Giants on the Quayside


Giants on the Quayside is set to be one of Europe’s best waterfront experiences, located in Newcastle upon Tyne.

This is a new destination for leisure, sport, food and drink – built around a 140-metre giant observation wheel, dubbed The Whey Aye.

Creating up to 800 jobs, the Giants on the Quayside development will span 344,445 ft2 (32,000 m2) and will be located on the former Spillers Flour Mill site, which was demolished in 2011.

The Whey Aye will be 16 ft (5m) taller than the London Eye, making it the tallest observation wheel in Europe.

The development will also feature a new destination food and beverage experience called The Giant’s Quay, a family entertainment centre, giant sport deck and state-of-the-art virtual golf club called The Quayside Golf Club.


Size: 3.3 ha
Proposed master plan output: Café, bars, restaurants, leisure, family entertainment and sport
Total investment cost: £100m
Site owner/partner: The World Wheel Company
Site requirements: Investors, occupiers, leisure and retail.
Address: 11 Glasshouse St, St Peters, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1BS, UK

Development Opportunity Category:

City and Town Centre


Giants on the Tyne, Development Opportunity in North East England

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Neil Hartley Phil Lynagh

Giants on the Quayside

11 Glasshouse St, St Peters, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1BS, UK