Sep 10

Road Traffic Orders – Various

Road Traffic Order – In Town Without Your Car Day

Start Date and Time : 16 September 2017 18:00 
End Date and Time : 17 September 2017 18:00 
Location : Various – In Town Without My Car 

Description : Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named orders in terms of its powers under section 62(1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984, and section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 respectively. The effect of the first order, which will operate from 06:00 until 18:00 on 17 September, 2017, is to impose road closures on the following roads :- Union Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Bridge Street and Market Street, Belmont Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Union Street and Schoolhill, Little Belmont Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Belmont Street and Back Wynd and Gaelic Lane, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Belmont Street and Back Wynd. Also during this time, there will be a prohibition of right turn manoeuvres from Back Wynd, Aberdeen, onto Union Street. Also, the existing restriction of right turn manoeuvres from Union Street, Aberdeen, onto Bridge Street shall be suspended. The effect of the second order, which will operate from 18:00 on 16 September, 2017, until 18:00 on 17 September, 2017, is to impose a waiting restriction on either side of Little Belmont Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Backwynd and Belmont Street, including the disabled bays. The restrictions are in the interests of public safety during the In Town Without my car event. Also the A93, North Deeside Road, Peterculter, Aberdeen, will be closed, between its junction with Malcolm Road, Peterculter and its junction with School Road, Peterculter, from 10:00 until 10:30 on 17 September, 2017. The restrictions are in the interests of public safety during the Boys Brigade Parade.

 

Road Traffic Order 2  – Various

Start Date and Time : 16 September 2017 18:00 
End Date and Time : 17 September 2017 18:00 
Location : Various 

Description : Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named orders in terms of its powers under section 62(1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984, and section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 respectively. The effect of the first order, which will operate from 06:00 until 18:00 on 17 September, 2017, the following roads will be closed:- Union Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Bridge Street and Market Street, Belmont Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Union Street and Schoolhill, Little Belmont Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Belmont Street and Backwynd and Gailic Lane, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Belmont Street and Backwynd. Also during this time, there will be a prohibition of right turn manoeuvres from Backwynd, Aberdeen, onto Union Street and the existing restriction of right turn manoeuvres from Union Street, Aberdeen, onto Bridge Street shall be suspended. Also A93 North Deeside Road, Peterculter, Aberdeen, will be closed, between its junction with Malcolm Road, Peterculter and its junction with School Road, Peterculter, from 10:00 until 10:30 on 17 September, 2017. The effect of the second order, which will operate from 18:00 on 16 September, 2017, until 18:00 on 17 September, 2017, is to impose a waiting restriction on either side of Little Belmont Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Backwynd and Belmont Street, including the disabled bays. The restrictions are in the interests of public safety during the In Town Without my car event. Also A93 North Deeside Road, Peterculter, Aberdeen, will be closed, between its junction with Malcolm Road, Peterculter and its junction with School Road, Peterculter, from 10:00 until 10:30 on 17 September, 2017. The restrictions are in the interests of public safety during the Boys Brigade Parade.

Aug 17

ACC Customer Contact Centre Consultation.

Aberdeen City Council is looking for feedback on their Customer Contact Centre.

From the Council:

Aberdeen City Council is looking at the way we deliver services through our Customer Contact Centre. Currently you can contact us by telephone, in person or by using some online services. We want to know how you get in touch with other organisations, which ways of receiving services you prefer, and what your experiences have been. This will help us to shape our strategy for customer contact in future and make sure that our services are accessible, simple and delivered in a way that’s right for you.

 

This consultation should only take five minutes to complete. We really value your views, so please take the time to let us know what you think! Remember to pass this on to friends, family, mailing lists and others who live or work in Aberdeen City and access our services.

To take part in the survey please click the link.

We would encourage everyone to tell the council how you prefer to contact them them.

Let us know if you have any problems and we can report them.

Aug 16

Road Traffic orders – Celebrate Aberdeen/Great Aberdeen Run

Celebrate Aberdeen

Start Date and Time : 25 August 2017 18:00 
End Date and Time : 26 August 2017 13:00 
Location : CELEBRATE ABERDEEN PARADE 
Description : Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named orders in terms of its powers under section 62(1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984, and section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 respectively. The effect of the first order is to impose a prohibition of driving on all the roads on the schedule below from at the times stated on 26 August, 2017. Schedule Albyn Place from St Swithin Street to Alford Place 10:00 – 12:00 Alford Place from Albyn Place to Union Street 10:00 – 12:00 Castle Street from Union Street to King Street 10:30 – 13:00 King Street from Union Street to West North Street 10:30 – 13:00 Prince Arthur Street from Albyn Place to Albyn Terrace Lane 10:00 – 12:00 Albyn Grove from Albyn Place to Albyn Lane 10:00 – 12:00 Albyn Grove from Albyn Place to Queens Terrace 10:00 – 12:00 Rubislaw Place from Albyn Place to Waverley Place 10:00 – 12:00 Victoria Street from Alford Place to Thistle Place 10:00 – 12:00 Union Street from Alford Place to Castle Street 10:30 – 13:00 Holburn Street from Alford Place to Union Grove 10:30 – 13:00 Chapel Street from Union Street to Thistle Street 10:30 – 13:00 Union Row from Union Street to Union Wynd 10:30 – 13:00Bon Accord Street from Union Street to Langstane Place 10:30 – 13:00 South Silver Street from Union Street to Diamond Lane 10:00 – 13:00 Crown Street from Union Street to Langstane Place 10:30 – 13:00 Diamond Street from Union Street to Diamond Lane 10:30 – 13:00 Union Terrace from Union Street to Rosemount Viaduct 10:30 – 13:00 Bridge Street from Union Street to Bridge Place 10:30 – 13:00 Back Wynd from Union Street to Schoolhill 10:30 – 13:00 Market Street from Union Street to Hadden Street 10:30 – 13:00 St Catherines Wynd from Union Street to Netherkirkgate 10:30 – 13:00 Broad Street from Union Street to Queens Street 10:30 – 13:00 Exchequer Row at its junction with Castle Street 10:30 – 13:00Marischal Street at its junction with Castle Street 10:30 – 13:00 Various alternative routes shall be available. The second order allows for the existing prohibitions of right turns from King Street, Aberdeen, on to West North Street, and from Holburn Street, Aberdeen, on to Willowbank Road to be suspended temporarily between 10:00 and 13:00 on 26 August 2017. At this time the existing prohibition of right turn from Skene Street, Aberdeen, onto Rosemount Viaduct, shall be suspended in respect of service busses. The one way restriction on Exchequer Row, Aberdeen and Shiprow, Aberdeen, shall be suspended for the duration of this order. There will be a suspension all waiting for any purpose, with the exception of any waiting Taxi, on the west side of Chapel Street, Aberdeen, north of the junction with Thistle Street for 53 Metres or thereby. This is to provide a temporary Taxi rank for this period. The one way system on Chapel Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Thistle Street and Union Street, will be suspended and on Chapel Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Thistle Street and Little Chapel Street. The direction of travel will be northbound. From 18:00on 25 August, 2017, until 13:00 on 26 August, 2017, there will be a suspension of waiting, other than vehicles associated with the Celebrate Aberdeen Parade, on the north side of Albyn Place, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Carden Place and Rubislaw Place. From 20:00 on 25 August 2017 until 13:00 on 26 August 2017, there will be a suspension all waiting for any purpose, including the disabled and motorcycle bays, with the exception of any waiting Taxi, on the inset road on Schoolhill This is to provide a temporary taxi rank for this period. The measures are in the interests of safety: to allow the planned Celebrate Aberdeen Parade to take place safely.

 

Great Aberdeen Run

Start Date and Time : 26 August 2017 18:00 
End Date and Time : 27 August 2017 12:30 
Location : Citywide – Great Aberdeen Run 
Description : The following paragraph was truncated in the main body of this entry due to its exceeding the run-length of the HTTP submission form. I have repeated the paragraph to prevserve integrity. Schedule Five (06:00 to 15:30) Gallowgate, Aberdeen; Spring Garden, Aberdeen, between Loch Street and Gallowgate; Berry Street, Aberdeen, between Loch Street and Gallowgate; St Andrews Street, Aberdeen, between Blackfriars Street and Charlotte Street; Blackfriars Street, Aberdeen; Upperkirkgate, Aberdeen; Schoolhill, Aberdeen, (including inset road); Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, between Schoolhill and Baker Street; Skene Street, Aberdeen, from Spa Street to Carden Place; Carden Place, Aberdeen, between Skene Street and Queens Cross; Esslemont Avenue, Aberdeen, between Skene Street and Northfield Place; Rose Street, Aberdeen; Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, at its junction with Skene street; Waverley Place, Aberdeen, between Albert Terrace and Carden Place; Albert Street, Aberdeen, between Osbourne Place and Carden Place; Prince Arthur Street, Aberdeen, between Albyn Place and Albert lane; Blenheim Place, Aberdeen, between Carden Place and Albert Lane; Albyn Place, Aberdeen; Prince Arthur Street, Aberdeen, between Queens Terrace and Albyn Place; Albyn Grove, Aberdeen, between Albyn Place and a point 10m south; Rubislaw Terrace, Aberdeen, between Albyn Place and Queens Terrace; Rubislaw Place, Aberdeen, between Albyn Place and Rubislaw Terrace; Victoria Street, Aberdeen, between Alford Place and Thistle Place; Alford Place, Aberdeen. Also from 18:00 on 24 August, 2017 until 12:30 on 28 August, 2017, the slip road on Union Terrace, Aberdeen, will be closed between Union Terrace and Rosemount Viaduct and from 18:00 on 24 August, 2017 until 17:30 on 27 August, 2017, Diamond Street, Aberdeen, will be closed between Union Street and Diamond Lane. Various alternative routes shall be available. The restrictions are in the interests of public safety during the Great Aberdeen Run.
Alternate Route : Various

May 10

Various Traffic Orders for Tour Series Cycling Event

Start Date and Time : 24 May 2017 18:00
End Date and Time : 25 May 2017 23:59
Location : Various citywide for Tour Series Cycling Event
Description : Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named order in terms of its powers under Section 62(1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 and Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 respectively. There will be a prohibition of driving on St Andrew Street, Aberdeen, from its junctions with Blackfriars Street and Charlotte Street and the whole of Blackfriars Street, Aberdeen, from 07:00 until 24:00 on 25 May, 2017, except for delivery vehicles associated the RGC between 07:00 until 09:00 on this day. There will be a prohibition of driving on the following roads on 25 May, 2017; Union Street from Crown Street to Market Street 07:00 – 24:00 Union Terrace from Union Street to Rosemount Viaduct 07:00 – 24:00 Bridge Street from Union Street to Wapping Street 07:00 – 24:00 Rosemount Viaduct from Skene Terrace to Schoolhill 07:00 – 24:00 Schoolhill from Rosemount Viaduct to Back Wynd 07:00 – 24:00 Back Wynd from Schoolhill to Union Street 07:00 – 24:00 Belmont Street from Union Street to Schoolhill 07:00 – 24:00 Little Belmont Street from Back Wynd to Belmont Street 07:00 – 24:00 Gaelic Lane from Back Wynd to Belmont Street 07:00 – 24:00 Diamond Street from Diamond Lane to Union Street 07:00 – 24:00 Diamond Place from Diamond Street to Union Terrace 07:00 – 24:00 Rosemount Viaduct from Skene Street to Skene Terrace 09:00 – 24:00 Schoolhill from Back Wynd to Upperkirkgate 18:00 – 24:00 Upperkirkgate from Schoolhill to Flourmill Lane Fraser Bell, Head of Legal and Democratic Services, Aberdeen City Council, Town House, Aberdeen.

May 09

Various Rose Traffic Orders!

Here are a list of city centre traffic orders!

THISTLE STREET

Start Date and Time : 13 May 2017 18:00


End Date and Time : 14 May 2017 20:00


Location : Thistle Street


Description :
Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named order in terms of its powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. The effect of the order, which will operate from 18:00 on 13 May, 2017until 20:00 on 14 May, 2017.is to impose a temporary prohibition of waiting on either side of Thistle Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Rose Street and Chapel Street. From 06:00 until 20:00 on 14 May, 2017, there will be a temporary prohibition of driving on Thistle Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Rose Street and Chapel Street. Access to properties will be maintained, but no through traffic will be possible. The measure is necessary to protect public safety during a Street Market.


Alternate Route :
An alternative route is available via Rose Street, Huntly Street and Chapel Street.

Saint Catherine’s Wynd

Start Date and Time : 15 May 2017 07:30
End Date and Time : 17 May 2017 18:00
Location : Saint Catherine’s Wynd
Description : Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named order in terms of its powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. The effect of the order, which will operate from 07:30 on 15 May, 2017, until 18:00 on 17 May, 2017, is to impose a temporary prohibition of driving on St. Catherine’s Wynd, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Netherkirkgate and Union Street. Access to properties will be maintained, but no through traffic will be possible. The measure is necessary to protect public safety during SSE reconnection works.

 

Union Street, Broad Street Castle Street

Start Date and Time : 21 May 2017 10:00
End Date and Time : 21 May 2017 13:00
Location : Union Street, Broad Street Castle Street
Description : Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named order in terms of its powers under Section 62(1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984. The order provides for the Kirkin the Council Parade. The effect of the order, which will operate between 10:00 and 11:00 and again between 12:00 and 13:00 on Sunday, 21 May, 2017, is to impose a prohibition of driving on Union Street, Aberdeen, between its junction with Broad Street and Union Terrace; and on Castle Street, Aberdeen, between its junction with Broad Street and Marischal Street.

 

 

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 found here We are seeking the thoughts of Aberdeen so that we can make a true representation on the plans.

With the Bon Accord Centre proposals which has been subject to major media coverage we are also seeking your comments on their proposals. You can find the details of the application here

You can leave feedback here or via social media. Alternatively if you want to email us please send it to <a href=”mailto:secretary@citycentrecc.com” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>secretary@citycentrecc.com</a>

Apr 18

New Temporary Traffic Order- Broad Street, Queen Street

Start Date and Time : 01 May 2017 00:00
End Date and Time : 13 January 2018 23:59
Location : Broad Street, Queen Street
Description : Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named orders in terms of its powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and Section 62 (1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984, and respectively. The effect of the first order, which will operate from 00:01 on 1st May, 2017, until 23:59 on 12th November 2017, is to impose a temporary prohibition of driving on Broad Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Gallowgate and Queen Street. Access to properties will be maintained, but no through traffic will be possible. Also from 06:00 on 24th July, 2017 until 06:00 on 21st August, 2017, there will be a suspension of waiting for any purpose on either side of Queen Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Broad Street and a point 55 metres or thereby, north east of the junction with Broad Street. There will also be a temporary prohibition on all vehicles except for emergency vehicles, driving on that length of Queen Street, Aberdeen, from its junction with West North Street, southwards for a distance of 49 metres or thereby. These measures are necessary to protect public safety during carriageway and footway resurfacing works. The effect of the second order, which will operate from 00:00 on the 13th November 2017, until 23:59 on the 13th January, 2018, is to impose a temporary prohibition of driving on Broad Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Gallowgate and Queen Street. Access to properties will be maintained, but no through traffic will be possible. These measures are necessary to facilitate the Christmas Village.
Alternate Route : An alternative route for the first order is available via Castle Street, King Street, West North Street, Mounthooly Roundabout and Gallowgate. An alternative route for the second order is available via Castle Street, King Street, West North Street, Mounthooly Roundabout and Gallowgate.

Apr 16

Skene Street Project Update – Great News All Round!!

Hi Everyone and happy Easter!

We have been very busy moving the Skene Street project forward. If you have been down to Skene street lately you may have seen some new inhabitants. The Skene Street Trolls who have made Skene Street their home are a great project that we did with Gilcomstoun Primary School!

We are also really happy to see work on the first major construction on phase 2 is coming to an end with the completion of our Stage! We plan to do something to celebrate this so watch this space!

Finally we were shocked and honoured to have received the ACVO Award for Improving People’s Lives! We couldn’t be more happy with the award which goes to show that this project is not just a plan but a project in progress and has the backing of our community and organisations that operate in it!

Mar 01

Stage Coach Proposed changes & Consultation.

We received and email from Stagecoach North Scotland regarding proposed changes to their services, please see information beflow.

Our network in Aberdeenshire and Moray is changing and we’d like your feedback.

Ahead of registering our new timetables for 1st May 2017 we’d like to hear from you! Our proposed timetables to commence 1st May are available here. Services will be revised in Aberdeen, Buchan, Stonehaven, Inverurie, Kemnay and Moray from this date.

Proposed timetables for bus services are all available online now at stagecoachbus.com. We’d love if you could review the proposals and share your thoughts, whether in support of the revisions, highlighting any concerns or sharing any other ideas you have on the services we operate.

Proposals include –

  •  Improvements to bus connections between Aberdeen and Stonehaven. Service X6 will be replaced with new X7 journeys, operated by StagecoachBluebird.  These will be offered in addition to the X7 journeys operated by Stagecoach East Scotland.  Service 7A/7B/7C will be replaced with a simplified 7/7B service – as part of this change the route in Portlethen and Stonehaven will be modified to be more consistent.
  • Westhill – Aberdeen service X17 will become a 15 minute frequency at peak times, and a diversion to Prime Four Business Park will be introduced in the peaks.
  • Some early morning and late evening journeys on services 10 and 35 to be withdrawn in response to low passenger use currently.
  • Service X18 will be replaced by service 217, 218 and 220.
  • Inverurie – Aberdeen service 37 will be revised to a frequency of every 30 mins MondayFriday. There are two proposals for this service – option A operates on the current route and Option B operates via Craibstone Park & Ride. Customers are encouraged to provide feedback on their preferred timetable.
  • Alford – Kemnay – Aberdeen service X20 will see some minor timing revisions. Like with service 37, there are two proposals for this service – option A operates on the current route and Option B operates via Craibstone Park & Ride. Customers are encouraged to provide feedback on their preferred timetable.
  • Aberdeen Airport service 727 will be revised and will no longer serve Craibstone Park and Ride. There are two proposals for this service – one operates on the current route and the other details the timetable for when Broad Street will close for redevelopment.
  • Service 80 – Kirkhill Industrial Estate to Aberdeen Airport will be withdrawn due to low passenger use.
  • Service 66 – Peterhead – Stuartfield will reduce in frequency.
  •  Service 11/11A will be revised to operate every 30 minutes.
  •  Service 30 will be withdrawn due to extremely low passenger use.
  •  Service 31 will be withdrawn and replaced by service 33.
  •  Service 32 will be withdrawn and replaced by a revised service 36 allowing customers to connect to the New Elgin retail area.
  • Service 33 will be revised to operate a 20 minute frequency from Lossiemouth to Pinefield and New Elgin via Elgin. The section of route from Lesmurdie Road to Newmill Road will be withdrawn due to low passenger use.
  • Service 36 will operate to a revised route to replace part of withdrawn service 32. The section between Elgin and Forres will be withdrawn. Bus travel between Elgin and Forres can be made on services 10/11/11A.
  • Service 34 and 38 will not be revised from 1st May.
    We are also holding holding information events throughout Aberdeenshire and Moray, to let you view the timetables or speak to local staff about the proposals. Events are planned to take place in Aberdeen, Westhill, Elgin, Portlethen and Inverurie.

Aberdeen
St Nicholas Square, Aberdeen
2nd March, 10am – 4pm

Garioch Area Bus Forum
Westhill Academy, Westhill
2nd March, 7.30pm – 9pm

Elgin
St Giles Shopping Centre, Elgin
7th March, 9am – 5pm

Portlethen/Inverurie
Date and Venue TBC but event will take place week commencing 6th March.

At the events you can give us your feedback and or ask any questions regarding the proposed schedules.

For those unable to attend the above events, the proposed timetables and network maps are now available to view here, all feedback is welcomed to nscotmarketing@stagecoachbus.com or simply reply to this email.  All feedback should be submitted no later than Friday 10th March 2017.

Mar 01

Road Traffic Orders – Various

Langstane Place

Start Date and Time : 11 March 2017 20:00
End Date and Time : 12 March 2017 16:00
Location : Langstane Place
Description : Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named order in terms of its powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. The effect of the order, which will operate from 20:00 on 11 March, 2017, until 16:00 on12 March, 2017, is to impose a temporary prohibition of waiting on either side of Langstane Place, Aberdeen, between its junction with Bon Accord Terrace and the west boundary of 47 Langstane Place. Also from 09:00 until 16:00 on12 March, 2017, Langstane Place, Aberdeen, will be closed between its junctions with Bon Accord Terrace and Bon Accord Street. Access to properties will be maintained, but no through traffic will be possible. The measure is necessary to protect public safety during crane lifting operations.
Alternate Route : An alternative route is available via Bon Accord Street, Union Street and Bon Accord Terrace.

 

Schoolhill

Start Date and Time : 09 March 2017 18:00
End Date and Time : 10 March 2017 12:00
Location : Schoolhill
Description : Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named order in terms of its powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. The effect of the order, which will operate from 18:00 on 9 March, 2017, until 12:00 on 10 March, 2017, is to impose a temporary prohibition of waiting on either side of the inset road on Schoolhill, Aberdeen. Also from 09:30, until 12:00 on 10 March, 2017, the inset road on Schoolhill will be closed. The measure is necessary to protect public safety during Public ceremony.

 

Thistle Street

Start Date and Time : 10 March 2017 18:00
End Date and Time : 11 March 2017 20:00
Location : Thistle Street
Description : Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named order in terms of its powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. The effect of the order, which will operate from 18:00 on 10 March, 2017until 20:00 on 11 March, 2017, is to impose a temporary prohibition of waiting on either side of Thistle Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Rose Street and Chapel Street. From 06:00 until 20:00 on 11 March, 2017, there will be a temporary prohibition of driving on Thistle Street, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Rose Street and Chapel Street. Access to properties will be maintained, but no through traffic will be possible. The measure is necessary to protect public safety during a Street Market.
Alternate Route : An alternative route is available via Rose Street, Huntly Street and Chapel Street

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