Ouseburn Valley Regeneration Programme
19th century ; 20th century ; 21st century
Redevelopment (See also: Urban renewal)
The Village Green (in the centre of the image). The Village Green is part of a small landscaped space in the centre of this redevelopment and part of the Ouseburn Community Green Spaces Project built across the area as part of the regeneration programme. Behind it is Ouseburn Farm is an environmental and heritage centre which lets youngsters learn about environmental issues relevant to their lives. The Cluny, a music venue, is the building behind the Green (right) Set in a small valley near the mouth of the Ouseburn into the River Tyne. Once an area of industrial buildings, including glass and pottery works as well as flour and wind mills and crossed by railway and road bridges. It has been redeveloped to include arts buildings, a riding stables, green spaces, a city farm, a music and performance venue and residential accommodation. The regeneration programme has been driven by the Ouseburn Trust, established in 1996, whose mission statement is to "work for the benefit of a sensitively regenerated Ouseburn Valley, built on the past and looking to a sustainable future."
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