Formerly the Albert Edward Dock
|Royal Quays Marina 2014
Modern housing now occupies the West and South sides of the marina, with imported vehicles in the lower left corner
|Albert Edward Dock 1927
Coal staithes are loading the vessels at the top of the dock with a large grain warehouse left of centre.
Prior to redevelopment to Royal
Quays, Albert Edward Dock was used for importing timber and exporting
coal. Now it is a marina and housing development. It does, however,
have a deepwater berth and is used by the Royal Navy and Cruise Ships
Floating Restaurant, "Earl of Zetland", in Royal Quays
|Dismantled for scrap in 2020 : More views in Favourites
Plaque to mark the major reconstruction and re-naming of the former Tyne Commissioners Quay in 2007. The next visit of the QE2 was her farewell tour. The quay is now used for cruise ships and military visits.