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

Westhill/Kingswells/Skene A944 swamped by developer bids – Support WAEPAL – Take ACTION

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West Aberdeen Environmental Protection Association Limited was set up to protect the Green Belt and the Green Space Network across all areas west of Aberdeen.  We provided feedback on the new Strategic Development Planning Authority (SDPA) for Aberdeen City and Shire in relation to the Main Issues report and have reviewed the Aberdeenshire bid proposals […]

Aberdeenshire LDP

Proposed Aberdeenshire Green Belt Inadequate

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The Green Belt allocation for the emerging 2021 Aberdeenshire Development fails to protect large areas of countryside to the south, and west of Westhill. The plan does allocate an area of Green Belt to the east of Westhill which covers all the Aberdeenshire land to the boundary with the City; from Lawsondale thorough Brodiach, Mains […]