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  1. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - Newcastle and the North East

    Newcastle Metro Area
    . ALPHABETICAL SUBJECT INDEX. Links to Factual Posts on this Forum . . . Last Updated - 14/03/2020 1 - A Question . . . Can you always easily find a subject or individual topic that you know has been discussed on our forum? 2 - The Newcastle Forum of Skyscraper City has now built up a...
  2. Newcastle : Current day Development, Construction, Ambition - Compared to other major UK Cities

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Gateshead is more relaxed towards potential highrise developments. There's too much outdated, negative theories strangling Newcastle. Issues like "restricting view from Monument", "restricted height at foot of banks of Tyne", "conservation central area". However, I think it needs to be...
  3. Heritage Open Days - 2019

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Heritage Open Days 2019 Main Website, https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/about This year's festival will run 13-22 September Use https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting to see what is on KEN
  4. 10th ANNIVERSARY of the Newcastle Metro Area Forum - 14th October 2019

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Our 10th Anniversary (2009-2019). Hi All, On the 14th October this year (only two months away) our Forum celebrates its 10th Anniversary. We discuss our anniversary every year on 14th October, but this year is something special, I think . . . Members have already contacted me about this...
  5. FAIRS CUP - Newcastle United and the 1969 Fairs Cup Win : 50th Anniversary (1969 to 2019)

    Newcastle Metro Area
    . Introduction. Our Fairs Cup triumph turned 1969 into one of the most memorable years in the long and very illustrious history of Newcastle United FC. We progressed through to the final of the Inter Cities Fairs Cup (re-named 'European Fairs Cup' during that season) and in the final we beat...
  6. The Official City Council Q&A Thread

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Hello All Members Welcome to the Official City Council Q&A Thread This new thread is something unique, something very new to this forum. Here on the forum we regularly discuss (often in great detail) the many and varied issues and subjects of interest to us from around ‘Newcastle and the...
  7. Heritage Open Days - 2018

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Picked this leaflet up at the library which gives details of this years Heritage Open Days. Hosted on https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1784/42829728652_6bdbc4a6db_b.jpg
  8. World Wheel Company "Whey Aye" WHEEL at Spillers Wharf | Newcastle | Proposed

    Newcastle Metro Area
    This warrants its own thread. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-44196005 'Whey aye' wheel biggest in Europe and dwarfs the London Eye to be placed at Spillers Wharf along with £100 million development. .
  9. Heritage Open Days - 2017

    Newcastle Metro Area
    . Heritage Open Days 2017 will soon be with us. This amazing annual event will run from 7th to 10th September this year. Since 2011, this forum has set up a new thread each year to record in words and photos our experiences at, and photos of, each years events . . . So, here is the "2017...
  10. NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE | City Centre Architecture (Historic & Modern)

    Skylines, Streetscapes and Photography
    On Sunday 09/07/17 got across into Newcastle City Centre by 10.00 to see the cars on display at the NE1 Newcastle Motor Show 2017 hopefully before the crowds became so large that the cars became unable to be photographed These pictures by myself taken 09/07/17 in period approx 1000 - 10.30 on...
  11. Uptin House Student Accommodation, Stepney Road | Newcastle | 5fl | Approved

    Newcastle Metro Area
    This application is for the former Shieldfield Board School. The school was there from 1894 till 1937 and subsequently used for a variety of uses including as Uptin Motors which at one time had a huge sign on the outside of the building. Also used by Pauline Murray's Polestar Rehearsal Studio's...
  12. Market House - The former Police Station on Market Street: Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 7 fl | Completed

    Completed Projects
    16/00231/SCR | Screening opinion for the erection of a student accommodation block (maximum 10 storeys) consisting of 275 bed spaces with landscaped courtyard. | Former Police Station Market Street Newcastle upon Tyne Reference 16/00231/SCR Alternative Reference Not Available Application...
  13. Great Exhibition of the North - NewcastleGateshead 2018

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Newcastle is the obvious choice to host the "Great Exhibition of the North" as the government invites bids By The Chronicle, 4th April 2016 Calls have been made for Tyneside to bid to host the "Great Exhibition of the North." Announced by the government today, the exhibition will be held in...
  14. Nido The Bridge (former 'PTS Plumbing' site) Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 7fl | Completed

    Completed Projects
    16/00169/SCR SCREENING OPINION/ PURPOSE BUILT STUDENT ACCOMODATION. FORMER PTS PLUMBING TRADE SUPPLIES 50-54 UNION STREET NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NE2 1AH NOT MUCH LEFT OF SHEILDFIELD NOW, STUDENT ACCOMODATION ROLLS ON AND ON. I DID THINK THIS PLOT WAS RIPE FOR STUDENT ACCOMODATION A FEW YEARS BACK...
  15. Heritage Open Days - 2016

    Newcastle Metro Area
    . Traditionally, we set up a new thread for every years "Heritage Open Days", so here is the (rather early) setting up of the 2016 thread . . . Funding boost secures Heritage Open Days festival for 2016 By Barbara Hodgson, The Chronicle, 18th February 2016 The interior of Morpeth Clock Tower...
  16. ALPHABETICAL LIST of all our Completed and Cancelled Projects - With LINKS to the Project Threads filed here on this Forum

    Completed Projects
    . Alphabetical Listing of the North East England Forum COMPLETED and CANCELLED Project Threads. . This is a regularly updated LIST of threads . . . A Albert Street, Shieldfield / Albert Place Student Accommodation | Newcastle | 6Fl | Completed...
  17. The "Completed and Cancelled Projects Forum" of the North East England Sub-forum - ADMIN THREAD

    Completed Projects
    . The "Completed and Cancelled" Projects Forum - Admin Thread Welcome to the "Completed and Cancelled Projects" Forum, for the North East England Sub-forum. This is a new forum (in January 2016) a "5th" internal forum that Skyscraper City have agreed that we can have, so that we can retain...
  18. Cross Street, Kard Bar (Tragic fire cost Brian Sandells his life) Re-development | Newcastle | 3fl | Demolition

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Kard Bar on Cross Street has burnt down: http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/newcastle-city-centre-fire-live-10529375
  19. Kings Manor Student Accommodation and Office Development | Newcastle | Various | U/C

    Newcastle Metro Area
    First application for student accommodation at Kings Manor 2015/1585/01 . 11-16 storey/ 2015/1585/01/DET | Erection of a 11-16 storey building (AOD height 83.650) to provide student accommodation comprising 462 bedspaces including 168 studio apartments (Class C3), 54 cluster flats (Class C4)...
  20. Roomzzz Aparthotel, New Hotel Construction at 6 Clavering Place | Newcastle | 6fl | U/C

    Newcastle Metro Area
    A application by Roomzzz Aparthotel 2015/1562/01/DET | Erection of a 6 storey Aparthotel comprising 77 bedrooms (Class C1) with associated landscaped amenity space. | Site Of Former Hanover Buildings 6 Clavering Place Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3NG Reference 2015/1562/01/DET Alternative...
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