In Northern England:
- 26th January 2007; the Green Market closed to make way for new developments in Eldon Square in Newcastle.
- 27th January 2007; opening of the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA)
- 17th August 2007; "Couple" sculpture by Sean Henry installed on the breakwater at Newbiggin-by-the-Sea.
- 18th December 2007; the Grace Darling Museum in Bambrugh opended, following modernisation.