Plans approved for 12,500-capacity Gateshead entertainment venue and conference centre

Plans have been approved for a 12,500-capacity entertainment arena, a conference and exhibition centre and a hotel on a car park site in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, despite recognition from planners that the scheme would be likely to result in "significant" demand on the local roads network.

by Michael Donnelly
A visualisation of the proposed development (pic: Ask:PATRIZIA)
A visualisation of the proposed development (pic: Ask:PATRIZIA)

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