Redevelopment/Refurbishment Opportunity, Gateshead

Long Leasehold Land
1.69 Hectares / 4.18 Acres
For Sale – A unique opportunity to purchase a collection of historic buildings known as The Old Town Hall Quarter within Gateshead Town Centre

Old Town Hall Quarter West Street Gateshead Tyne and Wear NE8 1HE United Kingdom


Long Leasehold


The site is located within Gateshead town centre which is situated to the south bank of the River Tyne.

Old Town Hall Quarter is situated directly off West Street within Gateshead town centre, immediately north of the new Trinity Square development which has brought a mix of further residential, leisure and retail use to the area. As the site is located within close proximity of the Tyne Bridge there are main roads to the north, east and west of the site which provide access into and out of Gateshead.


Located in the historic heart of Gateshead’s Town Centre, just minutes from the centre of Newcastle, Gateshead Old Town Hall and the adjacent Swinburne Street offers an exciting and unique development opportunity close to the key regeneration sites of Gateshead Town Centre and Gateshead Quays.

This prominent 1.69ha (4.2acres) gateway site includes the impressive Victorian Grade II listed Gateshead Old Town Hall, the former municipal heart of Gateshead, along with a range of Victorian properties on Swinburne Street, including Swinburne House, Nelson Street offices and the former Police House.

The site also includes two public car parks - at West Street and Swinburne House – which could be retained in their existing use or provide opportunity for new development. Further development land is also situated at Nelson Street and Swinburne Place.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Cushman & Wakefield gives notice to anyone who may read these particulars as follows: These particulars are prepared for the guidance only of prospective purchasers. They are intended to give a fair overall description of the property but are not intended to constitute part of an offer or contract. Any information contained herein (whether in the text, plans or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement or representation of fact. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order. The photographs appearing in this brochure show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken. Certain aspects may have changed since the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. Furthermore no assumptions should be made in respect of parts of the property which are not shown in the photographs. Any areas, measurements or distances referred to herein are approximate only. Where there is reference in these particulars to the fact that alterations have been carried out or that a particular use is made of any part of the property this is not intended to be a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consents have been obtained and these matters must be verified by any intending purchaser. Descriptions of a property are inevitably subjective and the descriptions contained herein are used in good faith as an opinion and not by way of statement of fact. August 2009.

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