New bid to save Newcastle's historic but 'forgotten' Keelmen's Hospital after no buyer found

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    Chronicle Live 16th February 2024. "....The derelict Keelmen’s Hospital, which dates back to 1701, was put up for sale by Newcastle City Council three years ago, with hopes that a developer could turn it into housing or a hotel. But no buyer was found and the future of the grade II* listed site, which is on Historic England’s register of at-risk buildings, remains uncertain....The council, the Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust (TWBPT), and Historic England are now joining forces to try and find a realistic way to breathe new life into a prominent feature that has stood overlooking the Quayside for centuries. The three organisations say they will pay for a new viability study to explore how the building..."
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