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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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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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Construction to commence to bring “The Word” to Life

Muse Developments, one of the country’s leading names in urban regeneration, and South Tyneside Council have appointed contractor Bowmer and Kirkland to undertake the construction of “The Word”, South Shields’ new library and digital media centre. Bowmer and Kirkland is a national contractor with a regional base in Sunderland and has undertaken many projects in…

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The Word is on the Street!

The Word is out! ‘The Word’ has been revealed as the name of the new library and digital media centre which will be the jewel in the crown of the £100 million regeneration of South Shields town centre. The state-of-the-art facility will be a regional centre inspired by all aspects of the written word. The…

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Cllr John Anglin with archeologist Matthew Jones , of Pre-Construct Archeology

Digging into the Past to Make Way for the Future

South Tyneside Council is delving into the past this week as it looks ahead to the future. Archaeological digs are underway in South Shields’ market place ahead of plans to transform the town as part of the 365 masterplan. Machines will be excavating to around two metres deep in four trial locations to check if…

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Images of the new South Shields Central Library and Digital Media Centre unveiled

After receiving planning approval in September 2014, Muse Developments and South Tyneside Council have unveiled computer generated design images of the new Central Library and Digital Media Centre in South Shields. The images show the internal set up of the Central Library and Digital Media Centre and give residents an internal view of their new…

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First Phase of South Shields Transformation Gets The Green Light

Plans for the first phase of the £100m regeneration in South Shields were given the go-ahead today after being approved by South Tyneside Council’s planning committee. Development partners, Muse Developments, one of the country’s leading names in urban regeneration, and South Tyneside Council have now been given the green light to begin actual construction on…

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