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  • Trinity Square Car Park
  • Rodney Gordon for Owen Luder Partnership
  • Gateshead
  • 1964-69
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Trinity Square Car Park
Rodney Gordon for Owen Luder Partnership
Gateshead
1964-69

Built by the Owen Luder Partnership with Rodney Gordon as project architect between 1964 and 1969, Trinity Square was far more than a car park. It was a vast complex of buildings which also included shops, restaurant facilities and community rooms which became the town’s iconic image.

The building was an impressive example of the Brutalist style by one of Britain’s most important post-war architectural practices. Built from raw, exposed concrete – the building became an iconic cultural and architectural landmark, in part because it was from its roof that Michael Caine threw an enemy to his death in the 1970s gangster film “Get Carter

Demolished 2018.
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