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' This land with the black coloured sheds was the Newcastle Shipbuilding Companies from 1919 to 1921 when it went bankrupt. The sheds stood empty for quite a while & in the late 20s early 30s the Reay Gear Works took over the sheds & started producing gearwheels & gearboxes. George Angus & Co eventually took over & later in the late 50s early 60s it became R W Transmissions. It finally closed down in the mid 70s & is now a housing Estate called 'Tyne View' '