The Lower Delaval Estate, in Scotswood, was earmarked for demolition seven years ago as part of a regeneration scheme.
The residents have now left but 130 properties remain, as council chiefs continue to try and reach an agreement with the freeholders of the site over service charge arrears.
20th October 2009
11th January 2011
The estate has finally been demolished and here is a photo that I took during demolition.
- Chronicle Live - Derelict estate left to rot amid fees wrangle (October 2009)
- Chronicle Live - Go ahead given to pull down homes on estate (February 2013)
- Wikipedia - Benwell and Scotswood
See my other photos around Scotswood: