Scottish Borders



Contractor appointed to restore Union Chain Bridge

Work on the restoration of a 200-year-old bridge linking Scotland and England is set to begin next month after the appointment of the main works contractor.

Published 8 July 2020

Hart Builders to deliver Galashiels housing project for Eildon

Eildon Housing Association has appointed Hart Builders to deliver a multi-million-pound affordable housing development at Huddersfield Street in Galashiels.

Published 30 June 2020

Galashiels estate redevelopment proposals lodged

Waverley Housing Association has submitted plans to renew the ageing Upper Langlee estate in Galashiels.

Published 26 June 2020

Hart Builders to kick-off first phase of £5.3m Borders project

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has appointed Hart Builders to carry out the first phase of a new build housing development in Beanburn, Ayton.

Published 22 June 2020

Main works contractor appointed to Hawick Flood Protection Scheme

Scottish Borders Council has confirmed the appointment of McLaughlin & Harvey as its main works contractor for the Hawick Flood Protection Scheme.

Published 20 May 2020

Berwickshire Housing Association secures £5m Allia C&C bond to build new homes

Berwickshire Housing Association has announced its new partnership with Allia C&C to support the financing of its ongoing development programmes across Berwickshire for affordable housing and its vision to create thriving rural communities.

Published 16 April 2020

Housing association secures £11m of funding for affordable homes in the Borders

Eildon Housing has secured more than £11 million of affordable housing grant thanks to its ongoing partnership working with the Scottish Government’s More Homes Division and Scottish Borders Council.

Published 19 March 2020

£3.2m flood prevention work to begin in Eyemouth

Scottish Water is to begin work on a £3.2 million investment to improve the waste water infrastructure in Eyemouth to protect against flooding.

Published 18 March 2020

Keys handed over to Jedburgh campus

Scottish Borders Council has taken possession of the newly completed Jedburgh Grammar Campus following handover by its development partner hub South East and main contractor BAM Construction. 

Published 16 March 2020

Housing association moves step closer to more Borders Passivhaus homes

Eildon Housing’s plans to deliver more green homes in the Borders moved another step closer this week.

Published 21 February 2020

Wedding bells ring at historic Borders venue after million pound refurbishment

A Scottish Borders castle dating back to the 12th century has been transformed into a wedding and events venue.

Published 6 February 2020

Future vision for Tweedbank presented to councillors

Draft guidance on how the future expansion of Tweedbank should take place is to be presented to councillors this week.

Published 28 January 2020

Housing association invests in local economy with Duns development

The final phase of Berwickshire Housing Association’s new Todlaw development in Duns has now been completed creating another 27 affordable energy-efficient homes.

Published 20 January 2020

Contractors appointed to Borders affordable housing projects

Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) is to start work on three new sites later this winter as it continues its commitment to help meet the growing need for affordable housing in the region.

Published 16 January 2020