My 2 cents on Newcastle Civic Centre will be published in this book come November. Photo’s from the book will also be on display at the Royal Academy in London from October 11th til February 2015 sometime.
Washington Grammer School. 1965
A Study in Replanning at Newcastle upon Tyne. Wilfred Burns. 1967
FInally got my hands on a copy of this, thanks to the man himself John Oliver of Oliver’s bookshop in Whitley Bay.
Newcastle airport handbooks through the years.
34 years to the day since trains started running on the Tyne/Wear Metro.
On the subject of carbuncles, let’s revisit the atrocity that is the new Haymarket Metro station, and the understated majesty of it’s predecessor.
Still, nice to have some more ‘GRADE A OFFICES’ lying empty in town, you can never have too many.
After falling over themselves to get it demolished, Gateshead council have had the nerve to ‘unveil’ a plaque in commemoration of Rodney Gordon’s Trinity Square development. Pride of place by the fire exit of the corporate abortion they’ve put up in its place. Arseholes.
All we need now is a statue of T Dan Smith atop Grey’s monument, and the irony will be complete.