Published: 18th Jun 2020

Newcastle United Foundation’s plans for a community hub for education, sports and wellbeing a goal-kick away from St. James’ Park have been given the green-light. The three-story hub will include innovative classrooms, high-tech digital hub, four-court sports hall, smart fitness suite and accessible changing areas, event and meeting spaces and open-plan offices. The building is being brought to life by Newcastle-based Ryder Architecture, with their innovative designs set to transform the former site of Murray House community centre in Newcastle’s West End. Ryder was appointed to produce detailed proposals for the build after the Foundation received a significant £2.6m investment from the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA) to transform the way young people transition from education to the world of work via the ambitious NU Futures scheme to be delivered in the hub. ‘We are delighted that planning permissions has been granted and all our efforts are now focused … (To read the full article, subscribe below)