Category Archive: Planning Matters

Anything relating to planning

May 07

We need your feedback on TWO major city centre developments

Last week saw two major and very public developments lodged with the city council. The proposals for Union Terrace Gardens and Proposals for Bon Accord Centre extension. Following a very short consultation in December 2016 the LDA who are the designers for the Union Terrace Garden proposals have lodged their planning application which can be …

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Feb 12

Proposed Atholl Square Public Consultation 18th February!

We recently received an email from the planning consultant for a proposed development named Atholl Square. The public exhibition will take place on Friday 18th February 14:00-20:00 in the Station Hotel on Guild Street. This is the first of a planned two events. We would encourage all those that can to attend the public consultation and …

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Apr 29

Former Triple Kirks Site Exhibition & Future Consultations!

On Monday 27th of April Dandra who are the developer that has taken on the former Triple Kirks site held a public exhibition regarding they pre-application to change the current planning permission from offices to Student accommodation. Please follow the link to see all the materials available at the exhibition – PDF of Exhibition Materials …

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Apr 25

Public Exhibition of Former Triple Kirks site Monday 27th April Caledonian Thistle Hotel 3-8pm

Dandara Limited are holding a public consultation for their planning application for the former Triple Kirks Site which was earmarked as an office development. The new application is to turn the historic site into 450 units of Student Accommodation. The consultation is to inform the public of the detailed design of the application and will …

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Nov 21

Stage 2 of City Centre master Plan Consultation 28 Th + 29 th November

The second stage of the city centre master plan consultation will be taking place on the 28th and 29th of November in Aberdeen Art Gallery. It will give people a chance to see where the group BDP are at in the process and comment on what they have done so far. We would encourage everyone …

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Oct 08

Marischal Square given go ahead despite 2 amendments against.

The application for the former St Nicholas House site submitted by Muse Developments was approved at the meeting of Full Council today (08/10/14) despite 2 amendments put forward which included rejection of application from Councillor Jennifer Stewart and one to defer the application to both find out more information and design something better with “WoW” …

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Sep 19

First Public Consultation on the City Centre Masterplan to take place!

From the 24-27th in the Academy Shopping Centre in the city centre there will be consultation event on the City Centre Masterplan which will give the public it’s first chance to feed into the process on how we all think Aberdeen should be developed and shaped going forward. We would urge everyone if you can …

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Jul 18

Update: Application for the Former St Nicholas House site

The Aberdeen City Council planning department have recommended that the application for the former St Nicholas House site be deferred until a public hearing can be held. in the report which you can read here states the reasons as “This application relates to land currently owned by Aberdeen City Council, and has attracted a significant body of …

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May 19

Detailed plans for the Marischal Square Development Launched

During last week the detailed plans for the former St Nicholas House site were lodged with Aberdeen City Council by Muse Developments. We as a community council have kept a close eye on how the development has been put together and will be meeting soon to discuss the plans in detail. We would welcome any comments …

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Mar 03

Marischal Square Development Update new exhibition in April!

Following on from the last consultation exhibition in December 2013, Muse Developments have revised the plans for the site. The revised plans will give more prominence to Provost Skene’s House and increase the public space. In an email from Muse we were told “The revised plans include a greater prominence for Provost Skene’s House with …

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