Ian Yuill

Liberal Democrat councillor for Mannofield, Airyhall, Braeside, Broomhill, Garthdee, Kaimhill and Ruthrieston Learn more

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Permission has been given to convert the Mariner Hotel into nine flats and a house and to build two semidetached houses in the hotel car park.

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Aldi has now submitted a formal planning application to build a supermarket on Countesswells Road opposite the entrance to RGC’s Countesswells playing field.

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Local Development Plan – have your say

by Ian Yuill on 16 June, 2020

Aberdeen City Council is seeking people’s views on the Aberdeen Local Development Plan: Proposed Plan 2020. Amongst other things, this sets out locations for new homes, businesses and facilities and identifies areas for protection. 

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There is no sign that building work will recommence anytime soon at the derelict lock up garages at the Great Western Road end of Salisbury Terrace.

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Residents have told me how concerned that are at the possibility the area of open space on the northern side of Auchinyell Road at its junction with Garthdee Road may be zoned for house-building. This proposal has arisen as part of the process of preparing a new Local Development Plan for Aberdeen.

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A consultation is now underway on the Proposed Aberdeen City and Shire Strategic Development Plan. The Aberdeen City and Shire Strategic Development Planning Authority agreed the Proposed Plan on 24th August. The Proposed Strategic Development Plan covers a number of key issues which will help to shape the Aberdeen City Region over the coming years. […]

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Aa its meeting on 22nd March the Planning Committee gave planning permission to convert the former Morrisons’ store at the Seafield shops into a coffee shop. The approval of the planning application is subject to a number of conditions. You can read the report prepared by the council’s planners about this planning application here.

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Abergeldie Road care home planning application

by Ian Yuill on 17 September, 2017

I have been asked by residents what the current status is of the planning application to build a care home on the empty site at the junction of Abergeldie Road and Holburn Street. I have checked with the council’s planning staff and, because there were only a small number of objections, the decision about whether […]

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Dandara Limited is holding a public consultation on their proposal to build 100-250 homes at ‘Hazlewood zone F’, the area of land on the north side of Countesswells Road opposite the Robert Gordon’s College playing fields, on Wednesday 22nd June. The proposal includes a retirement village. The consultation event is taking place between 3pm and […]

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Craigielea Avenue trees update

by Ian Yuill on 5 March, 2016

I was recently contacted by a number of residents concerned that several trees had been cut down on the west side of Craigielea Avenue. As Craigielea Avenue is part of a conservation area where landowners are supposed to contact the council before carrying out any work to trees, I raised the issue with council staff. I […]

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