NZ2464 : A gap on Grainger Street

taken 1 year ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

A gap on Grainger Street
A gap on Grainger Street
Demolition gap on west side of Grainger Street, just north of Chaucer Buildings NZ2464 : Grainger Street, west side. The modern building that was there before, can be seen here NZ2464 : Grainger Street, NE1 (west side). Demolition precedes development of the area which includes the 1960s Newgate Shopping Centre and hotel NZ2464 : Hotel, Newgate Street, Newcastle

Blue hoardings surrounding the site are those of the main contractor, McAleer & Rushe, who are to build student accommodation, a new 269-bedroom hotel and 2,000 sq m of commercial space for retail, leisure or professional services. The plans for the coming massive re-development within Newcastle's historic Grainger Town have been very controversial LinkExternal link

As usual, developments here are being well documented on SkyscraperCity: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 January, 2017   (more nearby)
Thursday, 12 January, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Demolition Site 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2471 6413 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.2708N 1:36.9321W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 24734 64140
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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