About Our County

Lothian and Borders Battalion Army Cadet Force has over 550 cadets and 150 adult volunteers in 33 detachments spread right across Scotland's capital city of Edinburgh and the Lothian and the Borders areas of Scotland. Each Company is named after a unique Battle Honour. To find out more about each Battle Honour, you can click on each of the respective Company's to learn more.


The 33 detachments are organised into six companies as follows:

Tangier Company - consists of six Detachments from The Edinburgh City Centre to Colinton & includes the Battalion's Pipe's & Drum's Detachment. For more information on Tangier Company click the tab on the left hand side of the page.

Kohima Company  - consists of five Detachments across East Lothian including North Berwick & Musselburgh. For more information on Kohima Company click the tab on the left hand side of the page.

Rhine Company - consists of four Detachments from Granton in Edinburgh to Linlithgow in West Lothian. Rhine Company also has a fifth Detachment which is contained within Broxburn Academy as part of the Uniformed Services subject available to pupils at the School. For more information on Rhine Company click the tab on the left hand side of the page.

Alma Company - consists of six Detachments across Midlothian including Bonnyrigg & Loanhead. For more information on Alma Company click the tab on the left hand side of the page.

Minden Company - consists of eight Detachments across the Scottish Borders including Peebles. It's Detachment in Galashiels sits on the former HQ of the Borders Battalion ACF before joining with Lothian & becoming part of Lothian & Borders ACF. For more information on Minden Company click the tab on the left hand side of the page.

Burma Company  - consists of three Detachments and is the most Western Company within the Battalion with Detachments in Livingston, Bathgate & Whitburn. For more information on Burma Company click the tab on the left hand side of the page.


Most detachments in the Battalion parade between 19:00 and 21:00 on two evenings each week. Please contact them for full details.