Union Street


Aberdeen’s Union Street reopened following earlier closure

May 14, 2015

A major city centre street has been reopened following an earlier closure. Police had closed a section of Union Street – between its junctions with Market Street and Union Terrace – to eastbound traffic and pedestrians, due to an unsafe window at Clydesdale Bank. The road is now open to traffic and pedestrians.    


Man hit by bus on Aberdeen’s Union Street

February 11, 2015

A man was hit by a bus on Aberdeen’s Union Street this morning. Police and ambulance services rushed to the incident at the Market Street junction opposite Caffe Nero. Traffic ground to a halt as emergency services treated the man who has been taken to hospital as a result.


Pensioner hit by car on Aberdeen’s Union Street

January 11, 2015

A man is in hospital after being hit by a car on Aberdeen’s Union Street this morning. The man, who was in his late 70s, was taken to hospital with minor injuries following the collision with a Vauxhall Astra. The incident took place at around 11.20am.


Pedestrian hit by car in Aberdeen city centre

October 30, 2014

A pedestrian has been struck by a car in Aberdeen city centre. The accident happened at the junction of Union Street and Holburn Street around 8am. A police spokeswoman confirmed: “The person has minor injuries, and the ambulance service has attended as a precaution and is checking them over.”


Aberdeen city centre consultation praised

September 26, 2014

Improving Aberdeen's main thoroughfare and installing pedestrian links between shopping centres are just two of the ideas that have been put forward as ideas to breathe new life into the Granite City's heart.


Celebrate Aberdeen hailed a success

September 1, 2014

There was fun, frolics, music, dance and theatrics at the weekend as hundreds of performers turned out to support a festival that honours all that is great about the Granite City.


Car and motorcycle crash on Union Street

August 22, 2014

Emergency services are attending a two vehicle crash on Aberdeen’s Union Street. The incident, which involved a car and a motorcycle, happened around 12.10pm near the Huntly Street junction. A police spokeswoman confirmed the motorcyclist received minor injuries and is being treated by an ambulance crew.


Woman taken to hospital after bus driver slams on brakes

August 22, 2014

A bus passenger has been taken to hospital after the driver slammed on the brakes. The woman fell over and was injured this morning on Aberdeen’s Union Street, around 8.55am. A spokeswoman for Scottish Ambulance Service said the woman was taken to hospital for treatment for a minor injury.