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Altens is located in Aberdeen
Altens shown within the City of Aberdeen
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Country Scotland
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57°06′48″N 2°04′58″W / 57.113378°N 2.082787°W / 57.113378; -2.082787Coordinates: 57°06′48″N 2°04′58″W / 57.113378°N 2.082787°W / 57.113378; -2.082787

Altens is a district in the city of Aberdeen, on the north-east coast of Scotland.[1][2]

Altens is home to a large industrial estate, alongside a similar estate in neighbouring Tullos. The industrial estates have offices, including a large facility built for Royal Dutch Shell, as well as industrial units of various sizes, including the Royal Mail's main mail centre for the North East of Scotland. There are also warehouses, car dealerships, and a civic amenity site.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 38 Aberdeen (Inverurie & Pitmedden) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319231289. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.