Bring in the robots - Main construction work for Whitley Bay Spanish Dome will use remote controlled technology

Whitley Bay's Spanish City Dome restoration will be carried out by remote controlled technology. Credit: Robertson Group

Robots have been drafted in for the next phase of constructions works on Whitley Bay's Spanish City Dome.

Robertson North East in partnership with North Tyneside Council are working together to bring the iconic structure back to its former glory.

The first phase of work by spring 2018 when the Grade II listed building will be handed over to commercial operator Kymel Trading Ltd to run as a high-quality leisure, wedding and conferencing venue. The second phase will involve an internal fit out by Kymel with the aim of opening in 2018.

Inside the Whitley Bay Spanish Dome as first stage of work is completed