NZ4057 : National Glass Centre, Monkwearmouth

taken 11 years ago, near to Roker, Sunderland, Great Britain

National Glass Centre, Monkwearmouth
National Glass Centre, Monkwearmouth
National Glass Centre

The National Glass Centre LinkExternal link was officially opened by HRH Prince Charles in October 1998. The project was awarded the first major Lottery funding in the North East and was the first Lottery-funded building to be constructed. The building is situated on the site of the former J.L.Thompson ship yard, close to St Peter's Church where glass making in England was established in 674AD when glaziers from France brought the skill to the monastic community of Wearmouth LinkExternal link

St Peter's Riverside

A redevelopment of the old Sunderland Harbour area on the north bank at the mouth of the River Wear. This was once a industrial and shipbuilding area before dereliction and redevelopment.
There are some old photos here
NZ4057 : Ships on the River Wear at Sunderland
NZ4058 : Armstrong Addison & Co Ltd, Pier View, North Dock
NZ4058 : Armstrong, Addison & Co Ltd

Case study from the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE): LinkExternal link
Helix Arts St Peter's Riverside Sculpture Project: LinkExternal link
Public Art Walks in Tyne & Wear: LinkExternal link

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Friday, 10 December, 2010   (more nearby)
Saturday, 11 December, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 4043 5772 [10m precision]
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