Eildon Housing Association

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

Eildon Housing welcomes new housing plan for the Borders

Scottish Borders Council's approval for its new Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) has been welcomed by Eildon Housing Association, the largest provider of new homes in the region.

Published 30 November 2020

Neil Wilson Prior named Eildon’s new director of property assets

The Eildon Group has announced the appointment of Neil Wilson Prior as its new director of property assets.

Published 19 November 2020

Eildon a double finalist in Scottish Home Awards 2020

Eildon is looking forward to this month's prestigious 2020 Scottish Home Awards after being ‘virtually’ shortlisted for two awards.

Published 14 October 2020

Eildon welcomes three new board members at AGM

Eildon topped another great year by welcoming three new members on to its board of management.

Published 17 September 2020

Video: Borders Housing Network 'working together' to improve the region

The four registered social landlords operating in the Scottish Borders, also known as the Borders Housing Network, got together to support Scottish Housing Day and have produced a short animated video.

Published 17 September 2020