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Plans for 4,700 Grandhome Estate homes move forward in Aberdeen

Image caption The plan is to create thousands of new homes

A major new housing development planned for Aberdeen has taken a step forward.

Councillors have approved a planning application in principle for 4,700 homes at the Grandhome Estate, which is situated between Danestone and Dyce.

Schools, shops and green spaces are all included in the proposals.

More than 1,000 affordable homes would be included on the 226-hectare site.

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