Newcastle University has unveiled plans to invest £50m to make the city a world-leading example of urban sustainability.
Based in the heart of Newcastle, the university yesterday revealed proposals to build a pioneering research centre at Science City’s Science Central site – the former home of Scottish and Newcastle brewery – which aims to create a new urban quarter for the city over the next two decades. Professor Phil Taylor, Newcastle University’s director of the Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability, says the plans have been in development for some time while researchers built a solid business case to present to the university. “They could see it was a good way for them to invest strategic funds and that we would get great returns through fantastic research outcomes, collaborations with industries and other partners on the site including the city council,” said Prof Taylor.
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Check out the Science Park so far via the images below. 1,500 m2 of Silver Grey Fibre C was used in matt and ferro finishes to create different surface textures whilst using the same colour. Plus there’s an added feature of a single piece angled window cill with no joint.