Guide to Development Management at Gateshead - page 21

Guide to Development Management at Gateshead
New Family Housing on Brownfield Sites
There is a lot of debate on potential new housing sites, on green
belt land. However the Council have already given planning
permission for housing on a number of brownfield sites including: -
Full permission for 175 houses at the former Gateshead
College site on Durham Road, Saltwell
Outline planning permission for 93 houses at the former
Bridon Works site at Derwentwater Road in Dunston
Outline planning permission to develop 0.92 hectares of land
for residential use at former Shirt Factory, Shields Road, Felling
10 units at former Vigo Public House, Birtley
35 units at Kepier Chare, Ryton (now completed)
29 units at Strothers Road, High Spen
70 houses at Longshanks Lane in Birtley (now completed)
19 units at former St Agnes School in Ryton (now completed)
50 houses at Stephenson Terrace in Felling. (under construction)
24 units at Former swimming baths in Felling (under construction)
16 Houses at Avon Street in Deckham under the Council’s
Joint Venture with Evolution Gateshead
115 houses in Bensham under the Council’s Joint Venture with
Evolution Gateshead
20 houses at the Lonnen in Ryton
New employment opportunities
As well as the developments that will be reinvigorating the town,
district and local centres within the borough, Development
Management has also helped to deliver new employment
opportunities including: -
New hotel and office development on South Shore Road,
Quayside with the Jurys Inn Hotel now operational
New hotel and office development on Hawks Road with the
Ramada Encore Hotel now operational
New offices for Network Rail on Askew Road (now
operational) with outline permission granted for hotel and
restaurant uses on the wider site
Design Centre for the North development on Baltic Business
Quarter (complete and occupied)
Conversion of listed former Joicey Road School into Saltwell
Business Park (phase 1 complete and occupied)
New industrial and manufacturing development at Dukesway,
Team Valley
New development on the former petrol filling station at the
Metro Centre (MetrOasis now operational)
New Go Ahead “super” bus depot at Handy Drive/Mandela
Way (now operational)
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