Aberdeenshire Council

Housing minister opens new affordable homes in Aberdeenshire

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 throughout the North-east to more than 3,100.

Published 15 May 2017

Aberdeenshire launches consultation on developer obligations

The public are being asked for their say on proposed changes to how Aberdeenshire Council calculates developer obligations.

Published 25 April 2017

Aberdeenshire sheltered housing services continue to perform

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.

Published 13 April 2017

Report reveals ‘low’ level of interest in affordable housing across Aberdeenshire

Interest in an affordable housing scheme has been “low” across Aberdeenshire, according to a new report.

Published 27 March 2017

Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan agreed for 2017

Aberdeenshire Council has agreed a Local Development Plan (LDP) which will soon provide a new planning blueprint for the area for everyday use.

Published 13 March 2017

Councillors welcome 95 affordable homes in Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Council’s new build housing programme took a step forward yesterday as councillors welcomed 95 more new affordable homes across the region.

Published 13 January 2017

New planning blueprint for Aberdeenshire expected to come into force in March

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.

Published 23 December 2016

Signing ceremony completes £250m Aberdeen City Region Deal

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.

Published 22 November 2016

Aberdeenshire to see more than 2,500 new affordable homes

Aberdeenshire Council has announced "ambitious plans" to create more than 2,500 affordable homes by 2022 at a cost of £135 million.

Published 31 October 2016

Aberdeenshire Council appoints new head of housing

Aberdeenshire Council has appointed Aberdeen City Council’s communities and housing citywide manager Rob Simpson as its new head of housing.

Published 20 October 2016

Aberdeenshire energy efficiency scheme benefits from government funding

A pilot project to improve the energy efficiency of homes and businesses in Aberdeenshire is to move forward following the award of more than £660,000 by the Scottish Government.

Published 19 October 2016

1,000 home expansion of Peterhead approved

Plans for a 1,000 home expansion of Peterhead have been given the green light by Aberdeenshire Council.

Published 6 October 2016

Aberdeen joins forces with Highland Council in bid to save millions

Aberdeen City Council has agreed to add Highland Council as a partner in a major joint venture which could potentially save millions of pounds a year.

Published 29 September 2016

Affordable housing officially opened in Banff

An affordable housing development was opened in Banff this week by Aberdeenshire Provost Hamish Vernal as part of the Banff Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARs).

Published 16 September 2016

Companies invited to bid for Aberdeenshire council housing contracts

An event is being held to detail how small, medium and large local companies can bid for contracts as Aberdeenshire Council prepares an ambitious programme of upgrading 11,000 council homes.

Published 15 August 2016