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The Word - May 2016

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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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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