FEBRUARY 2012 – ‘ROYAL OPENING OF 1 HARTON QUAY’

1 Harton Quay was officially opened by His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester on 8 February. It was a glorious day on South Tyneside and the event was attended by a wide range of guests including local dignitaries and Ian Livingston, the CEO of BT Group PLC. The Duke was given a tour of the new building and met a number of the 500 new employees, 80% of whom come from the local area. This was followed by a private briefing where the Duke, an architect by training, was given a presentation on how the scheme has developed and the role it will play in acting as a catalyst for the ongoing regeneration for the riverside

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