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Intervention Area 1

Heart of the City

Heart of the City - Map

  • The street will be redesigned to create a better environment for pedestrians and cyclists, with the proposal to maintain public transport including buses and taxis (from Union Terrace to Castlegate) ;
  • The refurbishment and conversion of historic buildings to residential use would be supported. For example, upper floors along Union Street;
  • A programme to enhance and maintain the quality of shop fronts and buildings on Union Street;
  • A programme to assist the growth of quality independent retail businesses on Union Street and in the Merchant Quarter;
  • Renovation of the Aberdeen Indoor Market internally and externally so that it better addresses the Green and forms a central focus for independent businesses;
  • Install green roofs and green walls on existing and new developments e.g. Aberdeen Indoor Market;
  • Redevelopment of the St. Nicholas Centre to create a new winter garden and food court;
  • Enhance Back Wynd steps.

    St Nicholas Centre

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