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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. ODEON CINEMA, Pilgrim Street | Newcastle | Demolition
  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, Vita Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 9/10 Fl | U/C
  27. Newgate Shopping Centre & Swallow Hotel Redevelopment | Newcastle | 5fl & 6fl | Preparation
  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. Livehere Apartments (formerly 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. SUBTERRANEAN NEWCASTLE - Victoria Tunnel, Quayside Railway Tunnel, and all aspects of 'Newcastle under the surface'
  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 - The 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, Sandyford and 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. BOUNDARIES & POPULATION - Population Statistics / Parliamentary Constituencies / Local Authority Electoral Wards, 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. Aidan House, All Saints (ex HMRC building) conversion to Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 5fl | U/C
  91. Newcastle "As it might have been" . . .
  92. Whitley Bay, Tynemouth, Cullercoats & Monkseaton Area - Developments
  93. CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR Celebrations, Events, Stories, and Photos - Plus Forum Members "Christmas Greetings" messages
  94. CROSSINGS of the RIVER TYNE - Current Bridges, those proposed & planned, those that never happened, etc
  95. Newcastle and the North East - ASK A QUESTION HERE if you are looking for INFORMATION
  96. RESEARCH - Newcastle, a World Leader in Scientific & Medical Research (Newcastle RESEARCH NEWS)
  97. Clayton Street - Developments
  98. The A1 and A1(M) - Dualling North of Newcastle, completing the Motorway from the South, Western Bypass, etc
  99. NewcastleGateshead - Joint Issues and Joint Organisations, such as NGi / 1NG / BNG etc
  100. Tyne Tees TV Studios - Hotel, Flats & Student Accom | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  101. Should Newcastle become part of Scotland - Poll and Discussion
  102. Newcastle Area - RESTAURANTS & TAKEAWAYS, the Buildings and the Venues
  103. BOOKS - about Newcastle and the North East
  104. City Centre - Smaller Works, Projects and Developments, without their own thread
  105. HOUSING - Affordable Housing, Council Housing, Housing Associations, Green Belt, Private Housing, House Prices, etc
  106. Waste Disposal, Litter, Graffiti and Graffiti Removal, Street Cleaning Issues, etc - Newcastle and the North East
  107. Newcastle Area - PUBS, the Buildings and the Venues
  108. Newcastle - Grand Development Plans and Ideas (over the years)
  109. Tyne Renewable Energy (Biomass) Plant | North Shields | Dormant
  110. Culture & the Arts - LOCAL GALLERIES, THEATRES, LIBRARIES and MUSEUMS in Newcastle & the North East
  111. NEWCASTLE 900 - The Celebration of the 900th Anniversary of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1980
  112. REGIONAL GOVERNMENT & FUNDING - Devolution, City Regions & Mayors, Northern Powerhouse, Combined Authorities/NECA, LEPs, Regional Growth Fund, etc
  113. Newcastle Area HOTELS - Of the present, the past, and plans for the future
  114. LOCAL - Architectural and Historical Exhibitions, Talks, Guided and Unguided Walks, Tours, and Places to Visit, etc
  115. Newcastle CHINATOWN Area (Stowell Street/Chinese Arch/Chinese New Year, etc) - Developments
  116. ADMIN THREAD - Ideas, Suggestions, SSC/Mods Messages, Thread Title Change Requests, etc
  117. Benton, Longbenton, Forest Hall & Killingworth Area - Developments
  118. LOCAL MUSIC - Live & Recorded Music, Local Bands, Venues & Festivals (From the 'Present Day' and from 'Times Gone By')
  119. Newcastle and the North East - All our "Twin Towns" and "Twin Cities" and all the "Other Newcastles" around the world
  120. Design Centre London - NEWCASTLE Visits
  121. DEVELOPMENT SUMMARY - Newcastle Metro Area Forum: Projects Listing
  122. Whitehouse Enterprise Centre Redevelopment | Newcastle | 3fl | Dormant
  123. Student Life / Student City - Life as a Student in Newcastle and the North East
  124. LOCAL POLITICS in Newcastle and the North East - Local Politics, Local Politicians, Local Protests & Demonstrations, etc
  125. The Malings (the former Ice Factory & Heaney Works site) | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  126. THEATRE ROYAL - Events and Shows, Restoration Projects, History of the theatre, etc
  127. Newcastle and the North East - CCTV and Surveillance
  128. Newcastle and the North East OPEN SPACES - Allotments, Parks, Denes, etc (Apart from "Town Moor" which has its own thread)
  129. URBAN WILDLIFE : Wild Birds (eg Kittiwakes) and Wild Animals living in our Urban Areas - Newcastle and the North East
  130. Cramlington, Blyth, Bedlington Area - Developments
  131. Blyth Shipping and the Port of Blyth
  132. Undeveloped GAP SITES and DERELICT & ABANDONED BUILDINGS - What to do with them?
  133. TOURISM and TOURIST PHOTOS in our City and Region - Newcastle and the North East
  134. Scotswood New Housing Development | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  135. NEWSPAPER Headlines, Front Pages and Articles - From 'times past' in Local and Regional Newspapers
  136. The WEATHER Thread (Climatic Events, Floods, impact of Global Warming, etc) - Newcastle and the North East
  137. PLANNING - General 'Town Planning' Discussions, Rules & Regulations, How to participate in the Planning Process, etc
  138. HOSPITALS (Except where covered on individual 'Project Threads') - Developments and Discussions
  139. Freeman Hospital - Redevelopment & other issues | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  140. Royal Victoria Infirmary - Redevelopment & other issues | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  141. FEDERATION BREWERY (History, Closure and Demolition) | Gateshead | Demolition
  142. La Sagesse/Jesmond Towers, Housing Development | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  143. Tyne Valley Area (Hexham, Corbridge, Prudhoe, etc) - Developments
  144. Former Mandale Homes | Newcastle | 34m | 9 Fl | Dormant
  145. Gateshead International Athletics Stadium - Developments
  146. The Outdoor & Indoor MARKETS of Newcastle & the North East
  147. Wallsend Area - Developments
  148. Most Iconic Buildings - In Newcastle and the North East
  149. Cycling Infrastructure and other Cycling-related issues - Newcastle and the North East
  150. Art on the Metro
  151. FORUM INDEX - Newcastle Forum ALPHABETICAL SUBJECT INDEX to factual posts on this forum
  152. Newcastle Chronicle Ltd - A 1930s Tour of the Chronicle's old Westgate Road HQ
  153. Ponteland & Darras Hall Area - Developments
  154. Ghost Signs: Obsolete and no longer in use - Newcastle and the North East
  155. Newcastle - 'Pure FANTASY Projects' and/or 'Projects you REALLY WANT to see happen'
  156. Newcastle Racecourse - Developments
  157. Chandless Estate Demolition and New Housing | Gateshead | Various | Proposed
  158. ADVERTS : Old Adverts from times past in Newcastle and the North East
  159. Regional ROAD NETWORK - Coast Road, Great North Road, A69, A19, Central Motorway, etc
  160. RETAIL MEMORIES : from times past in Newcastle and the North East
  161. Building the NEWCASTLE WESTERN BYPASS - During 1987 to 1990
  162. Will Tyneside and Wearside ever 'merge'?
  163. The GREAT NORTH RUN - UKs biggest mass participation road race, the world's leading Half Marathon
  164. Newcastle - The 2012 Olympics in Newcastle and the North East
  165. SHIPS built on the Tyne or with links to the Tyne (eg HMS Ark Royal) - Could they be brought home
  166. Dunston Rocket/Derwent Tower Demolition & Ravensworth Road Est Redevelopment | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  167. SSC Newcastle Metro Area Forum - End of Year Awards (Just a bit of fun!)
  168. CENSUS 2011, in the Newcastle Area
  169. Archbold Terrace Projects (Scottish Life House / Eaga House / Sandyford House) | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  170. Newcastle Area - Historical Photos on Google Maps
  171. COMMEMORATING People, Events, and Places - in Newcastle and the North East
  172. The "Old Newcastle" Project | Newcastle | Urban Renewal
  173. Gateshead - Bid for City Status
  174. Grey Street Hotel | Newcastle | 4fl & 5fl | Proposed
  175. Characters of Note - In Newcastle and the North East
  176. Saltwell and Bensham Housing Regeneration | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  177. RAIL Transport - in Newcastle and the North East
  178. Coatsworth Road (Gateshead) - Developments
  179. INTRODUCE Yourself - How did YOU find, and get started here on Skyscraper City?
  180. St Jamesí Metro Station and Car Park Area | Newcastle | Various | Approved
  181. MEDIA based in the Newcastle Area - Local Radio and Television Stations, Regional Newspapers, Local IT & Media Developers, Local Personalities, etc
  182. High-rise buildings of Newcastle and the North East - Possible 'contributions' to skyscrapernews.com pages
  183. Northumbria Police Headquarters | Ponteland | Various | Approved
  184. The Woolsington and Dinnington Areas of Newcastle - Developments
  185. Heritage Open Days - 2011
  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. Bridge Court, West Quayside - Travelodge Hotel and Offices | Newcastle | 5fl and 4fl | U/C
  192. Pitt Street Student Accommodation | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  193. GEORDIES - Where do 'real Geordies' come from, the Accent and other Influences
  194. Newcastle Eagles Basketball Arena | Newcastle | 4fl | Approved
  195. Newburn: Major Floods Damage and Repair | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  196. Queen Elizabeth Hospital Ongoing Redevelopment | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  197. Hypothetical Regeneration Designs - open to all
  198. Haunted, Paranormal and Unexplained North East - Stories, Photos, Books, Questions/Research, etc
  199. Heritage Open Days - 2012
  200. Newcastle and the North East - A potential bid to host the COMMONWEALTH GAMES
  201. Newcastle - The 2015 Rugby World Cup at St James' Park
  202. Newcastle City Hall and City Pool (Combined site) - Developments
  203. South Shields 365 Town Centre Masterplan | South Shields | Various | U/C
  204. The "Newcastle Metro Area Forum of Skyscraper City" - Featured in the MEDIA
  205. OLD PLACE NAMES - Local Nicknames, Historical Names, Out of Date Place Names, 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. The Shield (Clarence Street, Field Close, Stoddart Street) Student Accommodation | Newcastle | Various | U/C
  213. Heliport Site | Newcastle | Various | Proposed
  214. Former Liquid/Envy/Oxford Galleries/Tiffany's (etc) 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. District Energy Scheme, Quarryfield Road | Gateshead | Various | U/C
  219. Which are/were the UGLIEST and least loved buildings - in Newcastle and the North East
  220. Heritage Open Days - 2015
  221. HRW Building, Student Accommodation | Gateshead | 15fl | Preparation
  222. Albert Street, Shieldfield "Albert Place Student Accommodation" | Newcastle | 6Fl | Preparation
  223. 27 Rutherford Street | Newcastle | 26fl | Approved
  224. Kings Manor Student Accommodation | Newcastle | Various | Preparation
  225. Cross Street, Kard Bar (Tragic fire cost Brian Sandells his life) Re-development | Newcastle | 3fl | Demolition
  226. Heritage Open Days - 2016
  227. Great Exhibition of the North - NewcastleGateshead 2018
  228. Market Street former Police Station: Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 7 fl | Preparation
  229. Uptin House Student Accommodation, Stepney Road | Newcastle | 5fl | Approved