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£1.5m investment at Gibside

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Project Manager Phil Bolam and Property Manager Mike Wilkes at new car park site at Gibside Credit: Barry Pells

The National Trust is to invest one and a half million pounds improving facilities at the Gibside estate near Rowlands Gill in Gateshead.

The announcement comes just weeks after the Trust pledged an investment of £650,000 at Housesteads Roman Fort.

Visitor numbers at Gibside have increased from 60,000 to 166,000 in the past ten years.

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