North East War Memorials Project Memorial

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Reference WMO/280949

Address:

Metrocentre

St Michael's Way

Gateshead

NE11 9YG

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Other sculpture
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial comprises of poppy artistic structure suspended from ceiling of shopping centre, accompanied by a 'Lest We Forget' bench which contains a plaque stating who the memorial was donated by and how it has been funded. The site was called Intu Metrocentre until Intu (who owned a number of shopping centres) went into administration in Summer 2020 when it reverted to it's original name of Metrocentre.
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Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.

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Dedicated to the memory of the/ men and women from the/ North East of England/ who served in the/ Great War 1914-18// Donated by the/ North East War Memorials Project/ with money raised by the/ generosity of intu customers.

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