THE Scottish arm of affordable housing firm Lovell has netted five contracts worth £50 million.

The deals will see the Glasgow-based division build 675 new homes at locations in West Lothian and Edinburgh, bringing a jobs boost for construction workers and subcontractors.

The work includes a £16.7 million project for 183 homes in Wester Hailes and contracts to build 443 council homes in Bathgate, Blackburn, Pumpherston and Broxburn.

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