26 May 2010

King Charles House and King Charles Tower

Image Courtesy of Newcastle City Libraries
Maps of Shieldfield, before and after the flat developments:

1st Edition 3rd Revision map (1940 - 1942)
National Grid 1st Revision (1970)

25 May 2010

Triptych Towers

View of two of the towers, with Falconar Street in the foreground.

Image courtesy of Newcastle City Libraries.

Sharp with the Flats

Sharp with the Flats (1963)

Section of video showing the opening of the flats at Shiedfield. The full film includes construction details of the flats and it was produced by contractors Messrs. Leslie & Co ltd.

Courtesy of Tyne and Wear Archives Service.