Opponents of plans to radically redesign the Piper Alpha memorial gardens at Hazlehead Park have applied for the site to be given special status by Scotland's top heritage body.
Pound for Piper
Aberdeen City Council has made clear it will have the final say over any proposed changes to memorial gardens in Aberdeen, as it consults with survivors and families affected by the Piper Alpha disaster.
The future of the gardens containing the Piper Alpha memorial is to be discussed at a full Aberdeen city council meeting on Wednesday.
There are “no plans to intentionally rebrand or rename” the gardens containing the Piper Alpha memorial, the Trust behind a mooted redesign has said.
A man whose father was never recovered from the Piper Alpha disaster has criticised an "unthinkable" lack of consultation on plans to revamp the memorial gardens.
The charity that ensures upkeep of the Piper Alpha memorial gardens has said it faced down a “cliff edge” for fundraising opportunities as the Covid outbreak took hold.
A memorial trust is planning an “informal” act of remembrance in Aberdeen this weekend to mark 31 years since the Piper Alpha disaster.
Fundraising for the Piper Alpha memorial gardens in Aberdeen has passed the £40,000 mark.
Business are being asked to help in a fundraising effort for the Piper Alpha memorial gardens in Aberdeen.