Aberdeenshire Council

Developer takes appeal for almost 250 Aberdeenshire homes to Holyrood

A developer has launched an appeal to the Scottish Government in a bid overturn Aberdeenshire Council’s decision to reject its plans for almost 250 new homes.

Published 20 February 2018

Grampian Housing Association continues commitment to Peterhead town centre regeneration

Work has started on Grampian Housing Association’s newest development in Peterhead, where it is building 17 affordable two-bedroom flats on a previously derelict site.

Published 19 December 2017

North East tenants and landlords to host first ever house party

A partnership of North East social landlords is holding a house party event tomorrow to allow all residents in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to speak to a host of organisations about a range of housing related issues.

Published 24 November 2017

Minister opens Osprey’s latest Aberdeenshire development

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has officially opened the second phase of a popular Aberdeenshire development for Osprey Housing.

Published 21 November 2017

Aberdeenshire Council names inaugural winner of award named after late housing chief

The first winner of an award in memory of Aberdeenshire Council’s former head of housing has been chosen.

Published 1 November 2017

Councillors reject plans for 247 homes in Laurencekirk

Proposals to build 247 new homes in Laurencekirk have been rejected by Aberdeenshire Council.

Published 17 October 2017

Aberdeenshire Council’s temporary accommodation bill tops £7m in six years

A north-east MSP has called on the Scottish Government to do more to help Aberdeenshire Council build more homes after new figures revealed that local authority has spent almost £7 million putting homeless people into temporary accommodation in the last six years.

Published 16 October 2017

Process begins for creation of latest Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan

Planners have set out a timetable for the production of a new Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan (LDP), which provides a planning blueprint for the area.

Published 12 October 2017

Kier Construction Scotland appointed to £160m Aberdeenshire Council Housing Framework

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 council houses throughout Aberdeenshire over the next four years.

Published 6 October 2017

Lakehouse wins £44m housing improvement deal with Aberdeenshire Council

Lakehouse has won a £44 million contract to carry out housing energy efficiency upgrades for Aberdeenshire Council.

Published 5 October 2017

New Fraserburgh homes could influence future Aberdeenshire developments

An Aberdeenshire Council housing development in Fraserburgh, innovatively built with a focus on energy efficiency, was officially opened last week.

Published 3 October 2017

National planning review ‘unlikely to improve local situation’, say Aberdeenshire councillors

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.

Published 27 September 2017

Affordable housing boost for Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Council has given the green light to plans for 150 homes on the outskirts of Cruden Bay.

Published 7 September 2017

Affordable homes planned at old Ballater school site

Grampian Housing Association has unveiled plans to transform the site of a former Aberdeenshire school into affordable homes.

Published 24 July 2017

55 sheltered housing fires recorded in Aberdeenshire last year

Aberdeenshire is the worst place in the north of Scotland for sheltered housing fires, new figures have revealed.

Published 12 June 2017