Site 6 Development Opportunity

Under Construction

A Planning application submitted by Cooper Cromar for the development of Site 6 was approved by Dundee City Council on 19th June 2017. The development comprises: Office, Residential, Retail, Restaurant/cafe and Hotel uses. The application can be viewed on Dundee City Council’s planning portal using reference 17/00113/FULM.

The first phase to be constructed will include two ground floor retail/restaurant/leisure units with offices above. This faces south-west towards the new Railway Station. Works on this phase will take place throughout 2018 with an estimated completion date in spring 2019. Site clearance, investigation and detailed survey work commenced in February 2018.

Artist impressions provided by the applicant of the proposed development are shown below:

Site 6 Artists Impression

(Hotel facing the V&A Dundee/ Ground floor retail/restaurant/leisure use and Residential facing Slessor Gardens)

Site 6 Artists Impression

(Ground floor retail/restaurant/leisure use and office facing towards the Railway Station)

site 6 artists impression

(Ground floor retail/restaurant/leisure use and office facing towards the Railway Station with residential facing onto Earl Grey Place West) 



Site 6 is located to the south west of Slessor Gardens and immediately north of the new V&A Dundee, Measuring 5,940 square metres (63,937 sq.ft.), Planning Permission has been granted for a mixed use development comprising a hotel, office space, residential and ground floor spaces which will be suitable for leisure, food & drink and retail uses.
The 150 bed Hotel will be operated by Marriott Hotels international Ltd under its AC brand - the only such hotel in Scotland. The ground floor of the hotel will include a restaurant and bar plus meeting/conference facilities and a gym.

To assist developers, a series of supporting documents have been produced which offer more detailed technical, design and planning guidance. These are:

Developers seeking further information on development opportunities at the Dundee Waterfront should contact or use the form on the contact page

The site and its surrounding context can also be viewed by downloading the Dundee Waterfront Interactive Tour App for iPad and Android

Site 6 Development Site

Dundee Waterfront development site 6 viewed from above


Development Site Updates:

(24 February 2016) Construction of the roads surrounding the development site are completed.

Site 6 at Dundee Waterfront

(20 November 2015) Construction of Slessor Gardens approaches completion whilst the structure of the new V&A Museum Of Design takes shape at the water's edge. Site 6 is currently in temporary use as site offices and temporary materials storage.

Development site at Dundee Waterfront

(30 June 2015) the installation of the temporary hoardings has continued and is nearing completion. Construction of Earl Grey Place West continues with the installation of surface materials. Earl Grey Place will form the primary means of servicing site 6 developments in future.

Development work at Dundee Waterfront

(1 May 2015) Temporary perimeter hoardings are being put in place and construction of the Earl Grey Place West service road is well underway:

Site 6 and V&A Museum Of Design Dundee construction sites

Earl Grey Place West road construction