Alston Street

Postcode: NE8 2XP

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Road Name:Alston Street
Road Type:residential

Alston Street is a street in the settlement of Gateshead which is within the electoral area of Lobley Hill and Bensham Ward in the administration area of Gateshead District Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Alston Street is located 246.74 miles North from the centre of London, 1.5 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 52.61 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 72.01 miles North from the centre of York.


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nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alston Street is approximately 0.779294 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 28 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alston Street is a tidal river called River Tyne which is approximately 0.940226 kilometres away


The Central point of Alston Street is approximately 28 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0191
Telephone Exchange: GATESHEAD - NEGHD
Telephone Cabinet: P34
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Alston Street

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

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
Macadam Apartment - newcastle-upon-tyne
Situated in Newcastle upon Tyne, this apartment features free WiFi. The unit is 1.9 km from Metro Radio Arena. The kitchen features an oven, a microwave and a toaster and there is a private bathroom.
Address:27 Macadam Street, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 4TS, Newcastle upon Tyne
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£89
The Armstrong - gateshead
Located in Gateshead, The Armstrong offers self-catering accommodation with free WiFi. The unit is 1.8 km from Newcastle upon Tyne. Free private parking is available on site. The unit equipped with a kitchenette with an oven and microwave.
Address:36 The Armstrong, NE8 2GW, Gateshead
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£75
Maxwell Upper Apartment - gateshead
Located 3.1 km from Newcastle upon Tyne and 19 km from Durham, Maxwell Upper Apartment offers accommodation in Gateshead. The unit is 48 km from Middlesbrough. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property.
Address:9 Maxwell Street, NE8 4TX, Gateshead
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£69
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

Local Council Details

Within the area of Gateshead District
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Civic Centre
Regent Street
Tyne and Wear
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Telephone Number: 01914 333 000
Within the electoral area of Lobley Hill and Bensham Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Gateshead
The Member of Parliament is Mearns, Ian

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alston Street

10 Alston Street
Sale Price: £165,500
Sale Date: 15/04/2005
6 Alston Street
Sale Price: £66,500
Sale Date: 06/08/1999
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01008257
Ons Area Name:Gateshead 008E
Average Age : 46.17
Population: 1442.00
Male Population: 689.00 (47.78%)
Female Population: 753.00 (52.22%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 56 (3.88%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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The Gateshead Inner West Neighbourhood Team have responsibility for areas covering Lobley Hill, Sunniside, Whickham, Swalwell and Dunston.

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Telephone: 101
Policing Links:
Northumbria Police

Recent Crime in the Area

Source: accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Alston Street

OS Reference: 424517, 562106
OS Grid Reference: NZ245621
Latitude and Longitude: 54.952918698186, -1.6171435703619
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.779294 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alston Street

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Tyne & Wear
North East
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Dunston Rail Station is 1.53 Kilometers away (0.95 miles)
Newcastle Rail Station is 1.72 Kilometers away (1.07 miles)
Manors Rail Station is 2.37 Kilometers away (1.47 miles)
Metrocentre Rail Station is 3.07 Kilometers away (1.91 miles)

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 11.03 Kilometers away
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 50.62 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 11.70 Kilometers away
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 12.47 Kilometers away
North Shields Ferry Terminal is 12.51 Kilometers away
Transporter Bridge North Side is 48.07 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alston Street is approximately 0.72 miles from the A1

Nearest Motorway Junctions


Health Clinics

Bensham Family Practice
Bensham Family Practice, Sidney Grove, Bensham, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE82XB
Distance: 0.11 Kilometers
Telephone: 0191 4776955
108 Rawling Road(rawling Road Practice)
108 Rawling Road, Bensham, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE84QR
Distance: 0.30 Kilometers
Telephone: 0191 4203255
Second Street Surgery
Second Street, Bensham, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE82UR
Distance: 0.30 Kilometers
Telephone: 0191 4772430
1 Rawling Road(the Medical Centre)
The Medical Centre, 1 Rawling Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE84QS
Distance: 0.37 Kilometers
Telephone: 0191 4772180
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Gateshead Central Library

Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE84LN
Distance: 0.69 Miles
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Dunston Library

Ellison Road, Gateshead, NE119SS
Distance: 0.94 Miles
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Sunderland Road Library

Herbert Street, Gateshead, NE83PA
Distance: 1.16 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: Holy Jesus Hospital
Distance: 1.29 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Shipley Art Gallery
Distance: 1.68 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: The Centre for Life
Distance: 1.74 (km)


Attraction Name: Bessie Surtees House, Blackfriars Museum
Distance: 1.88 (km)

Nearest Schools

Bensham Grove Nursery School

Distance: 0.14 Kilometers
Type: Nursery
Address: Sidney Grove, Bensham, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 2XD
Telephone: (0191) 4334090

St Aidan's Church of England Primary School

Distance: 0.25 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Derwentwater Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 2HQ
Telephone: (0191) 4772690

Eslington Primary School

Distance: 0.31 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: Hazel Road, Gateshead, NE8 2EP
Telephone: (0191) 4334131

Brighton Avenue Primary School

Distance: 0.44 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Brighton Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1XS
Telephone: (0191) 4218080

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: >=30
Median Speed: >=30
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 7
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