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