Ouseburn Valley Regeneration Programme
19th century ; 20th century ; 21st century
Redevelopment (See also: Urban renewal)
View looking up Lime Street. The Byker Bridge (A193) and two railway bridges behind. Buildings left converted to apartments with Indoor Riding Stables accessed from the courtyard on their far side. The large structure right is an industrial chinmey. 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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