Great North Museum, Hancock Museum Newcastle Building, Jesmond Project, Redevelopment

Great North Museum Newcastle : Jesmond Building

GNM: Architecture in north east England design by Terry Farrell Architects

20 May 2010

Great North Museum

Renewal + Extension Building
Dates of work: 2007-09
Design: Farrells with Purves Ash and Casson Mann

Location: Jesmond, Newcastle

Great North Museum, Newcastle Building
building photo © Andrew Haslam

This building was previously known as the Hancock Museum
Date built: 1884

Status: Grade II-listed building

Approximate cost of renewal: £26m

Was due to open to the public on 23 May 2009

Hancock Museum
Great North Rd, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT
0191 222 7418

TFP Farrells

According to the Great North Museum:

Our Mission
Inspire curiosity, learning and debate through a stimulating, innovative and provocative science and cultural engagement programme with cutting edge university research at its heart.

The £26m Great North Museum project is a partnership between Newcastle University, Tyne & Wear Museums, Newcastle City Council, the Natural History Society of Northumbria and the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne.

The Great North Museum Library is open to the public and is located on the second floor of the Hancock. It houses three collections – the Library and Archives of the Natural History Society of Northumbria, the Library of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne and Newcastle University’s Cowen Library.

Location: Great North Rd, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT, Northeast England, UK

Newcastle Architecture

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Another building designed by Terry Farrell Architects in Newcastle:
Life Building Newcastle
building photo © Adrian Welch
Life Building Newcastle

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Swiss Cottage Masterplan

Alban Gate

Charing Cross Station

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Design: RMJM Architects
Woodhorn Colliery

Sage Gateshead
Design: Foster + Partners
Newcastle Concert Hall

Newcastle City Library

Terry Farrell Architect, UK

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