This animation looks at scenarios for the future of Newcastle upon Tyne over the next 50 years.
July 2015 saw the publication of the 'Newcastle City Futures 2065' report.
Writing some 30 years ago, in her classic study on 'Cities and the wealth of nations', the celebrated North American urbanist Jane Jacobs argued that nations are not the basic economic units, rather cities are.
As part of our evidence-gathering, the lead expert group and project team has engaged with a number of UK cities to hear directly from them about their views on the future.
In this blog post, a member of the Project Team describes a visit that Sir Mark Walport recently made to the North East.