Newcastle heritage will be sold to plug £100M funding gap

The carriage has acted as a coach to the Lord Mayor of Newcastle Credit: ITV News

Newcastle City Council is selling off a piece of the city's heritage in a bid to help plug a 100 million pound funding gap.

The Lord Mayor's official coach, which has been pulled through the streets of the city for more than 200 years, is valued at £50,000 and will go towards filling the funding gap.

The closing date for expressions of interest is midday Thursday, February 28th.