Demolition of former Shell HQ to begin next week

The former Shell HQ in Tullos is soon to be demolished

THE demolition of Shell’s former headquarters in Tullos is to begin next week, a year after the energy giant moved into the city centre.

The distinctive building has been a mainstay of the Aberdeen skyline had been in use for decades, but there are ambitious plans in place for the grounds following demolition.

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According to the Press & Journal, Shell are now locked in talks with the city council, Scottish Enterprise and Energy Transition Zone to forge a plan for the grounds that would benefit Aberdeen.

Simon Roddy, senior vice president of Upstream at Shell, started with the company three decades ago in the historic building.

“We have a vision to create a positive impact from the Tullos site,” he said.

“Removal of the existing office footprint is critical for this vision.”

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