Members of the Wallsend public will be able to find out more about the town’s regeneration plans at a special event opening next week, including further details of the new look Forum Shopping Centre & the future for the former Swans shipyard site.
The plans will be on display at Wallsend’s Customer First Centre from dinnertime on Wed the 11th of February 2015 until closing time on Friday the 20th and will showcase how North Tyneside Council plan to work with the towns residents, business people and other associated local partners to secure a bright future for the town of Wallsend along with an estimated 1,000 local jobs.
More than £100 million is being invested to develop the former shipyard site into a brand new business hub on the River Tyne, playing a major part in the plan for a bright economic future for Wallsend.
Visitors to the event will be able to view the latest planned developments for the Forum Shopping Centre, to be delivered by the centre’s owners, New River, including plans for a new supermarket, a Burger King and new shopping car park.
The event will also showcase a wide range of other schemes, including housing developments, Wallsend Parks, Hadrian Leisure Centre, the former Wallsend Town Hall, the former Wallsend Police Station and former Wallsend Library.