Newcastle's changing face - The Odeon cinema and the demolition of the city centre
The news that the iconic Odeon cinema in Newcastle is to be knocked down represents the latest phase in the re-shaping of the city.
For many long term residents, the skyline has changed, in some areas, beyond recognition.
Time as they say waits for no man - or no building when it comes to regeneration - as revealed here when we list well known local buildings which have either bitten the dust or are in the process of being reduced to rubble, in recent years.
Westgate House, Westgate Road Completed in 1972, Westgate House was a 46-metre high office block, an example of so-called ‘Brutalist’... read more
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