Eildon Housing Association

Scottish Borders Council to deliver significant increase of affordable homes

Significantly more affordable homes could be delivered in 2021/22 than Scottish Borders Council’s annual target thanks to increased funding and the commitment of a range of local partners, including the region’s four registered social landlords, the local authority has revealed.

Published 16 September 2021

New vice chair appointed as Eildon hosts 48th AGM and holds SGM

Eildon held its 48th Annual General Meeting on September 1 at the end of a tumultuous year.

Published 6 September 2021

Eildon takes over care at home and housing support services at Peebles development

Eildon Housing is to offer a personalised service for tenants living at Dovecot Court in Peebles after taking over from the current provider SB Cares (Scottish Borders Council) today.

Published 1 September 2021

Eildon gets green light for further 69 homes in Galashiels

Eildon Housing has been granted planning permission to continue its partnership with Buckholm Ltd to deliver a further 69 homes at High Buckholm corner in Galashiels. 

Published 5 August 2021

Eildon hails 'gratifying' Scottish Home Awards nomination

Eildon Housing Association has been announced as a finalist at the prestigious Scottish Home Awards 2021 for the Social Housing Developer of the Year category.

Published 3 August 2021

Five-star recognition for Eildon

The Eildon Group has received the prestigious recognition of being awarded 5 Stars through the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) recognised for Excellence (R4E) framework.

Published 15 June 2021

Eildon's retrofit of doctor's surgery aims to improve health of the planet

Students from Borders College paid a visit to the doctor’s recently to learn more about how properties can be re-purposed and retrofitted with new technology, such as ground source heating systems, to significantly reduce a building’s carbon footprint.

Published 11 June 2021

Building works begin at historic former high school site in Kelso

Local contractor M&J Ballantyne has started work to create more much-needed affordable housing on the historic site of the former High School in Kelso for Eildon Housing.

Published 5 May 2021

Eildon continues to provide more Borders homes

Eildon Housing has hailed the "tremendous" progress which has been made to deliver more new affordable homes across the Borders despite delays caused by the pandemic.

Published 27 April 2021

Eildon calls on political parties to support investment in social housing sector

Ahead of next month’s Scottish Parliament election, Eildon Housing Association is calling on Scotland’s political parties to support investment in the social housing sector in order to kickstart the country’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 20 April 2021

Eildon secures site for much-needed homes in Galashiels

Eildon Housing Association has teamed up with Buckholm Ltd to deliver high quality affordable homes on a designated housing site at Buckholm Corner in Galashiels which has lain vacant for a significant number of years.

Published 31 March 2021

Utilita Community Fund powers Borders community food hub

Eildon Group is delighted to hear that it has been successful in its application for funds from the ‘Community Fund’ from Utilita – a smart Pay as You Go Energy provider – to support ongoing work at its Borders Community Food Hub.

Published 10 March 2021

Eildon receives double funds from Peeblesshire Charitable Trust

Eildon has been successful in securing two lots of funding from the Peeblesshire Charitable Trust worth £1,500 each to give extra support to tenants living at local developments Riverside House and Dovecot Court.

Published 4 March 2021

Borders community food hub shortlisted for national award

When the COVID-19 pandemic took hold back in April 2020, Eildon Housing Association got together with the homelessness charity Cyrenians with support from Scottish Borders Council to collectively distribute much needed food supplies to foodbanks and community groups in the Scottish Borders.

Published 25 January 2021

More quality new homes set for Scottish Borders 

Hart Builders has started on site at a development of 69 high quality affordable new homes at Coopersknowe in Galashiels for Eildon Housing Association.

Published 4 December 2020