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Cairdhillock and AFC: the rules don’t apply to them…

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Several weeks ago we shared the information that the dumping of soil from the AFC Kingsford Development, on land at Cairdhillock Farm, and the raising of the land as a result was an unauthorised development. The required planning application, to allow this land raising, had not been submitted to Aberdeen City Council. This application was […]

Aberdeen City Planning

City planners support WAEPAL objection to Kingswell’s Drive-thru development

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Aberdeen city planners have recommended refusal of the two drive-thru units and standalone restaurant unit on land adjacent to the Veterinary Hospital, Kingswells, Aberdeen. WAEPAL highlighted in our objection that the application was contrary to the development plan, that there was no proven deficiency in existing provision and that the location was inaccessible by appropriate […]

Aberdeenshire LDP

Drive thru applications will set “dangerous precedent” for A944 development.

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We shared the news of multiple speculative drive-thru developments on land identified for high quality employment use last week.  Having reviewed the multiple applications, we consider that residents should, if they wish, object to these precedent forming developments.  These applications are the “thin-end of the wedge” and would not have been made had it not […]

Aberdeen City Planning

WAEPAL present case against drive-thru development on A944 to Aberdeen City Council

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On the 28th November there was a public hearing into the application for the 3 eateries / drive-throughs adjacent to the vets on the A944. WAEPAL were represented and addressed the Aberdeen City Council Planning Committee. There were also representations made against the development by other members of the public, and Kingswells Community Council who […]

Campaign

WAEPAL: consolidating our campaigning

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Our beginnings… We’ve been running the No Kingsford Stadium campaign since May 2016; an incredible 2 years and seven months of work with amazing support from the communities of Westhill, Kingswells and West Aberdeen. We started as a community group and then established No Kingsford Stadium Limited (NKSL) to take forward the main stadium campaign.  […]

Aberdeen City Planning

UPDATE: APPLICATION FOR Erection of three class 3 (food and drink) units including two with drive-thru facilities AT THE LAND ADJACENT TO ARDENE VETS ON THE A944

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Aberdeen City Planning Committee agreed with the recommendation by the Planning Officer that a public hearing should be convened to allow representations from interested parties to present their opinion on the application to the planning committee.  The hearing is to be held on the 28th of November 2018. There were 238 individual objections to the […]