Green light for Aberdeen affordable homes as ministers decline to intervene in application

The delivery of more than 200 affordable homes in Aberdeen can go ahead after the Scottish Government confirmed it would not intervene in a planning dispute over the loss of sporting facilities as a result of the project.

Published 27 October 2021

BP preferred bidder for Aberdeen hydrogen partnership

Aberdeen City Council has announced BP as its preferred bidder for a commercial partnership which will accelerate the city’s ambitions to become a world-class hydrogen hub.

Published 26 October 2021

Knight Frank: Aberdeen office take-up almost doubles in Q3 2021

Office take-up in Aberdeen almost doubled between the second and third quarters of 2021, as a sustained lift to the oil price and occupiers returning to the workplace helped buoy activity, according to analysis from Knight Frank.

Published 19 October 2021

Aberdeen tower block listing appeal to be heard within weeks

Aberdeen City Council’s appeal against a decision to award protected status to eight blocks of 1960s high-rise flats could be resolved within weeks.

Published 12 October 2021

Construction to start on new Countesswells school in Aberdeen

Work will begin on Aberdeen's Countesswells Primary School and Nursery next week to help serve a community of 3,000 planned new homes.

Published 7 October 2021

Former AECC site launched to market with permission for 500 new homes

A residential development opportunity for up to 500 homes on the former site of Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre has been launched to the market.

Published 6 October 2021

Plans for over 500 council homes in Bridge of Don progress

Plans to build more than 500 council homes on the northern edge of Aberdeen are progressing after Bancon Homes gained sign off for a number of planning conditions from the local authority.

Published 4 October 2021

Aurora Planning secures green light for Aberdeen’s new mosque

Aberdeen’s growing Muslim community has secured permission to convert part of a former school into a mosque thanks to assistance from consultancy Aurora Planning.

Published 1 October 2021

Block of flats on Aberdeen care home site approved

Councillors have given the green light for a block of flats to be developed on the site of a former Aberdeen care home.

Published 1 October 2021

Residential development planned at Aberdeen haulage depot

An Aberdeen site currently used as a depot for a light haulage company could be transformed into 47 new flats.

Published 27 September 2021

Aberdeen flats plan recommended for refusal

Council planners in Aberdeen have recommended that proposals for a block of flats to provide support for a charity are refused by the city’s planning committee.

Published 24 September 2021

Seasonal planting pushes back opening of Union Terrace Gardens

The refurbishment of Union Terrace Gardens in Aberdeen is on course to be reopened next year once plants and grass have had a chance to bed in, a local authority committee heard yesterday.

Published 23 September 2021

Councillors hear of continued progress at Aberdeen energy from waste plant

An energy from waste facility in Aberdeen is on target for commissioning to start as planned in spring next year with the facility fully operational by the end of that year, an Aberdeen City Council committee was told yesterday.

Published 23 September 2021

Worker taken to hospital following Aberdeen Harbour accident

An investigation has been launched after a worker was injured on the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour.

Published 20 September 2021

Burger King drive thru gets green light at Aberdeen retail park

Urban Edge Architecture (UEA) has won planning permission for a new 1800sq ft Burger King drive-thru unit and reconfiguration of the surrounding car park at the Centrepoint Retail Park in Aberdeen.

Published 31 August 2021