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The Riggs sheltered housing

The Riggs sheltered housing scheme is situated in a quiet location in the village of Longside.

The scheme has 16 self-contained one bedroom flats, all connected to the community alarm system.

Facilities at the scheme include:

  • a communal lounge
  • a communal laundry

There is one guest bedroom available for use by relatives or friends who don't live locally.

Regular social activities can be facilitated by the Sheltered Housing Officer which includes:

  • concerts
  • bus outings
  • bingo

Lunch is available.

Amenities in Longside include an 18 hole golf course, local shops, a community hall and tennis courts. There are regular bus services to Peterhead and Mintlaw.

If you'd like to know more about The Riggs sheltered housing, please call 01779 821501 or email


The Riggs sheltered housing, Armoury Lane, Longside, AB42 4XZ.