Joe Robertson, now resident in Monaco, was responsible for a large number of prominent developments in Newcastle upon Tyne.
In 1989 Joe Robertson of Newcastle, now resident in Monaco, purchased the former Fish Market on Quayside, Newcastle which was a derelict building unoccupied.
Following substantial negotiations with the City of Newcastle the building was completely refurbished returning the property to its original condition which subsequently became the central office of a major firm of civil engineers.
Latterly the premises have been converted into a discotheque.
Joe Robertson was responsible for a number of other prominent developments in Newcastle upon Tyne including Allied Irish Bank on Collingwood Street, the corner of Sandhill and Quayside now known as Chase together with Sports Café on Grainger Street now known as the Castle Mile. The Waterside Hotel on the Quayside. Waterstones building on Grey Street together with the former Midland Bank on Grey Street now Zizzis Restaurant.
Other developments include the Eldon Café in Eldon Square, Newcastle Airport Hotel and Northgate House on the corner of John Dobson Street and St Mary’s Place together with the Long Bar on Westgate Road.