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Steelwork creates a new town centre for Gateshead

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Trinity Square, GatesheadMore than 10,000t of structural steelwork will eventually be erected for the Trinity Square development in Gateshead, creating a regenerated town centre on the south bank of the River Tyne.

Working on behalf of main contractor Bowmer & Kirkland, William Hare is fabricating, supplying and erecting the steelwork. The project comprises of a 16,258m² Tesco Extra store with 1,000 student residential units in five blocks mounted on its roof.

The £150M plus development by Spenhill, the regeneration subsidiary of Tesco, also includes 2,787m² of office space, 45 retail units of various sizes and a primary care trust.

Project completion is scheduled for mid 2013.

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