Brightlea

Postcode: DH3 1RL

Brightlea is a street in the settlement of Chester-le-Street which is within the electoral area of Birtley Ward in the administration area of Gateshead District Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Brightlea is located 242.62 miles North from the centre of London, 5.52 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 54.69 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 67.85 miles North from the centre of York.

Road Name:Brightlea
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Brightlea

DH3 1RL
Height

Height

The Central point of Brightlea is approximately 99 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 019467 - Gosforth
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 11.8
Median Speed: 12.3
Maximum Speed: 21
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 50
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Brightlea

9 Brightlea
Sale Price: £180,000
Sale Date: 30/07/2015
3 Brightlea
Sale Price: £135,000
Sale Date: 27/07/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy

Distance: 0.84 Kilometers
Type: Academy Converter
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 1512
Address: Birtley Lane, Birtley, DH3 2LP
Telephone: 01914334026
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Brightlea to Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy

Ravensworth Terrace Primary School

Distance: 0.87 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 217
Address: Birtley Lane, Birtley, DH3 2PP
Telephone: 01914102166
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Brightlea to Ravensworth Terrace Primary School

St Joseph's Catholic Infant School, Birtley

Distance: 0.97 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 88
Address: Mitchell Street, Birtley, DH3 1LU
Telephone: 01914102324
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Brightlea to St Joseph's Catholic Infant School, Birtley

Blackfell Primary School

Distance: 0.98 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 238
Address: Knoulberry, Blackfell, NE37 1HA
Telephone: 01912193670
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Brightlea to Blackfell Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Spire Washington Hospital

Address: Picktree Lane, Washington, NE38 9JZ,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0191 418 8669
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Distance: 2.29 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Spire Washington 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: 4.48 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Chester Le Street Hospital

Address: Front Street, Chester Le Street, DH3 3AT,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 5.49 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Chester Le Street 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: 6 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Bensham Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Birtley Lane Surgery

Address: Birtley Lane Surgery, 4 Birtley Lane, Birtley, County Durham, DH3 1AX
Telephone: 0191 4105211
Distance: 0.82 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Birtley Lane Surgery

Birtley Medical Group

Address: Birtley Medical Group, Durham Road, Birtley, County Durham, DH3 2QT
Telephone: 0191 4921022
Distance: 1.22 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Birtley Medical Group

Dr Akk Hegde

Address: The Galleries Health Ctr., Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE38 7NQ
Telephone: 0191 4161841
Distance: 2.05 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Dr Akk Hegde

Dr Dixit's Practice

Address: The Galleries Health Ctr., Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE38 7NQ
Telephone: 0191 5026933
Distance: 2.05 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Dr Dixit's Practice
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Deneholme Dental Practice

Address: Deneholme Dental Practice, Durham Road North, Birtley, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 1LE
Distance: 0.95 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Deneholme Dental Practice

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 4 Neale Terrace, Birtley, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 1LR
Distance: 0.95 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Dental Surgery

Galleries Health Centre

Address: Galleries Health Centre, Health Centre, the Galleries, Washington Centre, Washington, NE38 7NQ
Distance: 2.05 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Galleries Health Centre

Health Centre

Address: Health Centre, the Galleries, Washington Centre, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 7NQ
Distance: 2.05 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Health Centre
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Birtley Library

Durham Road, Birtley, Gateshead, DH31LE
Telephone: 0191 433 6101
Distance: 0.95 Kilometres
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Directions from Brightlea to Birtley Library

Washington Library & Customer Service Centre

Independence Square, The Galleries, Washington, NE387RZ
Telephone: 0191 561 3441
Distance: 2.05 Kilometres
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Directions from Brightlea to Washington Library & Customer Service Centre

Washington Millennium Centre Library

The Oval, Concord, Washington, NE372QD
Telephone: 0191 561 3878
Distance: 3.03 Kilometres
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Washington Green Library

The Green, Washington, NE387AB
Telephone: 0191 561 3435
Distance: 3.07 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chester-Le-Street Station is 5.12 Kilometers away

Directions from Brightlea 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

Heworth Station is 5.76 Kilometers away

Directions from Brightlea 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

Dunston Station is 7.5 Kilometers away

Directions from Brightlea 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

Manors Station is 8.52 Kilometers away

Directions from Brightlea 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 17.89 Kilometers away Directions from Brightlea to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 44.01 Kilometers away Directions from Brightlea to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 12.61 Kilometers away
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South Shields Ferry Terminal is 13.41 Kilometers away
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North Shields Ferry Terminal is 13.82 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 41.09 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Brightlea is approximately 0.28 miles from the A1

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 0.24 Km Away
Directions from Brightlea to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288
Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 1.67 Km Away
Directions from Brightlea to A1(M) J64/A195
Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 3.78 Km Away
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Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 12.02 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Morrisons

34 Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2QH
Distance: 1.06 Kilometres
Directions from Brightlea to Morrisons

Co-operative Food

34 Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2QHDurham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2PA
Distance: 1.28 Kilometres
Directions from Brightlea to Co-operative Food

ALDI FOODSTORES LTD.

34 Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2QHDurham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2PAWASHINGTON TOWN CENTRE, WASHINGTON, NE38 7RW
Distance: 1.95 Kilometres
Directions from Brightlea to ALDI FOODSTORES LTD.

ASDA

34 Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2QHDurham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2PAWASHINGTON TOWN CENTRE, WASHINGTON, NE38 7RWTHE GALLERIES, WASHINGTON, NE38 7NF
Distance: 1.95 Kilometres
Directions from Brightlea to ASDA

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Bowes Railway
Distance: 1.29 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Bowes Railway

Museum

Attraction Name: Bowes Railway Centre
Distance: 1.46 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Bowes Railway Centre

Museum

Attraction Name: Washington F Pit Museum
Distance: 2.43 (km)
Directions from Brightlea to Washington F Pit Museum

Historic House

Attraction Name: Washington Old Hall
Distance: 2.51 (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 Birtley 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: E01008222
Ons Area Name:Gateshead 025A
Average Age : 38.85
Population: 1521.00
Male Population: 715.00 (47.01%)
Female Population: 806.00 (52.99%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 28 (1.84%)
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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Recent Crime in the Area

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Violent-crime23
Vehicle-crime17
Criminal-damage-arson8
Shoplifting7
Other-crime1
Public-order7
Other-theft14
Burglary3
Drugs2
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Brightlea

OS Reference: 428101, 556217
OS Grid Reference: NZ281562
Latitude and Longitude: 54.89980478746, -1.5617533578083
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 3.70649 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Brightlea

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