Newcastle lost between a quarter and third of its architectural heritage in the 20th century. Here are the original buildings and their replacements.
It was revealed a few weeks back that the demolition of Newcastle’s Old Odeon will begin in November 2016. Earlier this year, I wrote a piece on the fate of the building which you can read here. At the time of writing, the building’s future looked bleak: we knew that the cinema would be demolished but we did… Continue reading Images of the Old Odeon Interior
Yesterday, I was frantically trying to take the perfect photo of the crumbling Old Paramount Theatre (also known as the Old Odeon) on Pilgrim St. for a forthcoming blog post on this site, from Pilgrim St., Blackett St. and High Friar Lane, but unfortunately could never get quite the right angle (this will be obvious from… Continue reading A Few Views from the Tyneside Cinema Roof
After more than two years without a functional camera, I have finally managed to upgrade my broken Canon 20d to a working 40d. Here are a few photographs I found on the old one from a previous trip to Europe and Budle Bay, Northumberland. The following photographs are not arranged in any order or theme and… Continue reading Photographs Rediscovered