Author Topic: "Get Carter" car park to be demolished finally  (Read 1428 times)

rogerzilla

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"Get Carter" car park to be demolished finally
« on: 20 April, 2008, 08:33:35 am »
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/tyne/7356414.stm

To make way for another bloody Tesco store.  Still, if you have any fat fruit machine gangsters you want to push off the top floor, it's open for another couple of days...
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Bluebottle

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Re: "Get Carter" car park to be demolished finally
« Reply #1 on: 20 April, 2008, 10:14:16 am »
Ironic, really, that Alf survived the fall to open up a fruit shop in Weatherfield.
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Flying_Monkey

Re: "Get Carter" car park to be demolished finally
« Reply #2 on: 20 April, 2008, 12:01:38 pm »
I have to say not many people around here share the film buff's nostalgia for one of the worst pieces of brutalist architecture ever inflicted upon an already depressed town. Gateshead has been woefully mistreated by generations of planners and architects and this only looks set to continue...