Plans for a large affordable housing development are to go ahead with a £13 million investment.
Properties are set to be built at Manor Walk in the Middlefield area of Aberdeen.
The project will provide 80 affordable houses and flats for council tenants, and help to offer more opportunities on the city’s housing list.
Aberdeen City Council has earmarked numerous sites for housing developments across the city, to build more than 2,000 new homes.
The Manor Walk plans are the latest to go forward, with more than £13m being put towards the project.
The development will include the creation of a mixture of two and threestorey semi-detached and terraced housing in addition to three and fourstorey flats.
The site chosen for the new build is a large grassy area immediately north of Manor Walk.
Banchory-based builders Bancon Construction Ltd has been awarded the multi-million pound contract to construct the council homes.
Aberdeen City Council leader Jenny Laing said the new developments will extend the city’s housing portfolio.
Councillor Laing said: “We are delighted that a local company has been awarded the contract to start work on site at Manor Walk.”
All homes will be connected to Aberdeen Heat and Power, which will provide energy-efficient heating and hot water.
The council has set development objectives to build 2,030 homes by 2017.