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Date set for City Square results

Image of Union Terrace Gardens plan
The proposals have divided opinion in Aberdeen

A date for the results of the consultation on plans to create a civic square in the heart of Aberdeen to be made public has been set.

The announcement on the Aberdeen City and Shire Economic Future (Acsef) vision for Union Terrace Gardens will come on 13 April.

Proposals for the £140m City Square development have a promise of £50m in funding from businessman Sir Ian Wood.

Arts organisation Peacock has plans for a £13m centre in the same area.

The 13 April date is two weeks after a funding deadline for Peacock to take up an offer of £4.3m from the Scottish Arts Council for a new centre on the same site.

Acsef said the time was needed to deal with a vast amount of data.

Sir Ian and Acsef have previously said they were concerned the opportunity could be lost if there was not enough public support.

The plans have divided opinion. Approval for Peackock's new centre in the gardens has already been given.



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