Aberdeenshire Council



Hillcrest HA to make Aberdeenshire debut with 91 new affordable homes

Hillcrest Housing Association is set to create 91 new affordable homes in Stonehaven, bolstering Grampian's stretched housing provision.

Published 21 February 2019

Council delays decision into Trump housing plans

A decision on plans by the Trump Organisation to build hundreds of new homes in Aberdeenshire has been delayed by the local authority.

Published 8 February 2019

Derelict Banff building to be converted into three townhouses

A derelict building on Bridge Street in Banff is to be converted into three townhouses.

Published 8 February 2019

Appeal lodged into 121-home Newtonhill development

Barratt North Scotland has submitted an appeal with the Scottish Government over the refusal of planning permission for 121 new homes at Newtonhill

Published 24 January 2019

Ballater school affordable housing plans revised

Fresh plans by Grampian Housing Association to deliver affordable homes on the site of a former Deeside school have been lodged.

Published 17 January 2019

New Aberdeenshire plan could see more than 2,350 affordable homes built over next five years

Plans to invest more than £150 million to continue the development of affordable housing across Aberdeenshire over the next five years have been agreed.

Published 3 December 2018

Newtonhill homes decision deferred by councillors

Councillors have deferred a decision on plans to build 121 homes in an Aberdeenshire village amid concerns over local infrastructure.

Published 7 November 2018

Aberdeenshire Council takes ownership of 50 new homes for rent

Four Aberdeenshire communities are the latest to benefit from the local authority’s new-build housing strategy with 50 new homes for rent being completed across the developments.

Published 1 November 2018

Refund sought for housebuilder’s ‘unnecessary’ developer contribution

A housing developer is challenging Aberdeenshire Council to repay more than £100,000 in developer obligations it claimed it was charged “erroneously”.

Published 1 November 2018

Trump Organisation ‘must pay £5m’ to meet affordable housing quota at Aberdeenshire resort

The Trump Organisation will have to pay £5 million towards affordable housing should plans to build luxury housing near the US president’s Aberdeenshire golf course gain planning approval, according to reports.

Published 23 October 2018

Joint plan agreed to shape future strategic development of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

The content for the proposed next Strategic Development Plan (SDP), which sets out the vision for long-term planning development in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, has been agreed by both councils.

Published 27 September 2018

Council marks Scottish Housing Day with scheme to bring empty homes back into use

As organisations across the country mark Scottish Housing Day today, Aberdeenshire Council is highlighting its Empty Homes Advice and Information Service that aims to bring more properties back into use.

Published 19 September 2018

Efforts to bring Aberdeenshire homes back into use discussed

Work being undertaken to bring Aberdeenshire Council properties back into use was discussed at the latest meeting of the local authority’s communities committee.

Published 11 September 2018

Housing minister officially opens Langstane development in Peterhead

Langstane Housing Association has made an addition to its affordable housing provision with the delivery of 15 new-build homes at Harbour Street in Peterhead.

Published 18 July 2018

Aberdeenshire Council’s North Street development officially opened

The latest housing development for Aberdeenshire Council has been officially opened in Inverurie.

Published 5 July 2018