Triple Kirks work underway in Aberdeen 'by end of year' says developer Dandara

Computer-generated image of the proposed Triple Kirks office development. Historic Triple Kirks has been lying derelict since the 1970s

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Work to transform Aberdeen's historic Triple Kirks into an office development could begin by the end of the year, it has been claimed.

Built in the 1800s after being designed by architect Archibald Simpson, the redbrick tower and spire has been lying derelict since the 1970s.

Property developer Dandara has bought the site from Stewart Milne Group.

It intends to begin a £20m seven-storey development around the building's spire.

The aim is for the office space - called The Point - to be ready by late 2015.

Gavin Wyley, managing director of Dandara in Aberdeen, said: "This is another significant step forward for the regeneration of Aberdeen city centre as a prime place to do business, and we are proud to have acquired one of the city's true architectural jewels.

"We plan to begin development very soon and are in a position to move forward quickly thanks to planning permission having already been granted by Aberdeen City Council."

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