Plans lodged for West End high-rise

THE covers have come off another $60million residential apartment development planned for Newcastle’s west end.

Just a week after confirmation that the heavy rail line between Wickham and Newcastle would be removed, plans for the twin-tower, 11-storey ‘‘WestEnd Apartments’’ have been lodged with Newcastle council.

Earmarked for Charles Street at Wickham, across the road from the planned Wickham interchange, WestEnd will house 122 apartments above four commercial suites at ground level.

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