TOM COLLINS HOUSE - Byker - List Entry

  • Description

    "Block of sheltered housing comprising 52 flats. 1976-78 for the City of Newcastle upon Tyne by Ralph Erskine's Arkitektkontor; site architect Vernon Gracie; structural engineer, White, Young and Partners; main contractor, Shepherds Construction Ltd. In situ concrete frame clad in strong brown, orange and buff patterned metric modular bricks to entrance and to lift shaft, with paler colours to east, and white Eternit cladding to south-west face. Wedge-shaped plan, with sharply stepped profile of four-thirteen storeys, forming terminating feature to Dunn Terrace. Gallery access to lower four storeys...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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