The new £15.4 million centre for public services is taking shape in the centre of Newcastle.
Four storey Castle House, next to Queens Gardens, is on course to open in the autumn.
The building, which can be accessed from both the Gardens and Hassell Street, will be the base for services from Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, Staffordshire County Council, Staffordshire Police and Aspire Housing.
Also present at Castle House will be Newcastle library, the town’s register office, large multi-function room and a study area for students. The whole building will be wifi-enabled for public use.