Auchencairn Initiative

Auchencairn Initiative

Keeping you informed

May 2021 Update

Summary of Initiative meeting 3rd May 2021

Hugh Paton Path

David Foreman has worked hard to secure funding for the refurbishment and extension of the Hugh Paton Path boardwalks. Clarification is being sought on the exact positioning of new boardwalk placement.


Awnings are due for delivery on May 10th, timber has arrived to begin erecting balustrades around existing decking area.

Heughan House Extension

Funding applications are ongoing, with grant funding currently standing at around 40% of target. The architect is currently drawing up tender documents to engage a builder.

Link Park and Allotments

Annual rent demands are being issued. A polytunnel is being erected on the community allotment. Discussions are taking place about potential uses of the area closest to the burn. ACT had started work on the base for the e-bike shed.

Electric Vehicle Charging Point

A grant would not be available at the moment as we do not match the current criteria but there will be changes to the scheme in June, when the topic will be revisited. Other potential sites will be investigated.