North Tyneside Council has celebrated the opening of a new Transport Hub and Town Square in North Shields, on Saturday 2nd September, with live music and outdoor arts performances.
The Hub is a major part of North Tyneside Council’s ambitious plan to improve North Shields, transforming the town into an attractive, family-friendly destination, with a vibrant, high-quality town centre.
Local musicians performed at the special event, and a series of films made by local schoolchildren, celebrating the town’s rich heritage, was shown on the new big screen in the square.
The New Transport Hub was opened by
Dame Norma Redfearn, North Tyneside Council’s Elected Mayor, and said, “I’m delighted this new Transport Hub and Town Square are opening, as they’re such an important part of our ambitious plans to transform North Shields into an attractive, family-friendly destination.