Tuesday, August 14, 2018


A morning on the River Tyne 14th August 2018.

All of these photos were taken on the 14th of August 2018.
They show the Hoegh Inchon and Dignity Ace vehicles carriers, the King Seaways North Sea Ferry and a variety of other vessels.
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Friday, August 03, 2018

By the River Brewco Gateshead


By the River Brewco, Gateshead.

A container village of food and drink outlets situated under the Gateshead side of the famous Tyne Bridge.
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Whitley Bay Spanish City


Whitley Bay, Spanish City.

Whitley Bay Spanish City was built in 1910. The name comes from a group of performers who performed in the area against a backdrop of painted scenes from Spanish towns.
The Spanish City has recently undergone a major refurbishment to bring it back into use after lying empty for several years.
Spanish City was mentioned in the Dire Straits song Tunnel of Love.
Further along from the Spanish City is another major local landmark, St Mary's Lighthouse.
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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Neville Hall and Wood Memorial Hall Newcastle


 Neville Hall and Wood Memorial Hall, Newcastle.

The building was completed in 1872 and is in the Gothic style, it was designed by A.M Dunn.
In includes offices, a library and a lecture theatre for the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers.
Inside is a large Statue of Nicholas Wood, the founder of the institute.
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Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society


Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society.

The  Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society (commonly referred to as the Lit and Phil)  contains 160,000 books, more than any independent library outside London.
It was opened in 1825.
  Sir Joseph Swan displayed his invention the incandescent light bulb here and the nearby Mosely Street was the first in the world to be lit in this way.
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