Plaque put up in 1986 to let tourists know that the building was owned by ship owners in the 18th century. The wealth of the ship owners is displayed by the grandness of the building. Date: 1986 Plaque reads: Tyne … Continue reading
There were lots of factories and warehouses on the east side of the Quayside in the 1980s, and there was mostly heavy industrial sector work, and a little fishing. There are now mostly hotels, restaurants and bars. They have changed … Continue reading
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
A photograph of the Old Fish Market building. It has a statue of Neptune on top which was designed by George Burn. It was built between 1878 and 1880, and was designed by the city engineer A. M. Fowler. It … Continue reading
A view from the Newcastle side of the Quayside showing the Baltic, the Sage and the Millenium Bridge. The Sage is a very modern building and is used for concerts or theatre performances. However, the Baltic is quite an old … Continue reading
In the 1980s, the Quayside was home to a lot of industrial work and buildings. Some still remain, such as the Ovoline Lubricants factory found on the Gateshead side of the River Tyne (top photo). However, other old warehouses have … Continue reading
The Sage music hall.
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