Supermarket giant’s regeneration arm submits application for a new town square designed by 3DReid

Tesco Trinity Sq scheme

Tesco Trinity Sq scheme

Spenhill, the regeneration subsidiary of Tesco, has submitted a planning application for the £150m regeneration of Trinity Square in Gateshead town centre.

The application follows the signing of a development agreement between Spenhill and Gateshead last month, which included an agreement to demolish the multi-storey car park that currently dominates the town centre.

Designed by 3DReid, the £150m proposals include a new town square, 45 retail units, offices, a student village with over 900 beds, town centre parking and a Tesco store as well as the potential for a hotel.

Much of the demolition has already begun on the site with work on the multi-storey car park and the remainder of the site recommencing shortly.