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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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See Plans for the First Phase of South Shields 365

An exhibition of the plans for the first phase of the South Shields 365 Town Centre Vision will be on display at various locations across South Shields until the end of June 2014. The exhibition includes detailed plans for the first phase of the development of the Town Centre, which includes the construction of a…

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Listen Again

Yesterday South Shields 365 Development Director, David Wells and Councillor Iain Malcolm, Leader of South Tyneside Council, spoke to BBC Radio Newcastle about the public consultation events for the first phase of the development. You can listen again to the interview here: http://bbc.in/Sf6eMc The interview starts 21 minutes into the show.

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PLANS UNVEILED FOR £100m SOUTH SHIELDS REDEVELOPMENT

Ambitious plans for the initial stages of the £100m regeneration of South Shields Town Centre will be revealed for the first time by South Tyneside Council and its development partner, Muse Developments, at a public consultation meeting on June 5th. The consultation is an opportunity for the general public to find out more about the…

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