South College Street Area - Proposed Traffic Regulation Order

Closed 3 May 2021

Opened 12 Apr 2021





Aberdeen City Council proposes to make the above named order in terms of its powers under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.The effect of the order will be to establish various traffic management measures on South College Street, Aberdeen, and certain surrounding roads; these restrictions are part of the “South College Street Junction Improvements Project”.

A copy of the proposed order, plans and the statement of reasons for making the order can be viewed by opening the links below: -

Draft Order


Statement of reasons

The consultation will run between 12 April and 3 May 2021.

Anyone wishing to object to the above order should send details of the grounds for objection, including their name and address, by e-mail to,  or alternatively by writing to the address below during the statutory objection period, which also runs from 12 April to 3 May 2021, inclusively.

Any person who submits an objection to a road traffic order should be aware that any objection made will be available to members of the Committee, available for inspection by members of the public, distributed to the press, and will form part of the agenda pack which is available on the Council’s website. To that extent, however, they are redacted, with names, addresses, telephone numbers and signatures removed from this correspondence.

Traffic Management and Road Safety, Operations and Protective Services, Aberdeen City Council, Business Hub 11, Second Floor West, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB

Why your views matter

This consultation is in compliance with "The Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 1999"; with the proposals set out in the draftTraffic Regulation Order being part of the “South College Street Junction Improvements” project.

The purpose of the project is to support the City Centre Masterplan aims to improve the public realm in the city centre.  It will do this by providing additional road capacity to accommodate the rerouting of vehicular traffic arising from the implementation of public realm enhancements along Guild Street and Union Street. The corridor’s improved capacity and operation will also complement its position in the new roads hierarchy. The project will enhance infrastructure for walking and cycling along its length.

Aerial image with new road layout superimposed

Further background information is available by opening the link below: -

South College Street Junction Improvements



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