Peter Yates Murals

peter yates painting at the tyneside cinema edge

A collection of images of Peter Yates murals that I’ve amassed through the years
peter yates mural tyneside cinema newcastle
Tyneside Cinema Mural, 1976 : newly refurbished and was reopened on April 23, 2009. See refurbished Mural
bevan court mural peter yates 1954 Lubetkin
Bevin Court Mural, Finsbury 1954. More information here
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Kitchen Mural, Harlequin House, Cumbria. Newly rediscovered and under restoration

peter yates painting wall mural in Tynemouth
Two of three murals, Grand Parade, Tynemouth (above with Peter Yates)
Peter Yates Mural Front Street Tynemouth
Kitchen Mural, Grand Parade, Tynemouth
Shells Mural by Peter Yates Beacon House Whitley Bay
‘Procession of Shells’ Beacon House, Whitley Bay (sadly painted over in 2008)
Peter Yates Wall Mural at Trees Woolsington
One of several murals at ‘Trees’ Ryder and Yates House, Woolsington
Northern Counties Building Society Newcastle Peter Yates Mural
Northern Rock Building Society Mural - support from Formica (30 feet long)
Patterson Ford Scotswood Road Newcastle Peter Yates Mural
Patterson Ford Showroom Wall, Scotswood Road, Newcastle
Harlequin House Entrance and Birds Mural
Birds, Harlequin House. Newly rediscovered and under restoration
Peter Yates Veduta Di Una Cita mural Eden Hall Mural Peterlee
‘The Italian Mural’ with Peter Yates.
(Castle Eden, County Durham)

Peter Yates Mural The Bonny Pit Lad at Peterlee
’The Bonny Pit Lad’, Miner’s Cafeteria, Peterlee. Mural believed to be no more
(Peter Yates second from left)

Peter Yates Mural The Bonny Pit Lad at Peterlee
’The Bonny Pit Lad’
Killingworth Panorama Mural in Lloyds Bank in the Citadel
'Lake with Dragonflies' Lloyds Bank, The Citadel, Killingworth
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‘Signal Flags’ Tynemouth Sailing Club, 1958 (credit RIBA)

Peter Yates Murals include :

(Updated : September 15, 2011)

Public :

‘View of an Italian City’, Castle Eden
‘Castle Eden Dene’, Shotton Hall, Peterlee
'The Bonny Pit Lad’, Shotton Hall (Miner’s Cafeteria), Peterlee
‘Events at Sea’, Wanstead High School
‘Day and Night Winged Bulls’, Bevin Court, London (for Berthold Lubetkin)
‘The Miracle Play’, Long Mural (Project not executed), Holford Square, Finsbury
‘Six Historical Events’ (Project not executed), Holford Square, Finsbury
‘Composite View of Britain’ (Project not executed), Sadlers Wells
‘Complex History of Finsbury’ (Project not executed), Sadlers Wells
'Lake with Dragonflies' Midland Bank, The Citadel, Killingworth
‘Composite engraving of Hexham’ (Photographic), Martin’s Bank (now Lloyds), Priestpopple Hexham
'Lettering in Grey, White and Black’, R.H. Patterson, Ford Main Dealer
'Nonsuch Palace' (photographic), Linden Hall, Northumberland
Linden Hall, Dining Room: project not executed
‘Optical Apparatus’, Opticians, Hexham Northumberland
‘Three murals from line drawings’ (photographic), Northern Counties Building Society, Newcastle
‘Long View of Europe’,
Europazug, The Train of Europe Exhibition (c1950)
'Time', The Golden Egg Restaurant, Newcastle upon Tyne
'Time', (second version) photographic, Golden Egg Restaurant, Leeds
'Carbon Molecular Structures' Sterling Organics Entrance Hall, Dudley
'Processions of Shells’, Beacon House Lobby, Whitley Bay Northumberland
’14 Foot Dinghy’, Tynemouth Sailing Club
‘Signal Flags’, Tynemouth Sailing Club
'Like Folksong the Cottage’ 40’, painting for exhibition
’View of Newcastle’, Architects Office, Jesmond Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Gypsum Crystals’, British Gypsum
‘Sculptural Crystals, Kinetic’, British Gypsum
‘Mural Spectrum’, British Gypsum
‘Group of Crystals in G.R.P.’ British Gypsum
‘Light Machine, the Setting of Crystals’, British Gypsum
Mural, British Gas Engineering Research Station (project not executed)
’Origins of Fossil Fuels’, Norgas House, Killingworth (with Parisian photomontage artist
Pierre Boucher)
‘Prophetic Gas Rig’, Norgas House, Killingworth (with Parisian photomontage artist
Pierre Boucher)
‘Shadows on the Wall’, Tyneside Cinema Clubroom (restored 2009)
Ceiling Painting, Tyneside Cinema Clubroom
‘The Mountain of Light, End Wall (since repainted)’, Indian restaurant Koh-i-Noor (c1969)
‘Spice Plants’, Indian restaurant Koh-i-Noor (c1969)
‘Elephant, Peacock, Lotus, Cobra’, Indian restaurant Koh-i-Noor


Domestic :

Entry, Grand Parade Tynemouth
‘Florence’, Grand Parade Tynemouth
‘Exotic Fruits and Vegetables’, Grand Parade Tynemouth
‘Winejars hanging against a sea with boats’, House at Tynemouth
‘Groups of Shells’, House at Walton, Essex
‘Amphorae’ (second version), Trees, Woolsington
Birds’, Entrance hall, Harlequin House, Scotby Cumbria
‘Bottles’, Kitchen, Harlequin House, Scotby Cumbria


Also, various exhibition design contributions including : Europa Zug (1950), Atoms for Peace and Carlite / Gotham