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  1. Old PHOTOS THREADS from Circa 2005 - Found elsewhere in SSC and merged in 2013
  2. Newcastle | Projects
  3. TYNE TUNNELS (Vehicular, Pedestrian & Cyclist) - Issues and Developments
  4. Tyne and Wear Metro
  5. Sage Gateshead (originally 'The Regional Music Centre') - Developments
  6. Ochre Yards Housing Development (former Greenesfield Railway Depot) | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  7. NEWCASTLE & GATESHEAD | Full Summary of Projects
  8. Newcastle International Airport
  9. Morpeth & Ashington Area - Developments
  10. The ODEON, Pilgrim Street – Preserve, Renovate, or Demolish?
  11. Northumbria University - Developments
  12. ST. JAMES' PARK - for NUFC-related "Off the field", "Stadium" and "Historical" issues
  13. East Pilgrim Street (EPS) - Developments
  14. Newcastle and the North East - SCHOOLS (of the present day and of the past) from around our region
  15. PUBLIC REALM ISSUES - Improving the Public Realm, Streetscape, Public Squares, Fountains, Signage etc
  16. PHOTOGRAPHY of Newcastle and the North East - Current photos, mainly taken by Forum Members
  17. Staiths South Bank Housing Development | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  18. Naming and moving Newcastle threads and posts
  19. Stephenson Quarter | Newcastle | 40/35/2 x 30/3 x 25m | 9/9/2 x 8/3 x 7 Fl | U/C
  20. Downing Plaza | Newcastle | 50/45/40/40/30/30m | 18/10/11/11/10/8 Fl | U/C
  21. Newcastle Area RETAIL - City Centre, MetroCentre, Suburban Shopping, Out of Town Retail Parks, etc
  22. Gateshead Area - Developments
  23. Science City / Science Central | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  24. Newcastle Area STUDENT ACCOMMODATION - Developments
  25. Newcastle University - Developments
  26. Strawberry Place Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 9/10 Fl | Preparation
  27. Newgate Shopping Centre and former Swallow Hotel Re-development | Newcastle | 5fl & 6fl | Approved
  28. TYNE RIVERSIDE and RIVER TYNE : Newcastle & Gateshead Quaysides and the River Tyne itself - Developments
  29. SKYBAR - For off-topic, location unspecific, social-type discussions, etc
  30. Portland Green Student Accommodation & Office Development | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  31. Newcastle - 2018 Football World Cup BID
  32. Newcastle General Hospital - Redevelopment, Tesco, and other issues | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  33. West End and Outer West Area - Developments
  34. Imperial Quay | Newcastle | 15 Fl | Dormant
  35. St James' Point | Newcastle | 7fl | U/C
  36. Barley Mow Public House | Newcastle | 5fl | Dormant
  37. Tyne Bridge Tower | Gateshead | 47m | 15 Fl | Demolition
  38. Malmo Quay, at the Mouth of the Ouseburn | Newcastle | 8fl | Dormant
  39. City Centre - RESIDENTIAL Developments
  40. Live Works - Live Theatre Quayside Extension | Newcastle | 4 Fl | U/C
  41. BUS Transport - in Newcastle and the North East
  42. Remembering HISTORIC NEWCASTLE - Old Photos, Maps, even Stories . . .
  43. PUBS of the PAST - Your Memories of times gone by, no matter how "hazy" . . .
  44. Bank of England | Newcastle | 4fl | Demolition
  45. RELIGIOUS BUILDINGS, Churches and other Religious Places - Newcastle and the North East
  46. North Shields Area - Developments
  47. Westgate House and Norwich Union House Redevelopment | Newcastle | 6 Fl | U/C
  48. Calders Yard | Newcastle | Various - 4 Fl to 9 Fl | Dormant
  49. AWARDS - Architectural Awards, Business Awards, Tourism Awards, etc
  50. Baltic Business Quarter | Gateshead | Various Fl | U/C
  51. Newcastle Great Park | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  52. MAPS of Newcastle and the North East - Post any interesting and/or historic local maps here
  53. Newcastle Entertainment, Leisure and Sport - Special Events, Local Cinemas, Sports Events, Entertainment Venues, etc
  54. The Historic FORTH BANKS GOODS YARD and SOUTH OF POTTERY LANE Area - Discussions & Developments
  55. Arena & Conference Centre Plans & Proposals | Newcastle & Gateshead | Proposed
  56. Victoria Tunnel, Quayside Railway Tunnel – and all other SUBTERRANEAN NEWCASTLE
  57. Newcastle United - Match Reports and other "On-the-field" issues
  58. Newcastle Metro Area Forum - A FORUM GET-TOGETHER . . . should we meet-up?
  59. Discovery Quarter | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  60. HISTORY and OLD PHOTOS of the North East (Areas Outside the Newcastle City Boundary)
  61. South Shields, Jarrow and Hebburn Area - Developments
  62. Newcastle College - Developments
  63. Ouseburn Area - Developments
  64. Newcastle NE1 - The City Centre Business Improvement District
  65. Newcastle - A member of 'Core Cities Group', 'Centre for Cities', 'Northern Way' and 'Cities for Business'
  66. Tyne Shipping and the Port of Tyne
  67. SUBURBS of Newcastle and the North East - Domestic Architecture
  68. Hillgate Quay | Gateshead | 5/3 Fl | Dormant
  69. Newcastle and the North East - JOBS, ECONOMIC & BUSINESS, News, and Discussions
  70. Clavering Place Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 7fl | U/C
  71. Newcastle and the North East - Green Issues & Renewable Energy Business
  72. Gateshead FC New Stadium | Gateshead | Proposed
  73. WEBSITES LISTING - A comprehensive list of LINKS to Local/Newcastle Area Websites
  74. The Point | Gateshead | 9/6/5 Fl | Dormant
  75. JJ Gallacher`s Hotel | Newcastle | 77m | Withdrawn
  76. Newcastle ART: Works of Art located in, and Local Artists from - Newcastle and the North East
  77. Gateshead College Durham Road Site | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  78. AT RISK REGISTER - English Heritage At Risk Register in Newcastle and the North East
  79. Business Parks, Industrial Estates, Trading Estates, Retail Parks in Newcastle and the North East - Developments
  80. Kenton, Gosforth & Fawdon Area (inc Blakelaw, Kingston Park, Brunton Park, etc) - Developments
  81. Tynemouth Station Restoration | Tynemouth | Various | U/C
  82. The NORTH/SOUTH Divide - How we often lose out in Newcastle and the North East
  83. Jesmond (and Sandyford & Shieldfield) Area - Developments
  84. Moorbank Newcastle Botanic Garden - NOW CLOSED
  85. Test your Newcastle GENERAL KNOWLEDGE . . .
  86. "DIVERSION" - Building the CME (Central Motorway East) from 1972 to 1975.
  87. Newcastle Area BOUNDARIES & POPULATION etc - Local Authorities/Parliamentary Constituencies/Postal Addresses
  88. Buildings from other cities that you would like to see built in Newcastle
  89. ARCHITECTURE ("Non-local") - General discussion about Architecture, Books on the subject, Buildings & Construction, etc
  90. Team Valley Trading Estate - Developments
  91. The Town Moor
  92. Newcastle and the North East portrayed in the MEDIA - On TV, in Films, Newspapers, Magazines, Music, YouTube Videos, etc
  93. High Speed Rail (HS2/HS3 etc) - Newcastle and the North East
  94. East End Area (Byker, Heaton, Walker) - Developments
  95. The DEPARTMENT STORES of Newcastle - of the Past, Present and Future.
  96. Newcastle "As it might have been" . . .
  97. Whitley Bay, Tynemouth, Cullercoats & Monkseaton Area - Developments
  98. CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR Celebrations, Events, Stories, and Photos - As well as Forum Members GREETINGS messages
  99. CROSSINGS of the RIVER TYNE - Current Bridges, those proposed & planned, those that never happened, etc
  100. Newcastle and the North East - ASK A QUESTION HERE if you are looking for INFORMATION
  101. RESEARCH - Newcastle, a World Leader in Scientific & Medical Research (Newcastle RESEARCH NEWS)
  102. Clayton Street - Developments
  103. The A1 and A1(M) - Dualling North of Newcastle, completing the Motorway from the South, Western Bypass, etc
  104. NewcastleGateshead - Joint Issues / Joint Organisations (NGi : 1NG : BNG)
  105. Tyne Tees TV Studios - Hotel, Flats & Student Accom | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  106. Should Newcastle become part of Scotland - Poll and Discussion
  107. Newcastle Area - RESTAURANTS & TAKEAWAYS, the Buildings and the Venues
  108. BOOKS - about Newcastle and the North East
  109. City Centre - Smaller Works, Projects and Developments, without their own thread
  110. HOUSING - Affordable Housing, Council Housing, Housing Associations, Building in the Green Belt, Private Housing, etc
  111. Waste Disposal, Litter, Graffiti Removal, Street Cleaning Issues, etc - Newcastle and the North East
  112. Newcastle Area - PUBS, the Buildings and the Venues
  113. Newcastle - Grand Development Plans and Ideas (over the years)
  114. Tyne Renewable Energy (Biomass) Plant | North Shields | Dormant
  115. Culture & the Arts - GALLERIES, THEATRES, LIBRARIES and MUSEUMS of Newcastle & the North East
  116. NEWCASTLE 900 - The Celebration of the 900th Anniversary of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1980
  117. REGIONAL ISSUES & FUNDING - Combined Authorities/NECA, Devolution, Northern Powerhouse, City Regions/City Deals, LEPs, Regional Growth Fund, etc
  118. Newcastle Area HOTELS - Of the present, the past, and plans for the future
  119. LOCAL - Architectural and Historical Exhibitions, Talks, Guided and Unguided Walks, Tours, and Places to Visit, etc
  120. Newcastle CHINATOWN Area (Stowell Street/Chinese Arch/Chinese New Year, etc) - Developments
  121. ADMIN THREAD - Ideas, Suggestions, SSC/Mods Messages, Thread Title Change Requests, etc
  122. Benton, Longbenton, Forest Hall & Killingworth Area - Developments
  123. LOCAL MUSIC - Live & Recorded Music, Local Bands, Venues & Festivals (From the 'Present Day' and from 'Times Gone By')
  124. Newcastle - "Twin Cities" and also "Other Newcastles" around the world
  125. Design Centre London - NEWCASTLE Visits
  126. Whitehouse Enterprise Centre Redevelopment | Newcastle | 3fl | Dormant
  127. Student Life / Student City - Life as a Student in Newcastle and the North East
  128. LOCAL POLITICS in Newcastle and the North East - Local Politics, Local Politicians, Local Protests & Demonstrations, etc
  129. The Malings (Ex Ice Factory & Heaney Works) | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  130. THEATRE ROYAL - Events and Shows, Restoration Projects, History of the theatre
  131. Newcastle and the North East - CCTV and Surveillance
  132. Stepney Yard, Ouseburn, Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 3/4/5 fl | U/C
  133. Newcastle and the North East OPEN SPACES - Allotments, Parks, Denes, etc (Apart from "Town Moor" which has its own thread)
  134. URBAN WILDLIFE : Wild Birds (eg Kittiwakes) and Wild Animals living in our Urban Areas - Newcastle and the North East
  135. Cramlington, Blyth, Bedlington Area - Developments
  136. Blyth Shipping and the Port of Blyth
  137. Undeveloped GAP SITES and DERELICT & ABANDONED BUILDINGS - What to do with them?
  138. TOURISM and TOURIST PHOTOS in our City and Region - Newcastle and the North East
  139. Scotswood New Housing Development | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  140. NEWSPAPER Headlines, Front Pages and Articles - From 'times past' in Local and Regional Newspapers
  141. PLANNING - Rules & Regulations, How to Object to or Comment on a Planning Application, General 'Town Planning' Discussions
  142. HOSPITALS (Except where covered on individual 'Project Threads') - Developments and Discussions
  143. Royal Victoria Infirmary - Redevelopment & other issues | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  144. Freeman Hospital - Redevelopment & other issues | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  145. FEDERATION BREWERY (History, Closure and Demolition) | Gateshead | Demolition
  146. La Sagesse/Jesmond Towers, Housing Development | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  147. Tyne Valley Area (Hexham, Corbridge, Prudhoe, etc) - Developments
  148. Former Mandale Homes | Newcastle | 34m | 9 Fl | Dormant
  149. Gateshead International Stadium - Developments
  150. The Outdoor & Indoor MARKETS of Newcastle & the North East
  151. Wallsend Area - Developments
  152. Most Iconic Buildings - In Newcastle and the North East
  153. Cycling Infrastructure and other Cycling-related issues - Newcastle and the North East
  154. Art on the Metro
  155. FORUM INDEX - Newcastle Forum ALPHABETICAL SUBJECT INDEX to factual posts on this forum
  156. Newcastle Chronicle Ltd - A 1930s Tour of the Chronicle's old Westgate Road HQ
  157. Ponteland & Darras Hall Area - Developments
  158. Ghost Signs: Obsolete and no longer in use - Newcastle and the North East
  159. Newcastle - 'Pure FANTASY Projects' and/or 'Projects you REALLY WANT to see happen'
  160. Newcastle Racecourse - Developments
  161. Chandless Estate | Gateshead | Various | Demolition
  162. ADVERTS : Old Adverts from times past in Newcastle and the North East
  163. Regional ROAD NETWORK - Coast Road, Great North Road, A69, A19, Central Motorway, etc
  164. RETAIL MEMORIES : from times past in Newcastle and the North East
  165. Building the NEWCASTLE WESTERN BYPASS - During 1987 to 1990
  166. Will Tyneside and Wearside ever 'merge'?
  167. The GREAT NORTH RUN - The UKs biggest mass participation road race and the world's leading Half Marathon
  168. Newcastle - The 2012 Olympics in Newcastle and the North East
  169. HMS Ark Royal - Could she be brought back to the Tyne?
  170. Dunston Rocket/Derwent Tower Demolition & Ravensworth Road Est Redevelopment | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  171. SSC Newcastle Metro Area Forum - End of Year Awards (Just a bit of fun!)
  172. CENSUS 2011, in the Newcastle Area
  173. Archbold Terrace Projects (Scottish Life House / Eaga House / Sandyford House) | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  174. Newcastle Area - Historical Photos on Google Maps
  175. Co-op DEPARTMENT STORE / HOTEL | Newcastle | 5fl | U/C
  176. Plummer House, Market Street - New Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 4fl | U/C
  177. COMMEMORATING People, Events, and Places - in Newcastle and the North East
  178. The "Old Newcastle" Project | Newcastle | Urban Renewal
  179. Gateshead - Bid for City Status
  180. Grey Street Hotel | Newcastle | 4fl & 5fl | Proposed
  181. Characters of Note - In Newcastle and the North East
  182. Saltwell and Bensham Housing Regeneration | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  183. RAIL Transport - in Newcastle and the North East
  184. Spillers Mill / Spillers Wharf | Newcastle | Various | Demolition
  185. Coatsworth Road (Gateshead) - Developments
  186. INTRODUCE Yourself - How did YOU find, and get started, on Skyscraper City?
  187. St James’ Metro Station and Car Park Area | Newcastle | Various | Dormant
  188. MEDIA based in the Newcastle Area - Radio Stations, Television Stations, Regional Newspapers, Local Personalities, etc
  189. High-rise buildings of Newcastle and the North East - Possible 'contributions' to skyscrapernews.com pages
  190. Northumbria Police Headquarters | Ponteland | Various | Approved
  191. Line Building East - Newcastle University | Newcastle | 4 Fl | U/C
  192. Heritage Open Days - 2011
  193. DEVELOPMENT SUMMARY - Newcastle Area PROJECTS Listing
  194. Clasper Village Housing Regeneration Scheme | Gateshead | Various | Demolition
  195. Veterans Retreat Village | Northumberland | Various | Dormant
  196. Category D villages - Their story, and how they are today
  197. Bishops Park Housing Phase 2 (Felling) | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  198. Brandling Area Housing Regeneration (Felling) | Gateshead | Various | Demolition
  199. Central Station Redevelopment | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  200. Richardson Road (aka 'Ricky Road' ) Park View Student Village | Newcastle | Various | Approved
  201. Pitt Street Student Accommodation | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  202. GEORDIES - Where do 'real Geordies' come from, the Accent and other Influences
  203. Newcastle Eagles Basketball Arena | Newcastle | 4fl | Approved
  204. Newburn Major Floods Damage | Newcastle | Various | Demolition
  205. Queen Elizabeth Hospital Ongoing Redevelopment | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  206. Hypothetical Regeneration Designs - open to all
  207. Haunted, Paranormal and Unexplained North East - Stories, Photos, Books, Questions/Research, etc
  208. Heritage Open Days - 2012
  209. Newcastle and the North East - A potential bid to host the COMMONWEALTH GAMES
  210. Newcastle - The 2015 Rugby World Cup at St James' Park
  211. Newcastle City Hall and City Pool (Combined site) - Developments
  212. South Shields 365 Town Centre Masterplan | South Shields | Various | Pre-planning
  213. The "Newcastle Metro Area Forum of Skyscraper City" - Featured in the MEDIA
  214. The Word, Central Library and Digital Media Centre | South Shields | 4fl | U/C
  215. OLD PLACE NAMES - How many Local, Historical and Out of date 'Place Names' are still in use around our Region?
  216. Trinity South Regeneration | South Shields | Various | U/C
  217. Gateshead Central Nursery - Photos, and the threat to it's future
  218. Heritage Open Days - 2013
  219. Posting Images on this Forum - Please respect COPYRIGHT
  220. Central Freight Depot Site (Housing Regeneration) | Gateshead | Various | Preparation
  221. BIGG MARKET - Improvement Project by NE1 | Newcastle | Various | Approved
  222. Clarence Street, Field Close, and Stoddart Street Student Accommodation | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  223. Heliport Site | Newcastle | Various | Proposed
  224. Former Liquid/Envy Nightclub - New Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 8/11/13fl | Preparation
  225. Heritage Open Days - 2014
  226. NOTIFICATIONS - Updates to, and other Information about, the "Forum Index Thread"
  227. Forth Banks Residential Development | Newcastle | 7/9 Fl x 3 | Preparation
  228. Alexandra Street | Wallsend | Various | U/C
  229. Which are/were the UGLIEST and least loved buildings - in Newcastle and the North East
  230. Heritage Open Days - 2015
  231. HRW Building Student Accommodation | Gateshead | 15fl | Preparation
  232. 27 Rutherford Street | Newcastle | 26fl | Proposed
  233. Heritage Open Days - 2016