25 Aug Landscape Servicing Contract Cloch Housing Association are aware that over the last few months there has been a decline in the frequency of visits and the quality of the works being provided by our contractor.
Frustration as Cloch cuts ties with Inverclyde Care & Repair Frustration as Cloch cuts ties with Inverclyde Care & Repair
Carers Information Event Carers Information Event being held on Friday 9th June at the Tontine Hotel from 10am to 2pm.
Energy Advice now available in the community Our Energy Activator team are now holding fortnightly drop-ins at local community centres
25 Sep Early Office Closure - Friday 25th August 2023 Our Office is closing at 2pm.
11 Aug Changes to Repair Contractors at Cloch Letters are due to land on our customer’s doors today (Friday, 11th August 2023) regarding the changes to some of our repair contractors.
24 Dec Contractor to begin Roof Anchor Testing 2022 From 10th January 2022 Patterson’s Safety Anchors will be carrying out the annual inspection of roof anchors to our tenement properties.
20 Dec Winter Newsletter Now available Catch up on the latest news and advice from Cloch
09 Dec Office Closure Over Christmas and New Year Our office will close from Friday, 24th December at 2:00PM and will reopen on Thursday 6th January 2022 at 9:00AM. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
20 Oct Annual Assurance Statement 2021 Cloch's Annual Assurance Statement to the Scottish Housing Regulator has been submitted for 2021.
15 Oct Cloch moves forward after AGM After our second successful virtual AGM and the launch of our Annual Report on 2020-2021 which includes our Landlord Report, we are looking forward to our next 5 years, set out in our Business Plan. Read all about it.
21 Sep Policy Consultation - Empty Home (Void) Management Policy and Minimum Lettable Standard The Association is consulting on its revised Empty Home (Void) Management Policy and Minimum Lettable Standard
08 Sep Cloch seek views of tenants in tenant satisfaction survey Cloch Housing Association is committed to listening to our tenants and acting on your views. For this reason, we have asked an independent market research company, Research Resource, to carry out a full survey of our households looking at all the areas that will affect you as a tenant. The survey will happen during September and October and will be by telephone.
26 May I-Flair's new 4 year framework underway Contractors appointed to framework worth up to £68million across EIGHT housing associations including Cloch
25 May Office closure over public holiday Our office remains closed due to the current COVID-19 guidance. Staff will be unavailable from Friday, 28th May and will be available on Tuesday, 1st June at 9AM.
20 May Repairs Reported During Lockdown Read our update about repairs you may have reported during the last lockdown.
26 Apr Service closed for May day holiday Our service will be closed on Monday 3rd May 2021 for the Easter public holidays. Services will resume on Tuesday 4th May at 9am.
22 Apr Resumption of Repairs Service Due to the impact of the pandemic and following Scottish Government guidance as of the 26th December 2020 we unfortunately had to suspend all “non-essential” repairs reported to Cloch by our customers where works were required to be carried out inside your home or enclosed communal spaces such as closes.
13 Apr Cloch Housing Association completes separation process Cloch Housing Association has received confirmation that its new rules were registered by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on April 1 to officially conclude the separation process from Oak Tree Housing Association.
08 Apr Consultation on Re-chargeable Repairs Policy now open The Association is in the process of reviewing our Re-chargeable Repairs policy and we are seeking tenants views; we ask that you review the revised policy and provide any feedback no later than Monday 26th April 2021.
07 Apr New Improved Wellpark Cloch breathing new life into the Wellpark area of Greenock.
18 Mar Service closed over Easter break Our service will be closed on Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April 2021 for the Easter public holidays. Services will resume on Tuesday 6th April at 9am.
04 Mar Cloch launch consultation for two policies The Association is in the process of reviewing two policies and we are seeking tenants and / or owners views accordingly; we ask that you review the revised policies and provide any feedback no later than Friday, 2nd April 2021.
19 Jan Help us find Young Clochie's Friends Oh no, we were working on our website with the help of Young Clochie and his friends but we can’t find them! Can you help us? Simply look through our website and make a wee’ note of where you see our friends. If you can find all 7 let us know and we’ll enter you into a draw where you can win a £20 gift voucher.
23 Nov Independence Vote gives ringing endorsement to separation Tenants give a big Yes to the separation from Oak Tree Housing Association.
03 Sep Cloch Release Painter Works Close Colour Choices The Association recently procured a contract to carry out internal and external painterwork to common areas within our stock. The successful bid was received from JS McColl Painters based not only on cost but also on quality, including their ability to deliver an excellent service.
25 Aug Be Aware of Bogus Callers Cloch has not provided any tenants details to any third party that would allow any companies to use their details for any competitions or any other non Cloch related mailing campaigns. All our gas maintenance is carried out by GasSure our registered contractor. No other contractor will make contact with them with regards to any gas maintenance if they do contact Cloch immediately.
24 Aug Cloch introduce The McDougall Group to Inverclyde Cloch Housing Association has announced that it has appointed a new contractor for its reactive and voids contracts.
12 Aug Cloch reopens phones to public Cloch is opening its phone to the public to take immediate calls, rather than a telephone message.
26 Jun Oak Tree and Cloch Map Out New Journey Cloch Housing Association is to hold a ballot of its tenants to gain support with their bid to separate from its parent organisation, Oak Tree Housing Association.
25 Jun Cooking the Cloch Way Cloch has sent all it its tenants a pack with two cookbooks to encourage imagination, fun, and nutrition with cheap healthy meals during these strange times.
23 Jun External: iFlair announce framework tender update I-Flair is a consortium of housing associations in East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde and Renfrewshire. The current members of I- Flair are Barrhead, Bridgewater, Cloch, Ferguslie Park, Linstone, Oak Tree, Paisley and Williamsburgh Housing Associations. I-Flair is currently procuring a Four Year Property Maintenance Framework Agreement.
06 May Gas Servicing Resumes After a few weeks of interupted service, Gas Servicing has restarted.
23 Apr Financial Fitness – they may be able to help you The annual report from the Inverclyde charity, Financial Fitness, shows fantastic results with them gaining over £652,291 in unclaimed benefits for tenants of Inverclyde Housing Associations.
13 Mar Cloch's Service during Coronavirus Pandemic We're updating this page as information becomes available. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep updated
21 Feb CCG Start Construction at Kings Glen Site CCG (Scotland) Ltd is the main contractor for a new affordable housing development located at King's Glen, Greenock. Consisting of 57 homes and delivered on behalf of Cloch Housing Association, the project will be undertaken over a 65-week programme. The project commenced on the 25/11/2019.
Rent Increase Proposals 2020 / 2021 Cloch outlines our rent increase proposals for 2020/2021.
06 Nov Cloch Publish Cyclical Gutter Cleaning Program As part of Cloch’s ongoing cyclical maintenance program our gutter cleaning program for this year is due to commence week beginning 11 November 2019.
10 Oct i-Flair Publishes First Newsletter I-Flair publishes its first-ever newsletter as 4-year framework is launched
18 Sep Scottish Housing Day Celebrating Scottish Housing Day
17 Sep Annual Report 2018/19
10 Sep Policy Consultations - Arrears and Legal Action & Eviction Policies The Association is in the process of reviewing 2 policies which we are seeking tenants views; we ask that tenants review the revised policies and provide any feedback no later than 12 Noon on Friday 18th October 2019.
06 Sep Landlord Report for 2018/19 The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) have published our Landlord Report for 2018/19
03 Sep New painter work schedules