It takes its name from the old County of Aberdeen which had substantially different boundaries. Modern Aberdeenshire includes all of what was once Kincardineshire, as well as part of Banffshire. The old boundaries are still officially used for a few purposes, namely land registration and lieutenancy.
Aberdeenshire Council is headquartered at Woodhill House, in Aberdeen, making it the only Scottish council whose headquarters are located outside its jurisdiction. Aberdeen itself forms a different council area (Aberdeen City). Aberdeenshire borders onto Angus and Perth and Kinross to the south, Highland and Moray to the west and Aberdeen City to the east.
Scotland's housebuilder with a rich heritage
CALA (The City of Aberdeen Land Association) Homes has a heritage going back over 100 years and can claim to be the first Scottish company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Starting out in Aberdeen, the company gradually expanded south to places such as Glasgow, Edinburgh and then across England. It's now regarded as a leading player in the UK housebuilding industry. CALA Homes aims to provide high quality, luxury new home...read more