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Riverside Scotland Welcomes New Chair

Riverside Scotland has welcomed the new Chair of its Board as Jim Strang was officially appointed at the organisation’s AGM. Mr Strang – who has more than 40 years’ experience within the housing sector – has replaced current Chair Duncan McEachran whose 5 year maximum tenure came to an end in September. Mr Strang, who

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Riverside Group Chair Praises Riverside Scotland Innovation and Sustainability during visit

Riverside Scotland recently welcomed Riverside Group Chair Terrie Alafat CBE for a tour of its Ayrshire communities and on-going new developments. This was Ms Alafat’s first visit to meet the staff and customers at Riverside’s Scottish subsidiary since being appointed as Chair of the Riverside Group last year during the pandemic. New Riverside Scotland Chair,

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The latest edition of Your House & Home is out now

Read the latest edition of Your House & Home, your service update for all the latest news and advice from Riverside Scotland. We said farewell to Managing Director Paul Hillard this month so there’s a goodbye message from Paul, details of our handy new repairs tracking service, and information on joining our online customer panel

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New Managing Director Confirmed

We have today (23 September) confirmed the appointment of our new Managing Director. Experienced social housing director Diana MacLean will join Riverside Scotland from 1 December 2021. The appointment follows the departure of former Riverside Scotland Managing Director Paul Hillard who moved on to a new role in September after 16 years with the business.

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Annual General Meeting Paperwork

Please find links below to the five documents which are referred to in our AGM letter to members: Eleventh SGM minutes Twenty-Seventh AGM minutes Annual Accounts Proxy Form Revocation of Proxy Form Our Annual Review can be viewed by clicking here

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Modular homes on track to welcome families before the end of the year

This week Riverside Scotland confirmed that its joint project with Connect Modular, part of The Wee House Group to build the largest affordable modular housing development in Scotland is on track. The 63-home development will welcome its first families before the end of this year….and the project was welcomed by South Ayrshire stakeholders during a

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The latest edition of Your House & Home is out now!

Read the latest edition of Your House & Home, your service update for all the latest news and advice from Irvine Housing Association. In this Spring edition meet our new Chair, Jim Strang. Paul Hillard, Managing Director talks us through service improvements and we’re also bringing you the latest news on repairs and maintenance. Your

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Annual General Meeting Paperwork

Please find links below to the five documents which are referred to in our AGM letter to members: Eleventh SGM minutes Twenty-Seventh AGM minutes Annual Accounts Proxy Form Revocation of Proxy Form Our Annual Review can be viewed by clicking here

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Customer Update – Repairs and Maintenance

We would like to update customers on some on-going challenges within our repairs and maintenance service and to provide reassurance that we are working hard to minimise the disruption to our customers as much as possible. Along with many other housing providers across the country, we – and our contractors – are currently experiencing challenges

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Factory visit for applicant Nathan to see our modular homes first-hand

Work is on-going as Riverside Scotland delivers Scotland’s largest social modular housing development in South Ayrshire. The project is being delivered by Riverside Scotland and Connect Modular, a division of The Wee House Company in Dundonald, delivering 63 brand new affordable homes with a blend of house types, including one bedroom flats, three bedroom houses

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