Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
The Scottish Parliament
The Rt Hon Sir David Steel KBE MSP
Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament
The City of Aberdeen
To commemorate the occasion of the
Scottish Parliament sitting in Aberdeen
during the period Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 May 2002
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
Location. 57° 8.804′ N, 2° 5.972′ W. Marker is in Aberdeen, Scotland, in Aberdeenshire. Marker is on Union Street 0 kilometers west of Correction Wynd and Union Street, on the left when traveling east. Situated in St Nicholas' Churchyard, just inside the Union Street entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aberdeen, Scotland AB10 1, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
More about this marker. The stone was placed in this central churchyard to commemorate when the Scottish Parliament sat in the City of Aberdeen 28th – 30th May 2002. The parliament didn't sit at this location.
Regarding The Scottish Parliament. In 2002 the new Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood in Edinburgh had not been finished and it was sitting in the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland building on the Mound in Edinburgh.
The Scottish Parliament had to temporarily find a new home in May 2002 whilst the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
The Parliament took the opportunity to sit in Aberdeen and it assembled in the King's College Conference Centre, King's College, University of Aberdeen
Additional keywords. St Nicholas Churchyard, Union Street
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2010, by Adam Brown of Edinburgh, Scotland. This page has been viewed 787 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2010, by Adam Brown of Edinburgh, Scotland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.