The Leader of Scottish Borders Council says he is "delighted" that the Great Tapestry of Scotland will be permanently stationed in the Borders.
Councillors voted for Galashiels as the new home for the giant artwork.
It means a visitor centre will be created for the community arts project which councillors say has the potential to deliver a "successful tourism and regeneration proposition."
The decision by Councillors to go with the former Post Office and Poundstretcher buildings in Galashiels as the site of the Tapestry also means the Scottish Government’s previous £2.5million funding pledge is confirmed. In total, the project will cost £6.7 million.
Below are some facts about the Tapestry: