The Boiler Shop of the Industrial Revolution

  • Description

    The site on South Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, of the works of Robert Stephenson and Company. Stephenson created the locomotive 'The Rocket' and the rest is history. Jumping forward ... in 2013 the site of both the Robert Stephenson and the Hawthorn works started to be redeveloped as the Stephenson Quarter and the current landlords, Silverlink Developers, as part of their commitment to the area's heritage, are hosting a monthly opening of the South Street buildings housing a music, food and drink festival branded as the Boiler Shop Steamer. Let's hope the renovation of these buildings is study in sensitivity ...
  • Owner

    Henry Hemming
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 6 years, 4 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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