The 31-year-old is the latest big-name chef to be attracted to the area, in reality a series of quays
surrounding a central harbour known rather unappetizingly as the "Gut" on the north bank of the River Tyne.
The iconic office park development occupies an enviable location within Salford Quays
and comprises seven office buildings extending to a total floor area of 433,637 (40,286 sq m).
The largest commercial development to date on the Gateshead Quays
has been Robertson Property/City and Northern's development known as Baltic Place which has commanding views over the Gateshead/Newcastle Quaysides and beyond.
A Gateshead Council report said: "There is a general need for adequate car parking in the Quays
area as a whole to support the Gateshead Quays
At the heart of the quays
we have the iconic Sage Gateshead music and conference centre and alongside we have high-quality residential development.
Schoolchildren were today voting on the best way to revitalise a Tyneside fish quay
The George Wimpey North property, being built at Quay
Court, Gateshead, from pounds 142,995, is this week's Homemaker Property of the Week in a central location.
Matt Simms, Royal Quays
Marina manager, said: "Our new development takes account of the local growth in demand for berths as well as catering for our visitors.
Fears were raised last night that North Shields Fish Quay
will be turned into a "dormitory" if new homes continue to be built in the area.
Property firm Knight Frank has been appointed as joint agent, alongside Rook Matthews Sayer, by Regent Homes to market the flagship development on Royal Quays
, which will be called Blue Quays
204 Baltic Quays
is for sale through Foster Maddison, with a guide price of pounds 235,000, tel: (0191) 222-1066.
Agent Knight Frank has seven apartments left at Blue Quays
, from pounds 132,950, with a Live Free for a Year deal on one apartment.