This is the only building that was left after the Great Fire of Newcastle and Gateshead. It is now an Italian restaurant. Group: 9S
Large ships coming over to Newcastle for trading. Far in the background, to the left there is a bridge. Source: Lambert and Collard Group: Longbenton Community College
Newcastle Law Courts built in the 1980s. Date: 1986-90 Group: Tweenies
An illustration of an early steam boat. The other ships are wind powered. Source: J. Knox, artist. Group name: Longbenton Community College.
A map of the Quayside in 1878. Date: 1878 Source: Andrew Reid, Reid’s Handbook
The students interviewed ten people out on the Quayside to ask them what they thought about the changes that had been made to the area in the past few years.
Illustration of boats coming down the Tyne in order to see the Prince and Princess of Wales who visiting Newcastle upon Tyne in 1885. Date: 1885 Group name: Tweenies
This is a hand drawn image of what industry and the Quay itself was like in the 1800s. It features people dressed in period clothing by the side of the river with trade boxes of goods and huge anchors indicating … Continue reading
People delivering hay by horse and by boat. Factories in work shipping out goods such as coal, flint and steel. Date: 1886 Source: Reid’s Handbook Group name: Longbenton Community College
An illustration of the bridges, the river and the people in Newcastle. It shows the boats owned by rich people and also the poor people’s lifestyle. It is missing the swing bridge, though by the time this picture was drawn, … Continue reading