Restored Victorian Station is now fit for a Princess

Princess Anne reopens the newly refurbished Tynemouth Station

Restored Victorian Station is now fit for a Princess The Princess Royal officially opened the newly restored Tynemouth Station on 2nd July 2012 marking the completion of the £3.6m project.  The Historic Railway Station has been given the Royal seal of approval as the Princess Royal unveiled a plaque at Tynemouth Station.  The Grade II listed structure which was opened in 1882 by the North Eastern Railway and is now part of the Tyne and Wear metro.  The Victorian canopies were on the English Heritage buildings at risk register.  The extensive work has now seen it’s distinctive glazed canopies restored.  Princess Anne toured the new look station and met 22 of the 150 stall holders who trade regularly at Tynemouth Market.  The working […]

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Royal seal of approval for Tynemouth Station from Princess Anne – News Guardian report

Princess Anne reopens the newly refurbished Tynemouth Station

Thank you to the News Guardian for their excellent news coverage “Royal seal of approval for Tynemouth Station” on the recent Royal opening of the refurbished station. Their report begins: A VICTORIAN station which underwent a multi-million pound refurbishment has been given the royal seal of approval. Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Tynemouth Station today to view the restoration work of the historic station, unveiling a plaque to mark its completion. Hundreds of residents gathered at the station to catch a glimpse of Princess Anne as she met officials from each of the key partners, community groups and Tynemouth Market traders before being taken on a tour of the regenerated station, where the final phase began in August […]

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