LIFESTYLE

PETERHEAD OFFERS An outstanding quality of life, which attracts businesses, young people, families and retirees to Peterhead.

Whilst property in seaside towns can be more expensive than elsewhere, exceptional value for money can still be found for those searching to realise their dream of living near the sea.

Although average house prices have increased between 2000 and 2014 the average house price in Peterhead offers value at £130,234 (Land Registry and the Registrar of Scotland 2014).

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© Photo: VisitScotland / North East 250 / Damian Shields

Strong Community Spirit Heritage AND Culture links.

Peterhead Scottish Week is the only Scottish week programme still running in Scotland.

The committee still stick to their original objectives set back in 1962 to encourage locals, businesses and tourists to make it the week to be in Peterhead – the same purpose is the desire of the committee today.

APPROACH TO GROWTH.

A proactive and positive approach to growth, with a Regeneration Strategy and Masterplans for growth areas all agreed – underpinning political, corporate and community support for growth – and a willingness to use the full extent of its planning/ regeneration and legal powers to ensure delivery.

TRANSPORT AND road infrastructure.

Public transport links and interchange based in Peterhead town centre provides easy access to the town.

New road infrastructure, including the recently opened Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR)  and Balmedie to Tipperty Dualling giving fast and reliable connectivity to Aberdeen.

Peterhead is a leading business destination, across a number of sectors. These businesses are making the most of market opportunities, a low cost base, good connectivity, and easy access to world class research at Aberdeen.

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