Category Archive: City Centre CC news

Sep 19

Skene Street Project Crowd Funding Has Begun!

We are really excited to announce the launch of our crowd funding campaign for the next phase of The Skene Street Project. The campaign will be run on and last for 8 weeks!. During that time people will be able to pledge money towards the project and any money raised will go firstly …

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Apr 28

Some Great news for The Skene Street Project & an update!

The Good News April has been a great month for the Skene Street project! During March we announced that we had applied for planning permission. We are very pleased to say that permission was granted for the improvements to access and enhancements of the area on the 11th of April. This means we have another box …

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Mar 14

Plans for the Skene Street Project have been lodged with Aberdeen City Council

Following our meeting in March during which Lucy Mackenzie of George Watt & Stewart went over the details of our plans for the Skene Street Project we agreed to have them submitted to the planning department which was done by Lucy on our behalf on the 10th March. The site has seen an increase in use …

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Feb 07

We have officially marked the first City Centre Community Orchard!

Today (07/02/16) members of the City Centre Community Council marked the planting of the first City Centre Community Apple orchard by installing a plaque to commemorate the addition to the on going Skene Street Project. In October 2015 members of the original City Centre Community Council got out the shovels and planted 7 family apple trees. …

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Dec 18

Update – The Skene Street Project

Following our end of year update we would like to share with you some exciting news regarding the Skene Street Project. First of all some of you noticed a new railing has been installed along a the wall of a piece of land previously excluded from the site. This is to insure safety for when the new play …

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Dec 03

Aberdeen City Centre Community Council End of Year Update 2015

Following the December meeting of the City Centre Community Council we would like to officially welcome our new community councillors and welcome back those who have joined us again for our second term. During the December meeting we appointed our office bearers. Dustin Macdonald was re-appointed as chair and appointed planning officer, Leonora Montgomery was appointed …

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Oct 04

Aberdeen City Centre Apple Orchard has been Planted!

We are very proud to announce that as part of our over all plan for The Skene Street Project we have planted a public city centre apple orchard! On Friday evening 2nd October we got out the shovels and planted 7 family apple trees after discovering it only takes 5 fruit trees to make an orchard. The …

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Sep 04

First look at our vision of the Skene Street Project

In June we announced that Architects George Watt & Stewart’s Partner Lucy MacKenzie kindly offered to work with us to help plan our vision for the Skene Street Project. Since June we have been working closely with Lucy who has done an amazing job putting our vision on to paper. To celebrate Aberdeen City Centre …

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Jun 19

Skene Street Project Moving Forward!

Help from an Architect Following an appeal to help us bring our vision for The Skene Street Project to life we would like to thank everyone who helped share the post and as a result of that help A partner from City Centre Architects George Watt & Stewart (GWS)  has kindly offered to help put our mutli-generational project …

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Jun 06

Seeking artistic help with “The Skene Street Project”

Earlier this year we announced plans to revamp a city centre play park that we feel is severely not fit for purpose. We have since been looking into more details of how to achieve this and have named the project The Skene Street Project. Our plan is to turn the space into a Multi-Generational space that …

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