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Old January 6th, 2010, 10:13 PM   #21
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This is what I am talking about, look how fantastic they look all lit up! That view will be mostly gone once this is built.

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Old January 6th, 2010, 10:15 PM   #22
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but you can't just block development on the river site. i think these buildings work well alongside the two Baltic Quay towers, as it is split into two blocks mirroring what is currently there, and the buildings are low enough so you can see what lies behind them.

still has a degree of symmetry and matches up with what is behind it-
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Old January 8th, 2010, 08:02 PM   #23
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official website for this development -

http://www.onemillenniumquay.com/

still shows the glass fronted design and includes floorplates so I am guessing they are sticking with it.
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Old March 16th, 2010, 08:41 PM   #24
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I saw some acitvity on what looked like this site today... few diggers etc... maybe preparation work? Anyone heard anything?
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Old March 16th, 2010, 08:48 PM   #25
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I saw some acitvity on what looked like this site today... few diggers etc... maybe preparation work? Anyone heard anything?
not me. i did see some diggers right below the tyne bridge though, not sure what they were doing there.
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not me. i did see some diggers right below the tyne bridge though, not sure what they were doing there.
Hmm, these were different I believe, working directly infront of Baltic Place, I believe that is the site for this development?
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Old March 16th, 2010, 09:04 PM   #27
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not me. i did see some diggers right below the tyne bridge though, not sure what they were doing there.
I think thats something to do with Northuimbrian Water, I drive past there every morning trying to avoid traffic on Tyne Bridge. They seem to be taking ages doing whatever they are doing, they remind me of the doozers off fraggle rock, comnstantky moving stuff about but not actually doing much
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official website for this development -

http://www.onemillenniumquay.com/

still shows the glass fronted design and includes floorplates so I am guessing they are sticking with it.
Looks good imo
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Old March 16th, 2010, 09:21 PM   #29
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I think thats something to do with Northuimbrian Water, I drive past there every morning trying to avoid traffic on Tyne Bridge. They seem to be taking ages doing whatever they are doing, they remind me of the doozers off fraggle rock, comnstantky moving stuff about but not actually doing much
yeah i saw a sign about that while walking up to the sage last monday.
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Old March 17th, 2010, 02:24 PM   #30
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Hmm, these were different I believe, working directly infront of Baltic Place, I believe that is the site for this development?
journal today says they are on site for the hotel element of this scheme. we can change the title to U/C now
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Old March 17th, 2010, 05:59 PM   #31
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Yeah I can confirm today what I said yesterday. Preparation work has begun on the site! Good news! Who is going to be the hotel operator again? And yep time for a title change!
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Old March 17th, 2010, 06:13 PM   #32
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Yeah I can confirm today what I said yesterday. Preparation work has begun on the site! Good news! Who is going to be the hotel operator again? And yep time for a title change!
PM to mod sent earlier today.
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Old March 17th, 2010, 09:47 PM   #33
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Ah, seems its Jury's Inn as mentioned in the first post of the thread.
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Old April 3rd, 2010, 03:48 PM   #34
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scheduled for october 2010 opening, might be a bit optimistic to have it fully built and internally complete in only 7 months!.

October 2010 – 200 bedrooms
JURYS INN QUAYSIDE
NewcastleGateshead

The new hotel will be located on the Baltic Riverside, South Shore Road in Gateshead – a ten minute walk from Newcastle city centre and the Quayside entertainment district. It represents part of a £90m, four hotel investment by Jurys’ strategic development partner McAleer and Rushe. The new hotel will be Jurys Inns’ second hotel in Newcastle.

Acting Jurys Inn CEO John Brennan commented:

“It is a significant vote of confidence in Newcastle that we can announce plans for a new hotel in the area in today’s challenging economic climate.

“Our positioning at the premium end of the budget market means we can be competitive with business users switching from four star hotels and leisure customers that still want hotel pedigree and hospitality from their weekend breaks – something missing from no frills budget operators.”
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Old April 3rd, 2010, 07:07 PM   #35
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Seven months is a reasonable short amount of time, but with it being a hotel they might be using a modular system, which are pretty quick.

Either way, another hotel isn't a bad thing. I do wonder though, how close are we to having an over supply? Could we be leaving ourselves open to having too many in the future if tourism has a downturn?
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Old July 8th, 2010, 04:09 PM   #36
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Has anyone recently seen how this is coming along?
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Old July 9th, 2010, 02:18 AM   #37
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Has anyone recently seen how this is coming along?
I didn't pay any attention really last week on my Ouseburn walk, but did get this picture.............i.e. Not much....

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Old July 26th, 2010, 05:59 PM   #38
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Groundwork still underway on this site, construction starting can't be far off now from the look of things.
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Old July 29th, 2010, 08:42 PM   #39
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Groundwork still underway on this site, construction starting can't be far off now from the look of things.
From today. Diggers and lots of men in yellow



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Old July 29th, 2010, 09:22 PM   #40
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I wonder if they are preparing the site for just the hotel element or for the complete development?
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