Downing Plaza Construction (Former S&N Breweries Site)

Downing Plaza, next to Newcastle United FC’s St James’s Park ground, is a mixed use scheme on the site of the former Scottish and Newcastle breweries.

The city council has granted planning consent for the biggest development in the city since 1973.

It will create six new iconic buildings offering luxury residential and office space, a 200-bed 4 star-plus hotel, a 462-bed student village, retail space and public areas

More information and pictures of what it will look like when finished are here Downing Plaza.

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Shot_by_Larry said...

Thanks for all the pics Steve!

It's always a pleasure to check your site every few days, to see what else is changing back home.

Newcastle Photos said...

No problem bud. I must get along there soon to get some more snaps as I think the hotel has opened recently.

Tony Tran said...

The fotos are great!! Its fantastic that you update the development of the city very often, if theres a chance i'd like to go along woth you to take photos and learn ur experience too :)

Newcastle Photos said...


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Anonymous said...

Fantastic, such a lot of effort you must have put in to get all these, thanks for the dedication you show to your subject.

Newcastle Photos said...

Thanks. It had been a while since I'd snapped this, almost forgot!