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Metro Memorabilia is Donated to South Shields Museum

Metro memorabilia has been donated to a local museum following the permanent closure of a station. Iconic items, including signage, and one of the famous yellow Metro station ‘cubes’, have been given to South Shields Museum and Art Gallery to keep for posterity following the closure of the town’s Metro station on King Street. Nexus,…

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Demolition Work Of South Shields Metro Station Starts

Work has started on the demolition of South Shields’ old Metro station, which closed earlier this year. The station, on King Street, was shut permanently on 8 July to make way for the town’s new £21m transport interchange. Contractor, Bowmer and Kirkland has begun the process of demolishing the former station building piece by piece,…

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Take a look around the new Transport Interchange

Click the link below to have a 360° look around our new Transport Interchange. www.southtyneside.gov.uk/article/36078/Transport-Interchange  

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The new South Shields Transport Interchange.

Transport Interchange Reaches Final Destination

A multi-million pound transport interchange in South Tyneside will welcome its first passengers this weekend. The £21million facility in South Shields, which incorporates a modern bus station and relocated Metro station, is to open to the public on Sunday morning. The statement building, which is clad in striking copper shingle, has been under construction since…

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£3.2m Regeneration Project For South Shields Moves Forward With New Contractor

South Tyneside Council is delivering a multi-million-pound restoration project with the appointment of a new contractor. Esh Construction has won the contract for the £3.2m restoration of the North Marine Park, on South Shields’ seafront. Work is due to begin later this summer, with the aim to return its original Victorian features and introduce new…

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Metro Line South Shields-Chichester To Close For Four Weeks For The Completion Of £21m Transport Interchange

  The Metro line between South Shields and Chichester is to close for four weeks to allow for the completion of the town’s new £21m bus and Metro interchange, which is due to open on Sunday 4 August. South Shields town centre will have an entirely new Metro terminus when the new interchange opens its…

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New Wave Of Riverside Development

Stunning images showing how a vibrant riverside development could look have been unveiled. South Tyneside Council has revealed artist’s impressions of a £200 million masterplan for Holborn, South Shields. The plan will transform disused docks and surrounding brownfield land into a bustling riverside quarter for high quality offices, housing and a cultural offer. South Tyneside…

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Bowmer & Kirkland Transport Interchange Newsletter – Issue 2

Our friends at Bowmer & Kirkland have produced the second in a series of newsletters which will give details of how the work is progressing on the Transport Interchange. This second issue was delivered to commercial premises close to the site, with copies also available at The Word, South Shields Town Hall, Ferry Terminal, Ocean Road…

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Play Back Progress on Transport Interchange

Residents can view the latest addition to South Shields town centre coming to life before their eyes. Further time-lapse footage has been released showing construction of the new transport interchange. The video captures progress on the facility, showing the build from early demolition through to the present. Initially it shows foundations and the ground floor…

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Time Lapse of Trapt Interchange

Fascinating Footage Captures Interchange Build

Construction of the new transport interchange in South Shields has been captured in fascinating footage. Time lapse video shows the first six months of the build, which forms the second phase of the £100 million 365 town centre regeneration masterplan. The recording begins when work started on site in April and captures the changing of…

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