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The will to live life differently can start in some of the most unusual places. Our crusade to get people thinking more about their surroundings, find a new way of living around growing, eating and cooking food began around the kitchen table.
Aberdeen’s newest community has been given an early Christmas present. A brand new playpark at Countesswells has been opened just in time for the festive season and it’s got the “thumbs-up” by local children, PlayScotland and inspectors.
Pamela Warhurst, the founder of voluntary enterprise, Incredible Edible, and renowned for her inspirational TED talks on growing for food, will plant the first fruit trees within the walled orchard at Aberdeen’s newest community.
To mark the near-completion of the first phase of green space development at Countesswells, a special event is being planned for stakeholders and guests to show them the impressive progress over the last 16 months since work began on site in April 2016.
Countesswells Development Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Milne Group, has appointed Shepherd Chartered Surveyors and Savills to sell the first parcels of land on the new development which will see 3000 new homes, of which 750 will be affordable, being developed to the west of Aberdeen.
With final preparations being made for work to begin on site, two new appointments have been announced to support its delivery. Allan McGregor has been appointed as Project Manager and Claire Burt as Community Liaison Officer for the development.
Countesswells Development LTD, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Stewart Milne Group will start work on the first phase of a prestigious new community to the west of Aberdeen in April 2016, following HM Treasury’s (HMT) support for the project.
Countesswells is an exciting and sustainable new community – a desirable place to live, work and relax – located to the west of Aberdeen and which will comprise 3,000 homes, employment land and associated amenities including schools, shops and healthcare facilities.