Plans for Aberdeen FC’s new £50million stadium have taken another step forward.
Aberdeen Football Club has been granted official planning permission to build the £50 million Kingsford stadium and training complex.
Aberdeen FC estimates that the construction of its new stadium will create 150 local jobs during its first phase.
A group of residents living close to an Aberdeen Bypass construction site have voiced fears about flood prevention after their fields were “turned into lochs” and heavy rainfall resulted in “waterfalls” pouring onto the future bypass.
Aberdeen FC officials and their fans spoke of their delight yesterday after it emerged that the Scottish Government would not call in the club’s application for a new £50m stadium.
A group opposing the new Dons stadium development have vowed to fight on as the deadline for the Scottish Government to object approaches.
Aberdeen FC’s ambitious £50million stadium plans have taken their largest step forward yet - the overwhelming backing of city councillors.
Ten years in the making - yesterday Kingsford Stadium took a step forward after Aberdeen Council voted in favour of the new sports complex.
While city councillors have backed the plans, there are still opportunities for other bodies to derail them.
City councillors are currently meeting to decide whether or not to approve Aberdeen FC's plans for a £50million stadium at Kingsford.
Will it be the Don of a new era? Or will the Kingsford development leave the SPFL club looking red-faced?
The chief executive of one of Britain’s biggest companies has come out in favour of Aberdeen’s Kingsford Stadium plans.
Objectors brand decision by council planners to recommend approval for Kingsford “deeply concerning”
Plans for a new £50million Aberdeen FC stadium are one step closer after being backed by city council planning chiefs.
Aberdeen City Council officers have recommended that plans for a new £50million stadium should be approved.
Aberdeen FC’s Kingsford Stadium has been backed by city planners, it is understood. A well-placed source has confirmed the authority’s officers have recommended councillors approve the plans when they meet next week. The official report has still to be published on the council website but it is likely to be released later this afternoon.
Aberdeen will be in “strong contention” to host international rugby matches if the Kingsford development is given the go-ahead later this month, the sports governing body has said.
A former football chief who led his own team’s controversial stadium move has urged the Dons to take their campaign straight to the Scottish Government.
Dons stadium supporters and objectors clashed for the final time yesterday as a long-awaited decision on the multimillion pound project looms.
Supporters and objectors of Aberdeen FC’s Kingsford plans made their case at a pre-determination hearing today. Follow our live blog below:
Aberdeen FC manager Derek McInnes has branded the club’s facilities “embarrassing” as he urged city council planners to get behind the plans for a new £50million stadium.
Aberdeen FC’s chairman last night told said he is “confident” the plans will not be derailed by a legal challenge.
Dons fans would have to travel to Dundee to see their team play in European matches if the proposed £50million stadium does not go ahead, council officers have said.
Aberdeenshire Council has renewed its objection to a proposed multimillion pound new stadium for Aberdeen FC.
The deadline for people wishing to speak at a public meeting on proposals for Aberdeen FC’s new stadium has been extended.
A final decision on Aberdeen FC’s £50million new stadium plans will be made at a special council meeting in January, it emerged yesterday.
A new report claims the economic benefits expected from Aberdeen FC’s proposed move to a new stadium have been “grossly overstated”.
Aberdeen FC’s chairman has said the club are “quietly confident” that their £50million stadium dream will be approved by councillors next year.
Aberdeen FC’s new stadium will pump more than £8.5million extra into the north-east and create hundreds of jobs, according to a new report.
Aberdeen Football Club hopes to have its new multi-million pound stadium dream approved in time for Christmas.
Aberdeen Football Club have pulled their application for a multi-million pound new stadium from a crunch council meeting.
Aberdeen Football Club have pulled their multi-million pound stadium and training facility plans from a crunch council meeting next week.
A long-awaited report on Aberdeen Football Club’s new £50million stadium dream was dramatically deferred last night – with sources indicating that planners are recommending refusal.