Tyne and Wear HER(12903): Newcastle, Pilgrim Street, Commercial Union House

  • Description

    Office block. Eight storeys with a large projection over the street. Steel frame and dark aggregate-faced concrete panels. Described by Grace McCombie (1992) - the street is now dominated by large 20th century buildings, and the view from the top is filled by an offensive brutalist tower raised over the road on a street-level podium. Commercial Union House was designed by Howell Brooks Tucker & Partners and completed in 1971.....
  • Owner

  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: https://sitelines.newcastle.gov.uk/SMR/12903
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 month, 1 week ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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