Former Shipcote Centre, (and former Gateshead Boys Grammar/Saltwell Senior High School) Shipcote Lane, Gateshead, new special education needs primary school - Planning Approval
I have just been talking to a friend of mine who has been for an interiew today for the job of running this project. He was told that the project would start in October with an initial archaeological excavation.Previously covered on posts #569, 617 (above) & 618 on 29/03/19
On Gateshead Council Planning Portal on 06/06/19 this in respect of above planning application, with amendments, for new 170 place special education needs primary school on the site, adjacent Shipley Art Gallery, bounded by Avenue Road, Shipcote Lane and Edendale Terrace, Gateshead.
Erection of special education needs primary school for 170 pupils (additional information and amended plan received 22/03/19, 12/04/19, 10/05/19, 13/05/19 and 15/05/19).
Vacant Site At The Location Of The Former Shipcote Centre Shipcote Lane Gateshead
Decision - Grant
Decision Issued Date - Wed 05 Jun 2019
Chronicle Live website article from 06/06/19
Gibside School to relocate to Shipcote playing fields but some object to losing green space
Gateshead Council's will close the existing Gibside School and move to a new site on the Shipcote playing field, amid a rising demand for places
Designs for the £12.1m school, which would allow the number of pupils to increase from 130 to 170, were approved by the council's planning committee on Wednesday.
Full article on https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/gibside-school-relocate-shipcote-playing-16383969