Residents to have their say on next phase of Aberdeen town
Residents, neighbours and members of the public are being invited to shape the plans for the next stage of development at the growing new town of Countesswells.
The developers, Countesswells Development Limited, will host a live and interactive session on the project website Countesswellsconsultation.co.uk on Tuesday 8th December between 4pm and 7pm.
The design and project management team are working on a masterplan for the second phase of the development, which represents a £1billion investment in creating a new town that will, when completed, deliver 3,000 new homes within distinctive neighbourhoods and a town centre with two primary schools and a secondary school, along with other community facilities and businesses.
They are eager for local people, including residents and prospective buyers, as well as relevant, interested parties to participate in the consultation so that their views and aspirations can be considered. The feedback will be used to further inform the design proposal which will go to Aberdeen City Council as part of the masterplan approval process.
The outline proposal, which can be found online at Countesswellsconsultation.co.uk will build upon the key design concepts and principles established within the adopted Countesswells Development Framework and Phase 1 Masterplan.
Project director, Martin Dalziel said: “The first phase of Countesswells has seen a number of key project milestones reached and significant success, particularly the upfront investment in infrastructure including extensive landscaping to create an unrivalled and bio-diverse environment and improvements to the surrounding road network.
“Four housebuilders are now on site and we’ve welcomed over 375 families to new homes, set within attractive formal and informal public spaces, including a community orchard, award-wining playpark and wildflower. Most recently, we’ve announced plans for the first school and shop, and next month we look forward to the opening of the new West Link access road, which will connect the new community at Countesswells with the existing Kingswells Roundabout.
“Our vision is to make Countesswells a highly sought after and desirable residential community with an innovative approach to place-making is being realises and we’re excited to progress the next phase.
“So far, the stakeholders with whom we’ve engaged with have been very positive and there is a shared desire to continue to grow and evolve the town.”
Further details of the proposal will be displayed at Countesswellsconsultation.co.uk from 1 December 2020.
Feedback can be submitted to: Countesswellsconsultation@ryden.co.uk or printed and posted to: Countesswells Consultation, Ryden LLP, 25 Albyn Place, Aberdeen, AB10 1YL.
Hard copies of the exhibition material or feedback forms can be requested from the same email address, or by calling Ryden LLP on 01224 569655.
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