Alexandra Road

Postcode: NE8 1RB

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Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential

Alexandra Road is a street in the settlement of Gateshead which is within the electoral area of Bridges Ward in the administration area of Gateshead District Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Alexandra Road is located 246.62 miles North from the centre of London, 1.5 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 53.17 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 71.86 miles North from the centre of York.

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Postcodes for Alexandra Road

NE8 1RB
NE8 1RD
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alexandra Road is approximately 1.20006 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 74 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alexandra Road is a tidal river called River Tyne which is approximately 1.57127 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Alexandra Road is approximately 74 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0191
Telephone Exchange: GATESHEAD - NEGHD
Telephone Cabinet: P5
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Alexandra Road

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

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Coalminer's Cottage - newcastle-upon-tyne
Set in Newcastle upon Tyne, this apartment features free WiFi. The unit is 1.7 km from Metro Radio Arena. A dishwasher and an oven can be found in the kitchen and there is a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer.
Address:161 Rectory Road, NE8 4RQ, Newcastle upon Tyne
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£92
Docker's Digs - newcastle-upon-tyne
Set 1.7 km from Metro Radio Arena and 1.9 km from The Sage, Docker's Digs offers accommodation in Newcastle upon Tyne. The apartment is 2.1 km from Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property.
Address:Rectory Road 161A, Gateshead, NE8 4RQ, Newcastle upon Tyne
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£75
Premium Two-Bedroom Apartment - gateshead
Premium Two-Bedroom Apartment offers accommodation in Gateshead, 2.4 km from Newcastle upon Tyne. The unit is 20 km from Durham. Free WiFi is provided . There is a dining area and a kitchen. A flat-screen TV is featured.
Address:111 Rectory Road, NE8 1XJ, Gateshead
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£105
Hotel Express - newcastle-upon-tyne
Star Rating:3 Stars
Hotel Express is a contemporary hotel located 1.1 miles from Newcastle city centre and 7 miles from Newcastle International Airport. St. James
Address:Cuthbert Street, NE8 1AF, Newcastle upon Tyne
Number of Rooms:29
Lowest Price Room:£25
Maxwell Apartment - gateshead
Maxwell Apartment offers accommodation in Gateshead. The unit is 3.1 km from Newcastle upon Tyne. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. There is a seating area, a dining area and a kitchen as well as a private bathroom.
Address:3 Maxwell Street, NE8 4TX, Gateshead
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£99
Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Gateshead District
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Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE8 1HH
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01914 333 000
Within the electoral area of Bridges Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Gateshead
The Member of Parliament is Mearns, Ian
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Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alexandra Road

143 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £16,000
Sale Date: 25/09/2007
151 Alexandra Road
Sale Price: £84,950
Sale Date: 14/09/2007
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01008163
Ons Area Name:Gateshead 028A
Average Age : 33.21
Population: 2000.00
Male Population: 1018.00 (50.9%)
Female Population: 982.00 (49.1%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 53 (2.65%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime101
Shoplifting35
Other-crime8
Drugs26
Burglary36
Robbery4
Other-theft40
Criminal-damage-arson80
Public-order66
Vehicle-crime42
Theft-from-the-person6
Bicycle-theft8
6
Possession-of-weapons4
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Origin of the Road Name Alexandra Road

Alexandra Road is named after Queen Alexandra.

Alexandra of Denmark was born in Copenhagen Denmark on the 1st December 1844.  She married Queen Victoria’s son Albert Edward Prince of Wales in 1863 to become Princess of Wales.

Together they had six children the second son would later be crowned Kind George V.

Following the death of Queen Victoria in 1901 Albert Edward became Edward VII and Alexandra Queen Alexandra.

Following Edwards’s death aged 68 in 1910 and the coronation of her son George. Alexandra became Queen Mother.  She died following a heart attack at Sandringham, Norfolk in 1925 aged 80.

Location details

Location Details

Alexandra Road

OS Reference: 425417, 562142
OS Grid Reference: NZ254621
Latitude and Longitude: 54.953197172489, -1.603086389371
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 1.20006 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alexandra Road

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Newcastle Rail Station is 1.87 Kilometers away (1.16 miles)
Manors Rail Station is 2.17 Kilometers away (1.35 miles)
Dunston Rail Station is 2.42 Kilometers away (1.5 miles)
Heworth Rail Station is 3.14 Kilometers away (1.95 miles)
Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 11.51 Kilometers away
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 50.44 Kilometers away
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 10.86 Kilometers away
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 11.64 Kilometers away
North Shields Ferry Terminal is 11.69 Kilometers away
Transporter Bridge North Side is 47.63 Kilometers away
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 1.39 miles from the A1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Health

Health Clinics

Oxford Tce & Rawling Rd Medical Group
Oxford Tce&rawling Rd Mg, 1 Oxford Terrace,bensham, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE81RQ
Distance: 0.16 Kilometers
Telephone: 0191 4772169
Central Gateshead Medical Group
Central Gateshead Med Grp, The Health Centre, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead,tyne & Wear, NE81NB
Distance: 0.34 Kilometers
Telephone: 0191 4772243
Bewick Road Surgery
10 Bewick Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE84DP
Distance: 0.39 Kilometers
Telephone: 0191 4772296
1 Rawling Road(the Medical Centre)
The Medical Centre, 1 Rawling Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE84QS
Distance: 0.64 Kilometers
Telephone: 0191 4772180
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Gateshead Central Library

Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE84LN
Distance: 0.17 Miles
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Sunderland Road Library

Herbert Street, Gateshead, NE83PA
Distance: 0.62 Miles
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Felling Library

Tarlton Crescent, Felling, NE109HU
Distance: 1.32 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Shipley Art Gallery
Distance: 0.81 (km)

Museum

Attraction Name: Bessie Surtees House, Blackfriars Museum
Distance: 1.73 (km)

Museum

Attraction Name: Holy Jesus Hospital
Distance: 1.75 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: BALTIC The Centre for Contemporary Art, Uni Gallery & Baring Wing
Distance: 2.01 (km)
Schools

Nearest Schools

Caedmon Community Primary School

Distance: 0.07 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Whitehall Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 4LH
Telephone: (0191) 4334095

Haskel School

Distance: 0.12 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: 2-4 Cambridge Terrace, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1RP
Telephone: (00) 0

Gateshead Jewish Primary School

Distance: 0.22 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: 18-19 Gladstone Terrace, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 4EA
Telephone: (0191) 4772154

Gateshead Jewish Boarding School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: 10 Rydal Street, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1HG
Telephone: (0191) 4771431
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 21
Median Speed: 20
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 5
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