Basic Site Details

Name: Pilgrim Street development
City or county: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Country: England
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Notes: Approximately 300,000 sq ft of offices, shops and warehouses, a multi-storey car park, and infrastructure improvements.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1   

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Pilgrim Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31962 Project commissioned 
Item 2 of 3After 1963(?)1970Build/construction 
Item 3 of 3May 1970 Completion 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5John SmithArchitectA1962(?)1970(?)Job architect.
Item 2 of 5Kenneth Edward GrahamArchitectA19621970Partner in charge
Item 3 of 5Robert Hogg MatthewArchitectA19621970In overall charge
Item 4 of 5Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practiceA19621970 
Item 5 of 5Thomas ('Tom') Riddell SpavenArchitectA1962(?)1970 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Newcastle City Council 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp295-6
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Mr LeeInterview with Vernon Lee, 3 February 2010 Information sent October 2010