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25 Feb 2021

Aberdeen Heritage Lectures 2021

Aberdeen Heritage Lectures 2021, organised by Aberdeen City Heritage Trust have begun!

25 Nov 2020

National Maintenance Week Presentations

The Trust will deliver two free lectures as part of National Maintenance Week 2020.

28 Apr 2020

Grant coverage expanded in Aberdeen

Aberdeen City Heritage Trust can now accept applications for its Building Repair Grants across a larger part of Aberdeen City Centre.

1 Apr 2020

Community Heritage First

Improvements have been made in Allan Park after Aberdeen City Heritage Trust awards its first Community Heritage Grant

15 Jan 2020

New Year Building "Health Check"

Is your building in shape for 2020? Will your building withstand the rigours of the next decade?

26 Sep 2019

Autumn Aberdeen Heritage Lectures 2019

Aberdeen plays host to some of the leading conservation minds as part of Aberdeen Heritage Lectures.

16 Aug 2019

Doors Open Days- 30 Years Old

Doors are Open again for Doors Open Day Aberdeen 2019! 

5 Mar 2019

Heritage grants set to support local communities

Community Heritage Grants of up to £5,000 could allow local community groups to interpret, repair and care for the built heritage in Aberdeen City.


1 Mar 2019

Heritage lectures bring experts to Aberdeen

Aberdeen City Heritage Trust is delighted to launch its inaugural Aberdeen Heritage Lecture series starting on 24 April 2019.

14 May 2018

£900,000 for heritage-led projects in Aberdeen

Aberdeen is set to benefit from over £900,000 of investment for heritage-led regeneration projects.

25 Jan 2018

Basic Bossing and Welding

Contractor Leadworking Training
Location: Tullos Training Ltd, Aberdeen
Date: Tuesday 20th- Friday 23rd March 2018
Booking: Further Details and Booking

25 Jan 2018

Introduction to Leadwork

Training Course
Tullos Training Ltd, Aberdeen

Date: Monday 19 March 2018
Start time: Registration 08:30hrs
Booking:  Further details and Booking

10 Nov 2017

Property Maintenance Event

Is Your House in Order for Winter?
Location: Town and County Hall, Townhouse, Aberdeen
Date: Wednesday 22 November 2017
Start time: Registration and refreshments from 7.00pm, lecture 7.30pm
Booking: Free event but booking is essential via Eventbrite or call 01224-522755

7 Jun 2017

Union Street Walking Tours

Find out more about the history of Aberdeen's Granite Mile and Castlegate in three guided architectural walks. 

28 Feb 2017

Injection of funds for iconic main street

Aberdeen's Union Street has been awarded £1.2m by Historic Environment Scotland as part of its Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) Initiative.  

15 Feb 2017

Property Maintenance Event

Remedying Traditional Building Deterioration
Carmelite Hotel, Stirling Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6JU
Date: Thursday 16 March 2017
Start time: Registration from 7.00pm Start 7.30pm
Booking: Free event but booking is essential via Eventbrite or call 01224 522755

15 Feb 2017

Property Maintenance Event

Caring for our Common Heritage
Location: Carmelite Hotel, Stirling Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6JU
Date: Wednesday 15 March 2017
Start time: Registration from 7.00pm Start 7.30pm
Booking: Free event but booking is essential via Eventbrite or call 01224 522755

17 May 2016

Enterprising youngsters with an eye for design

Two hundred primary school pupils were challenged to design shop fronts which would attract a customer base in Aberdeen.

26 Apr 2016

Regeneration takes a major step forward with half million City Heritage Trust grant awards

The fortunes of properties in Belmont Street, Exchange Street, Huntly Street, Marischal Street and Upperkirkgate have been given a major boost and are benefiting from some of the Trust's £500,000 Historic Area Regeneration funds.

14 Oct 2015

Aberdeen City Heritage Trust Lecture

Recording threatened buildings
Date: 17 November 2015
Time: 7.30pm- 9.00pm
Venue: Town & County Hall, Townhouse, Aberdeen

Free event but places must be booked via Eventbrite or mail

19 Aug 2015

Open a door on Aberdeen's architecture

Details of Aberdeen Doors Open Day on 12 September 2015 have been released.

5 Aug 2015

Make a date for Doors Open Day

Saturday 12 September is the date of this year's Doors Open day in Aberdeen.

5 Aug 2015

Grants for the Granite Mile

For the next three years, building owners in Union Street will be able to apply for some of a £500,000 building repair fund.

5 Aug 2015

Building no longer at Risk

A property, which appears on Scotland's Building at Risk Register, has now been brought back into use by Langstane Housing Association.

5 Aug 2015

Classical elegance restored

A five-year project has restored the classical elegance of a historic Aberdeen warehouse.

16 Feb 2015

Last call for grant applications

The Trust is making a last call for applications for funding for the period ending 31 March 2015.

16 Feb 2015

Donation welcomed

Aberdeen City Heritage Trust has received a donation of £1,200 from the Royal Northern and University Club in Aberdeen.

16 Feb 2015

Merger approaches completion

Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland are merging.

16 Feb 2015

Maintenance makes sense

How do you insulate an old building? What about double glazing? What about climate change and its impact on old buildings? These and other topics were covered at November 2014's National Maintenance Week event.

7 Nov 2014

Free maintenance advice for traditional property owners

Find out more about looking after your traditional property by coming along to a training day on Saturday 22 November 2014. National and local specialists will talk about common maintenance issues and there will be a chance to ask questions about your property in specialist surgeries.

13 Aug 2014

Aberdeen Doors Open Day 2014

Forty properties are open as part of an annual celebration of Aberdeen's architecture

13 Aug 2014

Doors Open Day 2014

Forty properties in Aberdeen will open their doors on Saturday 13 September 2014 including the new Aquatics Centre

31 Jul 2014

£7,500 support for Broadford feasibility

Aberdeen City Heritage Trust has offered support of £7,500 towards feasiblity study work being carried out by the Scottish Historic Buildings Trust to identify a new use for the Grey Mill at Broadford Works.

31 Jul 2014

Aberdeen's Edinburgh Connection

A guided architectural walk in the West End led by the Trust highlighted Aberdeen's Edinburgh connection.

31 Jul 2014

Controversial roof extension explained

The controversial expansion of Aberdeen Art Gallery was the subject of Aberdeen City Heritage Trust's Annual Lecture 2014

31 Jul 2014

My House launched

Aberdeen City Heritage Trust supports production of children's teaching materials by Aberdeen Urban Studies Trust. 

16 Apr 2014

Aberdeen Tolbooth Lunchtime Talks

Traditional Shopfronts in Aberdeen, Douglas Campbell, Aberdeen City Heritage Trust.


23 Jan 2014

£400,000 on offer to repair historic Granite City buildings

Grant cash to the tune of £400,000 is on offer to repair historic buildings in Aberdeen.

6 Nov 2013

Morning of free maintenance advice

A morning of free repair advice will be available as part of National Maintenance Week in November 2013 in Aberdeen.

16 Oct 2013

Have you seen...

The Trust is supporting repairs to an unusual set of sliding sash windows which contain a NAP Patent Opening System.

18 Sep 2013

Did you open a door in September 2013?

Another successful Doors Open Day in Aberdeen saw 32 properties open their doors to the inquisitive on 14 September 2013.

15 Sep 2013

Conservation Area Appraisals

Aberdeen City Council has initiated a programme of Conservation Area Appraisals.

5 Sep 2013

Historic Environment Strategy

The Scottish Government’s Historic Environment Strategy consultation took place during Summer 2013.

24 Jun 2013

Granite Festival Guided Tour

Thirty one people, including tourists from Halifax Nova Scotia, turned up to take advantage of a guided tour through the streets of Aberdeen from Castlegate to Golden Square as part of Aberdeen’s 3rd Granite Festival.