Launch of the newest tour in our repertoire! Union Street represented the break with and indeed the destruction of the medieval city as it cut through the old, crowded streets and lead the way to a new development at the far side of the Denburn Valley which had once been the border of the burgh. This tour aims to show a little of what was there before, including a look at the vaults, the piers which hold up our main street, as well as explaining the fight the business community had to persuade the council to go ahead with this new development.
Begins outside Aberdeen's Town House on the corner of Broad Street and Union Street, and ends at Holburn Junction near Starbucks.
This tour will also be included in the Aberdeen Inspired History Showcase later this month.
Start Point: Town House, Broad St/Union St.
Start Time: 10.30am and 2pm
End Point: Holburn Junction
Duration: approx 2hrs
Please note there are two separate tours, one at 10.30am and the other at 2pm