Papa Westray Island Development Plan
To expand our community we need more quality housing, blending as far as possible with the traditional island environment.
Papay Development Trust Properties to Rent
Morven House is available to let on a Short Assured Tenancy from 10th January 2017 - tenancies for a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 18 months. This three-bedroomed property, next to the island's market garden, has a Band D Energy Performance Certificate. Rent £400pcm, all bills extra.
Rose Cottage is available for short lets over a 2-3 month period from early January 2017. This one-bedroomed property will be required from April for the RSPB Warden. The rent will be £160 per week, or £350 pcm for a month, £600 for two months, all bills extra.
Applications for the tenancy of either property will be assessed against the Papay Local Lettings Policy. The policy and application form are available from these links or the PDT Secretary, Julian Branscombe, Quarryhoose, 01857 644215 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for either property must be received by noon, Friday 11th November.
Current Projects include:
Increase Availability of Housing to Buy or Rent
Ensure young and elderly members of our community who want to stay in the isle have access to appropriate and affordable housing;
Actively seek opportunities to bring more existing private housing into residential use;
Work with relevant authorities to develop affordable housing solutions such as social housing, shared ownership and other relevant housing initiatives.
Renovate the Croft House at Hookin
Provide a housing and crofting opportunity for existing or new islanders.
Upgrade Unclassified Side Roads
Improve access to existing housing clusters and support development of derelict or unused housing.