Queen Street

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The Queen Street project aims to deliver more than 300 new homes and incorporate a civic hub, cultural assets, enhanced heritage features and high-quality public realm. 

The project’s estimated Gross Development Value is approximately £150 million, with development planned to take place in 2020-2026.  It represents a pioneering approach to placemaking by Aberdeen City Council and its partners. 

Reform of public sector services is a key principle of Queen Street’s regeneration. A Multi-Agency Transformation Management Group, co-ordinated by the Council, is exploring ways to redesign services around the community to help deliver the city’s refreshed Local Outcome Improvement Plan.  


In the mid-19th Century, when Aberdeen was a thriving fishing port, Queen Street was a residential area. The poet Lord Byron lived there as a child. Queen Street had a hotel, a bookshop, and a photographer’s studio.  

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