Askew Road, Gateshead

Askew Road, Gateshead

Mixed use development comprising; students 384 bedrooms, commercial, 120 bedroom hotel, 76 bedroom apart-hotel and 170 PRS apartments.

The site is located with stunning views across the River Tyne towards Newcastle and the Millennium Bridge in close proximity to Newcastle Hilton.  The main feature of the scheme is the 26 storey tower which is the PRS apartments.  Due to the site being segregated from the town due to the major roads, the scheme has provided improved public realm and also good pedestrian and cycle links.

The architecture has been developed to provide strong, striking forms, whilst being minded of the commercial aspects.