Cinema & Restaurant Development

Plans for a major project to expand Bon Accord with an exclusive new restaurant and cinema development have been unveiled.

Capreon Limited, asset managers of Bon Accord, believes the ambitious project will complement the landmark developments taking place in the traditional core of Aberdeen.

At the centre of the project is a 28,000 sq ft cinema complex featuring seven screens and with the capacity to seat 800 people. Seven new restaurants are also integral to the proposed expansion, totaling 30,000 sq ft.

The innovative design includes the creation of a new entrance from Upperkirkgate at Drum’s Lane, leading to an external courtyard and providing access to the upper level of the mall where the new leisure area would be situated.

The plans work within the existing footprint of the Bon Accord mall.

George Street Redevelopment Plans

Capreon Limited the Asset Managers of Bon Accord are delighted that the councillors have voted to support the council officer’s recommendations and approved the proposal for the redevelopment of George street.

“Our vision for the project is to make Aberdeen city centre a destination of choice. We are extremely excited about the benefits this will bring to both residents and visitors, and how it will help revitalise our city.

“We believe this project will continue to bring energy, excitement and positivity to the region, and look forward to seeing our vision become a reality.”have been awardedunveiled potential plans for the redevelopment of George Street.

A consultation showed that proposals looking to enhance the shopping centre entrance on George Street, alongside opportunities to improve Loch Street and Crooked Lane, received overwhelming support – with 73% voting for redevelopment and improvement in these areas.

Capreon have revealed a design that could see a glass roof brought out towards George Street and the surrounding facade improved. Craig Stevenson, Centre Manager said: “Bon Accord plays an important role in the retail heart of the city centre, and we were extremely pleased with the level of support and encouragement our development ideas received at the first consultation event. “Local people want to see focus and investment in the heart of the city, and we believe our proposals, which have been guided by the vision of the City Centre Masterplan, help deliver on that.

“The designs are based on feedback from local people and stakeholders and focus on the George Street entrance into the Bon Accord, alongside the pedestrian crossing on Upperkirkgate and Schoolhill and the space leading into Bon Accord from Union Street.”