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06/08/19
Councillor Jenny Laing, kicking at Graham Thom (chairman of the Denis Law Legacy Trust),watched by Lewis Walker (Street Sport Project Assistant) and Hannah Clews (Streetsport Development Officer),

Project partners and contractors got the ball rolling today (August 5) on construction work to create Aberdeen’s second Cruyff Court.The £300,000 community sports facility is being built on local authority land adjacent to Tullos Primary School.Aberdeen City Council, the Denis Law Legacy Trust and the Johan Cruyff Foundation are working in partnership to lead the project. Specialist contractor Hunter Construction, based in the north-east, has been appointed to carry out the work.Cruyff Court Denis Law, delivered by the same partners, became the first facility of its type in Scotland when it was opened at Catherine Street in 2017 and the choice of the second site at Tullos was welcomed by the local community during a consultation period earlier this year.Aberdeen City Council has allocated £250,000 of funding for the project and the Cruyff Foundation has pledged £50,000.

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