List number: 1024727
List grade: 2
Tyne & Wear HER: 8698
Post code: NE1 1TT
Grid ref: NZ2475163990

Union Rooms


Union Rooms, Westgate RoadThe former Union Club on Westgate Road was designed in a 'French chateau' style in 1877 by architect, M. P. Manning. It is a Grade II listed building. Despite its close proximity to Central Station the building had been empty and derelict for over 20 years, before being restored with funding assistance from the Grainger Town Project. The JD Wetherspoon chain of pub/restaurants restored the building and it re-opened as The Union Rooms in 1999. The restoration, costing £4.2m, largely followed the original design, including the grand stone staircase, 15 ft stained glass window, huge glass dome, large rooms with ornate plasterwork, fireplaces, etc. JD Wetherspoon sold the Union Rooms as a going concern in 2017.[1]

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Former Union Club

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George Stephenson at the Union Rooms

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THE UNION ROOMS J D WETHERSPOON NEWCASTLE CITY CENTRE NOV 2013

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The Union Rooms

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THE UNION ROOMS J D WETHERSPOON NEWCASTLE CITY CENTRE NOV 2013

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Newcastle, Apr-2015

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Tyne and Wear HER(8698): Newcastle, Westgate Road, Union Club
- "Club. Circa 1874 by M.P. Manning. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Corner building. French Renaissance style. 3 storeys and attics; 3 wide bays. Double door and fanlight recessed ...

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One more for the road?

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World Beers

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The Union Rooms

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Newcastle's Union Rooms owner revealed - and it will stay open
- Chronicle Live: 20th JAN 2017. "Andrew Ward of Durham has bought the Union Rooms, and reassures customers and staff that it will only ever be a leisure venue..."

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