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 Castle Mile. 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 Three Mile Inn

The New Three Mile Inn, a business venture by Bernard Paul, was innovatively designed by Joe Robertson and Barry Nicholson. Joe formulated the conceptual approach to this landmark public house aptly named as it is 3 miles from Newcastle.