Kier Construction Scotland has been named as one of four principal supply chain partners on Aberdeenshire Council's new £160 million Social Housing Improvement Framework, which will see Kier deliver up to £40 million worth of construction, renovation and maintenance improvements to thousands of co
Bob Holt Lakehouse has won a £44 million contract to carry out housing energy efficiency upgrades for Aberdeenshire Council.
(from left) Councillor Charles Buchan, architect Gokay Deveci, Councillor Iris Walker, Councillor Anne Stirling, Janis Kerr, John Kerr, housing minister Kevin Stewart, Provost Bill Howatson, Councillor Brian Topping and Councillor Andy Kille. An Aberdeenshire Council housing development in Fraserbur
Proposals to overhaul the planning system in Scotland are unlikely to have any positive effect in meeting the demands and aspirations of communities and the development industry, councillors have told the Scottish Government. Aberdeenshire Council’s infrastructure services committee (ISC) has writ
Aberdeenshire Council has given the green light to plans for 150 homes on the outskirts of Cruden Bay. Councillors on the Buchan Area Committee agreed with the recommendations of council planners this week by approving the plans with provision being made for affordable housing at the site just west
Grampian Housing Association has unveiled plans to transform the site of a former Aberdeenshire school into affordable homes. The proposals to create 27 rented homes for families and individuals at the C-listed Old School site in Ballater will be unveiled to the public next month.
Aberdeenshire is the worst place in the north of Scotland for sheltered housing fires, new figures have revealed. The statistics, which were obtained by the Press and Journal through freedom of information requests, show that, in 2016 in Aberdeenshire, there were 55 fires in sheltered housing.
Neil Clapperton, chief executive of Grampian Housing Association (left) and Kevin Stewart MSP Grampian Housing Association and its subsidiary Kirkgate Developments are celebrating the completion of its latest development of affordable homes, increasing the group’s portfolio of properties for rent
The public are being asked for their say on proposed changes to how Aberdeenshire Council calculates developer obligations. Launched as the local authority adopted its Local Development Plan (LDP) last week, the eight-week public consultation is set to help assess the level of proportional contribut
Sheltered housing support services provided by Aberdeenshire Council have continued to perform to a high standard, according to the latest report by the Care Inspectorate. The service provides housing support to 1500 sheltered housing tenants across the region. Service users have a wide range of nee
Brand new homes in Ellon from Create Homes Aberdeenshire LLP Interest in an affordable housing scheme has been “low” across Aberdeenshire, according to a new report.
Aberdeenshire Council has agreed a Local Development Plan (LDP) which will soon provide a new planning blueprint for the area for everyday use. The plan sets out ambitious long-term and site-specific visions for the area, not including the Cairngorms National Park, and will provide a practical frame
Aberdeenshire Council’s new build housing programme took a step forward yesterday as councillors welcomed 95 more new affordable homes across the region. A report presented to the local authority’s social work and housing committee detailed plans for phase 6 of the initiative which is part of a
Councillors will be asked in March to formally approve the latest blueprint for future development in Aberdeenshire after Scottish Ministers concluded their assessment of the council’s vision for the region. This marks the near completion of a four-year process of identifying how housing and busin
The £250 million Aberdeen City Region Deal agreement was officially signed yesterday, paving the way for investment in housing and better connectivity across the region. The terms of the deal commit both the UK government and Scottish Government to jointly investing up to £250m whilst Aberdeen Cit