Tyne and Wear HER(13490): Newcastle, Westgate Road, Parcel Office - Details
Title of image: Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
Description: A view of the bottom of Westgate Road the photograph is taken near to its junction with St. Nicholas Street. The building on the left hand side is the parcels depot . Various advertising hordings can be seen on the wall to the right these include posters promoting Oxo and the Royal Navy.
Additional info: Print black and white
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries/Newcastle Local Studies
Accession number: NCL 010651
Provider: Newcastle City Library
Copyright: All rights reserved, if you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries.
Newcastle, Westgate Road, Parcel Office
Postal System Structure
Central Station Parcel Office. 1906. Three wide, weatherboarded gables. Demolished 2010. Recorded prior to demolition in 2006 and 2010. The 2010 recording focused on the main Westgate Road façade which had been covered by boarding in 2006.
Grace McCombie, 2009, Newcastle and Gateshead - Pevsner Architectural Guide, p 117; NPA Ltd, 2010, Former Parcels Office, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne - Historic Building Recording; WAA Ltd. 2013, Former Parcels Office, Westgate Rd - Archaeological Excavation & Watching Brief