Aberdeenshire Council



Lakehouse wins £44m housing improvement deal with Aberdeenshire Council

Lakehouse has won a £44 million contract to carry out housing energy efficiency upgrades for Aberdeenshire Council.

Published 5 October 2017

New Fraserburgh homes could influence future Aberdeenshire developments

An Aberdeenshire Council housing development in Fraserburgh, innovatively built with a focus on energy efficiency, was officially opened last week.

Published 3 October 2017

National planning review ‘unlikely to improve local situation’, say Aberdeenshire councillors

Proposals to overhaul the planning system in Scotland are unlikely to have any positive effect in meeting the demands and aspirations of communities and the development industry, councillors have told the Scottish Government.

Published 27 September 2017

Affordable housing boost for Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Council has given the green light to plans for 150 homes on the outskirts of Cruden Bay.

Published 7 September 2017

Affordable homes planned at old Ballater school site

Grampian Housing Association has unveiled plans to transform the site of a former Aberdeenshire school into affordable homes.

Published 24 July 2017

55 sheltered housing fires recorded in Aberdeenshire last year

Aberdeenshire is the worst place in the north of Scotland for sheltered housing fires, new figures have revealed.

Published 12 June 2017

Housing minister opens new affordable homes in Aberdeenshire

Grampian Housing Association and its subsidiary Kirkgate Developments are celebrating the completion of its latest development of affordable homes, increasing the group’s portfolio of properties for rent throughout the North-east to more than 3,100.

Published 15 May 2017

Aberdeenshire launches consultation on developer obligations

The public are being asked for their say on proposed changes to how Aberdeenshire Council calculates developer obligations.

Published 25 April 2017

Aberdeenshire sheltered housing services continue to perform

Sheltered housing support services provided by Aberdeenshire Council have continued to perform to a high standard, according to the latest report by the Care Inspectorate.

Published 13 April 2017

Report reveals ‘low’ level of interest in affordable housing across Aberdeenshire

Interest in an affordable housing scheme has been “low” across Aberdeenshire, according to a new report.

Published 27 March 2017

Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan agreed for 2017

Aberdeenshire Council has agreed a Local Development Plan (LDP) which will soon provide a new planning blueprint for the area for everyday use.

Published 13 March 2017

Councillors welcome 95 affordable homes in Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Council’s new build housing programme took a step forward yesterday as councillors welcomed 95 more new affordable homes across the region.

Published 13 January 2017

New planning blueprint for Aberdeenshire expected to come into force in March

Councillors will be asked in March to formally approve the latest blueprint for future development in Aberdeenshire after Scottish Ministers concluded their assessment of the council’s vision for the region.

Published 23 December 2016

Signing ceremony completes £250m Aberdeen City Region Deal

The £250 million Aberdeen City Region Deal agreement was officially signed yesterday, paving the way for investment in housing and better connectivity across the region.

Published 22 November 2016

Aberdeenshire to see more than 2,500 new affordable homes

Aberdeenshire Council has announced "ambitious plans" to create more than 2,500 affordable homes by 2022 at a cost of £135 million.

Published 31 October 2016