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  1. TOURISM and TOURIST PHOTOS in our City and Region - Newcastle and the North East

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Tourist industry could suffer if Regional Development Agency "One North East" is scrapped Mar 25 2010 The Journal THE region’s £3.9bn tourist industry could be jeopardised, if the North East is forced to “cast aside” a campaigning jobs group. A parliamentary report into tourism has hailed...
  2. Stepney Yard, Ouseburn, Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 3/4/5 fl | Completed

    Completed Projects
    new development in for planning: 2010/0274/01/DET | Erection of 3,4 and 5 storey building comprising of 41 residential units (Class C3) and 140 sq metres of commercial floor space (Classes either A1,A2,A3 or B1), 18 car parking spaces and associated landscaping | Former Mowlem & Co...
  3. THEATRE ROYAL - Events and Shows, Restoration Projects, History of the theatre, etc

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Theatre Royal plans to go back to the future February 20th 2010, The Journal A HISTORIC theatre has unveiled ambitious plans for a restoration that will transform it both inside and out. Newcastle’s Theatre Royal will take its audiences on a journey through time in a £4.75m revamp to...
  4. Malings - The Malings (former Ice Factory & Heaney Works) | Newcastle | Various | Completed

    Completed Projects
    I understand that the recent announcement relates to the 'Ice Factory' and 'Heaney's' sites shown on this plan: http://www.ouseburnnewcastle.org/store/1219411915.437LID0.pdf
  5. DEVELOPMENT SUMMARY - Newcastle Metro Area Forum: Projects Listing

    Newcastle Metro Area
    .. **Please notify me of all updates and additions to this thread via the Forum ADMIN THREAD . . . I will pick it up from there. Please do NOT post on this thread. THANK YOU** Part One - INDEX OF PROJECTS IN THIS DEVELOPMENT SUMMARY: INDEX - Chronological 01. Downing Plaza |...
  6. Liverpool: 19 September 2009

    Urban Showcase
    I've updated my blog with Liverpool photos. An "interesting'' city. http://citylane.blogspot.com/2010/01/liverpool-19-september-2009.html
  7. Maynards Toffee Factory | Newcastle | 4fl | Completed

    Completed Projects
    £6m plan for Ouseburn toffee factory unwrapped Jan 25 2010 by Adrian Pearson, The Journal CITY leaders will this week be asked to approve a £6m plan to turn the Ouseburn into a new home for creative businesses. The former Maynards toffee factory in the Lower Steenbergs Yard is the...
  8. NEWCASTLE 900 - The Celebration of the 900th Anniversary of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1980

    Newcastle Metro Area
    ...Newcastle 900... This is the "Newcastle 900 THREAD", recording the Celebrations of Newcastle's 900th Anniversary in 1980 . . . This thread amalgamates into one place on this forum ALL of the many Newcastle 900 posts that have been made around the forum, on different threads, over the...
  9. Culture & the Arts - LOCAL GALLERIES, THEATRES, LIBRARIES and MUSEUMS in Newcastle & the North East

    Newcastle Metro Area
    . It occurred to me that there is still one or two gaps in our coverage of the various types of "cultural activity" that take place in Newcastle and the North East Region. We have individual threads covering our Restaurants, Pubs, Football, Entertainment Venues, Music Venues, etc . . In those...
  10. Newcastle - Grand Development Plans and Ideas (over the years)

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Newcastle - Grand Development Plans over the years Many and various "Grand Plans" for areas of Newcastle, have appeared in the various Historic threads on this forum, in the past. They have appeared (principally) within the Historic Newcastle and the Newcastle as it Might Have been threads...
  11. BOOKS - about Newcastle and the North East

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Share your favourite/best loved/most interesting books.
  12. Should Newcastle become part of Scotland - Poll and Discussion

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Okay, this I have already created before in the Glasgow Skybar, early last year, some of you may of already seen it, and commented on it. I've also brought this subject up before, but we have never had a real discussion about it, and I don't think the vast majority of you believed me that there...
  13. Manchester: 18-21 September 2009

    Urban Showcase
    Blog updated with 199 photos from Manchester! http://citylane.blogspot.com/2009/12/manchester-sep-18-20.html
  14. Farm View (Former Stephen Easten) Foundry Lane | Newcastle | 5 fl | Completed

    Completed Projects
    Ouseburn concept masterplan image from the 1NG document.
  15. The A1 and A1(M) - Dualling North of Newcastle & "Completing the Motorway" from the South, plus Western Bypass sections, etc

    Newcastle Metro Area
    This story has been in the news for about twenty years or more. Every so often "something seems to be about to happen" or (as on this occasion) a tragedy on the road leads to someone "calling for something to happen". This story is likely to run-and-run (unlike the road) for a long time, so I...
  16. RESEARCH - Newcastle, a World Leader in Scientific, Medical and other Research (Newcastle RESEARCH NEWS)

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Newcastle is a UK and world centre of research in so many areas . . . Many of these are medical research areas, and from time to time there are some very important developments and breakthroughs that happen in Newcastle, or because of work taking place at Newcastle. The Centre for Life...
  17. Newcastle and the North East - "As it might have been" . . .

    Newcastle Metro Area
    . There are a LOT of things that can go into a thread about "Newcastle as it might have been" or "The Newcastle that never was" . . . call it what you like. Not all of them are from the dim-distant-past either, some are remarkably recent! However, just so that we catch them all on this thread...
  18. The DEPARTMENT STORES of Newcastle - of the Past, Present and Future.

    Newcastle Metro Area
    . The Department Stores of Newcastle The below list of 'links' to each store was actually compiled as an INDEX towards the end of the thread (see Post 231). But it has now also been inserted into here (into this first post) as it also makes a very useful "CONTENTS PAGE" here at the...
  19. Newcastle and the North East portrayed in the MEDIA - On TV, in Films, Newspapers, Magazines, Music, YouTube Videos, etc

    Newcastle Metro Area
    I thought it would be good to have a thread for discussions about "Newcastle and the North East" portrayed in and by the Media. YouTube clips, songs, cinema films, tv documentaries, tv shows, etc etc. Feel free to post. I've gathered just a few clips from YouTube to start us off with...
  20. ARCHITECTURE ("Non-local") - General discussion about Architecture, Books on the subject, Buildings & Construction, etc

    Newcastle Metro Area
    I was in glasgow the other day I love this beast - .
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