Station Name: NEWCASTLE NEW BRIDGE STREET

[Source: Alan Young]


The south façade of the elegant Picton House, formerly serving  New Bridge Street station and accommodating the B&T offices, during demolition in April/May 1970. The ‘Central Motorway East’ (now A167M) required its site. It is ironic that the name of John Dobson, the architect of this building, is immortalised in a particularly unattractive thoroughfare, opened a short distance to the west about the same time that Picton House was removed.
Photo from John Flemming collection, copyright Sine Project





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