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Metro Line South Shields-Chichester To Close For Four Weeks For The Completion Of £21m Transport Interchange

  The Metro line between South Shields and Chichester is to close for four weeks to allow for the completion of the town’s new £21m bus and Metro interchange, which is due to open on Sunday 4 August. South Shields town centre will have an entirely new Metro terminus when the new interchange opens its…

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New Wave Of Riverside Development

Stunning images showing how a vibrant riverside development could look have been unveiled. South Tyneside Council has revealed artist’s impressions of a £200 million masterplan for Holborn, South Shields. The plan will transform disused docks and surrounding brownfield land into a bustling riverside quarter for high quality offices, housing and a cultural offer. South Tyneside…

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South Shields 365 Newsletter 2

Bowmer & Kirkland Transport Interchange Newsletter – Issue 2

Our friends at Bowmer & Kirkland have produced the second in a series of newsletters which will give details of how the work is progressing on the Transport Interchange. This second issue was delivered to commercial premises close to the site, with copies also available at The Word, South Shields Town Hall, Ferry Terminal, Ocean Road…

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Play Back Progress on Transport Interchange

Residents can view the latest addition to South Shields town centre coming to life before their eyes. Further time-lapse footage has been released showing construction of the new transport interchange. The video captures progress on the facility, showing the build from early demolition through to the present. Initially it shows foundations and the ground floor…

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Fascinating Footage Captures Interchange Build

Construction of the new transport interchange in South Shields has been captured in fascinating footage. Time lapse video shows the first six months of the build, which forms the second phase of the £100 million 365 town centre regeneration masterplan. The recording begins when work started on site in April and captures the changing of…

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Topping Out Is Just The Ticket For Interchange

South Tyneside Council and partners have celebrated a major milestone with the ‘topping out’ of a multi million pound facility. The roof of South Shields’ new transport interchange has now been installed. The £21 million building will bring together a modern bus station and relocated Metro station. The interchange forms Phase Two of the £100 million…

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Metro Line Between South Shields And Chichester Stations To Close For Five Weeks

The Metro line between South Shields and Chichester is to close for five weeks as part of the £21m development of the town’s new bus and Metro interchange. Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has to carry out track and signalling upgrades so that Metro trains can serve…

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Steel Structure Shows Interchange Progress

Etched against the skyline, South Shields’ new transport interchange is taking shape. The steel skeleton of the £21 million facility, which will house a modern bus station and relocated Metro station, is now in place. Construction of the interchange, which forms Phase Two of the £100m 365 regeneration masterplan, began in April. Foundations were laid…

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19 Awards for The Word

On 20 July, CIAT (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technology) President, Alex Narajan, presented the CIAT 2017 Award tor Technical Excellence in Architectural Technology to Mayor Cllr Ken Stevenson, marking the 19th Award that the Word has now won since opening in October 2016. The CIAT presentation read, “The Word represents a real paradigm shift in the…

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Construction of the new £21 million transport interchange for South Shields is underway

Work has started on schedule on the state-of-the-art new facility, which will bring together a modern bus station and relocated Metro station. The interchange forms Phase Two of the £100 million South Shields 365 regeneration masterplan. Leader of South Tyneside Council, Councillor Iain Malcolm, said: “This is the next piece of the jigsaw in our…

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