Cruddas Park :: Shared Description

Cruddas Park NZ2363 : Cruddas Park was named after George Cruddas who was a Director of the Armstrong armament works on Scotswood Road and lived nearby in Dene House. The high rises of Cruddas Park were part of T. Dan Smith's 1960's development, 'City in the Sky', famously used in the BBC series, 'Our Friends in the North', LinkExternal link
There is an aerial photo taken just after completion of Cruddas Park in 31st July 1963 here LinkExternal link
The story of Cruddas Park can be read here LinkExternal link
The multi-million pound renovation of the blocks (to be named Riverside Dene) in 2009-2012 is outlined here LinkExternal link
Cruddas Park is one of the areas featured in a Newcastle upon Tyne residential areas case study on Kay's Geography site LinkExternal link

Chronicle News (May 3rd 2010) 'New Cruddas Park homes are a towering success' LinkExternal link

Chronicle News (June 2nd 2010) 'Families return after Cruddas Park revamp' LinkExternal link

Five of the 10 high-rise blocks (The Poplars, The Willows, The Beeches, Haughton Court and King’s Meadows) are now to be demolished to make way for new homes after private developers pulled out of the scheme.
Chronicle News (October 28th 2010) 'Cruddas Park flats will now be demolished' LinkExternal link

Old Cruddas Park tower now luxury homes
LinkExternal link
by Andrew Curtis
More nearby... Related descriptions Selection is automatic and approximate, it might not always select closely matching descriptions

19 images use this description:

NZ2363 : Park Road Shopping Centre & Cruddas Park House by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : Demise of The Poplars, Cruddas Park by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : Last days of The Poplars, Cruddas Park by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : St Stephen's Church, Brunel Street & Cruddas Park flats by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : Clumber Street, Cruddas Park by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : Scotswood Road at Cruddas Park by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : Cruddas Park by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : Entrance to The Beeches, Cruddas Park by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : King's Meadow, Cruddas Park by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : Cruddas Park House by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : 'The Sycamores', Cruddas Park by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : Demolition of The Poplars, Cruddas Park by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : Cruddas Park from the north-west by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : Cruddas Park tower block (detail) by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : The refurbishment of the Cruddas Park tower blocks, Scotswood Road by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : King's Meadow, Cruddas Park (detail) by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : The heart of Cruddas Park by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : The Beeches, Cruddas Park, awaiting demolition by Andrew Curtis
NZ2363 : Park Road Shopping Centre & Cruddas Park House by Andrew Curtis


These Shared Descriptions are common to multiple images. For example, you can create a generic description for an object shown in a photo, and reuse the description on all photos of the object. All descriptions are public and shared between contributors, i.e. you can reuse a description created by others, just as they can use yours.
Created: Thu, 11 Mar 2010, Updated: Sat, 24 Dec 2011

The 'Shared Description' text on this page is Copyright 2010 Andrew Curtis, however it is specifically licensed so that contributors can reuse it on their own images without restriction.

You are not logged in login | register