Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen tower block listing appeal to be heard within weeks

Aberdeen City Council’s appeal against a decision to award protected status to eight blocks of 1960s high-rise flats could be resolved within weeks.

Published 12 October 2021

Aberdeen City Council commits to tackling poverty

Aberdeen City Council is once again supporting national Challenge Poverty Week, which runs from 4-10 October and aims to highlight the reality many face from living in poverty.

Published 7 October 2021

Plans for over 500 council homes in Bridge of Don progress

Plans to build more than 500 council homes on the northern edge of Aberdeen are progressing after Bancon Homes gained sign off for a number of planning conditions from the local authority.

Published 4 October 2021

Aberdeen approves new empty homes compulsory purchase policy

Aberdeen City Council has adopted a new compulsory purchase policy to bring empty properties back into productive use.

Published 20 September 2021

More councils lend support to Afghan relocation programme

More Scottish local authorities are to assist Afghan families moving to the UK under a government relocation scheme.  

Published 9 September 2021

Ministers to have final say on Aberdeen affordable housing development

An application for more than 200 affordable homes for rent on the site of a former school in Aberdeen has been referred to Holyrood amid a planning dispute over the loss of sporting facilities as a result of the development.

Published 23 August 2021

Turning Point Scotland to provide new Housing First service in Aberdeen

Turning Point Scotland has been appointed by Aberdeen City Council as the new provider for the city’s Housing First service.

Published 6 August 2021

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