Mastrick

Mastrick (Scottish Gaelic: Mastraig) is an area of Aberdeen, Scotland, located on the western fringes of the city around 2.5 miles from the city centre. It currently has a population of 7,365[1] and an unemployment rate of 1.6%.[2] Residential property in the area is a mix of houses and flats, 23%[3] of which are still council owned. This is around twice the average in Aberdeen City.

Mastrick
Mastrick is located in Aberdeen
Mastrick
Mastrick
Location within the City of Aberdeen
Population7,365 [1]
OS grid referenceNJ901072
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Aberdeen
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townABERDEEN
Postcode districtAB16
Dialling code01224
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
Websiteaberdeencity.gov.uk
List of places
UK
Scotland
Aberdeen
57°09′20″N 2°09′50″W / 57.1556°N 2.1640°W / 57.1556; -2.1640Coordinates: 57°09′20″N 2°09′50″W / 57.1556°N 2.1640°W / 57.1556; -2.1640

Mastrick has several shops and is within a short walking distance of Hazlehead Park, Northfield, Sheddocksley, Summerhill and Woodend. Woodend Hospital is a short distance away from Mastrick, as is the hospital complex at Foresterhill.

The boundary of Mastrick was George Handsley’s house.

The local football team is Northstar Community football Club With Ages Under 15's, Under 13's and Under 12's. The Under 15's currently play in the ADJFA "A" League, whereas the Under 13's play in the ADJFA "C" League. The Under 12's play non competitive football.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Aberdeen City Council. "2017 Mid Year Population Estimates - Neighbourhoods" (PDF). Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  2. ^ Office of National Statistics (December 2005). "Unemployment Figures".[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Community Planning Aberdeen (July 2004). "Neighbourhood Profiles: N13 Mastrick". Archived from the original on 27 September 2007.