Here is the proposed site for the 'New Durham County Hall', at the Sands Car Park, opposite Freeman’s Quay Leisure Centre, Durham
Marked up by myself screen print of Google Maps image showing the area in question - Yellow "X"
Pictures by myself from Tuesday 20/02/18 approx 1215 showing...
As the title suggests,--this thread will cover everything Horticultural,---there are many Beautiful Parks and other areas in the Sunderland and Durham area which will be of interest to people,--also there will hopefully be Gardeners interested too,---cheers.
On another visit to Durham City on Thursday 04/08/16 noticed the early stages of demolition work on Claypath associated with major student accommodation scheme
Extracts of the scheme from Durham County Council Planning Portal:-
Demolition of buildings and redevelopment to...
Not sure if this article has made an appearance - found after taking pictures of County Hall on visit to Aykley Heads area of Durham City on 09/06/16 and a follow up search of the web
From Chronicle Live website on 07/07/15:-
Council says five-year project will involve a new HQ in...
This from the Northern Echo,--
County Hospital to become £31m Student Accommodation
A £31 MILLION student accommodation development, comprising 363 beds, has finally been given the go-ahead.
Planning inspector Yvonne Wright today (Monday, March 7) granted Peveril Securities planning...
Pora na kolejny zagraniczny wątek w moim wykonaniu, tym razem międzynarodowy.
Mam sporo zdjęć z różnych miejsc, z róznych państw. Na samodzielne wątki to za mało fotek, więc postanowiłem założyć wątek wspólny, gdzie pojawią się różne państwa i różne miasta, które odwiedziłem :)
This from the Sunderland Echo,--
£30m plan to transform The Gates Shopping Centre in Durham City unveiled
A £30MILLION scheme to transform a Durham City shopping centre has been unveiled.
The project will see 'The Gates' redeveloped to feature a multi-screen cinema, riverside promenade...
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I visited Durham a couple of days ago and it was quite interesting to compare a few things. As a place, it was like a cross between a large Beverley and a small York. Some good picturesque views, but the demographic of people seemed to be almost split into thirds of: eldery tourists, students...
This from the Northern Echo, --
Plans unveiled to replace Milburngate House in Durham City
By Mark Tallentire, Northern Echo, Friday 4th November 2011
A LANDMARK office block, said to be a blot on a city’s landscape, could be replaced with another building more than 100ft high, under...
A ‘Village’ to be built in Northumberland for veterans
by Tom Mullen, The Journal, October 4th 2011
A PIONEERING £27m care “village” for injured soldiers is to be created in the North East of England.
The Veteran’s Retreat Village, which will be home to some 300 wounded or...
Why not a picture thread for your favorite Southeast skylines? Stickied for your convenience! ;)
Texas skylines will continue despite the overlap (since there's so many skylines in Texas!)
Atlanta Skyline from the south by aaron.davidson, on Flickr
Below is a comprehensive list of websites and links relevant to anything within the intended remit of the Sunderland and Durham subforum.
Please do not add posts to this thread - instead post the links in the Forum Admin Thread, or in a Private Message to me and I will furnish my original...
USING THIS COMMUNAL AREA OF THE NORTH EAST ENGLAND SUB-FORUM . . .
Recently, a thread has been set up in this 'communal area' of the forum, called "Northumberland Area Developments - Areas NOT covered on the Newcastle Forum"
That thread covers the areas in the 'extreme-West' and...
Durham City's former ice rink is rare chance
Apr 7 2010 by Peter McCusker, The Journal
DURHAM city's former ice rink is to be redeveloped as part of a 130,000sq ft office scheme and the site will be offered to the market with a potential pre-let for the 40,000sq ft first phase.
Anyone else heard this rumour, further fuelled by large survey teams seen on the line between Seaham's network rail station and Dawdon crossing recently.
My gut feel is it's a non-starter, given than Seaham is in County Durham, not Tyne & Wear. But it has massively grown recently, both in large...