Stack Newcastle Tease Return As New Location Plans Submitted

Published Friday, 30th September 2022
By James Cowen

Credit: Lewis Palmer Photography

The team behind Stack Newcastle have teased that the popular leisure destination could return.

Brand new plans have been submitted to Newcastle City Council, which could see a number of shipping container bars street food vans, a double tipi, and a stage with large screen, on one level.

Neill Winch, CEO of Danieli Group who own Stack Newcastle, said:

"We were overwhelmed by the emotional response our customers shared about their sadness at the closure of Stack Newcastle in May, so we are very excited to be able to announce our plans which we hope will mean its return just in time to celebrate Christmas. Our customers have been very vocal in letting us know that they would be delighted to see Stack come back sooner rather than later, which is why we have taken this opportunity to open a temporary scheme".

He also added: "Plans are under way for a more permanent scheme, and we aim to release further details in the coming weeks, but in the meantime hope this news will be well received by our customers."

If plans are successful, the partnership with be between PfP-igloo and Newcastle City Council.

John Tatham, Director at PfP-igloo, said: "This is a fantastic interim use for a central site that is absolutely full of potential. We are delighted to be able to play a part in bringing back to the city one of its main attractions. It will help us to activate the site and draw more people to enjoy this part of the city."

"We want to add a genuine mix of uses here, which fits in with our ethos of creating vibrant urban environments. Stack will help us create a place where people can live, work, study and play right in the heart of Newcastle." he added.

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