairperson, said: “This has been a complex and challenging development project, and we are thankful for the ongoing support of the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council and our local community in reaching this important milestone.

"There is an overwhelming demand for social housing in our area and we are excited about the significant contribution these high-quality, energy-efficient homes will make towards our vision of shaping thriving communities.”