Aberdeen has beaten off stiff competition from the likes of Cumbernauld, East Kilbride and Leven to win the award nobody wants, the Plook-on-the-Plinth trophy for Scotland’s most dismal town handed out as part of the annual Carbuncle Awards.
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Neil Baxter The Carbuncle Awards are “cynical, crass, commercial, stupid, unhelpful, petty nonsense that should be ignored by everyone”, according to a prominent architectural figure in Scotland.
Aberdeen, Cumbernauld, Kirkintilloch, Leven, Lochgelly and Maddiston will compete for the dubious honour of winning a prize at the 2014 Carbuncle Awards. The places have been named on the shortlist for the Plook on a Plinth category, which seeks Scotland’s most dismal town.