Welcome to Tyne Bridge Publishing. We are based at Newcastle Libraries and publish books on the history of Newcastle upon Tyne and the surrounding region. Whatever your interest, from shipbuilding to suburbs or from the bridges on the Tyne to haunted houses, you're sure to find something you'll enjoy.

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Recently published

  • Newcastle & Gateshead: Architecture and Heritage. Revised and brought right up to date from its first sell-out edition of 2006, Newcastle and Gateshead: Architecture and Heritage takes the reader on an architectural journey through time, from the medieval St Andrew’s Church in Newcastle, dating from around 1150, right up to Newcastle University’s ‘Into’ building, completed in 2013

  • The Kestrel in the Crane. A vivid, unforgettable and unsentimental tale of the teeming wildlife that flourishes along the banks of the industrial Tyne. 

  • The Town Moor: Newcastle's Green Heart. Ken Smith and Tom Yellowley explore the history of the Town Moor, the unique and almost timeless green space at the heart of the busy city. Packed with archive and new photography, maps and plans.

  • Lost Industries of the Tyne. Alan Morgan, Ken Smith and Tom Yellowley recall the days when the Tyne was the workshop of the world and the riverside banged, clanged, smoked, steamed and echoed with the sounds of many manufactures. 
  • Sweet Dreams! 1980s Newcastle. Our new 'decade' book is available now, full of memories from people who were there, photos of the city, and nostalgic reminders of those heady days of The Tube, the strikes, the mad fashions... only the Magpies were black and white!
  • An Innocent Eye, Jimmy Forsyth Tyneside Photographer by Anthony Flowers brings together a selection of over 100 of Jimmy's photographs from the 1950s and 1960s in an attractive new book, with a biographical introduction and a previously unpublished autobiographical account. 
  • The Gallows Tree: Crime and Punishment in 18th Century Northumberland' by Barry Redfern tells a tale of toughened criminals and rough justice in the wild lands of the North. This is real 'true crime' as told by a retired Chief Superintendent of Northumbria Police. We also have available an exclusive digital version of Barry Redfern's earlier book (2003, now out of print) 'The Shadow of the Gallows: Crime and Punishment on Tyneside in the 18th Century'. Email tynebridge@newcastle.gov.uk if you would like a copy.

Tynebridge Publishing eBooks

Take a look at the interesting publications now available to view on most ereaders or on your computer. Some of our shorter titles are available to download from the Newcastle Libraries Digital Collection. We also have available an exclusive digital version of Barry Redfern's earlier book 'The Gallows Tree: Crime and Punishment on Tyneside in the 18th Century'. Email tynebridge@newcastle.gov.uk if you would like a copy.

 

Page last updated: 09 October, 2014