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Tynemouth Plaza (1878 - 1996)


Tynemouth PlazaTynemouth Plaza was a prominent building which overlooked Tynemouth Long Sands, it was destroyed by a fire on the 10th February 1996.

The building was opened in 1878 as 'Tynemouth Aquarium and Winter Garden'. The building was renamed; 'Tynemouth Palace' in 1898, and its name was later changed to 'Tynemouth Plaza' in 1926. During the First World War, the building was used as a billet for troops.

Tynemouth Demolished 1878 1996 Tynemouth Longsands 1870s Tynemouth Plaza Fire, 1996
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Tynemouth Plaza Fire

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Tynemouth Plaza – A Short History, by Charlie Steel
- An article in Mouth of the Tyne, 2014

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Tynemouth, Long Sands, The Plaza, 1890s

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The Plaza Tynemouth

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Tynemouth Park Lake

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The last day of the Plaza.

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Tyne and Wear HER(12340): Tynemouth, Grand Parade, Plaza Ballroom
- "The Plaza Ballroom, often referred to as The Aquarium, opened in 1878 (Lynn Pearson says 1876). It included a bar, roller skating rink and an aquarium. This was the North ...

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Tynemouth Longsands
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Tynemouth Longsands
- Overview Map Street View Longsands is a sandy beach stretching about 1.3km from Cullercoats Bay to King Edwards Bay in Tynemouth.  The beach received the Blue Flag award (an international standard ...
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  • Simon Cotterill on Sept. 27, 2014, 10:29 p.m.

    Now I know why the Plaza Tandoori in Tynemouth is so named!

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