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
The Pitcher and Piano in an example of a modern day business on the Quayside. 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, … 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
The council has created a ‘beach’ on the Quayside with sand, palm trees, deck chairs and a volleyball net. This would encourage tourists and locals to come down and spend time at the Quayside and make it more of an … Continue reading
This illustration shows a big difference between the rich and poor people. You can see the big boats owned by the rich people whilst the poor people are working. It shows how different the community of the Quayside was. Source: … Continue reading
Image of plaque on Copthorne Hotel Wall showing the River-god Tyne. Date:1891-1991 Group name: Lauren, Bexy, Maya, Jessica Plaque reads: The River-god Tyne. The Institution of Civil Engineers Northern Counties Association. 1891-1991. Robert Legender – facit.
The Sage music hall.
Photo shows wasteland/derelict car park next to the river under the Tyne Bridge on the Gateshead side. There was lots of litter and broken lamp posts. The grass was overgrown and unkept. The scene doesn’t fit in very well with … Continue reading