Killingworth Towers

  • Description

    Includes photos. "In 1967, masterplanner Roy Gazzard faced with an exodus of the residents following the mine closures of North Tyneside was charged with an ambitious plan to prevent the loss of workers (and rates payers) to the City of Newcastle. Gazzards plan proposed a variety of housing typologies in the new township of Killingworth. The most ambitious scheme would become to be known as Killingworth Towers, but within 15 year of completion they would be demolished...."
  • Owner

    Something Concrete + Modern
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 10 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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