Aberdeen FC's new £50m stadium dividing city, poll finds

About 53% of 10,000 people questioned say they support club's move to Kingsford.

Stadium: Opponents concerned about impact of increased traffic.
Stadium: Opponents concerned about impact of increased traffic.

Aberdeen FC’s plans to build a £50m new stadium have divided the city, a survey suggests.

The club wants to build a replacement for Pittodrie at Kingsford, a proposal which has been met with fierce opposition from locals.

Of the 10,000 people who took part in a consultation on the plan, 53% backed it.

Opponents are concerned about the impact increased traffic could have on Westhill.

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Aberdeen FC has said there are “no other available sites” for the stadium.

The city council will hold a public hearing about the 20,000-seat stadium on September 13.

Aberdeen FC say there are ‘no other available sites’. Aberdeen FC

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