First Group HQ Aberdeen, New Building, News, King Street Development, Project
First Group Headquarters, Aberdeen
North East Scotland Bus HQ – King Street Development
First Group Headquarters Aberdeen
Stewart Milne Construction has won the contract to construct its new global headquarters and bus depot at its existing site on King Street, Aberdeen.
Work on the First Group Headquarters is due to be complete Spring 2009. The building will use ground source heat pumps and movement responsive lighting. The development will retain the 1862 listed building as the focal point of the new development. It will also be a FirstGroup world training centre. Approximately 160 people will be located at the new headquarters.
First Group HQ – Building News
Approval recommended for First Group HQ Jun 2007
Proposal: Redevelopment of existing Aberdeen bus depot into new global HQ
Area: 3.4 ha
Status: incl. C Listed former army barracks
First Group propose a new £10m global headquarters in Aberdeen at their King Street First Bus depot, the site of the current First Group headquarters.
Two years ago First Group announced plans for the headquarters by the River Don at Woodside. A planning application is due to be submitted in 2007.
Following its decision to withdraw the Woodside planning application First Group reviewed a number of other sites in Aberdeen.
First Group hopes to start work on the King Street site in summer 2007. The proposal includes a new UK training facility.
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