Go-ahead given for wedding and events venue near Laurencekirk

Plans to turn a farmhouse cottage and steadings into a new wedding and events venue near Laurencekirk have been approved by Aberdeenshire Council.

Thursday, 7th January 2021, 7:36 am

Applicant FJB Contracts had submitted plans to change the use of a farmhouse and cottage at Woodburnden, Fordoun to the new facility.

The plan includes the proposed demolition of a derelict cottage and outbuildings on the site along with the refurbishment of sandstone barns and the construction of new extensions. The steading will be converted and extended to provide a new wedding venue.

Guest accommodation will also be created on the site along with a bar area and ceremony hall. An outdoor ceremony space will also be created along with a sun terrace area for guests to enjoy.

The new extension will feature a bridal party suite, kitchen area, toilets, reception hall and office space.

An evening reception/dance hall will also be constructed and a total of 49 car parking spaces will be created on the site.