Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen looks to raise £1bn capital funding through private bonds

Aberdeen City Council could become the first local authority to raise funds on the capital markets as it embarks on a number of major housebuilding and construction projects.

Published 26 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

Section 75 agreement paves way for over 100 new Aberdeen homes

Plans to create more than 100 homes in Aberdeen moved forward this week after a section 75 agreement was signed between developers CALA Homes and Aberdeen City Council, the Evening Express has reported.

Published 13 October 2016

Moody’s issues credit rating to first Scottish council

Aberdeen City Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to be assigned a credit rating as it prepares to invest in major housebuilding and construction projects.

Published 10 October 2016

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