At BCE Northern Ltd, we are proud to be based in the North East and it has been a great honour to have been involved in a variety of special projects throughout the region. Our special projects have included the restoration of memorials and also the transformation of coastal areas.  


Harton Quay – Sedum Panel Replacement

In July 2018, BCE Northern was employed by South Tyneside Council to undertake works to replace the timber Sedum Panel wall at Harton Quays Park, South Shields. Harton Quays Park is an important part of the wider regeneration of South Tyneside. The aim was to reconnect South Shields to the River Tyne and form a key link between the town centre and the river.

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Restoration of Horden Cemetery Memorial Clock Tower

We have recently completed the restoration of the beautiful memorial clock tower at Horden Cemetery to commemorate the Armistice Centenary in November 2018. The stone work has been repaired and repointed and the brass sword restored to it’s former glory just in time to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. Check out the before and after photos!

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South Shields Promenade

As the contracted organisation we work closely with the Local Authority on many schemes throughout the year and recently worked on the South Shields Promenade Connectivity Scheme. South Tyneside Council are currently regenerating the promenade in a number of phases and BCE Northern have been involved in the transformation projects since the first phase of regeneration (see Sea Change, South Shields in Special Projects).

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Gateshead Council – Restoration of Chase Park, Whickham

In January 2017, BCE Northern began works as principal contractor for Gateshead Council to undertake the restoration, renewal and upgrade of Chase Park, Whickham. Chase Park is a public park at the heart of Whickham, much loved and frequented by the local community and maintained by local resident group, Friends of Chase Park.

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Sea Change, South Shields

The objective of the project was to undertake the regeneration of one of England’s seaside resorts, investing in arts, public space, cultural assets and heritage projects. The regeneration work carried out at South Shields Sea Front was a tremendous £2million transformation jointly-funded with a £1million contribution from South Tyneside Council and matched by the Government’s Sea Change programme.

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