Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre Take on New Contractor
The robertson Group have been appointed by property developer Henry Boots Developments and Aberdeen City Council to deliver the new Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC).
The enw venue will quadruple the size of the exhibition space at the current AECC. This will take the maximum capacity up to 12,500. The project is part of Aberdeen City Councils infrastructure plan to improve the city and create more than 600 new jobs by 2019. It’s hoped that the project will add 4.5 million annual visitors to the city and over £100 million in spending by the new visitors.
The contract which has been awarded will include: infrastructure and ground work, site preparation and the construction of the conference centre and three adjacent hotels.
Jenny Laing, City Councillor for Aberdeen City Council said that the, “Work on the site should really advance now that a contractor has been appointed and it will be exciting to see the development take shape over the coming months. “The new AECC is a vital part of ensuring Aberdeen can compete on a global basis with other major cities and also for its future prosperity as it will attract bigger names in entertainment, as well as more international events and conferences.”
We will keep you posted as this story develops and as progress on the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre continues.
To discover more please go to: https://www.aecc.co.uk/