The Riggs sheltered housing

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The Riggs is located within the village of Longside and has a convenience shop within one hundred yards of the scheme. Longside features a coffee shop, bowling and golf clubs.

There is a bus service to the nearby Mintlaw which features a small supermarket and Aden Park, and to the town of Peterhead which offers:

  • large supermarkets
  • a good range of shops
  • cinema
  • a sports centre


The Riggs has sixteen flats across two levels, with:

  • lift access to the first floor
  • a communal lounge
  • laundry facilities
  • gardens

Flats have:

  • electric central heating
  • double glazing
  • fitted kitchens

The Riggs is fitted with a door entry system and all properties are connected to the Community Alarm Service.


Many sheltered housing communities offer opportunities to engage with other tenants and participate in activities. The communal areas such as lounges, and gardens provide spaces tenants can use for relaxation and casual socialising.

Activities vary from community to community, and can include:

  • fish and chip nights
  • bingo
  • dominoes
  • craft clubs
  • concerts

Tenants are regularly consulted regarding future activities and encouraged to contribute suggestions. Available activities will be advertised on the notice board within The Riggs.


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