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  1. Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Cityscapes and Skyline Photos
    .:: BIRMINGHAM | THE SECOND CITY ::.-- POPULATION - 1,074,300 -- Birmingham Skyline by A.M.D.R., on Flickr
  2. The most beautiful European villages/hamlets/small towns

    European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Please --> No more than 5 pics per post, thanks! Symi, Greece source Σύμη / Symi - Greece: let's go painting! por Ath76, no Flickr source Symi Island por Constadinos, no Flickr
  3. Newcastle and the North East - A potential bid to host the COMMONWEALTH GAMES

    Newcastle Metro Area
    . Newcastle and the Commonwealth Games: Could Newcastle host such an event? If so what would we need to do to get up to scratch to host it? .
  4. Queen Elizabeth Hospital Ongoing Redevelopment | Gateshead | Various | U/C

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Posted on Gateshead Planning Portal 04/07/12 is this regarding demolition of hospital buildings at Q E Hospital, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead DC/12/00691/DEM DETERMINATION OF PRIOR APPROVAL: Demolition of the Hancock Building, Ward 17 and the IT Department building. Queen Elizabeth Hospital...
  5. Newburn: Major Floods Damage and Repair | Newcastle | Various | U/C

    Newcastle Metro Area
    There is a problem out west with Spencer Court, Newburn having being evacuated due to flooding which may undermine the foundations. This is a housing estate that has been built since 2006 at the bottom of Dene Terrace/Walbottle Road called Mill Vale. The estate was built over the top of a...
  6. The Ropery (Derwentwater Road, Teams) | Gateshead | Various | Completed

    Completed Projects
    This scheme has just been given Gateshead Council planning approval and noted on their planning portal on 28/05/12 DC/12/00106/FUL Erection of 3 x two-storey buildings to provide residential care facility (20-beds), day care centre and supported living accommodation (10 units) with...
  7. PHOTOS - Rural North East England Photography

    North East England
    Thought I'd start a thread for non-urban photos of the North of England Here's a couple to get things going; Ennerdale valley, from Caw Fell: Caw Fell:
  8. Leeds UK

    Cityscapes and Skyline Photos
    Leeds is a city and metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, England. the entire city has a population of 810,800 (2011 est.), making it the 24th-most populous city in the European Union. Central Leeds at night Leeds is the cultural, financial and commercial heart of the West Yorkshire Urban...
  9. Birmingham, UK

    Urban Showcase
    PB251156 by stephenanstiss, on Flickr Here are some pictures i took of Birmingham during the christmas market. Some views from my hotel PB251007 by stephenanstiss, on Flickr PB251008 by stephenanstiss, on Flickr Larger >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> PB251008 by stephenanstiss, on Flickr PB251013...
  10. Central Station Redevelopment - Plus 'linked' developments such as the area immediately West of Central Station | Newcastle | Various | U/C

    Newcastle Metro Area
    . Newcastle Central Station receives £8.6m funding BBC Newcastle, Tyne Website, Monday 28th November 2011 Newcastle Central Station will receive £8.6m of funding to improve and modernise facilities. The money from Network Rail will be spent on improved waiting rooms and toilets, better...
  11. Askew Park New Private Housing (Birtley) | Gateshead | Various | Completed

    Completed Projects
    A new private housing development to the south of the Gateshead borough, located on a fairly large area of sloping land adjacent to Birtley Cemetery and with west elevation abutting the " Belgian Cemetery", next to road leading to former Durham Chemicals / Elementis etc site More information...
  12. Brandling Area Housing Regeneration (Felling) | Gateshead | Various | Demolition

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Photographs taken 07/11/11 of this development The completion of this new shop unit caused the existing shop unit with flats above ( 1 - 6 Carlisle Court) to be left in position when the other, from memory about 9 up to five storey blocks of flats ( Gordon Court etc ) of similar...
  13. Carlisle Street Social Housing (Felling) | Gateshead | Various | Completed

    Completed Projects
    Text from Gateshead Council website "New social housing will be built at Carlisle Street in the Brandling area of Felling in 2011. Around 25 new homes will be on offer. These include apartments specially designed for elderly residents and several family-sized houses. Red Box will...
  14. Bishops Park Housing Phase 2 (Felling) | Gateshead | Various | Completed

    Completed Projects
    Took these photos 07/11/11 PM of private new build scheme, Phase 1 which was completed approx 2 years back Main Contractor: McInerney Homes who went into Adminisration April 2011 leaving Phase 2 site area ( to west of Churchill Rd ) standing with just a few foundations in place. The site...
  15. Veterans Retreat Village | Northumberland | Various | Cancelled

    Completed Projects
    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...
  16. Clasper Village Housing Regeneration Scheme | Gateshead | Various | Approved

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Families to be forced out in Clasper Village revamp by Katie Davies, Evening Chronicle, September 20th 2011 Gateshead Council are proposing to knock down 258 two-bedroom flats in Clasper Village MORE than 200 families could be forced out of their homes as council bosses say enough is enough...
  17. London • Southwark - UK

    Rate Our Skylines
    Southwark is a London borough in South East London. It is directly south of the River Thames and the City of London, and forms part of Inner London. Southwark includes some important landmarks such as Tower Bridge, the Millennium Bridge, and London Bridge. The skyscraper Shard London Bridge...
  18. Media in the Liverpool City Region | Film, Television, Radio, Print etc.

    Liverpool Metro Area
    I know there's already a thread in the Beacon called 'Liverpool in the media', which is about how Liverpool and Merseyside are shown and portrayed on and by the media; but this thread is about media news and developments within the Liverpool City Region. With the government plans for local...
  19. UK in wlbkng's lens

    City Talk
    Sharing some pics from UK Some places covered in this album include but not limited to Bath, Cardiff, Ystradfellte, Coventry, Southwest, South wales etc.
  20. INDIA - Stadium and Arena Development News

    Stadiums and Sport Arenas
    Hi, I came across an interesting site which contains nice information about Cricket, have glance... :cheers: India Tour of England 2011 Series