The Aberdeen City (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1998/3104/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1998-12-04

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 3104 (S. 187)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, SCOTLAND
The Aberdeen City (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

Made
4th December 1998

Coming into force
1st January 1999

Whereas under section 17(1) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973(1), as read with Schedule 5 to that Act(2), the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland on 11 September 1998 submitted to the Secretary of State a report on a review together with its proposals for the future electoral arrangements for the area of Aberdeen City Council;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 17(2) and 233(3) of, and Schedule 5 to, the said Act and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Aberdeen City (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 1st January 1999.

Interpretation

2.  In the Schedule to this Order–

(a)a reference to–

(i)an electoral ward is a reference to that electoral ward as constituted in this Order; and

(ii)a road, footpath, railway line, river, burn or canal shall, where the context so admits, be construed as a reference to the centre line of the feature concerned; and

(b)the following abbreviations are used:–

“EW” for electoral ward;

“NG Ref” for National Grid Reference as published on Ordnance Survey Maps.

Electoral arrangements

3.  The area of Aberdeen City Council shall be divided into 43 wards, having the names, contents and boundaries set forth in the Schedule to this Order.

Henry B McLeish
Minister of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
Edinburgh
4th December 1998

Article 3

SCHEDULEELECTORAL WARDS

Ward 1 Pitmedden

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8363 1602 on the northern boundary of Aberdeen City Council; then generally southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NJ 8955 1329 on the River Don; then generally southward along the said river to a point in line with Overton Avenue at NG Ref NJ 8976 1256; then westward in a straight line to and along Overton Avenue to a point in line with the eastern curtilage of No 39 Overton Avenue; then northwestward to and along the said curtilage to NG Ref NJ 8951 1256 on the southern boundary of Central Park playing fields; then generally southwestward and northward along the southern and western boundaries of Central Park playing fields to a point on Glenhome Walk at NG Ref NJ 8914 1263; then northwestward along Glenhome Walk to a point in line with the northern curtilage of No 15 Glenhome Walk; then westward to and along the said curtilage to and southward along the rear curtilages of Nos. 15-5 Glenhome Walk to and eastward along the rear curtilages of Nos. 25-28 Glenhome Court to Glenhome Walk; then southward along Glenhome Walk to and westward along Glenhome Gardens to a point in line with the rear curtilage of No 3 Glenhome Walk; then southwestward to and along the said rear curtilage to and southwestward along the rear curtilages of Nos. 29-9 Overton Circle and 71-53 Parkhill Circle to the eastern curtilage of No 19 Glenhome Terrace; then northwestward to and along the said curtilage to Glenhome Terrace; then westward along the said terrace and its continuation as a footpath to and southward along Victoria Street to and southwestward along Farburn Terrace to and southeastward, southwestward and northwestward along Wellheads Drive to its junction with Dyce Drive; then generally northwestward along the said drive to NG Ref NJ 8695 1208; then westward along an unnamed road to and generally southward along an unnamed road to the A96 (T) road at NG Ref NJ 8661 1123; then generally northwestward along the said road to the western boundary of Aberdeen City Council; then generally northward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 2 Bankhead/Stoneywood

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8654 1123 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 1; then generally northward, eastward, southeastward, northeastward, northwestward and northeastward along the said boundary to the River Don at NG Ref NJ 8976 1256; then generally southward along the said river to NG Ref NJ 8964 1023; then southwestward in a straight line to the A947 Oldmeldrum road at NG Ref NJ 8957 1015; then generally southwestward along the said road to and southeastward along the A96 (T) road to and westward along Inverurie road to and southwestward along Kepplehills Road to a point in line with a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 8846 0935; then generally northwestward along the said field boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 8844 0966; then westward and northward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of Hope Farm NG Ref NJ 8835 0984; then westward and northward along the southern and western boundaries of the said farm to a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 8821 0993; then westward and northward along the said boundary to an unclassified road at NG Ref NJ 8805 1012; then northwestward to and southwestward along an unnamed road to an unnamed road at NG Ref NJ 8711 0985; then generally northwestward along the said road to the point of commencement.

Ward 3 Danestone

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8955 1329 on the northern boundary of Aberdeen City Council; then generally eastward along the said boundary to Whitestripes Road at NG Ref NJ 9092 1350; then generally southeastward along the said road crossing Whitestripes Avenue and Valentine Road to The Parkway; then northeastward along The Parkway to and southeastward along Balgownie Road to a point in line with a footpath leading to Cottown of Balgownie at NG Ref NJ 9418 0969; then southwards to and along the said footpath to the Brig O'Balgownie on the River Don; then generally northwestward along the said river to the point of commencement.

Ward 4 Jesmond

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9092 1350 on the northern boundary of Aberdeen City Council; then eastward along the said boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 9146 1340; then southwestward along the said boundary to a drain at NG Ref NJ 9142 1321 and continuing southwestward along the said drain to the northern boundary of Grandhome Moss; then eastward along the said boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 9178 1265; then southeastward along the said boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 9217 1243; then southwestward along the said boundary to an access track leading to Whitestripes Farm at NG Ref NJ 9209 1192; then eastward along the said track to and southeastward, eastward and northeastward along Jesmond Drive to and southeastward along Scotstown Road to and southwestward along The Parkway to the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 3; then northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 5 Oldmachar

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9146 1340 on the northern boundary of Aberdeen City Council; then generally eastward along the said boundary to and southwestward along the eastern boundary of Aberdeen City Council to NG Ref NJ 9591 1094; then generally southwestward along a field drain to NG Ref NJ 9509 1071 on Exploration Drive; then generally westward along Exploration Drive to and northwestward along Parkway East to and northward along Ellon Road (A90[T] road) to a point in line with an access track to Denmore Industrial Estate NG Ref NJ 9462 1154; then southwestward to and along the said track and continuing southwestward in a straight line to the eastern end of an access road at NG Ref NJ 9447 1143; then westward along the said road to and northwestward along Denmore Road to a point in line with the rear curtilage of No 75 Greenbrae Drive; then northwestward to and along the rear curtilages of Nos. 75-53 Greenbrae Drive to and northward along the rear curtilages of Nos. 13-6 Greenbrae Gardens South to and northwestward along the rear curtilages of Nos 14, 16, 15-1 Greenbrae Gardens North, Nos. 21-1 Greenbrae Drive and Nos. 13-7 Greenbrae Circle to Dubford Road; then southwestward along the said road to and southeastward along Scotstown Road to the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 4; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 6 Bridge of Don

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9284 1048 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 4; then northeastward and northward along the said boundary to and generally eastward and southward along the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 5 to NG Ref NJ 9471 1072 on the Ellon Road (A90[T] road); then southward along the A956 road to a point in line with a footpath running along the rear curtilages of Nos. 21-1 Burnside Drive; then generally southwestward to and along the said footpath to Broadfold Drive NG Ref NJ 9427 1030; then westward along the said drive to and generally southwestward along Gordon Road to and westward along North Donside Road to and southeastward along Scotstown Road to the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 3; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 7 Donmouth

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9359 0901 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 3; then northeastward and eastward along the said boundary to and generally northeastward along the southern boundaries of Electoral Wards 6 and 5 to the eastern boundary of Aberdeen City Council; then southward along the said boundary to and westward along the River Don to where it is crossed by King Street; then southwestward along the said street to and northwestward along Seaton Place to and southwestward along Don Street to NG Ref NJ 9425 0887; then northward to and southwestward along the southern boundary of Seaton Park to Tillydrone Road; then northwestward along the said road to its junction with Tillydrone Avenue; then northeastward in a straight line from the said junction to the point of commencement.

Ward 8 Newhills

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8321 1231 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 1; then southeastward along the said boundary to and generally southeastward along the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 2 to the junction of Keppelhills Road and Netherhills Avenue; then southeastward along the said avenue to and southwestward along Newhills Avenue to a point in line with the western curtilage of No 39 Newhills Avenue; then southeastward to and along the said curtilage to a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 8902 0918; then eastward along the said boundary to and generally southwestward along the Bucks Burn to a field boundary at NG Ref 8811 0806; then southeastward along the said boundary to the A944 road at NG Ref NJ 8856 0661; then westward along the said road to and southeastward along an access track leading to Maidencraig to a drain at NG Ref NJ 8847 0647; then southeastward along the said drain to the Den Burn; then southwestward along the Den Burn to NG Ref NJ 8817 0618; then southward in a straight line to the B9119 road; then generally westward along the said road and its continuation as the A944 to the western boundary of Aberdeen City Council; then generally northward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 9 Auchmill

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8880 0937 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 2; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to and southeastward along the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 3 to where it is crossed by an unnamed road at NG Ref NJ 9089 0948 at Perseley Bridge; then southward along the said road to and generally southeastward along Mugiemoss Road to and southeastward along North Anderson Drive to a roundabout junction with Provost Rust Drive; then northwestward along the said drive to a point in line with a footpath at NG Ref NJ 9031 0878 to the west of Heathryfold Circle; then northward to and northwestward along the said footpath to the southern boundary of Auchmill Golf Course at NG Ref NJ 9020 0903; then generally southwestward along the said boundary to Bonnyview Road; then southward along the said road and the continuation thereof in a straight line to Davidson Drive; then generally southward along the said drive to its junction with Howes Road; then generally northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NJ 8917 0868 and the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 8; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 10 Cummings Park

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9081 0870 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 9; then southeastward along the said boundary to a roundabout junction with Provost Rust Drive and North Anderson Drive; then southwestward along North Anderson Drive to and northwestward along Mastrick Road to and northward along Long Walk Road to and westward along Long Walk Place to its junction with Birkhall Parade; then generally westward along the said parade to and northward along Upper Mastrick Way to and westward along Provost Fraser Drive to its junction with Byron Avenue; then northward along the said avenue to and southeastward along the northern road of Byron Square and its continuation northeastward as Quarry Road to its junction with Marchburn Road; then northwestward along the said road to and northeastward along Marchburn Drive to its junction with Oldtown Terrace; then northward along the said terrace and its continuation in a straight line to Provost Rust Drive; then southeastward along the said drive to the point of commencement.

Ward 11 Springhill

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8917 0868 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 9; then generally southeastward, northeastward and southeastward along the said boundary to and generally southwestward along the western boundary of Electoral Ward 10 to the junction of Byron Avenue and Provost Fraser Drive; then westward along the said drive to and southward along Springhill Road to a point in line with the northern boundary of Sheddocksley playing fields; then westward to and westward along the said boundary to a track at NG Ref NJ 8906 0781; then southeastward along the said track to a track at NG Ref NJ 8915 0742; then southwestward along the said track and continuing southwestward along a field boundary to the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 8; then generally northward and northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 12 Mastrick

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8981 0784 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 11; then northward and eastward along the said boundary to and generally southeastward along the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 10 to the junction of Mastrick Road and North Anderson Drive; then southward along the said drive to a point in line with a footpath leading to Willowpark Road at NG Ref NJ 9102 0712; then westward along the said footpath to and westward and northwestward along Willow Park Road to and southwestward along Ross Crescent to and westward along Mastrick Drive to its junction with Arnage Drive; then southwestward and westward along Arnage Drive to and northward along Fernhill Drive to and generally southwestward along Fernhill Road to and northward along Springhill Road to the point of commencement.

Ward 13 Sheddocksley

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8836 0724 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 11; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to and southward along the western boundary of Electoral Ward 12 to the junction of Springhill Road and Fernhill Road; then continuing southward along Springhill Road to and westward along Lang Stracht to a point in line with a footpath to the east of Ronaldsay Square at NG Ref NJ 8962 0668; then southward to and along the said footpath to and southward along the rear curtilages of Nos. 17-9 Ronaldsay Road and its prolongation to Eday Road; then northwestward along the said road to a point in line with a footpath at NG Ref NJ 8929 0655; then southwestward along the said footpath to where it is crossed by the Den Burn; then southwestward along the said burn to the eastern boundary of EW 8; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 14 Summerhill

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8983 0695 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 12; then generally eastward along the said boundary to and southward along North Anderson Drive to and southwestward along King’s Gate to where it is crossed by the North Burn of Rubislaw; then northwestward and southwestward along the said burn to a point in line with a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 8968 0602; then generally northeastward along the said field boundary to a track leading to Woodend General Hospital; then generally northward along the said track to and northeastward and northwestward along a service road to NG Ref NJ 8978 0632; then northward in a straight line to NG Ref NJ 8980 0640; then southeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NJ 8986 0639; then northward in a straight line to NG Ref NJ 8986 0640; then southeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NJ 8990 0638; then southward in a straight line to NG Ref NJ 8990 0637; then southeastward to a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 8995 0637; then northeastward along the said field boundary to Eday Road; then northwestward along the said road to the eastern boundary of EW 13; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 15 Hilton

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9090 0948 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 3; then generally eastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NJ 9216 0925; then southwestward in a straight line to and southwestward along Station Road to where it is crossed by the Aberdeen/Inverness railway line; then eastward along the said railway line to a point in line with the western boundary of the Station Road playing fields at NG Ref NJ 9221 0911; then generally southwestward along the said boundary to and southeastward along Great Northern Road to and southwestward along Tanfield Walk and its continuation thereof to Clifton Road; then southeastward along the said road to and southwestward along Hilton Street to and northwestward along Hilton Place to its junction with Hilton Avenue; then southwestward along Hilton Avenue to and northwestward along Hilton Drive to and southwestward along Hilton Road to the eastern boundary of EW 9; then northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 16 Woodside

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9216 0925 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 3; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NJ 9291 0947; then southeastward in a straight line to and southeastward along Gordons Mills Road to and southwestward along Hayton Road to a point in line with a footpath leading to Western Road at NG Ref NJ 9288 0887; then southwestward to and along the said footpath to where it is crossed by the Aberdeen/Inverness railway line; then southeastward along the said railway line to where it is crossed by Powis Terrace; then northwestward along the said terrace and its continuation as Clifton Road to the eastern boundary of EW 15; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 17 St. Machar

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9291 0947 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 3; then generally southeastward along the said boundary to and generally southeastward along the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 7 to NG Ref NJ 9425 0887 on Don Street; then southwestward along the said street and its continuation in a straight line to Cheyne Road; then southeastward along Cheyne Road and its continuation in a straight line to King Street; then generally southward along King Street to and northwestward along University Road to and southeastward along College Bounds and its continuation as the Spital to its junction with Sunnybank Road; then southwestward along the said road to a point in line with a footpath at NG Ref NJ 9389 0773; then northwestward to and along the said footpath to Sunnyside Terrace; then generally westward along the said terrace to and northwestward along Sunnyside Road to and southwestward along Bedford Road to and northwestward along Powis Terrace to the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 16; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 18 Seaton

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9427 0890 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 7; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to and southward along the eastern boundary of Aberdeen City Council to NG Ref NJ 9546 0791; then westward in a straight line to and southwestward along Linksfield Road to and northward along King Street and the western boundary of Electoral Ward 17 to the point of commencement.

Ward 19 Kittybrewster

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9170 0832 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 15; then generally eastward along the said boundary to and southeastward along the western boundary of Electoral Ward 16 to the junction of Powis Terrace and Ashgrove Road; then southwestward and westward along the said road to and northward along Westburn Drive to and westward along Cairncry Road to the eastern boundary of EW 10; then northeastward along the eastern boundaries of Electoral Wards 10 and 9 to the point of commencement.

Ward 20 Stockethill

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9136 0775 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 19; then eastward and southward along the said boundary to the junction of Westburn Drive and Ashgrove Road; then southward along Westburn Drive to and westward along Westburn Road to and northwestward along Forresterhill Road to and southwestward along Ashgrove Road West to the eastern boundary of EW 14; then northeastward along the eastern boundaries of Electoral Wards 14, 12 and 10 to the point of commencement.

Ward 21 Berryden

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9243 0747 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 19; then northeastward along the said boundary to and southeastward along the western boundary of Electoral Ward 16 to where Powis Terrace crosses the Aberdeen/Inverness railway line; then southeastward along the said railway line to a point in line with Stafford Street NG Ref NJ 9332 0721; then northeastward to and along Stafford Street to and southeastward along George Street to its junction with Powis Lane; then generally northeastward along Powis Lane to and southeastward along Powis Place and its continuation as Causewayend to a roundabout junction with Hutcheon Street, Gallowgate and West North Street; then southeastward along Gallowgate to and southwestward along Spring Garden to and southwestward along Maberly Street to a roundabout junction with Skene Square and Rosemount Place; then southwestward along the said place to and northwestward along Watson Street to its junction with Loanhead Place; then northeastward along the said place to its junction with Loanhead Terrace; then northwestward along the said terrace to its junction with Westburn Road; then westward along Westburn Road to the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 20; then northward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 22 Sunnybank

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9322 0768 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 17; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to and southeastward along the western boundary of Electoral Ward 18 to the junction of King Street and Linksfield Road; then southeastward along King Street to and southwestward along Merkland Road to and southward along the Spital and its continuation as King’s Crescent to and southwestward along Mounthooly to a roundabout junction with West North Street, Gallowgate and Causewayend; then southwestward to Gallowgate and the eastern boundary of EW 21; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 23 Pittodrie

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9426 0783 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 18; then generally eastward along the said boundary to and southward along the eastern boundary of Aberdeen City Council to NG Ref NJ 9555 0694; then westward in a straight line to and southwestward along the Beach Boulevard to and northwestward along Links Road to and southwestward along Constitution Street to where it is crossed by a railway line; then northwestward along the said railway line to where it is crossed by Park Road; then southward along the said road and its continuation as Park Street to and northwestward along Summerfield Terrace and its continuation in a straight line to King Street; then northward along the said street to where it crosses a railway line; then northwestward along the said railway line to the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 22; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 24 Midstocket

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9103 0703 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 20; then generally eastward along the said boundary to and eastward, southeastward and southwestward along the western boundary of Electoral Ward 21 to the junction of Watson Street and Rosemount Place; then westward along the said place to and southwestward along Wallfield Place to and northwestward along Craigie Loanings to and southwestward and northwestward along Craigie Park to its junction with Whitehall Road; then northwestward along the said road to and southwestward along Hamilton Place to and northwestward along Fountainhall Road to and southwestward along King’s Gate to the eastern boundary of EW 14; then northward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 25 Queens Cross

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9107 0605 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 24; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to the junction of Craigie Park and Whitehall Road; then southeastward along the said road to and southeastward along Prince Arthur Street to and eastward along Albyn Place and its continuation as Alford Place to its junction with Holburn Street; then southwestward along Holburn Street to and southwestward along Union Grove and its continuation as Cromwell Road to a roundabout junction with Seafield Road and Anderson Drive; then northwestward along Anderson Drive to the point of commencement.

Ward 26 Gilcomston

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9251 0622 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 24; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to and northeastward along the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 21 to Richmond Street; then southeastward along the said street to Leadside Road; then northeastward along the said road to its junction with Rosemount Viaduct; then southeastward along Rosemount Viaduct to and southwestward along Skene Street to and southwestward along Summer Street to its junction with Union Street; then southwestward along the said street to the eastern boundary of EW 25; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 27 Langstane

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9319 0660 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 21; then northeastward along the said boundary to the junction of Maberly Street and Charlotte Street; then southeastward along Charlotte Street to and southwestward along John Street to and southeastward along North St. Andrew Street and its continuation as Denburn Road to its junction with Union Street; then southwestward along Union Street to and southeastward along Bridge Street and its continuation as College Street and South College Street to its junction with Wellington Place; then southwestward along Wellington Place to and southward along Crown Street to and westward along Springbank Terrace and its continuation as Willowbank Road to its junction with Holburn Street; then northeastward along Holburn Street to the eastern boundary of EW 25; then northeastward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 26; then generally northeastward and northwestward along the southern and eastern boundaries of EW 26 to the point of commencement.

Ward 28 Castlehill

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9370 0680 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 21; then generally northeastward along the said boundary and the southern boundaries of Electoral Wards 22 and 23 to and southeastward along the eastern boundary of Aberdeen City Council to and southwestward along the River Dee to NG Ref NJ 9467 0546 on Victoria Bridge; then northwestward along the said bridge and continuing northwestward along Market Street to and southwestward along Palmerston Road to a point in line with Wellington Place NG Ref NJ 9428 0562; then southwestward in a straight line to the said place and the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 27; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 29 Hazlehead

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8774 0611 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 8; then northeastward along the said boundary to and generally eastward along the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 13 to and generally southeastward, southwestward, northeastward, southeastward and northeastward along the southern boundary of EW 14 to and southeastward along the western boundary of Electoral Ward 25 to the junction of Anderson Drive and Queen’s Road; then generally westward along the said road to and southeastward along Springfield Road to a point in line with the northern curtilage of No 173 Springfield Road; then southwestward to and along the said curtilage to and continuing southwestward along the rear curtilages of Nos. 2-20 Springfield Place to a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 9064 0499; then northwestward, westward, southward and southwestward along field boundaries to a footpath to the north of Macaulay Drive; then southwestward along the said footpath to and continuing southwestward and southeastward along a footpath to the north of Pinewood Avenue and Pinewood Road to Countesswells Road at NG Ref NJ 9022 0434; then westward along the said road to an unnamed road at NG Ref NJ 8808 0431; then northward along the said road to a point in line with a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 8804 0461; then eastward to and northeastward along the said field boundary to a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 8806 0461; then generally northwestward along the line of field boundaries to NG Ref NJ 8789 0523 and the track running through Hazelhead Park; then northwestward along the said track to NG Ref NJ 8780 0557 and the path leading to the A944 road; then northward along the said path to the point of commencement.

Ward 30 Peterculter

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8225 0422 where the western boundary of Aberdeen City Council crosses the B979 road; then southeastward along the said road to an unnamed road at NG Ref NJ 8303 0250; then northeastward and generally southeastward along the said road to and eastward along Culter House Road to its junction with a track at NG Ref NJ 8413 0159; then southeastward along the said track to an unnamed road at NG Ref NJ 8438 0134; then southeastward along the said road to and southwestward along North Deeside Road to its junction with Pittengullies Brae; then generally southeastward along the said brae and its prolongation in a straight line to the southern boundary of Aberdeen City Council; then generally southwestward, northeastward, northwestward, northward and southeastward along the southern and western boundaries of Aberdeen City Council to the point of commencement.

Ward 31 Murtle

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8403 0641 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 8; then eastward along the said boundary to and southeastward along the western boundary of Electoral Ward 29 to where it meets Countesswells Road at NG Ref NJ 8808 0431; then westward along the said road to its junction with an unclassified road at NG Ref NJ 8732 0428; then southeastward along the said road to a point in line with a footpath at NG Ref NJ 8796 0367; then southwestward along the said footpath to a point on the northern curtilage of the International Baptist Church at NG Ref NJ 8789 0326; then northeastward along the said curtilage to and continuing northeastward and southeastward along the northern and eastern curtilages of Cults Primary School to Earlswells Road; then northeastward along the said road to and southeastward along Cairnlee Road East to and southwestward along Cairnlee Avenue East to its junction with Cairn Crescent; then generally southeastward along the said crescent to and southwestward along Manse Road to and southeastward along Cairn Road to its junction with North Deeside Road; then northeastward along the said road to and southeastward, southwestward and southeastward along West Cults Road and its continuation as a track to NG Ref NJ 8915 0208; then southeastward in a straight line to the southern boundary of Aberdeen City Council at NG Ref NJ 8931 0187; then southwestward along the said boundary to and northwestward along the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 30 to and northeastward along the western boundary of Aberdeen City Council to the point of commencement.

Ward 32 Cults

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 8808 0431 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 29; then eastward along the said boundary to a point in line with the rear curtilage of No 223 Countesswells Road; then southeastward to and along the said rear curtilage and continuing southeastward along the rear curtilages of Nos. 221 and 219 Countesswells Road, Nos 51-13 Airyhall Crescent, No 27 and No 25 Airyhall Avenue and the southern curtilage of No 176 Craigton Road to Craigton Road; then northeastward along the said road to and southeastward along Springfield Road to and southwestward along North Deeside Road to a point in line with a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 9097 0366; then southeastward to and along the said boundary and its continuation southeastward along the rear curtilages of Nos. 138-152 Deeside Gardens to NG Ref NJ 9103 0349 on the Old Deeside Line Walk; then southwestward along the said walk to a point in line with a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 9088 0340; then southeastward to and along the said boundary to and eastward along Garthdee Road to a point in line with the eastern curtilage of East Lodge at NG Ref NJ 9097 0324; then southeastward to and along the said curtilage and continuing southeastward along the western curtilage of Grays School of Art to a drain at NG Ref NJ 9112 0292; then eastward along the said drain to and generally southwestward along the southern boundary of Aberdeen City Council to and generally northwestward along the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 31 to the point of commencement.

Ward 33 Seafield

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9023 0435 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 29; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to and southeastward along the western boundary of Electoral Ward 25 to a roundabout junction with Anderson Drive and Cromwell Road; then southeastward along Anderson Drive to and southwestward along Great Western Road and its continuation as St. Johns Terrace to where it meets the eastern boundary of EW 32; then northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 34 Ashley

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9171 0509 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 25; then northeastward along the said boundary to and southwestward along the western boundary of Electoral Ward 27 to the junction of Holburn Street and Willowbank Street; then southwestward along Holburn Street to and northwestward along Holburn Road to a point in line with the southern curtilage of No 59 Holburn Road; then southwestward to and along the said curtilage and continuing along the rear curtilages of Nos 8-110 Irvine Place to and northwestward along Pitstruan Place to and southwestward along Great Western Road to the eastern boundary of EW 33; then northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 35 Broomhill

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9104 0349 on the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 32; then generally northeastward along the said boundary and the southern boundaries of Electoral Wards 33 and 34 to NG Ref NJ 9271 0498 in Pitstruan Place; then continuing southeastward along Pitstruan Place to and northeastward along Broomhill Road to and southeastward along Balmoral Place to and southwestward along Holburn Street to where it crosses the Old Deeside Line Walk; then southwestward along the said walk to the point of commencement.

Ward 36 Garthdee

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9088 0340 on the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 32; then northeastward along the said boundary and the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 35 to its junction with South Anderson Drive; then southeastward along the said drive to and southwestward along the River Dee and the southern boundary of Aberdeen City Council to and northwestward along the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 32 to the point of commencement.

Ward 37 Gairn

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9272 0498 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 34; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to a roundabout junction with Holburn Street, Great Southern Road and Fonthill Road; then eastward along Fonthill Road to and southwestward along Whinhill Road to and southward along Great Southern Road to where it crosses the River Dee; then southwestward along the said river to and generally northward along the eastern boundaries of Electoral Wards 36 and 35 to the point of commencement.

Ward 38 Duthie

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9323 0548 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 27; then generally eastward along the said boundary and the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 28 to where it crosses the River Dee; then southwestward along the said river to and generally northwestward along the eastern boundaries of Electoral Wards 37 and 34 to the point of commencement.

Ward 39 Torry

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9468 0546 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 28; then eastward along the said boundary to a point in line with St. Fitticks Road NG Ref NJ 9571 0557; then southeastward to and along the said road to and southwestward along Victoria Road to and southward along Mansefield Road to and southwestward along Balnagask Road to its junction with Oscar Road; then northward along the said road to a point in line with the rear curtilage of No 112 Polwarth Road; then westward to and northwestward along the rear curtilages of Nos 112-2 Polwarth Road and the continuation thereof in a straight line to the River Dee and the eastern boundary of EW 38; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 40 Tullos Hill

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9357 0418 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 38; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of EW 39; then southeastward and northeastward along the southern boundaries of Electoral Wards 39 and 28 to and generally southward along the eastern boundary of Aberdeen City Council to a point in line with a track leading to Hareness Road NG Ref NJ 9641 0238; then northwestward to and along the said track to and northwestward along Hareness Road to a roundabout junction with Wellington Road and West Tullos Road; then northwestward along West Tullos Road to and northeastward along Great Southern Road to the point of commencement.

Ward 41 Kincorth West

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9246 0306 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 36; then northeastward along the said boundary and the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 37 to and southwestward along the western boundary of Electoral Ward 40 to a roundabout junction with Great Southern Road, West Tullos Road and Provost Watt Drive; then southeastward along the said drive to a point in line with the rear curtilages of Nos 2-64 Faulds Wynd; then westward to and generally southwestward along the said rear curtilages to and southwestward and southeastward along the northern and eastern curtilages of Nos 123 and 125 Kincorth Circle to Kincorth Circle; then northeastward along Kincorth Circle to a point in line with the eastern curtilage of Margaret Clyne Court; then southeastward to and along the said curtilage to NG Ref NJ 9353 0334; then southeastward in a straight line to and southward along the eastern curtilage of Kincorth Academy to and eastward along Cairngorm Drive to and southward along Tollohill Square to NG Ref NJ 9389 0305; then southeastward in a straight line to a field boundary at NG Ref NJ 9407 0271; then southeastward along the said field boundary to and southwestward along Redmoss Road across an unnamed road and its continuation as a footpath to the A90[T] road; then southwestward across the said road to and along an unnamed road to the southern boundary of Aberdeen City Council; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 42 Nigg

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9358 0171 on the eastern boundary of Electoral Ward 41; then generally northward along the said boundary to and southeastward along the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 40 to and southwestward along the eastern boundary of Aberdeen City Council to a point in line with the path leading to Langdykes Road; then northwestward to and along the said path and the continuation thereof to Langdykes Road; then northwestward along Langdykes Road to and southwestward along Wellington Road to a point in line with an unnamed road at NG Ref NJ 9419 0146; then generally northwestward along the said road to the point of commencement.

Ward 43 Loirston

Commencing at NG Ref NJ 9291 0091 on the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 41; then northeastward along the said boundary to and generally eastward along the southern boundary of Electoral Ward 42 to and generally southwestward, northwestward and northward along the eastern and southern boundaries of Aberdeen City Council to the point of commencement.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order gives effect (with minor modifications of a drafting nature) to proposals made by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland for the future electoral arrangements for the area of Aberdeen City Council. The proposals follow on the review of the whole of Scotland undertaken by the Commission in terms of Schedule 5 to the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973. The area of Aberdeen City Council is divided into 43 electoral wards as described in the Schedule to the Order. In terms of paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, the wards apply with effect from the ordinary election of councillors due to take place in May 1999.


(1)
1973 c. 65.

(2)
Schedule 5 was substituted by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39), Schedule 13, paragraph 92(67).
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