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South Shields transport interchange welcomes a million passengers

The £21m Transport Interchange in South Shields has welcomed its one millionth passenger. The landmark building, which brought bus and Metro services under the same roof in a modern new environment in the centre of South Shields, is well on its way to attracting the anticipated 7.5m passengers a year. And just two months after…

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£3.2m project underway to restore historic South Shields seafront park

A new South Tyneside project to restore a local park is now underway. Work has begun on a multi-million-pound restoration project of North Marine Park, on South Shields’ seafront. Worth £3.2m, the scheme aims to put life back into the historic park’s original Victorian features as well as new elements. The work will be carried…

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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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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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