Architectural Design Services | Internal & External Alterations | Planning & Building Warrant | CARS Union Street
This conservation project involved removing the existing tired and dilapidated exterior, to make way for a new but traditional look shopfront which was similar in design to the original shopfront.
This project also included undertaking all relevant consents DPP planning permission, change of use, listed building consent, signage & advertisement consent, along with building warrant.
Did you know, AK architecture was the first architectural practice to successfully secure 75% grant funding for their client’s project on Union Street?
The scheme has been running for over 1 year of a 5-year initiative to re-vitalise the derelict, tired & run-down premises within the Union Street area.
The Union Street Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme, “(CARS) provides financial help for conservation area-based regeneration and conservation initiatives. Aberdeen City Council in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland (HES), Aberdeen City Heritage Trust and Aberdeen Inspired, has established this CARS scheme which aims to encourage the repair and enhancement of the physical fabric of properties within a defined area of Union Street Conservation Area, please refer to the map.”
This initiative can provide grants of up to 75% funding for;
– Traditional shop-front repairs and improvements
– Repair of sash and case windows
– Repair of cast iron rainwater goods
– Stonework repairs, including repointing and rendering using traditional lime mortars/ renders
– Repair or reinstatement of doors and external joinery
– Re-roofing in traditional materials
– Repair or renewal of lead work
– Chimney repairs
More information Can be found on Aberdeen City Council website below.