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 […]

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 […]

Strategic Development Plan

WAEPAL responds to the SDPA Main Issues Report

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WAEPAL has submitted a brief response to the main issues report for the next Strategic Development Plan for Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. We’ve focused our response on the key issues affecting West Aberdeen: the A944 corridor and the significant impact of development on transport and congestion and the need for strategies to reduce this impact. […]

Strategic Development Plan

Strategic Development Plan: Consultation

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The Main Issues Report The current SDP for Aberdeen City and Shire was approved in March 2014 and both councils are in the process of reviewing this Plan to ensure it is kept up to date. The Main Issues Report is the first formal stage in the review process – it describes and invites discussion […]