A developer is celebrating after winning an award for its engagement with the community during the construction of Aberdeen’s new concert venue.
Robertson won the Community Engagement Award at the Considerate Constructor’s Scheme (CCS) inaugural National Ultra Site Awards Ceremony in London, for their work with residents during the construction of the new Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC), now named The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA).
Measures included circulating regular bulletins to keep the community up to date as the project progresses and a “good neighbour” questionnaire, requesting feedback.
Robertson is also providing support to a number of local community projects, including providing disabled ramp access for Stoneywood Scout Hut and creating a “Friendship Garden” for Dyce Primary School.
Derek Shewan, chief executive of the firm, said: “The team at the AECC has worked hard to develop and maintain good relationships with the community, keeping them informed and involved, while giving back to that community with their fundraising efforts and by volunteering for local projects.”