Bensham Road

Postcode: NE8 1AP

Bensham Road 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.

Bensham Road is located 246.9 miles North from the centre of London, 1.26 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 52.84 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 72.15 miles North from the centre of York.

Road Name:Bensham Road
Road Number:B1426
Road Type:secondary
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Postcodes for Bensham Road

NE8 1AP
NE8 1PS
NE8 1PX
NE8 1UR
NE8 1US
Height

Height

The Central point of Bensham Road is approximately 73 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0191
Telephone Exchange: GATESHEAD - NEGHD
Telephone Cabinet: P2
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 21.5
Median Speed: 16.9
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 13
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bensham Road

16 Appletree Court Bensham Road
Sale Price: £129,000
Sale Date: 03/03/2017
7 Appletree Court Bensham Road
Sale Price: £90,000
Sale Date: 28/07/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Bensham Grove Nursery School

Distance: 0.42 Kilometers
Type: LA Nursery School
Phase: Nursery
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 73
Address: Sidney Grove, Bensham, NE8 2XD
Telephone: 01914334090
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bensham Road to Bensham Grove Nursery School

Brighton Avenue Primary School

Distance: 0.5 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 Bensham Road to Brighton Avenue Primary School

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

Distance: 0.64 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 Bensham Road to St Joseph's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, Gateshead

Caedmon Community Primary School

Distance: 0.65 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 Bensham Road to Caedmon Community 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: 1.27 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to Bensham 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: 2.69 (km)
Directions from Bensham 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: 2.69 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to The Royal Victoria Infirmary

Diabetes Centre

Address: Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 6BE,
NHS Sector
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 2.78 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to Diabetes Centre
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Second Street Surgery

Address: Second Street, Bensham, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 2UR
Telephone: 0191 4772430
Distance: 0.21 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to Second Street Surgery

Bensham Family Practice

Address: Bensham Family Practice, Sidney Grove, Bensham, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 2XB
Telephone: 0191 4776955
Distance: 0.45 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to Bensham Family Practice

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: 0.48 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to Oxford Tce & Rawling Rd Medical Group

108 Rawling Road(rawling Road Practice)

Address: 108 Rawling Road, Bensham, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 4QR
Telephone: 0191 4203255
Distance: 0.56 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to 108 Rawling Road(rawling Road Practice)
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Bensham Dental Practice

Address: Bensham Dental Practice, 24 Saltwell Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 4XE
Distance: 0.69 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to Bensham Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 15 Regent Terrace, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1LU
Distance: 0.75 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to Dental Surgery

K S Bamrah and Associates

Address: K S Bamrah and Associates, 27a Jackson Street, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1EE
Distance: 0.93 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to K S Bamrah and Associates

98-100 Close

Address: 98-100 Close, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3RF
Distance: 1.28 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to 98-100 Close
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Gateshead Central Library

Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE84LN
Telephone: 0191 433 3000
Distance: 0.9 Kilometres
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Directions from Bensham Road to Gateshead Central Library

Sunderland Road Library

Herbert Street, Gateshead, NE83PA
Telephone: 0191 433 6415
Distance: 1.45 Kilometres
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Directions from Bensham Road to Sunderland Road Library

Dunston Library

Ellison Road, Dunston, Gateshead, NE119SS
Telephone: 0191 433 5690
Distance: 1.95 Kilometres
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Directions from Bensham Road to Dunston Library

Newcastle City Library

Charles Avison Building, 33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE18AX
Telephone: 0191 277 4154
Distance: 2.09 Kilometres
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Directions from Bensham Road to Newcastle City Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Manors Station is 1.92 Kilometers away

Directions from Bensham 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 1.97 Kilometers away

Directions from Bensham 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

MetroCentre Station is 3.36 Kilometers away

Directions from Bensham 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

Heworth Station is 3.69 Kilometers away

Directions from Bensham 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 10.91 Kilometers away Directions from Bensham Road to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 50.8 Kilometers away Directions from Bensham Road to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 11.19 Kilometers away
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South Shields Ferry Terminal is 11.96 Kilometers away
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North Shields Ferry Terminal is 11.98 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 48.08 Kilometers away
Directions from Bensham Road to Transporter Bridge North Side
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bensham Road is approximately 1.05 miles from the A1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 7.14 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Road to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288
Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 8.62 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Road to A1(M) J64/A195
Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 10.5 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Road to A1(M) J63/A167/A183
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 18.86 Km Away
Directions from Bensham Road to A1(M) J62/A690

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Nisa

97-101 Coatsworth Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 1SQ
Distance: 0.31 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Road to Nisa

Tesco Express

97-101 Coatsworth Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 1SQ92 Coatsworth Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 1QP
Distance: 0.33 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Road to Tesco Express

Sainsbury's Local

Sainsbury Local, Newcastle Central Station, Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5DL
Distance: 1.37 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Road to Sainsbury's Local

M&S Simply Food

Newcastle Central Station, Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5DL
Distance: 1.37 Kilometres
Directions from Bensham Road to M&S Simply Food

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Holy Jesus Hospital
Distance: 1.14 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to Holy Jesus Hospital

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Shipley Art Gallery
Distance: 1.42 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to Shipley Art Gallery

Museum

Attraction Name: Bessie Surtees House, Blackfriars Museum
Distance: 1.43 (km)
Directions from Bensham Road to Bessie Surtees House, Blackfriars Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: The Centre for Life
Distance: 1.72 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Gateshead District
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE8 1HH
Send Mail
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 Ian Mearns
Details for the MP Ian Mearns on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Ian Mearns on theyworkforyou.com
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: E01008170
Ons Area Name:Gateshead 008C
Average Age : 39.30
Population: 2008.00
Male Population: 1029.00 (51.25%)
Female Population: 979.00 (48.75%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 89 (4.43%)
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-arson68
Violent-crime171
Theft-from-the-person21
Drugs26
Other-theft69
Burglary53
5
Shoplifting28
Public-order79
Other-crime4
Bicycle-theft17
Robbery16
Vehicle-crime24
Possession-of-weapons6
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Bensham Road

OS Reference: 424874, 562463
OS Grid Reference: NZ249625
Latitude and Longitude: 54.956109406144, -1.6115378708961
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 0.636862 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bensham Road

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Bensham
Gateshead
Tyne & Wear
North East
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