What's in the plan
North Tyneside Council has always been about ambition. Our plans for North Shields are no different.
Through a series of bold proposals we aim to transform the town centre and Fish Quay into an environment where people choose to live, work and spend their leisure time.
- We aim to improve public transport, pedestrian and cycle access between the town and riverside to create a neighbourhood to be proud of.
- And by creating new green spaces and revitalising Northumberland Square we will make the town an attractive place to spend time.
- We will create opportunities for a mix of new housing to make a community that sustains North Shields for decades to come.
This is all part of our Ambition for North Tyneside which looks at how we will transform all parts of the borough.
Our main projects are:
What we’ve done already
A number of major projects and achievements have already been completed in the town including:
February 2023: Gateway 3: A187 five-arm roundabout improvements
September 2022: Northumberland Square and Howard Street redevelopment
September 2022: Clifford’s Fort cannon restoration
March 2021: Refurbished public toilets
February 2021: Northumberland Square housing development
September 2020: Wooden Dolly restoration
June 2020: Secured Heritage Action Zone funding
Frequently Asked Questions
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We've created a digital map to illustrate what improvements we have planned as part of the regeneration of North Shields and the Fish Quay.
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