Aberdeen City Council



Council accused of failing to insist on affordable housing contributions

Aberdeen City Council could have missed out on more than 1,200 affordable homes by not applying developer contributions to student flat builders, it has been claimed.

Published 29 September 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

Work begins on next phase of Aberdeen council housing programme

Aberdeen City Council has broken ground on a £13.5 million housing development at Manor Walk.

Published 2 September 2016

Pioneering lighting to be installed to Aberdeen multi storey blocks

Feature lighting is to be installed at multi-storey blocks after a pioneering pilot scheme was agreed by Aberdeen City Council.

Published 29 August 2016

Aberdeen rehousing programme to begin as regeneration plans approved

A major housing redevelopment programme in Middlefield has been given the green light by Aberdeen City Council.

Published 26 August 2016

Aberdeen City Council to set up arms-length energy company

Councillors in Aberdeen have agreed to progress plans for an arms-length external organisation (ALEO) to manage all the local authority’s energy-related activity.

Published 18 August 2016

Bancon wins Aberdeen affordable homes contract

Bancon Construction is to build 80 affordable homes for Aberdeen City Council.

Published 18 August 2016

Work progressing on Aberdeen council homes

The first council homes to be built in Aberdeen in a decade are taking shape with roofs now fitted on the properties.

Published 26 July 2016

350 more Aberdeen homes to benefit from lower fuel costs

Councillors in Aberdeen have unanimously backed plans to expand the city’s heat network into the Torry community – offering hundreds of homes savings on their energy bills.

Published 5 July 2016

£35m regeneration programme brings ‘people power’ to Aberdeen

A new £35 million regeneration project devised by residents is to transform one of Aberdeen’s most deprived areas.

Published 30 May 2016

Charity bemoans ‘perfect storm’ of financial challenges as Aberdeen rent arrears top £2m

Shelter Scotland has urged struggling tenants to seek help after it was revealed that Aberdeen City Council is owed more than £2 million in rent payments.

Published 16 May 2016

400 homes planned for former Aberdeen school site

Plans have been lodged for a new £35 million housing development at the former site of an Aberdeen school.

Published 19 April 2016

Aberdeen City Council completes £1.2m investment in advanced technology for sheltered housing

Some 1700 flats in 36 sheltered complexes across the Granite city have had their community alarm systems upgraded to telecare-enabled systems, which will allow individuals to have a personalised telecare solution to meet their needs. The two-year project follows a robust review of the needs of sheltered housing residents.

Published 4 April 2016

£300m deal to create 2,000 new Aberdeen homes is a first for Scotland

Places for People has signed a pioneering partnership with Aberdeen City Council which will create 2,000 new homes in the city with the potential to build a further 1,000 properties.

Published 23 March 2016

Blog: Aberdeen’s largest council house development for more than a decade

By Aberdeen City Council leader Councillor Jenny Laing

Published 16 March 2016