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Icon For Artist Artist David Pearl
Icon For About About Colourful visual markers marking the route around the BALTIC and The Glasshouse International Centre for Music

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David Pearl's architectural Beacons act as colourful visual markers to delineate the Gateshead Quays and guide people to the area.

The Blue Beacon marks the pedestrian route from South Shore Road to BALTIC and The Glasshouse International Centre for Music.

The Amber Beacon in Oakwellgate links the Gateshead Quays to the Town Centre and the driver's route to BALTIC.

The Beacons are 6 metres high with different steel bases and bright, translucent acrylic tips. They are illuminated at night and have been designed to complement the surroundings and echo the materials used in the immediate environment of the Gateshead Quays. 

Funded by One North East through the Single Regeneration Budget, the Beacons were created in 2004.




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