Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen housing officers to continue strike action today

Around 40 members of staff within the housing service department at Aberdeen City Council will begin a four-day strike action today due to a dispute about a proposed role merger and an increased workload.

Published 27 July 2021

Plans submitted to convert Aberdeen city centre hotel into student accommodation

Balfe Ltd has submitted plans to Aberdeen City Council to convert a city centre hotel into student accommodation.

Published 16 July 2021

Aberdeen has highest number of long-term empty homes in Scotland

Aberdeen has more long-term empty homes than anywhere else in Scotland, with a total value of almost half a billion pounds, according to new research by insurance giant Admiral.

Published 12 July 2021

Public spending watchdog hails Aberdeen City Council’s progress

Aberdeen City Council’s leader has welcomed a report from Scotland’s public spending watchdog for local government that praised the council’s drive and innovation in improving services.

Published 24 June 2021

Aberdeen gives green light for new council homes at former primary school

Planning permission has been granted for a 99-home site at a former primary school which is part of a major project delivering 2,000 new-build council houses across Aberdeen.

Published 18 June 2021

Aberdeen flats demolition to begin next week

The demolition of Aberdeen flats that were found to be sinking into the ground will begin next week after work was delayed by bats.

Published 11 June 2021

Video: Tenants move into new-build council houses in Aberdeen

Tenants have moved into phase one in a development of new council flats which are part of a huge programme building 2,000 new council houses across Aberdeen.

Published 4 June 2021

Supply chain woes derail Aberdeen council housebuilding plans

Aberdeen City Council has highlighted rising construction costs plus a shortage of materials and workers after the local authority confirmed it would manage to build only half of its target of 2,000 homes by next year’s deadline.

Published 1 June 2021

Appeal against multi-storey listing halted so Aberdeen City Council ‘can build case’

An appeal against the decision to grant protected status to eight multi-storey buildings in Aberdeen has been halted by the Scottish Government to allow Aberdeen City Council to build a case.

Published 28 May 2021

Hillcrest delivers £36.4m project of 302 affordable homes in Aberdeen

A total of 302 new modern and energy-efficient affordable Hillcrest homes have been completed in Aberdeen recently, giving the Granite City’s provision of low-rent homes a welcome boost and supporting the local authority’s aspirations to provide quality homes across the city.

Published 27 May 2021

Aberdeen housing officers vote for industrial action

Housing officers at Aberdeen City Council have voted to go on strike next month amid claims they are under “mounting pressure” to manage an increased workload as a result of a rise in housing arrears and homelessness in the city.

Published 26 May 2021

Aberdeen to review city centre masterplan in light of Covid-19

Aberdeen City Council has agreed to review its 25-year masterplan to regenerate its city centre due to the impact of Covid-19.

Published 13 May 2021

Aberdeen grants official approval for city centre block of flats

CALA Homes (North) has received final planning approval to build a block of 32 flats in Aberdeen city centre.

Published 10 May 2021

Aberdeen City Council launches consultation for planning consents for multi-storeys

Aberdeen City Council has launched a consultation for residents in multi storeys into draft guidance for planning consents after eight of the buildings were given Category A listed status.

Published 5 May 2021

Aberdeen City Council housing staff threaten strike action

Several Aberdeen City Council staff are being balloted on strike action after an increase in housing arrears and homelessness in the north-east left many workers “at breaking point”.

Published 4 May 2021