NZ2464 : Sir Bobby Robson Memorial Garden, Gallowgate

taken 9 years ago, near to Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain

Sir Bobby Robson Memorial Garden, Gallowgate
Sir Bobby Robson Memorial Garden, Gallowgate
The business development company, NE1, converted the former Carnegie Electric Site, close to St James' Park at Gallowgate NZ2464 : Fans tribute to Sir Bobby Robson at St. James Park. into a pocket park as a memorial garden for the life and work of Sir Bobby Robson. The memorial sculpture by Graeme Mitcheson LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) was commissioned by Newcastle City Council NZ2464 : Memorial stones, Sir Bobby Robson Memorial Garden. Each of the five carved stones represents an era of Sir Bobby’s life NZ2464 : Memorial stone, Sir Bobby Robson Memorial Garden
The memorial garden was unveiled on May 23 2011
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Sir Bobby Robson TM1544 : Sir Bobby Robson, born in County Durham, player and former Newcastle and England football manager, died in July 2009 aged 76 after a long battle with cancer NZ1944 : Langley Park Cemetery He established a charitable foundation which had raised more than £3m by April 2011 for cancer research in Newcastle NZ2667 : Northern Centre for Cancer Care and Renal Services Centre
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Pocket Parks, Newcastle

NE1, a Newcastle City Centre development initiative has created a series of Pocket Parks at sites across the city, an idea born from the need to create more green space in Newcastle city centre.
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Grey Street Gardens in 2011 are to host 'Monument Movies', where free classic films will be shown on a giant outdoor screen.
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57 Quayside Pocket Park on YouTube
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Tuesday, 26 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 26 July, 2011
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