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The Word, South Shields

The Word, South Shields


Wriggle Marketing


27 October 2016

We’re pleased to report that The Word is now open!

The Word is a new state-of- the-art cultural venue for in South Shields’ Market Place developed by Muse Developments for South Tyneside Council.  The ambition is for The Word to be the home for North East writing talent. The building acts as a hub of literary and creative resources and inspiration offering the most innovative digital learning experiences, as well as a library of over 70,000 books.

As part of The 365 Master Plan to redevelop South Shields town centre, The Word was an ambitions first phase development.  Designed by Faulkner Brown and constructed by Bowmer and Kirkland, Ward Robinson were Project Manager working for Muse Developments.