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Neglected and decaying. Even when it was new it was poorly implemented. Amazed it's even listed as... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
MoreThan20Characters
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Waste of money

This was a total waste of money when it was first installed and can hardly be seen at all now... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Paul W
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  • Average12%
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  • Terrible67%
13 Apr 2018
“Walk on by...”
13 Oct 2018
“The Blue Carpet”
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New Bridge St., Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AN, England
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

I can understand why people give it such a low store on TA.It's a good idea with some poor choices made for the materials used. The blue colours as many have pointed out have faded badly and if someone has the sense to use something...More

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Neglected and decaying. Even when it was new it was poorly implemented. Amazed it's even listed as an attraction. Walk on by...

Thank MoreThan20Characters
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This was a total waste of money when it was first installed and can hardly be seen at all now. Totally pointless

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This was a huge waste of money for a "blue" carpet which has turned grey with age, a bit like me! They even had to replace the original, dangerous, tiles after a load of accidents!

Thank Ray I
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Just near the Premier Inn at the bottom of John Dobson street it is a quirky piece of art - it looks like a giant has just peeled back part of the pavement - reading the reviews I feel people just don't get it -...More

1  Thank 686chrise
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Walked past this many times and still don't get what it's about. Modern art can be really cool but on this case it's a waste of money and pavement

Thank 110StuartN
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I only discovered this was 'thing' as opposed to just a normal pavement with a lightly quirky bench when I cam across it on here whilst searching for things to do. At night I noticed the odd glisten paving slab and by daylight I could...More

Thank C_F_D1992
Reviewed 27 August 2015

sadly this was built up to be a big attraction and never came to anything. total waste of (council) money. Don't bother visiting it.

Thank 1930sBetty
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

There was great excitement years ago in the run up to the unveiling of the Blue Carpet- until it opened! At which point people commented on its lack of colour!!!!! The stand out feature is a very clever seat which looks as it has just...More

Thank ELIZABETHB787
Reviewed 29 June 2015

its not blue , its not even nice, detracts from all the really lovely historical buildings around it ocasionally it has a nice food fair there but other than that its just vacant space

Thank littlesarmypez
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