Community-controlled housing associations and co-operatives (CCHAs) own around 85,000 houses in communities throughout the west of Scotland.

GWSF members have major purchasing power throughout the region, whether this relates to managing and investing in their housing stock or running their organisations.

The new GWSF Commercial Supporters Scheme is open to businesses that are looking to promote their services and products to our members.

We can offer a range of benefits and opportunities including:

  • Your own space on the GWSF website where you can promote your business to our members
  • The chance to take part in other promotional activities such as sponsorship, and FREE exhibiting at our annual conference.

Commercial Supporters directory

City Building Glasgow

Contact Name: Lesley Quinn

City Building continues to excel in the delivery of Scotland’s market leading customer focused repairs and maintenance service. We are proud to offer reliability and professional care that is delivered to a standard of excellence, enabling better lifestyles and improved homes for our customers.

Our approach to the delivery of repairs and maintenance is simple and underpinned by 5 key aims:

Community focused repair services and a “can do” approach
Exemplar levels of technical standards.
Modern lifestyle aligned services
Sustainable operating model combined with community initiatives
Empowering and enabling our staff with a “right can do first time” approach

If you would like more information on our products and services please contact City Building on
Tel: 0141 287 2200, email:
or visit

CPL Software

CPL Software

Contact name: Thomas Beswick

Are you getting enough out of your current factoring system? Do you need help to spot the gaps in your digital strategy? Could CPL be the solution you’re looking for? No housing management system can match CPL for managing your factoring processes. At CPL Software, our team takes a consultative approach to assessing what you need for your organisation.

We’re honest, transparent, and open in our communication with you, from start to finish, no matter how short or lengthy that communication is.

Our market and client-led full-circle business solutions includes CPL Software’s main platform – CPL Core; client-facing platform - CPL Connect; repairs and maintenance app and portal - Blockworx; and the online reporting app – INSPCT. They are all designed and built in-house for the very specific needs of property factoring.

We’re a knowledgeable and friendly UK-based team who have been providing property factoring software solutions since 2010. Since we started, we have successfully supported the management of over 350k units, so you could say we know a thing or two about how your organisation operates.

Please do contact us for a chat so we can both find out if we can help your organisation upgrade from monotonous manual processes.


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Firelink Protection are recognised experts in all aspects of fire protection, fire safety, fire prevention and fire training and deliver a complete service to meet your fire safety requirements and responsibilities.

Our dedicated management team is structured to provide professional, reliable, consistent, safe, and cost-effective fire protection, fire safety and fire prevention solutions. Our fire risk assessors, engineers, and trainers range from ex fire service personnel with over 60 years of collective operational firefighting experience to Graduate students. All staff are fully trained by the UK’s leading safety bodies.

These experienced engineers specialise in designing fire prevention solutions that are individually tailored to meet your specific requirements for your premises. This ensures your business and premises are fully compliant with current British Standards and The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005, and the associated Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006. You can therefore have complete confidence that you will receive first class services from accredited and certified fire protection, fire safety and fire training specialists.

FMD Financial Services

Contact Name: Fettes Mcdonald

We have been providing financial management services to housing clients since 1991, we are committed to the ethos of the voluntary housing movement and to providing a high quality service to our clients who all operate within the not for profit sector.

FMD are not a firm of accountants who work with all sectors carrying out all roles. Every day of our working lives is invested in providing a specialist financial management service to Housing Associations.


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Main Contact: Craig Brock, 07568 439154
Website Link:
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Company Address: Designer Software Ltd, 11 Whittle Court, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, MK5 8FT

HomeMaster is a hosted web-based housing and finance platform. The HomeMaster team have unrivalled experience of developing and delivering operations and finance solutions for housing providers. We understand the importance of personal relationships with our clients as we appreciate that they rely upon our partnership to maintain high standards of service to their residents and stakeholders. Our Scottish-based consultancy team have invaluable and unprecedented knowledge of Scottish housing associations and their needs. This is evidenced by our clients’ ability to run their ARC reports directly from the HomeMaster platform.

Housing Regeneration Consultants

Contact Name: Paul McNeill

Lugo Limited

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Contact Name: Steven McGuire

Lugo Limited - ICT Managed Services Specialists

Lugo Limited was formed in 2003 to provide IT Support and Services to businesses in Scotland. Our company values are -

  • Integrity
  • Dedicated
  • Collaborative
  • Happy Culture
  • Value
  • Agile
  • Approachable

We strive to be the number one choice for Housing Associations and Accountancy Firms in Scotland who need Managed ICT Support and Cyber Security Services. We work towards this goal by continuing to deliver excellent service and products, and by the ongoing development of our staff, in line with our company values.

As a Lugo client, you will be outsourcing every aspect of your IT and Cyber Security Support. Lugo will become an extension of your business, by becoming your IT Support and Cyber Security department. Our emphasis on both staff and organisational security, is at the very core of our managed services.

M2 Technical Services

M2 Technical Services Ltd
IT services and Consultancy

M2 provide IT support and services for Community Controlled Housing Associations (CCHAs) and SME’s in Glasgow and West of Scotland. Founded in 1991. Our staff have a wealth of knowledge and experience and a forward thinking approach to the changing needs and requirements in the sector. We have built strong working relationships with the main housing management software providers.

A supporter of GWSF since 2011 we look forward to continuing to meet the IT needs of clients. Please contact us for further information or discussion.



0141 552 387

Contact Name: Angela Middleton


TC Young Solicitors

Contact Name: Kirsty Nairn

We have grown alongside the social housing movement in Scotland and have gained an unparalleled understanding of the sector and its challenges.  We represent over two thirds of housing organisations in Scotland. Our experience gives us a distinct advantage in working with key housing providers as social housing and community regeneration moves on to the next level.  More than half of our staff are dedicated to social housing matters which gives us real strength in depth.

Our firm has gathered together an experienced team specialising in the delivery of general legal work to the Scottish social housing sector.  Every member of our team has extensive expertise in working for registered social landlords and a deep understanding of the particular requirements of the sector.


Contact Name: Paul Connelly

Zurich Municipal


Zurich Municipal is one of the leading providers of risk and insurance solutions to registered providers of social housing. We are committed to helping you manage the risks you face while supporting your efforts to make the communities you serve even better places to live.

Why choose Zurich Municipal?
• Direct dealing insurer with over 20 years experience in supporting the housing sector.
• Risk expertise – we help customers identify the potential risks and provide guidance to help them eliminate or reduce these risks.
• Quality claims service – our claims service will see your claim through from start to finish minimising any disruption.