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July 11 2019

Final countdown for Aberdeen events complex

Aberdeen City Council and Henry Boot Developments have begun a final countdown toward the opening of a major new events hub on 10 August with a formal handover by Robertson Construction.

The TECA Complex, including two on-site hotels, has been designed by Keppie with a 12,500-capacity main arena called P&J Live at its heart, supported by three exhibition halls, conference rooms and meeting areas.

Robertson CEO Derek Shewan said: “The TECA complex has been three years in the making and this is a proud time for all involved. 

“From the east end of the site being located immediately below a flight path, to the diversion of an existing watercourse, and the re-routing of major utilities, there has been no challenge that we haven’t overcome together.”

The new venue was commissioned to position the city as a significant tourism destination and diversify the economy away from oil and gas.
 

6 Comments

Elmo
#1 Posted by Elmo on 11 Jul 2019 at 14:21 PM
Diversify away from oil & gas?? It was built mainly to hold oil & gas expos!! That's why it opens in September just in time!!
omlE
#2 Posted by omlE on 11 Jul 2019 at 21:34 PM
#1 Don't you think they should get diversify away from oil and gas? Where do the hansom cab light fitters have their conference? Handy for oil and gas expo as it's local to resources, workforce and skills.
aa
#3 Posted by aa on 12 Jul 2019 at 17:37 PM
Looks pretty slick
A Local Pleb
#4 Posted by A Local Pleb on 15 Jul 2019 at 12:37 PM
Can't really make much comment without more photos?
Gandalf the Pink
#5 Posted by Gandalf the Pink on 15 Jul 2019 at 13:43 PM
#4.

Google is a wonderful tool.
Not Babak Sasan
#6 Posted by Not Babak Sasan on 16 Jul 2019 at 13:13 PM
I picked a copy of ZHA's portfolio one day and the rest is history.....

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