Eildon Housing Association



Eildon bids farewell to two longest-serving board members

Eildon Housing Association has paid tribute to two of its longest-serving board members and former chairmen prior to its AGM last week.

Published 12 September 2019

New ‘state of the art’ flats in Galashiels to address needs of growing elderly population

Eildon Housing has unveiled plans to build up to three Extra Care developments over the next five years with the first starting on site next week at Langhaugh in Galashiels.

Published 9 September 2019

Plans submitted for the conversion of old Kelso high school into housing

Plans have been submitted to Scottish Borders Council for the former Kelso high school, to be converted into homes for the elderly and affordable housing.

Published 3 September 2019

Eildon flies the green flag with new electric vehicles fleet

Eildon Housing Association has launched a brand-new fleet of electric vehicles. 

Published 20 August 2019

Eildon strikes double ‘Gold’ with Investors in People accreditations

Eildon Housing Association is celebrating the impressive achievement of reaching the Gold standard through the internationally recognised Investors in People framework.

Published 14 August 2019

Eildon to trial modern construction methods on new affordable green homes in the Borders

Eildon Housing is to undertake an “exciting” new building project which will deliver warmer, cheaper, affordable homes while also considering the future of house building and its impact on the environment.

Published 8 August 2019

Eildon ‘disappointed’ as Scottish Government rejects Peebles development appeal

Eildon Housing Association has pledged to unveil alternative proposals to develop new affordable homes at Tweedbridge Court in Peebles after its initial plans were rejected by the Scottish Government.

Published 26 July 2019

Eildon secures £40m private placement deal to boost major build programme

Eildon Housing Association has secured a £40 million private placement deal with the Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), the major investor’s first private placement with a Scottish housing association.

Published 12 July 2019

Borders RSLs team up to help fund Men's Shed development officer

Housing associations in the Borders region are among a number of organisations to lend support for a local Men’s Shed.

Published 11 July 2019

Galashiels primary schools win national competition for mural at Eildon site

The hard work of seven primary schools in the Borders has been recognised with their well-deserved win in a national site hoarding competition.

Published 4 July 2019

Eildon celebrates top national award for new Selkirk development

Eildon Housing Association has spoken of its “delight” after its latest development at High Street/Chapel Street in Selkirk was recognised as the Best Small Affordable Housing Development of the Year at the recent Scottish Home Awards.

Published 24 June 2019

Eildon hosts open day at new Selkirk high street development

Eildon Housing Association's latest new development on Selkirk High Street/Chapel Street has opened its doors for its first public viewing.

Published 12 June 2019

Youngsters show love for the Borders in Eildon site mural

Primary school pupils across Galashiels were invited to showcase why they love living in the area while painting a mural on the fence that surrounds a local development site.

Published 7 June 2019

Eildon nominated twice for prestigious award

Eildon Housing Association’s efforts to promote inclusive growth, address housing need and invest in Borders’ communities has been recognised with two new build developments being shortlisted as finalists at the Scottish Home Awards 2019 for the ‘Housing Development of the Year (social rent)’ category.

Published 23 May 2019

Eildon staff ‘measure up’ to give helping hand to local charity

Four Eildon staff were delighted to lend a hand at local Selkirk charity Fresh Start Borders as part of the Association’s ‘Eildon Makes a Difference’ voluntary programme.

Published 21 May 2019