Alexandra Road

Postcode: NE8 1RB

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.

Road Name:Alexandra Road
Road Type:residential
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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
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
water

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

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Caedmon Community Primary School

Distance: 0.09 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 253
Address: Whitehall Road, NE8 4LH
Telephone: 01914334095
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Caedmon Community Primary School

St Joseph's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, Gateshead

Distance: 0.39 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 199
Address: Prince Consort Road, NE8 1LR
Telephone: 01914901517
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to St Joseph's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, Gateshead

South Street Community Primary School

Distance: 0.49 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 315
Address: Cramer Street, NE8 4BB
Telephone: 01914773993
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to South Street Community Primary School

Brighton Avenue Primary School

Distance: 0.51 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 301
Address: Brighton Road, NE8 1XS
Telephone: 01914218080
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Alexandra Road to Brighton Avenue Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Bensham Hospital

Address: Saltwell Road, Gateshead, NE8 4YL,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
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Distance: 1.16 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Bensham Hospital

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Address: Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, NE9 6SX,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
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Distance: 2.2 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Great North Childrens Hospital

Address: Queen Victoria Road, New Victoria Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne,
NHS Sector
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 233 6161
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Distance: 3.13 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Great North Childrens Hospital

The Royal Victoria Infirmary

Address: Queen Victoria Road, New Victoria Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne,
NHS Sector
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 233 6161
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Distance: 3.13 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to The Royal Victoria Infirmary
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Oxford Tce & Rawling Rd Medical Group

Address: Oxford Tce&rawling Rd Mg, 1 Oxford Terrace,bensham, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 1RQ
Telephone: 0191 4772169
Distance: 0.15 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Oxford Tce & Rawling Rd Medical Group

Central Gateshead Medical Group

Address: Central Gateshead Med Grp, the Health Centre, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead,tyne & Wear, NE8 1NB
Telephone: 0191 4772243
Distance: 0.36 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Central Gateshead Medical Group

Bewick Road Surgery

Address: 10 Bewick Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 4DP
Telephone: 0191 4772296
Distance: 0.4 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Bewick Road Surgery

1 Rawling Road(the Medical Centre)

Address: The Medical Centre, 1 Rawling Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 4QS
Telephone: 0191 4772180
Distance: 0.65 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to 1 Rawling Road(the Medical Centre)
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 15 Regent Terrace, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1LU
Distance: 0.81 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Dental Surgery

Mr Alec Waugh and Associates

Address: Mr Alec Waugh and Associates, the Lodge, 160 Dryden Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 5BY
Distance: 0.81 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Mr Alec Waugh and Associates

Bensham Dental Practice

Address: Bensham Dental Practice, 24 Saltwell Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 4XE
Distance: 0.83 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Bensham Dental Practice

K S Bamrah and Associates

Address: K S Bamrah and Associates, 27a Jackson Street, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1EE
Distance: 0.94 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to K S Bamrah and Associates
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Gateshead Central Library

Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE84LN
Telephone: 0191 433 3000
Distance: 0.28 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Gateshead Central Library

Sunderland Road Library

Herbert Street, Gateshead, NE83PA
Telephone: 0191 433 6415
Distance: 0.99 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Sunderland Road Library

Felling Library

Tarlton Crescent, Felling, Felling, NE109HU
Telephone: 0191 433 6402
Distance: 2.11 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Felling Library

Dunston Library

Ellison Road, Dunston, Gateshead, NE119SS
Telephone: 0191 433 5690
Distance: 2.4 Kilometres
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Directions from Alexandra Road to Dunston Library

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Hotels

Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Manors Station is 2.16 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Manors

Manors station is operated by Northern in the Newcastle upon Tyne East area on the Newcastle - Border [nr Berwick] stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Chathill • Cramlington • Dunston • MetroCentre • Morpeth • Newcastle • Pegswood • Widdrington

Dunston Station is 2.41 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Dunston

Dunston station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Newcastle - Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Billingham • Blaydon • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Manors • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Widdrington • Wylam

Heworth Station is 3.13 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to Heworth

Heworth station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Stockton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Battersby • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Castleton Moor • Commondale • Corbridge • Danby • Dunston • Egton • Glaisdale • Great Ayton • Grosmont • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

MetroCentre Station is 3.94 Kilometers away

Directions from Alexandra Road to MetroCentre

MetroCentre station is operated by Northern in the Blaydon area on the Newcastle - Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Annan • Aspatria • Auchinleck • Bardon Mill • Barrhead • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Dalston • Dumfries • Dunlop • Dunston • Flimby • Glasgow Central • Gretna Green • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Harrington • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kilmarnock • Kilmaurs • Kirkconnel • Manors • Marton • Maryport • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • New Cumnock • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Parton • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Sanquhar • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stewarton • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitehaven • Widdrington • Wigton • Workington • Wylam

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 11.48 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 50.36 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 120.55 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 168.1 Kilometers away Directions from Alexandra Road to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 10.82 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 11.6 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to South Shields Ferry Terminal
North Shields Ferry Terminal is 11.66 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to North Shields Ferry Terminal
Transporter Bridge North Side is 47.53 Kilometers away
Directions from Alexandra Road to Transporter Bridge North Side
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alexandra Road is approximately 1.39 miles from the A1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 6.6 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288
Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 8.11 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to A1(M) J64/A195
Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 10.04 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to A1(M) J63/A167/A183
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 18.4 Km Away
Directions from Alexandra Road to A1(M) J62/A690

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Express

92 Coatsworth Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 1QP
Distance: 0.34 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Tesco Express

Nisa

92 Coatsworth Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 1QP97-101 Coatsworth Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 1SQ
Distance: 0.35 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Nisa

Asda

92 Coatsworth Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 1QP97-101 Coatsworth Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 1SQOld Fold Road, Old Fold, Gateshead, NE10 0DJ
Distance: 1.52 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Asda

Morrisons

Hillheads Road, Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear, NE25 8HJ
Distance: 1.59 Kilometres
Directions from Alexandra Road to Morrisons

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Shipley Art Gallery
Distance: 0.8 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Shipley Art Gallery

Museum

Attraction Name: Bessie Surtees House, Blackfriars Museum
Distance: 1.73 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Bessie Surtees House, Blackfriars Museum

Museum

Attraction Name: Holy Jesus Hospital
Distance: 1.75 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to Holy Jesus Hospital

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: BALTIC The Centre for Contemporary Art, Uni Gallery & Baring Wing
Distance: 2.01 (km)
Directions from Alexandra Road to BALTIC The Centre for Contemporary Art, Uni Gallery & Baring Wing

Local Government and Policing

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 Ian Mearns
Details for the MP Ian Mearns on parliament.uk
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In the 2017 General Election Ian Mearns won with a majority of 17350 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 65186
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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News, meeting dates and priorities for Kirkby.

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Criminal-damage-arson77
Violent-crime102
Shoplifting57
Robbery7
Possession-of-weapons6
Vehicle-crime27
Burglary33
Drugs10
Other-theft40
Public-order39
Other-crime5
Theft-from-the-person7
3
Bicycle-theft6
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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Gateshead
Tyne & Wear
North East
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