Social Housing Partnership Fund


Helping people to live healthier lives through walking and cycling.

The Social Housing Partnership Fund supports social housing providers such as housing associations. The fund improves walking and cycling facilities for the benefit of residents and helps to overcome issues around isolation, health inequalities and transport poverty.

We're working in partnership with the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, Living Streets Scotland and Sustrans Scotland to deliver this fund, which is supported by the Scottish Government.

By making it easier to store bikes buggies and mobility aids safely and securely the fund makes it easier for social housing residents across Scotland to be healthier and more active through walking and cycling. The fund also supports placemaking improvements such as benches and planters and improvements to key access points. 

Funded organisations have installed a range of facilities including secure cycle storage, safe spaces to store prams, buggies and mobility aids, street furniture such seating, litter bins, bollards and planters as well as improvements to access points and lighting. Providing suitable cycle storage can also help tackle fire safety issues caused by bikes stored in communal areas and stairwells.

What? Funding of up to £25,000 per site for facilities that will encourage residents to walk and cycle.

Why? Active travel can play a key role in helping to overcome health and socioeconomic issues.

Who? The fund is available to all registered social landlords in Scotland.

How? Register interest in funding or contact us directly on for advice and support.


Previously funded sites are shown below:


Read stories of how social housing providers across Scotland have supported residents through accessing the fund.

If you have any questions about the fund, please get in touch with our team by emailing