Bridge of Don

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For the bridge, see Bridge of Don (bridge).
Bridge of Don
Scottish Gaelic: Drochaid Dheathain
Scots: Brig o' Don
Bridge of Don is located in Aberdeen
Bridge of Don
Bridge of Don
 Bridge of Don shown within the City of Aberdeen
Population 18,732 [1]
OS grid reference NJ 93994 10213
Council area Aberdeen
Lieutenancy area Aberdeen
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Aberdeen
Postcode district AB22 8/AB23 8
Dialling code 01224
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Gordon, Aberdeen North
Scottish Parliament Aberdeen Donside
List of places

Coordinates: 57°10′58″N 2°06′04″W / 57.182700°N 2.100985°W / 57.182700; -2.100985

Bridge of Don is a suburb in the north of Aberdeen, Scotland. It has a population of 18,732.[1]

Bridge of Don is split into four areas for statistical purposes by Aberdeen City Council and Police Scotland: Balgownie and Donmouth, Danestone, Denmore and Oldmachar. Traditionally Bridge of Don has been split up into: Bridge of Don, Danestone, Denmore and Middleton Park. These areas have smaller areas within them.


The secondary schools within the suburb are: Bridge of Don Academy and Oldmachar Academy.

There are also seven primary schools: Braehead, Danestone, Forehill, Glashieburn, Greenbrae, Middleton Park and Scotstown.


  1. ^ a b "Neighbourhoods". 2012-08-29. Retrieved 2013-03-29.