LoginSubscribe to Alerts

Top 10 Location Ratings For New Homes Developments In Glasgow

Posted 12 February 2024 by Keith Osborne

We take a look at current new homes developments in Glasgow to discover those that rate best overall for their location...

Every property-seeker has their priorities for choosing the right place to buy a new home, and thanks to up-to-date WhatHouse? Location Ratings data, there’s an easy way to see which current new homes development suits you best – and today we are looking at Glasgow.

Working with data experts CLSQ on the latest information from highly respected sources across a whole range of subjects, we assess each development to give a comprehensive score, marked out of 5, on things that are key to your decision. Our calculated ratings are given for five core topics and you can read about them in more detail here:

When you look up a particular development, you’ll see the scores for these themes and a host of individual subjects used to make the total. For example, Transport Links assesses things like public transport services, the proximity of major roads, and nearby cycle routes.

Here’s our current list of the best rated new homes developments in Glasgow. All special offers and assistance schemes are subject to terms and conditions.


1. Merchants Gate, Springkell Avenue, Pollokshields, rated 4.0/5

This McCarthy Stone collection of one- and two-bedroom apartments exclusively for over-60s scores top 5/5 marks for things including shops, railway links, broadband connection, air pollution levels and local medical services. It’s been a very successful pet-friendly development, with only two brand new homes remaining for sale here, priced from £170,000. Residents have secure, well-specified apartments thoughtfully designed for older buyers as well as sociable places to enjoy, such as a communal lounge, landscaped gardens and guest suite for visitors.

Find out more.


2. Quarter West, Burgh Hall Street, Partick, rated 3.9/5

Developer Westpoint Homes is building 35 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments in a contemporary-design five-storey block on this site within the city’s vibrant West End. There are shops and supermarkets on the doorstep, a primary school and Partick railway station are both just three-minutes’ walk away. Some of these properties come with private outdoor space in addition to open-plan fitted kitchen/dining/living rooms. Prices start at £307,000 and right now, you can reserve today for only £99 with no deposit due until the end of February 2024. Potential buyers can find out more at the sales centre at the Five South development in Giffnock, which is open Thursday to Monday from 11.00am to 5.30pm.

Find out more.


OneMax from Westpoint HomesOneMax from Westpoint Homes

3. OneMax at Cottonyards, New Gorbals, rated 3.8/5

Westpoint Homes is also currently building one- and two-bedroom apartments in a popular district just south of the Clyde. OneMax is part of the Cottonfields development, where a show home is coming soon. The development scores well as there’s a good range of useful shops just around the corner and the area is peppered with public green spaces. Prices currently start at £235,000. A later phase, TwoMax, will offer one-, two- and four-bedroom apartments.

Find out more.


4. Darach Fields, Millerston, rated 3.6/5

Around four miles north-east of the city centre, Millerston is an area undergoing some major development and designated a growth area by the city council. Avant Homes’ Darach Fields currently offers a variety of four- and five-bedroom houses ideal for families, and with the M80 and Robroyston station close by, it’s ideally placed for access into and out of Glasgow. This area scores well for education and amenities as well as for air quality and noise pollution. With prices currently starting from £339,995, there are some great offers on selected plots including the use of the housebuilder’s own Part Exchange and My Move Made Easy initiatives.

Find out more.


5. Monument Way, Glendale, rated 3.6/5

Not far away from Darach Fields is Monument Way, a development from national housebuilder Taylor Wimpey. There are four-bedroom detached home for sale here right now, with starting prices from £372,000 to £435,000 for a number of different styles. A show home and marketing suite are open from Thursday to Monday, 10.00am to 5.00pm each day, for house-hunters to visit and discuss options, upgrades and assistance schemes, such as the current two-year mortgage contribution offer on selected plots. This development scores well for health and wellbeing thanks to great air quality and the proximity of countryside.

Find out more.


DWH @ Wallace FieldsDWH @ Wallace Fields

6. DWH @ Wallace Fields, Glenvale, rated 3.6/5

Neighbouring the Taylor Wimpey site is this scheme from David Wilson Homes, part of former WhatHouse? Housebuilder of the Year Barratt Developments. The current three- and four-bedroom house types range from £249,995 to £392,995 and a couple are ready to move into and have the bonus of being available through Deposit Boost or Part Exchange. The ‘Dalmally’, from £359,995, is detached and comes with integral single garage, a glazed bay to the kitchen/dining room and four double bedrooms, one with en suite and walk-in storage.

Find out more.


7. Castle Gardens, Cambuslang, rated 3.5/5

This is a Persimmon Homes development on the south-eastern fringe of the city and of South Lanarkshire countryside. The two- to five-bedroom houses for sale here suit a wide range of requirements and budgets, with prices from £189,995 to £330,995, and there could be savings on selected plots with offers for deposit or mortgage contribution, or the use of Part Exchange to remove the hassles of the property buying chain, with the housebuilder purchasing your existing home.

Find out more.


8. Earls Rise, Stepps, rated 3.5/5

Barratt Homes is busy at Earls Rise, located to the north-east of the city and with great access to road and public transport links. There’s a really good range of four-bedroom family homes for sale here right now, priced from £355,995 to £437,995. Some of these come with upgrades and extras included, and buyers can ask about personalised Part Exchange and Deposit Boost schemes. Being close to the countryside of North Lanarkshire make this development score highly for Health & Wellbeing.

Find out more.


Newton Farm from Barratt HomesNewton Farm from Barratt Homes

9. Newton Farm, Cambuslang, rated 3.5/5

Also from Barratt Homes, this is a collection of three- and four-bedroom detached and semi-detached homes, some available through Par Exchange or Deposit Boost. For families with young children, the position of Newton Farm Primary School at the centre of the site will be a big plus. It’s about 20-25 minutes into central Glasgow by road or rail. Prices here start at £274,995.

Find out more.


10. NorthBridge, Port Dundas, rated 3.4/5

NorthBridge is part of a major regeneration project, the largest of its kind outside London. This development from Keepmoat comprises a wide mix of homes with from one to five bedrooms, appealing to am plethora of buyers. Complementing these contemporary homes are new amenities including a garden bridge to the city centre (under 20 minutes away), public spaces and promenades, shops and a community campus. Phase 1 is sold out but Phase 2 is coming. Prices on application.

Find out more.


Find new homes in Glasgow
Find retirement homes in Glasgow


Featured Developments
Glasgow G41
£170,000 - £180,000
Merchants Gate
Glasgow G41 
1 - 2 bedroom properties
McCarthy Stone
Giffnock, East Renfrewshire G46
From £424,000
Five South
Giffnock, East Renfrewshire G46 
2 bedroom properties
Westpoint Homes
Glasgow G11
From £307,000
Quarter West
Glasgow G11 
2 - 3 bedroom properties
Westpoint Homes
Glasgow G5 0
From £235,000
OneMax at Cottonyards, New Gorbals
Glasgow G5 0
2 bedroom properties
Westpoint Homes
Millerston, Glasgow G33
£339,995 - £519,995
Darach Fields
Millerston, Glasgow G33 
4 - 5 bedroom properties
Avant Homes
Glasgow G33
£372,000 - £438,000
Monument Way
Glasgow G33 
4 bedroom properties
Taylor Wimpey
Cranhill, Glasgow G33
£249,995 - £392,995
DWH @ Wallace Fields
Cranhill, Glasgow G33 
3 - 4 bedroom properties
David Wilson Homes
Cambuslang, Glasgow G72
Prices up to £369,995
Castle Gardens
Cambuslang, Glasgow G72 
2 - 5 bedroom properties
Persimmon Homes
Stepps, Glasgow G33
£355,995 - £435,995
Earls Rise
Stepps, Glasgow G33 
4 bedroom properties
Barratt Homes
Cambuslang, Glasgow G72
£274,995 - £340,995
Newton Farm
Cambuslang, Glasgow G72 
3 - 4 bedroom properties
Barratt Homes
Glasgow G4 0
Price on application
Glasgow G4 0
Contact for more details
Save time and contact all housebuilders at once
Select the developments you're interested in and we will do the rest.
  • Merchants Gate
  • Five South
  • Quarter West
  • OneMax at Cottonyards, New Gorbals
  • Darach Fields
  • Monument Way
  • DWH @ Wallace Fields
  • Castle Gardens
  • Earls Rise
  • Newton Farm
  • NorthBridge
By clicking "Request Details" I accept the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy and I am happy to receive more information about the above or other developments similar from WhatHouse? Digital or these developers. I understand that consent isn't a condition of purchase for any product or service and that I can opt out at any time.
The housebuilder will use these details to contact you about this property/development to arrange a viewing or provide you with more information.
Working with data experts CLSQ, we assess the latest information from highly respected sources to give every current new homes development we list a rating under five core topics Health & Wellbeing, Transport Links, Tech connectivity, Finance and Education & Amenities.

CLSQ provide trusted data, technology and data-led insurance services which empower automation and decision-with-certainty for the UK property sector. We combine the certainty of data and process with the unique security provided by our de-risking solutions and insurance."
Location Ratings Disclaimer:
The WhatHouse? Location Ratings are powered by our trusted partner, CLSQ.com, a leading property data, technology and data-led insurance provider who have collaborated with WhatHouse.com on analysing more than 50 geospatial attributes for every new build location. We endeavour to ensure the geospatial data is the most current and accurate information available.

However, WhatHouse? Digital Ltd does not make any representation, warranties of any kind (express or implied) or guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, suitability or completeness of any information, merchantability or its fitness for a particular purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is, therefore, strictly at your own risk and WhatHouse? Digital Ltd is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from your use of such information.
For more details on how we produce our rating data please click here.
Centurion Village (David Wilson Homes)
14 February 2024
David Wilson Homes has some excellent deals on new homes across its current developments in Lancashire...Read more
SO Resi Cranleigh
8 February 2024
There are now a greater range of brand new apartments and houses to view and buy across Surrey developments...Read more
King’s Meadow (Barratt Homes)
2 February 2024
We take a look at some of the best places to live in some of Leicestershire’s historic market towns…
Read more
Greenlaw Mains show home
19 February 2024
Taylor Wimpey is inviting current homeowner house-hunters to find out more about its Easymover assistance scheme...Read more
The ‘Brechin’ at DWH @ St Andrews
6 February 2024
The ‘Brechin’ and the ‘Falkland’ are the two new four-bedroom show houses launched by David Wilson Homes in Fife...Read more
Majestic Deeside (Muir Homes)
30 January 2024
We take a look at current new homes developments in Aberdeenshire to discover those that rate best for Nature and Leisure...Read more
Sign up for email alertsGet the latest properties and updates sent directly to your inbox daily, weekly or immediately you are in control.
Subscribe to Alerts
Search news and advice

Click here to see your activities