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Stairway to Heaven?

The latest photos from inside the Word reveal the central feature staircase, now being clad in oak panelling to provide a striking feature in the heart of the building providing access between the floors. Our contractors, Bowmer & Kirkland, have some  70 skills trades staff working on the project and are confident of completing in…

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Bowmer & Kirkland Town Centre Redevelopment Newsletter – Issue 11

Here is the latest newsletter from contractor Bowmer & Kirkland on the Phase 1 development. Click here: Issue-11-Jun16 to download.

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The Word is Looking Good!

The exterior of the Word is looking good in the Summer sun of early June whilst the progress inside has been equally impressive with the steel skeleton of the stairs circling around like a roller coaster track. Our contractors, Bowmer & Kirkland are on track for completion later this Summer with the complex internal fit-out…

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Almost Weatherproofed!

Construction work on the Word is progressing really well and on target for an Autumn opening. We’ll be posting some further photos in June which will include some internal shots of the stunning staircase but here’s two from May which shows how the cladding and fenestration work is almost complete, allowing the complex internal fit-out…

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Bowmer & Kirkland Town Centre Redevelopment Newsletter – Issue 10

Here is the latest newsletter from contractor Bowmer & Kirkland on the Phase 1 development. Click here: Issue-10-May16 to download.

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The Word is Coming to Life!

Many thanks to our friends at Bowmer & Kirkland for supplying these two photos taken recently to show the progress externally and internally on the Word.   The external façade is closing in with glazing to the main entrance and terracotta cladding baguettes now being installed around the outer building perimeter.The internal fit out is…

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Bowmer & Kirkland Town Centre Redevelopment Newsletter – Issue 9

Here is the latest newsletter from contractor Bowmer & Kirkland on the Phase 1 development. Click here: Issue-9-Apr16 to download.

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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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01 Market Place Phase 6 Complete

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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