Birchfield

Postcode: NE16 4PH

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

Birchfield is located 246.42 miles North from the centre of London, 3.58 miles South West from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 50.2 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 71.82 miles North from the centre of York.

Road Name:Birchfield
Road Type:residential
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Nearby Roads

Mayfield

Whaggs Lane

postcodes

Postcodes for Birchfield

NE16 4PH
Height

Height

The Central point of Birchfield is approximately 128 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 019467 - Gosforth
Area Code: 01661 - Prudhoe
Area Code: 01207 - Consett
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 16.7
Median Speed: 15.8
Maximum Speed: >=30
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 4
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Birchfield

2 Birchfield
Sale Price: £225,225
Sale Date: 02/07/2013
2 Birchfield
Sale Price: £245,000
Sale Date: 27/10/2006
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Whickham School

Distance: 0.49 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1563
Address: Burnthouse Lane, Whickham, NE16 5AR
Telephone: 01914960026
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchfield to Whickham School

Washingwell Community Primary School

Distance: 0.49 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 164
Address: Bucks Hill View, Broom Lane, NE16 4RB
Telephone: 01914884400
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchfield to Washingwell Community Primary School

Gibside School

Distance: 0.66 Kilometers
Type: Community Special School
Phase: Special
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 118
Address: Burnthouse Lane, Whickham, NE16 5AT
Telephone: 01914410123
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchfield to Gibside School

Fellside Community Primary School

Distance: 0.74 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 254
Address: Fellside Road, Whickham, NE16 5AY
Telephone: 01914887486
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birchfield to Fellside Community Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Dunston Hill Hospital

Address: Dunston Hill, Gateshead, NE11 9QT,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
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Distance: 1.45 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Dunston Hill Hospital

Bensham Hospital

Address: Saltwell Road, Gateshead, NE8 4YL,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
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Distance: 4.05 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Bensham Hospital

Diabetes Centre

Address: Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 6BE,
NHS Sector
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 4.54 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Diabetes Centre

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: 5.94 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Great North Childrens Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Whickham Cottage Medical Centre

Address: Whickham Cottage Med Prac, Rectory Lane,whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE16 4PD
Telephone: 0191 4885555
Distance: 0.75 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Whickham Cottage Medical Centre

Sunniside Surgery

Address: 8 Dewhurst Terrace, Sunniside, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE16 5LP
Telephone: 0191 4883200
Distance: 1.76 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Sunniside Surgery

Blaydon Gp Led Practice

Address: Blaydon Gp Led Practice, Blaydon Pcc, Shibdon Rd, Blaydon on Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE21 5NW
Telephone: 0191 2834600
Distance: 2.43 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Blaydon Gp Led Practice

Community Dermatology Blaydon Hc

Address: Blaydon Pcc, Shibdon Road, Blaydon, NE21 5NW
Telephone: 0191 4335770
Distance: 2.43 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Community Dermatology Blaydon Hc
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Village Dental Practice

Address: Village Dental Practice, 44a Front Street, Whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE16 4DT
Distance: 0.8 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Village Dental Practice

Whickham Dental Practice

Address: Whickham Dental Practice, 26 Front Street, Whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE16 4DT
Distance: 0.8 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Whickham Dental Practice

Glenholme Dental Surgery

Address: Glenholme Dental Surgery, 7 Market Lane, Dunston, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9NX
Distance: 1.98 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Glenholme Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, Metro Care Centre, Russell Way, Metrocentre, Gateshead, NE11 9XX
Distance: 2.25 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Whickham Library

St Mary's Green, Whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE164DN
Telephone: 0191 433 6424
Distance: 0.84 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchfield to Whickham Library

Lobley Hill Library

Lobley Hill Road, Scafell Gardens, Gateshead, NE110AL
Telephone: 0191 433 6405
Distance: 2.6 Kilometres
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Dunston Library

Ellison Road, Dunston, Gateshead, NE119SS
Telephone: 0191 433 5690
Distance: 2.63 Kilometres
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Winlaton Library

Church Street, Winlaton, Winlaton, NE216AR
Telephone: 0191 433 6418
Distance: 3.6 Kilometres
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Directions from Birchfield to Winlaton Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

MetroCentre Station is 2.36 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchfield 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

Dunston Station is 2.61 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchfield 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

Blaydon Station is 3.74 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchfield to Blaydon

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

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Billingham • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Corbridge • Dunston • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Wylam

Manors Station is 6.01 Kilometers away

Directions from Birchfield 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 11.14 Kilometers away Directions from Birchfield to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 50.05 Kilometers away Directions from Birchfield to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 15.75 Kilometers away
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South Shields Ferry Terminal is 16.52 Kilometers away
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North Shields Ferry Terminal is 16.55 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 48.76 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birchfield is approximately 1.19 miles from the A1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 8.7 Km Away
Directions from Birchfield to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288
Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 9.63 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 10.86 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 18.73 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Heron Frozen Foods

11 St Marys Green, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 4DN
Distance: 0.84 Kilometres
Directions from Birchfield to Heron Frozen Foods

Tesco

11 St Marys Green, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 4DN26 St Marys Green, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 4DN
Distance: 0.84 Kilometres
Directions from Birchfield to Tesco

The Co-operative Food

11 St Marys Green, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 4DN26 St Marys Green, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 4DNOakfield Road, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 5BY
Distance: 0.98 Kilometres
Directions from Birchfield to The Co-operative Food

The Co-operative Food

11 St Marys Green, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 4DN26 St Marys Green, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 4DNOakfield Road, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 5BYUnit 1 Dewhurst Terrace, Sunniside, Gateshead, NE16 5LP
Distance: 1.75 Kilometres
Directions from Birchfield to The Co-operative Food

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Salwell Visitor Centre
Distance: 1.37 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Salwell Visitor Centre

Country Park

Attraction Name: Watergate Forest Park
Distance: 1.44 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Watergate Forest Park

Country Park

Attraction Name: Derwent Walk Country Park
Distance: 1.57 (km)
Directions from Birchfield to Derwent Walk Country Park

Country Park

Attraction Name: Derwent Walk Country Park
Distance: 1.93 (km)
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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
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Telephone Number: 01914 333 000
Within the electoral area of Whickham North Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Blaydon
The Member of Parliament is Liz Twist
Details for the MP Liz Twist on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Liz Twist on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Liz Twist won with a majority of 13477 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 68459
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01008267
Ons Area Name:Gateshead 017A
Average Age : 51.32
Population: 1538.00
Male Population: 764.00 (49.67%)
Female Population: 774.00 (50.33%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 9 (0.59%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
Find a Local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

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

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Violent-crime13
Burglary4
Criminal-damage-arson19
Theft-from-the-person1
Vehicle-crime7
Shoplifting2
Other-theft4
Public-order3
Other-crime2
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Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Birchfield

OS Reference: 420739, 560493
OS Grid Reference: NZ207605
Latitude and Longitude: 54.938593849329, -1.676256020624
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 1.73216 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birchfield

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