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