The Newcastle Great Park Project

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Newcastle Great Park is one of the biggest housing developments in the North of England. It’s a new suburb of Newcastle upon Tyne around four miles north of the city centre. I’ve watched the development closely, from the first brick being placed around 2001 through to living and working in the estate for over eight years. It’s a development that’s had its fair share of controversy with delays caused by both the 2008 financial crisis and more lately due to environmental campaigners. I’ll be keeping well clear of the politics of Great Park in this series of articles. I just thought it would be interesting to document the growth of this landmark development.

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