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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. Northumbria University - Developments
  11. ST. JAMES' PARK - for NUFC-related "Off the field", "Stadium" and "Historical" issues
  12. EPS / East Pilgrim Street | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  13. Newcastle and the North East - SCHOOLS (of the present day and of the past) from around our region
  14. PUBLIC REALM ISSUES - Improving the Public Realm, Streetscape, Public Squares and Fountains, Street Signage etc
  15. PHOTOGRAPHY of Newcastle and the North East - Current photos, mainly taken by Forum Members
  16. Naming and moving Newcastle threads and posts
  17. Stephenson Quarter | Newcastle | 40/35/2 x 30/3 x 25m | 9/9/2 x 8/3 x 7 Fl | U/C
  18. Downing Plaza | Newcastle | 50/45/40/40/30/30m | 18/10/11/11/10/8 Fl | U/C
  19. Newcastle and the North East RETAIL - City Centre, MetroCentre, Suburban Shopping, Out of Town Retail Parks, etc
  20. Gateshead Area - Developments
  21. Science City / Science Central | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  22. Newcastle Area STUDENT ACCOMMODATION - Developments
  23. Newcastle University - Developments
  24. Newgate Shopping Centre & Swallow Hotel Redevelopment | Newcastle | 5fl & 6fl | U/C
  25. TYNE RIVERSIDE and RIVER TYNE : Newcastle & Gateshead Quaysides and the River Tyne itself - Developments
  26. SKYBAR - For off-topic, location unspecific, social-type discussions, etc
  27. Portland Green Student Village (and Office Development) | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  28. Newcastle - 2018 Football World Cup BID
  29. Newcastle General Hospital - Redevelopment, Tesco, and other issues | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  30. West End and Outer West Area - Developments
  31. Imperial Quay / North Shore | Newcastle | 15 Fl | Proposed
  32. Barley Mow (aka 'Stereo') Public House | Newcastle | 5fl | Dormant
  33. Malmo Quay, at the Mouth of the Ouseburn | Newcastle | 8fl | Dormant
  34. City Centre - RESIDENTIAL Developments
  35. BUS Transport - in Newcastle and the North East
  36. Remembering HISTORIC NEWCASTLE - Old Photos, Maps, even Stories . . .
  37. PUBS of the PAST - Your Memories of times gone by, no matter how "hazy" . . .
  38. RELIGIOUS BUILDINGS, Churches and other Religious Places - Newcastle and the North East
  39. North Shields Area - Developments
  40. Calders Yard | Newcastle | 4 Fl to 9 Fl | Dormant
  41. AWARDS - Architectural Awards, Business Awards, Tourism Awards, etc
  42. Baltic Business Quarter | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  43. Newcastle Great Park | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  44. MAPS of Newcastle and the North East - Post any interesting and/or historic local maps here
  45. Newcastle Entertainment, Sport and Leisure - Special Events, Local Cinemas, Sports Events, Entertainment Venues, etc
  46. The Historic FORTH BANKS GOODS YARD and SOUTH OF POTTERY LANE Area - Discussions & Developments
  47. ARENA and CONFERENCE CENTRE (various plans over the years) | Newcastle and Gateshead | Proposed
  48. SUBTERRANEAN NEWCASTLE - Victoria Tunnel, Quayside Railway Tunnel, and all aspects of 'Newcastle under the surface'
  49. Newcastle United - Match Reports and discussions about "on-the-field" performances
  50. A FORUM GET-TOGETHER . . . Newcastle Metro Area Forum, should we arrange a meet-up?
  51. Discovery Quarter | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  52. HISTORY and OLD PHOTOS of the North East (Areas outside of the current Newcastle City Boundary)
  53. South Shields, Jarrow and Hebburn Area - Developments
  54. Newcastle College - Developments
  55. Ouseburn Area - Developments
  56. Newcastle NE1 - The City Centre "Business Improvement District"
  57. Newcastle - A member of 'Core Cities Group', 'Centre for Cities', 'Northern Way' and 'Cities for Business'
  58. Tyne Shipping and the Port of Tyne
  59. SUBURBS of Newcastle and the North East - Domestic Architecture
  60. Hillgate Quay (The 'Tyne Container Garden' proposed between Swing Bridge and just past Tyne Bridge) | Gateshead | Various | Proposed
  61. Newcastle and the North East - JOBS, ECONOMIC & BUSINESS, News, and Discussions
  62. Newcastle and the North East - Green Issues & Renewable Energy Business
  63. Gateshead FC New Stadium | Gateshead | Dormant
  64. WEBSITES LISTING - A comprehensive list of LINKS to Local/Newcastle Area Websites
  65. The Point | Gateshead | 9/6/5 Fl | Dormant
  66. Newcastle ART: Works of Art located in, and Local Artists from - Newcastle and the North East
  67. Gateshead College Durham Road Site | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  68. AT RISK REGISTER - English Heritage At Risk Register in Newcastle and the North East
  69. Business Parks, Industrial Estates, Trading Estates, Retail Parks in Newcastle and the North East - Developments
  70. Kenton, Gosforth & Fawdon Area (in Newcastle) and Wideopen Area (in North Tyneside) - Developments
  71. The NORTH/SOUTH Divide - How we often lose out in Newcastle and the North East
  72. Jesmond, Sandyford and Shieldfield Area - Developments
  73. Moorbank Newcastle Botanic Garden - NOW CLOSED
  74. Test your Newcastle GENERAL KNOWLEDGE . . .
  75. "DIVERSION" - Building the CME (Central Motorway East) from 1972 to 1975.
  76. BOUNDARIES & POPULATION - Population Statistics / Parliamentary Constituencies / Local Authority Electoral Wards, etc
  77. Buildings from other cities that you would like to see built in Newcastle
  78. ARCHITECTURE ("Non-local") - General discussion about Architecture, Books on the subject, Buildings & Construction, etc
  79. Team Valley Trading Estate - Developments
  80. The Town Moor
  81. Newcastle and the North East portrayed in the MEDIA - On TV, in Films, Newspapers, Magazines, Music, YouTube Videos, etc
  82. High Speed Rail: HS2 / HS3 - Newcastle and the North East
  83. East End Area (Byker, Heaton, Walker) - Developments
  84. The DEPARTMENT STORES of Newcastle - of the Past, Present and Future.
  85. Aidan House, HMRC building at All Saints - AKA "Urban Study Tyne Bridge" Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 5fl | U/C
  86. Newcastle (and the North East) "As it might have been" . . .
  87. Whitley Bay, Tynemouth, Cullercoats & Monkseaton Area - Developments
  88. CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR Celebrations, Events, Stories, and Photos - Plus Forum Members "Christmas Greetings" messages
  89. CROSSINGS of the RIVER TYNE - Current Bridges, those proposed & planned, those that never happened, etc
  90. Newcastle and the North East - ASK A QUESTION HERE if you are looking for INFORMATION
  91. RESEARCH - Newcastle, a World Leader in Scientific & Medical Research (Newcastle RESEARCH NEWS)
  92. Clayton Street - Developments
  93. The A1 and A1(M) - Dualling North of Newcastle, completing the Motorway from the South, Western Bypass, etc
  94. NewcastleGateshead - Joint Issues and Joint Organisations, such as NGi / 1NG / BNG etc
  95. Tyne Tees TV Studios - Hotel, Flats & Student Accom | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  96. Should Newcastle become part of Scotland - Poll and Discussion
  97. Newcastle and the North East - RESTAURANTS & TAKEAWAYS, the Buildings and the Venues
  98. BOOKS - about Newcastle and the North East
  99. City Centre - Smaller Works, Projects and Developments, without their own thread
  100. HOUSING - Affordable Housing, Council Housing, Housing Associations, Green Belt, Private Housing, House Prices, etc
  101. Waste Disposal, Litter, Graffiti and Graffiti Removal, Street Cleaning Issues, etc - Newcastle and the North East
  102. Newcastle and the North East - PUBS, the Buildings and the Venues
  103. Newcastle - Grand Development Plans and Ideas (over the years)
  104. Tyne Renewable Energy (Biomass) Plant | North Shields | Dormant
  105. Culture & the Arts - LOCAL GALLERIES, THEATRES, LIBRARIES and MUSEUMS in Newcastle & the North East
  106. NEWCASTLE 900 - The Celebration of the 900th Anniversary of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1980
  107. REGIONAL GOVERNMENT & FUNDING - Devolution, City Regions & Mayors, Northern Powerhouse, Combined Authorities/NECA, LEPs, Regional Growth Fund, etc
  108. Newcastle and the North East HOTELS - Of the present, the past, and plans for the future
  109. LOCAL - Architectural and Historical Exhibitions, Talks, Guided and Unguided Walks, Tours, and Places to Visit, etc
  110. Newcastle CHINATOWN Area (Stowell Street/Chinese Arch/Chinese New Year, etc) - Developments
  111. ADMIN THREAD - Ideas, Suggestions, SSC/Mods Messages, Thread Title Change Requests, etc
  112. Benton, Longbenton, Forest Hall & Killingworth Area - Developments
  113. LOCAL MUSIC - Live & Recorded Music, Local Bands, Venues & Festivals (From the 'Present Day' and from 'Times Gone By')
  114. Newcastle and the North East - All our "Twin Cities" and "Twin Towns" and all the "Other Newcastles" around the world
  115. Design Centre London - NEWCASTLE Visits
  116. DEVELOPMENT SUMMARY - Newcastle Metro Area Forum: Projects Listing
  117. Whitehouse Enterprise Centre Redevelopment | Newcastle | 3fl | Dormant
  118. Student Life / Student City - Life as a Student in Newcastle and the North East
  119. LOCAL POLITICS in Newcastle and the North East - Local Politics, Local Politicians, Local Protests & Demonstrations, etc
  120. THEATRE ROYAL - Events and Shows, Restoration Projects, History of the theatre, etc
  121. Newcastle and the North East - CCTV and Surveillance
  122. Newcastle and the North East OPEN SPACES - Allotments, Parks, Denes, etc (Apart from "Town Moor" which has its own thread)
  123. URBAN WILDLIFE : Wild Birds (eg Kittiwakes) and Wild Animals living in our Urban Areas - Newcastle and the North East
  124. Cramlington, Blyth, Bedlington Area - Developments
  125. Blyth Shipping and the Port of Blyth
  126. GAP SITES UNDEVELOPED and DERELICT & ABANDONED BUILDINGS - What to do with them?
  127. TOURISM and TOURIST PHOTOS in our City and Region - Newcastle and the North East
  128. Scotswood New Housing Development | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  129. NEWSPAPER Headlines, Front Pages and Articles - From 'times past' in Local and Regional Newspapers
  130. The WEATHER Thread (Climatic Events, Floods, impact of Global Warming, etc) - Newcastle and the North East
  131. PLANNING - General 'Town Planning' Discussions, Rules & Regulations, How to participate in the Planning Process, etc
  132. HOSPITALS (Except where covered on individual 'Project Threads') - Developments and Discussions
  133. Freeman Hospital - Redevelopment & other issues | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  134. Royal Victoria Infirmary - Redevelopment & other issues | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  135. FEDERATION BREWERY - History, Artefacts, Final Closure, Demolition of Dunston Brewery, etc | Gateshead | Various | Dormant
  136. La Sagesse/Jesmond Towers, Housing Development | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  137. Tyne Valley Area (Hexham, Corbridge, Prudhoe, etc) - Developments
  138. Former Mandale Homes | Newcastle | 34m | 9 Fl | Dormant
  139. Gateshead International Athletics Stadium - Developments
  140. The Outdoor & Indoor MARKETS of Newcastle & the North East
  141. Wallsend Area - Developments
  142. Most Iconic Buildings - In Newcastle and the North East
  143. Cycling Infrastructure and other Cycling-related issues - Newcastle and the North East
  144. Art on the Metro
  145. FORUM INDEX - Newcastle Forum ALPHABETICAL SUBJECT INDEX to factual posts on this forum
  146. Newcastle Chronicle Ltd - A 1930s Tour of the Chronicle's old Westgate Road HQ
  147. Ponteland & Darras Hall Area - Developments
  148. Ghost Signs: Obsolete and no longer in use - Newcastle and the North East
  149. Newcastle - 'Pure FANTASY Projects' and/or 'Projects you REALLY WANT to see happen'
  150. Newcastle Racecourse - Developments
  151. Chandless Estate Demolition and New Housing | Gateshead | Various | Proposed
  152. ADVERTS : Old Adverts from times past in Newcastle and the North East
  153. Regional ROAD NETWORK - Coast Road, Great North Road, A69, A19, Central Motorway, etc
  154. RETAIL MEMORIES : from times past in Newcastle and the North East
  155. Building the NEWCASTLE WESTERN BYPASS - During 1987 to 1990
  156. Will Tyneside and Wearside ever 'merge'?
  157. The GREAT NORTH RUN - The UKs biggest Road Race, and the World's leading Half Marathon
  158. Newcastle - The 2012 Olympics in Newcastle and the North East
  159. SHIPS built on the Tyne or with links to the Tyne (eg HMS Ark Royal) - Could they be brought home
  160. Dunston Rocket/Derwent Tower Demolition & Ravensworth Road Est Redevelopment | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  161. OUR FORUM (The 'Newcastle Metro Area Forum') - Annual End of Year Awards
  162. CENSUS 2011, in the Newcastle Area
  163. Archbold Terrace Projects (Scottish Life House / Eaga House / Sandyford House) | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  164. Newcastle Area - Historical Photos on Google Maps
  165. COMMEMORATING People, Events, and Places - in Newcastle and the North East
  166. Gateshead - Bid for City Status
  167. Grey Street-Mosley Street-Cloth Market HOTEL (nightclub, restaurants & retail) | Newcastle | Various | Proposed
  168. Characters of Note - In Newcastle and the North East
  169. Saltwell and Bensham Housing Regeneration | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  170. RAIL Transport - in Newcastle and the North East
  171. Coatsworth Road (Gateshead) - Developments
  172. INTRODUCE Yourself - How did YOU find, and get started here on Skyscraper City?
  173. St Jamesí Metro Station and Car Park Area | Newcastle | Various | Approved
  174. MEDIA based in the Newcastle Area - Local Radio and Television Stations, Regional Newspapers, Local Media Personalities, etc
  175. High-rise buildings in Newcastle and the North East - Discussions and contributions to the "skyscrapernews.com" Database
  176. Northumbria Police Headquarters | Ponteland | Various | Approved
  177. The Woolsington and Dinnington Areas of Newcastle - Developments
  178. Heritage Open Days - 2011
  179. Clasper Village Housing Regeneration Scheme | Gateshead | Various | Demolition
  180. Category D villages - Their story, and how they are today
  181. Brandling Area Housing Regeneration (Felling) | Gateshead | Various | Demolition
  182. Central Station Redevelopment | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  183. Richardson 'Ricky' Road : Park View Student Village | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  184. Bridge Court, West Quayside - Travelodge Hotel and Offices | Newcastle | 5fl and 4fl | U/C
  185. Pitt Street Student Accommodation | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  186. GEORDIES - Where do 'real Geordies' come from, the Accent and other Influences
  187. Newcastle Eagles Basketball Arena | Newcastle | 4fl | Approved
  188. Newburn: Major Floods Damage and Repair | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  189. Queen Elizabeth Hospital Ongoing Redevelopment | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  190. Hypothetical Regeneration Designs - open to all
  191. Haunted, Paranormal and Unexplained North East - Stories, Photos, Books, Questions/Research, etc
  192. Heritage Open Days - 2012
  193. Newcastle and the North East - A potential bid to host the COMMONWEALTH GAMES
  194. Newcastle - The 2015 Rugby World Cup at St James' Park
  195. Newcastle City Hall and City Pool (Combined site) - Developments
  196. South Shields 365 Town Centre Masterplan | South Shields | Various | U/C
  197. The "Newcastle Metro Area Forum of Skyscraper City" - Featured in the MEDIA
  198. OLD PLACE NAMES - Local Nicknames, Historical Names, Out of Date Place Names, still in use around our Region
  199. Trinity South Regeneration | South Shields | Various | U/C
  200. Gateshead Central Nursery - Photos, and the threat to it's future
  201. Heritage Open Days - 2013
  202. Posting Images on this Forum - Please respect COPYRIGHT
  203. Central Freight Depot Site (Housing Regeneration) | Gateshead | Various | Preparation
  204. White Hart Yard Development (Restaurants and Bars) | Newcastle | Various | Proposed
  205. BIGG MARKET - Improvement Project by NE1 | Newcastle | Various | Approved
  206. The Shield (Clarence Street, Field Close, Stoddart Street) Student Accommodation | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  207. Heliport Site | Newcastle | Various | Proposed
  208. Heritage Open Days - 2014
  209. RIP John Alder and Liam Sweeney - Two Newcastle United supporters killed on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17
  210. NOTIFICATIONS - Updates to, and other Information about, the "Forum Index Thread"
  211. Forth Banks Residential Development | Newcastle | 7/9 Fl x 3 | U/C
  212. District Energy Scheme, Quarryfield Road | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  213. Which are/were the UGLIEST and least loved buildings - in Newcastle and the North East
  214. Heritage Open Days - 2015
  215. HRW Building, Student Accommodation | Gateshead | 15fl | Preparation
  216. 27 Rutherford Street, Hadrian's Tower | Newcastle | 26fl | Approved
  217. Kings Manor Student Accommodation | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  218. Cross Street, Kard Bar (Tragic fire cost Brian Sandells his life) Re-development | Newcastle | 3fl | Demolition
  219. Heritage Open Days - 2016
  220. PTS Plumbing, 50-54 Union Street: Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 7fl | U/C
  221. Great Exhibition of the North - NewcastleGateshead 2018
  222. Market Street former Police Station: Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 7 fl | U/C
  223. Uptin House Student Accommodation, Stepney Road | Newcastle | 5fl | Approved
  224. Heritage Open Days - 2017