South Shields Town Centre is subject to ongoing regeneration.
The Word and Transport Interchange are major successes, which have changed the face of South Shields and generated private sector confidence to invest.
Increasing footfall is paramount. The Council is working to unlock land for redevelopment, creating the environment and infrastructure for private sector investment, and increase the residential population.
The main shopping areas in South Shields are in private ownership.
South Shields has a thriving market with plans for food and Christmas markets, in addition to the weekly Saturday and Friday market.
Progress so far
The completion of phase one and two of the South Shields regeneration scheme includes: