Newcastle Civic Centre, 31st July 1963

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    The Civic Centre, under construction in this shot, was designed by the city architect, George Kenyon and completed in 1967. The building was formally opened by HM King Olav V of Norway on 14 November 1968. Note the old street pattern to the right, with Buist’s large car showroom on St Mary’s Place. Roads such as Simpson Street and Lovaine Crescent will soon be cleared to make way for Northumbria University campus buildings. Reference: TWAS: DT.TUR.7.4 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email To purchase a hi-res copy please email quoting the title and reference number
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    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
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    What does this mean? No known copyright restrictions
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    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 4 months ago
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