What did quayside Wetherspoons used to be?

What did quayside Wetherspoons used to be?

Review of The Quayside. Very interesting ancient building, erected c 1515 as a warehouse, according to Pevsner. Well rescued from near dereliction by JDW, and now a bustling pub, extremely popular on summer evenings.

Why is the Quayside called the Quayside?

Sat on Newcastle’s Quayside with a view of the Tyne Bridge. This bar takes its name from its location in the Quayside area of the city, alongside the River Tyne.

How many Wetherspoons are there in the UK?

JD Wetherspoon operated 861 pubs in the UK and Ireland in 2021.

How has Newcastle Quayside changed?

In recent years the docks became run-down, and the area has since been heavily redeveloped to provide a modern environment for the modern arts, music and culture, as well as new housing developments (e.g. at St Peter’s Marina).

How has Newcastle Quayside been regenerated?

The plan included a policy for the regeneration of the Quayside although the details did not emerge until the late 1960’s. The adopted solution was to create a new city centre office scheme called the All Saints Office Centre, named after the Church that was located in the centre of the area.

What does quayside mean in the UK?

noun. the area bordering and around a quay or quays. the edge of a quay where it meets the water.

What is quayside like in Newcastle?

Flanking both sides of the River Tyne, Quayside is a fantastic place for scenic strolls and bike rides, a spot of sightseeing or a meal at one of the top restaurants on NewcastleGateshead Quayside. As night time approaches, choose from vibrant Quayside bars where you can sip cocktails and admire great views.

Why did Newcastle Quayside need regenerating?

You want to know the immediate impacts, but when you put the whole regeneration story of our Quayside together – we are creating a better future for our city and for those who live here. It means more jobs; more visitors; and more money spent.

Is there 2 Newcastle’s in UK?

Newcastle upon Tyne, a city and metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear, England. Newcastle-under-Lyme a town in Staffordshire, England.

When was the quayside regeneration?

The regeneration of the Newcastle Quayside was first proposed in the 1963 Newcastle Development Plan although it was recognized as going into decline in the 1920’s. The Gateshead side of the river was hardly considered part of the regeneration until around 1995.

When was quayside built?

Originally built in 1965 to a design by John Madin, it was refurbished in 2003 to a design by Richard Johnson & Associates to give it a more fashionable appearance….

Quayside Tower
Design and construction
Architect John Madin

What is Britain’s biggest pub?

The largest pub in the UK is the Moon Under the Water; this Wetherspoon pub was originally built as the Regal cinema in 1937 and seated 1,300 people.

Why did Newcastle experience decline?

Many industries and people moved out of the inner city to the suburbs. One such area that suffered decline was Newcastle upon Tyne and many different schemes have been attempted to try and increase the population and economy of the city in the process of reurbanisation.

Is Newcastle under Lyme the same as Newcastle?

Newcastle usually refers to: Newcastle upon Tyne, a city and metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear, England. Newcastle-under-Lyme a town in Staffordshire, England.