Aberdeenshire Council



Barratt gains 121-home Newtonhill development approval on appeal

The Scottish Government has paved the way for the development of 121 homes in a coastal Aberdeenshire village.

Published 29 April 2019

Trump housing application decision subject to further delay

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

Published 18 April 2019

Planners recommended Trump homes for approval despite ‘significant’ legislation breaches

Proposals for more than 500 homes at Donald Trump’s north-east golf course have been recommended for approval despite planners claiming it “significantly breaches” legislation.

Published 21 March 2019

Aberdeenshire housing budget to provide more homes and support for vulnerable people

Aberdeenshire Council’s housing service aims to increase the supply of affordable housing as part of a new plan that includes continued improvements to existing properties and support for vulnerable people.

Published 28 February 2019

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