Tynemouth Plaza Fire

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    The Plaza never fulfilled its creators intention as the palace of the north but eventually became a ruinous blemish on the landscape. Original architects John Norton and Philip Massey of London. Built in 1877 - 1878 cost £82000. Original design consisted of two towers and three floors and glass roof dome. Top floor, glazed roof with winter gardens. Second floor marine aquarium. Basement gave access to the sands. Schemes have included the Palace Theatre 1920s. The Galaland Ballroom 1933. Night club and restaurant with the roller-skating becoming a skateboard arena 1970s. Part of the building was occupied as an amusement arcade. 10 February 1996 Destroyed by FIRE. more at tynemouth.frankgillings.com
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    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRQ_slLmTAo
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 6 months ago
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