This photo shows some posted notes on a wall in the Blatic. People have wrote their favourite ‘Baltic Moments’ and put them on the wall. It shows us that people actually participate and enjoy the facilities at the Quayside, and … Continue reading
The Baltic Art Gallery used to be a flour mill so having ‘Baltic Flour Mills’ on the side preserves the history. Its renovation was completed in 2002. The kittiwake seagulls show that depsite there always being industries and new brands, … Continue reading
The Sage music hall.
A plaque describing the history of St. Thomas Chapel. Date: 1830 Group: Tweenies Plaque reads: City of Newcastle upon Tyne. St. Thomas Chapel. Chapel of St. Thomas the Martyr (Archbishop Thomas Becket, died 1170) stood on Old Tyne Bridge near … Continue reading
A plaque describing the history of a former sailors bethel built in 1877. Date: 1877 Group: Tweenies Plaque reads: Tyne and Wear development corporation. Former Sailors Bethel. Replacing an earlier building on Manor Chare, this non conformist sailors chapel, built … Continue reading
Newcastle Law Courts built in the 1980s. Date: 1986-90 Group: Tweenies
The ‘Great Coffee’ shop with modern flats above. This is a café on the Newcastle side of the Quayside next to the Law Courts. The building has developed to help needs of tourists and to attract more people to the … Continue reading
Flynns bar is an example of a modern bar along the Quayside which has recently been renovated to keep it up to date. It shows the continual changes of Quayside business. Group name: Longbenton Community College.
A large proportion of the buildings on the Quayside are new builds with very modern designs. For example, these two new housing developemtns feature very contemporary apartments. Group: Longbenton Community College
The Tyne Bridge was opened in 1928 and was designed to enable more access to Newcastle and Gateshead. At this time it would have represented that Newcastle was doing well. Today, it is covered in the Olympic Rings to publicise … Continue reading