First public viewing of Mains of Cowie development

Plans for a mixed used development at Mains of Cowie outside Stonehaven have been placed on show at a public exhibition.

Stewart Milne Homes were seeking to engage with the people of the town regarding the planning application proposal at an exhibition held yesterday (Wednesday) in the community education centre.

The proposal includes residential properties, community facilities, primary school, retail units and petrol filling station as well as details of access routes, infrastructure and landscaping.

The company has submitted a formal application notice to Aberdeenshire Council.

The public exhibition was held from 1 – 4.30pm and 6 -8pm.

Prior to the Leader going to press on Wednesday, Marianne McGowan, of Stewart Milne Homes, said the company was now in the process of compiling site design principles

She added: “We have been looking forward to discussing our draft proposals with the community, and welcome constructive feedback.

“Having carried out a thorough analysis of the site and surrounding area, we are now developing design principles which will integrate the development with the existing community and surrounding area.”