Union Terrace Gardens


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Union Terrace Gardens is being regenerated to conserve the Victorian park’s heritage while enhancing access, amenity and activity.

Award-winning consultancy LDA Design developed plans based on the Masterplan vision, using additional feedback gathered during a public engagement exercise.

Features of the scheme include:

  • New accessible walkway route into the gardens from Union Street
  • Lift access from Union Terrace into the upper level of the gardens through a new entrance building on Union Terrace at the existing Burns Monument
  • Improved disabled parking facilities on Union Terrace directly adjacent to the new accessible walkway routes into the gardens
  • Retaining the central lawn space as a flexible space for large scale gathering and events, and a new entrance opposite His Majesty’s Theatre to accommodate smaller scale events
  • Reinstating the ‘grand staircase’ as a central part of the new accessible route into the gardens from Rosemount Viaduct

The next step is to appoint a contractor, with construction expected to take 18-24 months.


For more Phase 1 projects, click here.