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Pearl Assurance Building

The Pearl is a eight story office building located on the corner of Northumberland Street and New Bridge Street in Newcastle. The Peal Assurance Building was built in the 1970's and replaced the previous Pearl Assurance Building of c.1904. In 2013 floors 2 to 8 of the current building were refurbished and the building rebranded as "The Pearl".

Northumberland Street Brutalist Architecture 1960's Architecture New Bridge Street Previous Pearl Assurance Building
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The Pearl, Northumberland Street / New Bridge Street, NE1

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The Pearl, Northumberland Street / New Bridge Street, NE1 (2)

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043693:New Bridge Street/Northumberland Street/Blackett Street Newcastle upon Tyne City Engineers 1968

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Pearl Assurance House, New Bridge Street

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The Pearl Newcastle
- Official Website of the building.

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Brutalist Architecture
- Overview About Brutalist architecture Brutalist architecture flourished around the world from the 1950s to the mid-1970s and the style took advantage of new building materials and techniques. It grew out …
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Architecture Sky Built Structure Thepearl Pearl Brutalism Toon B&w Landscape Tower Newcastle Upon Tyne

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