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Triple Kirks Aberdeen
TK: Historic Church Building in North East Scotland – design by Halliday Fraser Munro
26 Mar 2015
Party and sports bar set in old church, plus dance club with theme nights.
Address: Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1JT
Phone: 01224 619920
Student Accommodation Proposal
The company behind a £20million office development plan for the historic site has tabled revised proposals to create student accommodation instead.
Dandara Ltd was due to complete its landmark office complex the Point this year, but now wants to build a high-end residential scheme for academics in the city centre.
The property firm believes council planners will look favourably upon the project, which fits with the Labour-led administration’s masterplan vision for more housing in the heart of the Aberdeen.
page updated 2 Jan 2016 ; 14 Dec 2015
Triple Kirks Dandara Proposal
Design: Halliday Fraser Munro Architects
Approval has been given for a 13-storey new accommodation facility at former Triple Kirks site in the heart of Aberdeen. The project is designed by local architects Halliday Fraser Munro.
The scheme is to develop derelict church has lain empty for many years will include 175 studio flats and 166 en-suite rooms for developer Dandara. The plans include a cafe, gym and various activity rooms in the £20 million scheme. Dandara bought the derelict building site from the Stewart Milne Group, which had secured planning permission for an office development.
Aberdeen City Council’s planning development management committee convener, councillor Ramsay Milne, said he thought the proposal was “better quality” than previous plans for an office complex which were shelved due to a change in market conditions.
Aberdeen architecture practice Halliday Fraser Munro were retained as architects following the change.
17 May 2011
Triple Kirks Office Development
Design by Halliday Fraser Munro for £40m office development divided into three blocks on the Triple Kirks site, with retention and restoration of the A-listed spire.
Triple Kirks Redevelopment
Stewart Milne Developments acquires derelict Aberdeen building from Esson Properties. Redevelopment of the derelict building as offices proposed.
Triple Kirks Aberdeen
Architect: Archibald Simpson
Status: derelict since 1970’s
Single building housing three churches for three congregations
Stewart Milne Developments – house builder & developer based in Aberdeen
Esson Properties – property development & investment company based in Aberdeen
Esson gained planning consent in 1999 for £11m redevelopment
Grade A office development proposed by Stewart Milne
Ed – One of my first jobs in an architect’s practice was drawing up a proposal for this building for Aberdeen architects William Cowie Partnership, that was back in 1989!
Location:Triple Kirks, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, Scotland
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photograph © Keith Hunter
Robert Gordon University Building – design by BDP
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