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Milestone reached in South Tyneside’s £100m 365 regeneration project

An important milestone in the regeneration of a South Tyneside town has been marked with the completion of the external structure of its new library and digital media centre. The Word, the North East Centre for the Written Word, forms the centrepiece of the first phase of a £100 million regeneration plan for South Shields…

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Bowmer & Kirkland Town Centre Redevelopment Newsletter – Issue 8

Here is the latest newsletter from contractor Bowmer & Kirkland on the Phase 1 development. Click here: Issue-8-Jan16 to download.

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New Look for South Shields Market Place

The second section of the Market Place in South Shields has been completed and handed back to South Tyneside Council ready for the market traders to resume full operations ahead of Christmas. The improvements to the Market Place are part of the £100m South Shields 365 regeneration project led by Muse Developments, one of the…

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South Shields Transport Interchange

Plans for a new Transport Interchange for South Shields have been given the go-ahead

Members of South Tyneside Council’s Planning Committee approved the application from the Council, Muse Developments Ltd and Nexus, which form part of the next phase of the South Shields 365 Town Centre masterplan. The decision means that a new “landmark” building on Fowler Street and Keppel Street which will house both the Metro and bus…

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Market On The Move!

South Shields market is on the move as part of the 365 Town Centre regeneration programme. Landscaping works to the northern half of the market are now complete and the market will move to the newly finished section while works to the southern end get underway. The market will be held in the southern section…

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The Word is Rising!

We’re again indebted to our friends at Bowmer & Kirkland for supplying these four photos taken on Thursday 17 September of the view from the tower crane at the Word Building. Photos 1 and 2 show the construction staff getting ready for the concrete pour to form the first floor slab at the Word. Photo…

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View From The Top

We’re indebted to our friends at Bowmer & Kirkland for supplying these three photos of the view from the tower crane at the Word Building. The crane cab is set at approximately 24 metres up from ground floor level whilst the finished floor level at the 3rd floor terrace viewing area will be 13 metres…

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South Shields 365 reaches new heights

There will be a new addition to the South Shields skyline as the tower crane for construction of The Word, the North East Centre for the Written Word, arrives in the town. The crane will service the site during the main superstructure build which takes place over the next six to eight months. The crane…

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South Shields Transport Interchange

Developers Reveal Plans for South Shields New Transport Interchange.

  Plans for the next phase of the regeneration of South Shields town centre as part of the £100million 365 masterplan and the construction of a new transport interchange will be revealed to local residents and businesses next week, as South Tyneside Council and development partner Muse Developments will be holding a public consultation on…

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Martin Swales (Chief Executive, South Tyneside Council), Cllr Iain Malcolm (Leader, South Tyneside Council), David Wells (Development Director,  Muse Developments)

Work Starts to Transform South Shields Town Centre

South Tyneside’s bold vision for South Shields town centre has reached a significant milestone as work starts on The Word, the town’s new state of the art cultural venue.     The construction of The Word, the North East Centre for the Written Word, is the first stage in the redevelopment of South Shields town…

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