Plans to demolish two secondary schools have been given the go-ahead by councillors.
Torry and Kincorth academies will close their doors for the final time at the end of the school term in July, with pupils moving to the new Lochside Academy in Nigg in August.
Members of the council’s capital programme committee unanimously approved the business case for the demolition of both schools.
The site in Torry has been identified as the preferred one for a new primary school and community hub while the Kincorth Academy site has been earmarked for council housing.
A report considered by councillors said November was the earliest demolition work on the sites could begin, meaning the buildings would be vacant for around three months.
Stephen Booth, corporate landlord chief officer, said the “key sticking point” was an asbestos and health and safety survey which will take about four months to carry out.
It is expected both school buildings will be empty by the end of July.