South Shields' Regeneration

Plans have been revealed today for a proposed 100 million pound renovation of South Shields town centre.

Full Report: Plans for South Shields' regeneration

The economy is struggling, and councils are facing huge cuts, but people in South Shields are nevertheless being promised a multi million pounds revamp of their town.

A master plan revealed today includes a new shopping area, new library and cinema, which councillors insist they can afford.

You can watch the full report from our Business Correspondent Ben Chapman below.

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Plans revealed for South Shields' regeneration

Plans have been revealed today for a proposed 100 million pound renovation of South Shields town centre.

South Tyneside Council says that the area has struggled because of the current economic climate.

The council is asking developers to consider investing in the town centre regeneration - which would include, amongst other things, a new cinema, library, and shops.