Category Archives: Tyne and Wear

The 14 office buildings that have just been Listed

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ENGLISH Heritage has chosen fourteen of the finest post-war office buildings in England to receive Listed Building status. The selected offices span the length and breadth of England and were listed by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport after being … Continue reading

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Office plans for former Newcastle bar

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Developers have submitted plans for an office development on the site of a former bar in the Quayside area of Newcastle. Owners of the former Stereo Bar, Tokyo Industries, want to demolish the existing building and replace with it a … Continue reading

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Demolition for eyesore office block in Gateshead

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A long-standing, eyesore office block in Gateshead is surplus to requirements and is now being demolished. Tyne Bridge Tower (pictured) is a 1960’s, 13-storey office block that has stood empty for nearly 6 years. The unattractive, concrete tower is considered … Continue reading

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Newcastle Council adds to offices portfolio

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Newcastle City Council has announced the purchase of a multi-storey office and retail building in the city. The council has purchased Higham House (pictured – image source), a 6-storey building for £5m. The transaction has been debt financed. The ground … Continue reading

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Former Gateshead car park in the can

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Pieces of concrete from a demolished multi-storey car park in Tyneside that was featured in the cult ‘Get Carter’ film are being sold in cans as a memento. The former 1960’s car park stood on the site of the forthcoming … Continue reading

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Balfour Beatty lease Newcastle office space

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Infrastructure services giant Balfour Beatty is to create 200 new jobs after signing-up for office space at a business park in Newcastle. Balfour Beatty has taken a 10-year lease on the 41,000 sq ft Q14 building at the new Quorum … Continue reading

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