Investment at former Inverurie Health Centre site
Aberdeen based developer West Coast Estates (WCE), in partnership with the National Health Service (NHS), has announced it will bring forward proposals that would see the site of the former Inverurie Health Centre on Constitution Street in the town transformed into a vibrant retail destination, importantly complementing the excellent retail offer currently available in the town.
The proposals, which would see the current building demolished and the vacant town centre site regenerated, would deliver four new retails units, including a Starbucks drive thru; the first for the town and the second in Aberdeenshire.
The proposals have also been carefully planned in the developers words: "To respect neighbouring properties, utilise its fantastic location and add to the unique character of the town.
West Coast Estates director Iftikar Mian, said: “The proposal present an excellent opportunity to breathe new life into a vacant site in a key location in the town, one that will benefit local residents, and importantly, complement the existing retail offer that is available in Inverurie.
"Importantly, and recognising the current need for additional car parking spaces within the town centre, the proposals would also deliver 64 much need new car parking spaces.’’
"Discussions are already underway with a variety of operator , including Starbucks, and we look forward to working with the local community, neighbouring businesses, and all those who have an interest in the proposals.’’
The proposals, which would see a total investment of £5million, would also potentially create up to 70 full and part-time job opportunities and see a new access from Constitution Street created.