Scroll down to see how the story of Countesswells has been unfolding since 2012.
Countesswells is confirmed as a strategic site for the development of 3,000 homes and 10 hectares of employment land
Optimised Environments Edinburgh (Open) is appointed as masterplanners for Countesswells. They undertake site analysis and develop initial design concepts
PoAN submitted to Aberdeen City Council by Countesswsells Consortium indicating intention to carry out public consultation on the proposed development
A series of consultations are held, allowing local residents, businesses and stakeholder to comment on and contribute to the plans
The Development Framework and Phase 1 Masterplan are completed and submitted to Aberdeen Council
The Planning Permission in Principle application for the Countesswells developement is submitted to Aberdeen City Council Planning Department
A detailed application for the first phase of infrastructure works to provide all services to the site and prepare the first development parcels is submitted to Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeen City Council approve the Development Framework and masterplan for the development of Countesswells
A UK Treasury guarantee for a £80 million loan to finance a new development of 3,000 homes in Aberdeen is announced by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.
Planning permission in principle is granted by Aberdeen City Council for the devlopment of Countesswells.
Aberdeen City Council approve the planning application for the first phase of infrastructure works at Countesswells
HM Treasury confirms support for the development by issuing a UK guarantee to the value of £86 million.
A Section 75 Agreement is concluded which sets out developer contributions for the creation of the new community of Countesswells, meaning that work can begin on the landmark project.
The first land packages for the new community of Countesswells are set to go on the market following the appointment of selling agents.
Aberdeen City Council has releasesed planning permission in principle for the new community of Countesswells, meaning work can begin on the landmark project this month.
Palnning application submitted for the first 239 homes in parcel N10 by Countesswells Development Limited
Work commences on the first phase of infrastructure works