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QUAY, estates. A wharf at which to load or land goods, sometimes spelled key.
     2. In its enlarged sense the word quay, means the whole space between the first row of houses of a city, and the sea or river 5 L. R. 152, 215. So much of the quay as is requisite for the public use of loading and unloading vessels, is public property, and cannot be appropriated to private use, but the rest may be, private property. Id. 201.

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A contemporary report said:"The crowd upon the Quayside and Sandhill was mown down as if by a discharge of artillery, many being rendered insensible by the shock, others temporarily suffocated by the vapour, and many more wounded by flying debris.
Live Works is part of Live Theatre's evolving cultural quarter along the Quayside in Newcastle and encapsulates Live Theatre's mission to engage with the community," said Jason Flanagan, architect, Flanagan Lawrence.
Next to the five systems on the quayside, another 10 pipelay systems are under construction.
Matthew writes: "I was very interested to see this feature because I was the General Superintendent of the Stockton Quayside Mission from 1962 to its closure in 1973.
Vicky, who has bought a two-bedroom apartment overlooking the iconic Wales Millennium Centre, said: "I love that Quayside is in the heart of the bustling restaurants, nightlife, shops and the theatre in Cardiff Bay and it's not far from the transport links if you need to catch a bus or the train.
Sainsbury's recently opened a 3,450 sq ft Local convenience store at Quayside creating 20 jobs.
15pm, Jongleurs, Quayside Tower, Broad St, Birmingham 0844 844 0044; Reggie Watts/ Rory Scovel: 7pm, The Glee Club, The Arcadian, Birmingham 0871 472 0400; Retort Cabaret Show: 7pm, Kitchen Garden Cafe, 17 York Rd, Kings Heath 0121 443 4725; Comedy Collective: 7pm, Nightingale Club, Kent St, Birmingham 0121 622 1718.
Port operator the Mersey Docks and Harbour Company, part of Peel Ports Group, said removing the quayside cranes will allow for better use of the area.
The span had by definition to be asymmetrical since it had to bridge the busy quayside expressway on the Left Bank, which in turn makes the link with the lower quay dangerous for pedestrians; and on the Right Bank, the fast route renders the link with the upper quay difficult and blocks off access to the Tuileries.
The cast, which included former world boxing champion Glenn McCrory, were hoping the go-ahead would be given for a second series of the show set around Newcastle's trendy Quayside.
Emergency services were on the Quayside carrying out a search of the area, including the river.
The building at 63 Quayside offers 2,615sqft over five floors.