Butterbiggins Road, Glasgow

186 brand-new mid-market rent homes anticipated to be available from between May 2020 and March 2021. 

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The development has been funded in partnership between Link, the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council.

Properties at Butterbiggins Road will be let and managed by Link2Let, part of the Link Group and one of the leading providers of mid-market rent homes in Central Scotland.

About Butterbiggins Road

Butterbiggins Road is located in the Govanhill area of Glasgow, approximately one mile south of the city centre. The development benefits from excellent transport links, with regular bus and rail services to the city centre, and easy access to the M74 motorway.   

Butterbiggins Road is within walking distance of a variety of supermarkets and independent shops, which can be found on near by Victoria Road. The Strathbungo and Shawlands areas are also within easy reach of Butterbiggins Road, each providing array of shops, cafés, restaurants and bars.   

Families living in Butterbiggins Road will have access to schooling options from pre-school to primary and secondary levels. Nearby leisure options include Queens Park – a well-used green space with café, tennis courts, children’s play area and skateboard park – and Glasgow Club (Gorbals), which includes a leisure pool with flumes, sports hall and state of the art gym. 

Homes at Butterbiggins Road

The development comprises 186 one and two-bedroom flats and three-bedroom houses. Homes at Butterbiggins Road will benefit from:

  • Gas central heating
  • Double glazing
  • White goods, blinds and floor coverings
  • Grounds maintenance and stair cleaning
  • 24-hour repairs service


The breakdown of available properties will be:

Description Number

One-bedroom, two person flat

Two-bedroom, three person flat (designed to be wheelchair accessible) 18
Two-bedroom, three person flat 31
Two-bedroom, four person flat 79
Two-bedroom, four person cottage flat 2
Two-bedroom, four person cottage flat (designed to be wheelchair accessible)  2
Three-bedroom, five person house 30


Mid-market rent

Mid-market rent (MMR) is an initiative from the Scottish Government to provide high quality, affordable homes for low to moderate income households. Mid-market rents are set between social rents and market rents in the local area, creating an affordable housing option. To qualify for mid-market rent in Glasgow, your (gross) annual income should not exceed £47,143.20 per household.

Find out more about mid-market rent and Link2Let.

Link Housing Association Limited, trading as Link2Let, is a registered company incorporated in Scotland under the Companies Acts (Company Number SC216300) and is a Registered Letting Agent under the Letting Agent Registration (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (Registration Number LARN1907019). Link2Let is governed by the Letting Agent Code of Practice. 

How to apply

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When we are ready to open applications, we will contact you by email providing you with instructions on how to apply along with the link to apply online.

As part of the application process, you will be required to provide your most recent three months’ bank statements and payslips. These will be used to carry out an affordability assessment, comparing the monthly rent for the property to your monthly income. The monthly rent must not exceed 40% of your (net) monthly household income.

Please note: your application may be affected if your bank statements show evidence of returned or missed payments, unauthorised overdraft usage, debt management programmes, or use of short-term ‘pay-day’ or high interest lending. 

A credit check is carried out once your application has been approved.

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