Joe Robertson, now resident in Monaco, was responsible for a number of prominent developments in Newcastle upon Tyne including Allied Irish Bank on Collingwood Street, the former Fish Market on the Quayside, Newcastle. The corner of Sandhill and Quayside now known as Chase together with Sports Café on Grainger Street now known as the Mile Castle. The Waterside Hotel on the Quayside. Waterstones building on Grey Street together with the former Midland Bank on Grey Street now Zizzis.
Other developments included 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.
The New Northumbria Hotel
(Comprising Osborne’s Bar & Scalinis Restaurant)
During the late 90’s The New Northumbria Hotel was opened by Bernard Paul. Joe Robertson as consultant conceived the operational proforma and the original conceptual approach including Scalinis Restaurant and Osbornes Bar.
The Hotel was a prominent feature on Osborne Road, Jesmond for many years.