News & blog

Find out more about what we are up to now.

Repairs service open for routine and appointable repairs.

Following the disruption to our IT services over the past month, from Monday 10 January customers will be able to report all repairs, including appointable routine repairs. We will continue to monitor the Covid-19 situation so please check this page for the latest service information. Please note we are experiencing high call volumes and are

Read more

Tenant Board Member Recruitment

We’re currently looking for a Tenant Member to join our Board. We are keen to add to our skill base a tenant of the Association to enable the customer’s views at the very heart of our decision-making. If you would like more information, you can find our recruitment pack here. Closing date is Monday 31

Read more

Veteran families move into Scotland’s largest affordable modular housing development

Riverside Scotland handed over the first homes at the nation’s largest affordable modular housing development with four homes being allocated to military veteran households. The ground-breaking £9.8million project, with support from the Scottish Government, is being delivered by Riverside Scotland and Connect Modular, part of The Wee House Group and will provide 63 much needed

Read more

We’ve been shortlisted for two top awards

We’re delighted to have been named among the finalists at the 2021 CIH Scotland Awards. The awards – run by the Chartered Institute of Housing – recognise, showcase, celebrate and share the important work done by the housing sector in providing vital services and support to communities. Riverside Scotland is shortlisted in two categories. The

Read more

We’re committed to housing military veterans

We have made a strong commitment to providing homes for veterans at risk of homelessness in our two newest social housing developments by allocating more than 10% of our new homes to support veteran households over the next year. The commitment follows a recent Riverside Scotland-commissioned poll, conducted by Survation, which found that 85% of

Read more

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

Read more

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,

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more