Birkland Lane

Postcode: NE16 5EL

Birkland Lane is a street governed by Lamesley Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Lamesley Ward in the administration area of Gateshead District Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Birkland Lane is located 244.02 miles North from the centre of London, 4.96 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 51.11 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 69.4 miles North from the centre of York.

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Postcodes for Birkland Lane

NE16 5EL
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Birkland Lane is approximately 4.866 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 169 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Birkland Lane is an unnamed river which is approximately 1.23824 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Birkland Lane is approximately 169 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01207
Telephone Exchange: STANLEY; CO DURHAM - NESTN
Telephone Cabinet: P14
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 2.2
Median Speed: 2.1
Maximum Speed: 3.5
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 Birkland Lane

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Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Kibblesworth Academy

Distance: 2.29 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 174
Address: West View, Kibblesworth, NE11 0XP
Telephone: 01914102975
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkland Lane to Kibblesworth Academy

Emmanuel College

Distance: 3.5 Kilometers
Type: City Technology College
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1286
Address: Consett Road, Lobley Hill, NE11 0AN
Telephone: 01914602099
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkland Lane to Emmanuel College

Beamish Primary School

Distance: 3.61 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 102
Address: Co-operative Villas, Beamish, DH9 0QN
Telephone: 01913700181
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkland Lane to Beamish Primary School

Lobley Hill Primary School

Distance: 3.66 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 428
Address: Rothbury Gardens, Lobley Hill, NE11 0AT
Telephone: 01914334080
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Birkland Lane to Lobley Hill 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: 4.45 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane 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: 4.9 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane 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: 5.85 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Spire Washington Hospital

Address: Picktree Lane, Washington, NE38 9JZ,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0191 418 8669
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Distance: 6.72 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Spire Washington Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Sunniside Surgery

Address: 8 Dewhurst Terrace, Sunniside, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE16 5LP
Telephone: 0191 4883200
Distance: 2.29 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Sunniside Surgery

Whickham Cottage Medical Centre

Address: Whickham Cottage Med Prac, Rectory Lane,whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE16 4PD
Telephone: 0191 4885555
Distance: 4.58 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Whickham Cottage Medical Centre

Msk Cats Knees Gateshead

Address: Connect Physical Hlth Ctr, 527 Durham Road, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6HX
Telephone: 0191 4911808
Distance: 4.65 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Msk Cats Knees Gateshead

Fell Tower Medical Centre

Address: Fell Tower Medical Centre, 575 Durham Rd, Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 5EY
Telephone: 0191 4913322
Distance: 4.69 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Fell Tower Medical Centre
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

8 Team Valley Shopping Village

Address: 8 Team Valley Shopping Village, Kingsway, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0EN
Distance: 3.73 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to 8 Team Valley Shopping Village

443 Lobley Hill Road

Address: 443 Lobley Hill Road, Lobley Hill, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0BT
Distance: 3.9 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to 443 Lobley Hill Road

Burnopfield Dental Practice

Address: Burnopfield Dental Practice, 2 4 Busty Bank, Burnopfield, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE16 6NF
Distance: 4.41 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Burnopfield Dental Practice

Ann Millward Dental Surgeon

Address: Ann Millward Dental Surgeon, 677 Durham Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 5HB
Distance: 4.53 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Ann Millward Dental Surgeon
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Lobley Hill Library

Lobley Hill Road, Scafell Gardens, Gateshead, NE110AL
Telephone: 0191 433 6405
Distance: 3.84 Kilometres
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Low Fell Library

710 Durham Road, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE96HT
Telephone: 0191 433 6408
Distance: 4.44 Kilometres
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Whickham Library

St Mary's Green, Whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE164DN
Telephone: 0191 433 6424
Distance: 4.67 Kilometres
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Directions from Birkland Lane to Whickham Library

Pelton Library

Ouston Lane, Chester Le Street, DH21EZ
Telephone: 0191 3700485
Distance: 4.88 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Dunston Station is 4.89 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkland Lane 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 5.85 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkland Lane 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

Chester-Le-Street Station is 7.51 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkland Lane to Chester-Le-Street

Chester-Le-Street station is operated by Northern in the North Durham area on the Northallerton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Banbury • Basingstoke • Birmingham New Street • Darlington • Derby • Dewsbury • Doncaster • Durham • Huddersfield • Leamington Spa • Leeds • Liverpool Lime Street • Manchester Airport • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newcastle • Northallerton • Oxford • Reading • Sheffield • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Stalybridge • Winchester • York

Blaydon Station is 7.59 Kilometers away

Directions from Birkland Lane 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

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 14.96 Kilometers away Directions from Birkland Lane to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 46.17 Kilometers away Directions from Birkland Lane to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 115.31 Kilometers away Directions from Birkland Lane to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 163.83 Kilometers away Directions from Birkland Lane to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 16.14 Kilometers away
Directions from Birkland Lane to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
South Shields Ferry Terminal is 16.96 Kilometers away
Directions from Birkland Lane to South Shields Ferry Terminal
North Shields Ferry Terminal is 17.16 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 44.97 Kilometers away
Directions from Birkland Lane to Transporter Bridge North Side
Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Birkland Lane is approximately 1.52 miles from the A1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 6.03 Km Away
Directions from Birkland Lane to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288
Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 6.45 Km Away
Directions from Birkland Lane to A1(M) J64/A195
Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 7.26 Km Away
Directions from Birkland Lane to A1(M) J63/A167/A183
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 14.87 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

The Co-operative Food

Unit 1 Dewhurst Terrace, Sunniside, Gateshead, NE16 5LP
Distance: 2.3 Kilometres
Directions from Birkland Lane to The Co-operative Food

Marks & Spencer Simply Food

Unit 1 Dewhurst Terrace, Sunniside, Gateshead, NE16 5LPUnit 7C Team Valley Retail Park, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0BD
Distance: 2.85 Kilometres
Directions from Birkland Lane to Marks & Spencer Simply Food

Sainsbury's

Unit 1 Dewhurst Terrace, Sunniside, Gateshead, NE16 5LPUnit 7C Team Valley Retail Park, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0BDEleventh Avenue, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0NJ
Distance: 3.57 Kilometres
Directions from Birkland Lane to Sainsbury's

The Co-operative Food

Unit 1 Dewhurst Terrace, Sunniside, Gateshead, NE16 5LPUnit 7C Team Valley Retail Park, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0BDEleventh Avenue, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0NJ1-3 Trafford, Allerdene, Gateshead, NE9 6NF
Distance: 4.15 Kilometres
Directions from Birkland Lane to The Co-operative Food

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Tanfield Railway
Distance: 2.19 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Tanfield Railway

Museum

Attraction Name: Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum
Distance: 2.46 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum

Museum

Attraction Name: Tyneside Locomotive Museum
Distance: 2.88 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Tyneside Locomotive Museum

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Causey Arch
Distance: 2.94 (km)
Directions from Birkland Lane to Causey Arch

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 Lamesley Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Blaydon
The Member of Parliament is Anderson, David
Within the area of Lamesley Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01008226
Ons Area Name:Gateshead 025D
Average Age : 44.40
Population: 1498.00
Male Population: 734.00 (49%)
Female Population: 764.00 (51%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 22 (1.47%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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This area includes Low Fell, High Fell, Springwell, Beacon Lough, Wrekenton, Birtley, Kibblesworth and the Team Valley Trading Estate, which is one of the largest trading estates in Europe attracting 25,000 visitors daily.

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Telephone: 101
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Location details

Location Details

Birkland Lane

OS Reference: 422330, 556924
OS Grid Reference: NZ223569
Latitude and Longitude: 54.906449978485, -1.651697543821
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 4.866 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Birkland Lane

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Causey
Durham
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