Ian Yuill

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

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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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Mannofield shops – what’s going on?

by Ian Yuill on 5 March, 2017

I have been contacted by a number of residents over the last few weeks asking what is happening at the Mannofield shops and why some of the shops are closing. Some people also asked whether there were any plans to replace the shops with flats. The renewal of leases for the shops is obviously a […]

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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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Craigielea Avenue trees update

by Ian Yuill on 10 February, 2016

Council staff have now spoken with  the owners of the Craigielea Gardens sheltered housing complex and told them that – because they are in a conservation area – they should not have cut down the trees facing Craigielea Avenue without first telling the council. The owners of Craigielea Gardens, Castlehill Housing Association, are taking action to “ensure no […]

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Latest planning applications

by Ian Yuill on 28 December, 2015

Aberdeen City Council has just published the list of planning applications submitted over the last week. These include proposals to install digital advertising displays on two local bus shelters – one on Great Western Road and the other on Holburn Street. You can view information about all the planning applications submitted here.

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Weekly list of planning applications

by Ian Yuill on 22 December, 2015

Every Monday Aberdeen City Council publishes information on the planning applications submitted to it over the previous week. You can view a list of these planning applications here.

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Marischal Square – Aberdeen deserves better

by Ian Yuill on 18 October, 2015

The Marischal Square development opposite Marichal College is a huge missed opportunity for Aberdeen. Like many other Aberdeen residents I was and remain very unhappy that this development was given approval. I believe that Aberdeen deserved much better on this key site in our city centre.  On 1st May 2013 my Liberal Democrat colleagues and […]

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Mannofield, Airyhall and Braeside councillor Ian Yuill has described today’s (19th August) decision by Aberdeen City Council to grant planning permission to build 3,000 houses at Countesswells as “a huge missed opportunity”. Ian Yuill, who today proposed the council should refuse planning permission, said “The council had the opportunity today to put right the mistake […]

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I am very annoyed and disappointed that a Scottish Government planning reporter has approved the application to turn “Cafe O’Clay” at 122 Broomhill Road into a shop. Dozens of residents objected to this planning application which was refused by Aberdeen City Council’s Planning Committee on the recommendation of council planning officers. It is very disappointing […]

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