Western Highway in Washington

Western Highway is a Street in the Tyne & Wear town of Washington and measures approximately 2,470 metres long.

Western Highway crosses the following postcode sectors:

There is only one street named Western Highway making it unique in Great Britain.

Western Highway is governed by Sunderland City Council Council.

Western Highway is located within the county of Tyne & Wear which is in the North East (England) region of the UK. 241.56 miles North from the centre of London, 6.59 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 55.13 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 66.77 miles North from the centre of York.

Map of Western Highway

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Postcodes:postcodes for Western HighwayPostcodes for Western Highway
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Green Circle = 10 Minutes Walk (800 metres)
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Sunset and Sunrise times for Western Highway

Sunrise04:33
Sunset21:33

Latest Weather Conditions for Western Highway

Observed at Weather Station:Albemarle 2 June 2020 at 07:00 (16.02 miles away)
Current Weather:Sunny day
Temperature and Humidity:12.5°C (87.4%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SSW (2 mph)

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Budget Hotels near Western Highway Washington

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Newcastle Washington
Address:Emerson Road
Telephone: Learn More
0.25
2: Name:Travelodge Washington A1M Southbound
Address:A1(M), Birtley, Washington, DH3 2SJ
Telephone:0871 984 6271 Learn More
0.42
3: Name:Travelodge Washington A1M Northbound
Address:Moto Service Area A1(M) Portobello, Washington, DH3 2SJ, Birtley, Chester le Street, DH3 2SJ
Telephone:0871 984 6270 Learn More
0.44
4: Name:Travelodge Chester le Street
Address:Great North Road, Chester Moor, Chester le Street, DH2 3RJ
Telephone:0871 559 1819 Learn More
3.76
5: Name:Premier Inn Sunderland A19 A1231
Address:Wessington Way
Telephone: Learn More
4.19
Policing for Western Highway

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Northumbria
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Frequently asked Questions for Western Highway

What Council (Local Authority) is Western Highway in?

Western Highway is located within the local authority area of Sunderland City Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Western Highway in?

Western Highway is in an unparished area.

What Electoral Ward is Western Highway in?

Western Highway is located within the ward of Washington South.

What County is Western Highway in?

Western Highway is located within the ceremonial county of Tyne & Wear.

What Constituency is Western Highway in?

Western Highway is located within the constituency of Washington and Sunderland West.

What Region of the UK is Western Highway in?

Western Highway is located within the North East (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Western Highway in?

Western Highway is located within the Tyne and Wear Council area.

What Police Force area is Western Highway in?

Western Highway is located within the Northumbria Police area.

Roads that intersect with Western Highway

Map showing the location of Western Highway

Location Details

Western Highway
Latitude54.885467
Longitude-1.551080
OS Easting (X):428795
OS Northing (Y):554626
OS Grid Reference:NZ288546

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Western Highway

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00044999
ONS Area NameOlder Workers and Retirement
Average Age43.59
Area Population1477.00
Male Population722.00 (49%)
Female Population755.00 (51%)
Benefit Claimants28 (2%)
LSOA Code:E01008872
LSOA Name:Sunderland 020F
SOA Code:5c
SOA Name:Comfortable neighbourhoods
MSOA Code:E02001810
MSOA Name:Sunderland 020

Nearest Supermarkets

Asda Washington
The Galleries, Washington, NE38 7NF
0191 416 3838
Distance: 1.18 Miles
Directions from Western Highway to Asda Washington
Morrisons Birtley
Durham Road, Birtley DH3 2PG
0191 448 9398
Distance: 1.21 Miles
Directions from Western Highway to Morrisons Birtley
Iceland Washington
15 The Galleries, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE38 7SA
01914162577
Distance: 1.25 Miles
Directions from Western Highway to Iceland Washington
Sainsburys Washington
The Galleries, Washington Centre, Washington, England, NE38 7RU
0191 5414050
Distance: 1.28 Miles
Directions from Western Highway to Sainsburys Washington

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 019467 - Gosforth

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Sunderland City Council
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Centre, Burdon Road, Sunderland, SR2 7DN
Send email
Telephone Number: 0191 520 5555
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Sharon Hodgson
Details for the MP Sharon Hodgson on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Sharon Hodgson on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election Sharon Hodgson won with a majority of 3,723 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 66,278
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Washington South Ward
Parish: Unparished area
Ceremonial County: Tyne & Wear
County Council: Tyne and Wear Council

Nearest Car Parks

Back Durham Road Car Park
Back Durham Road, Birtley, Tyne And Wear
Birtley
DH3 2QG
Distance: 1.23 km (click for directions)
Free car park
Telephone: 01914333155
Operated by: Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council
Washington Old Hall Car Park
The Avenue, Washington, Tyne And Wear
Washington
NE38 7LE
Distance: 1.80 km (click for directions)
Free parking
Telephone: 01914166879
Operated by: National Trust
Civic Centre Car Park
Newcastle Road, Chester-le-Street, County Durham
Chester-le-Street
DH3 3UT
Distance: 1.88 km (click for directions)
Opening times Mon-Sun 24 hours. Charges apply Mon-Fri 8:00am-6:00pm,
Telephone: 03000263985
Operated by: Durham County Council
Lucy Street Car Park
Villiers Place, Chester-le-Street, County Durham
Chester-Le-Street
DH3 3UP
Distance: 2.03 km (click for directions)
Opening hours Mon-Sun 24 hours. Charges apply Mon-Sat 8:00am - 6:00pm.
Telephone: 03000263985
Operated by: Durham County Council

Nearest Schools

Rickleton Primary School
Distance: 0.52 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 09/10/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 462
Address: Rickleton Primary School, Vigo Lane, Rickleton, NE38 9EZ
Head: Mrs Jan Price (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Western Highway to Rickleton Primary School
Holley Park Academy
Distance: 0.52 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 01/04/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 274
Address: Holley Park Academy, Ayton Road, Oxclose, NE38 0LR
Head: Mrs Sharon Richards (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Western Highway to Holley Park Academy
Lambton Primary School
Distance: 0.57 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 08/05/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 246
Address: Lambton Primary School, Caradoc Close, Lambton Village, NE38 0PL
Head: Mrs Amanda Defty (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Western Highway to Lambton Primary School
Portobello Primary School
Distance: 0.69 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 20/03/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 199
Address: Portobello Primary School, Tamerton Drive, Birtley, DH3 2LY
Head: Mrs Jayne Humphrey (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Western Highway to Portobello Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Spire Washington Hospital
Address: Picktree Lane, Washington, NE38 9JZ,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0191 418 8669
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 0.53 (miles)
Directions from Western Highway to Spire Washington 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
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 2.57 (miles)
Directions from Western Highway to Chester Le Street Hospital
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Address: Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, NE9 6SX,
NHS Sector
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 482 0000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.91 (miles)
Directions from Western Highway to Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Bensham Hospital
Address: Saltwell Road, Gateshead,
NHS Sector
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 445 5231
Distance: 4.83 (miles)
Directions from Western Highway to Bensham Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Western Highway

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Western Highway
1.21 The Dental Suite Galleries Health Centre NE38 7NQ
1.21 Health Centre (dental Surgery) Health Centre, The Galleries, Washington Centre NE38 7NQ
1.21 Galleries Health Centre Health Centre, The Galleries, Washington Centre NE38 7NQ
1.21 Sunderland Tpct Dental Service Health Centre, The Galleries, Washington Centre NE38 7NQ
1.23 Washington Pimary Care Centre Princess Anne Park, Park Way NE38 7QZ

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Western Highway

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
0.39 Rickleton Medical Centre Office Row, Rickleton NE38 9EH tel:0191 4150576
0.42 Woodlands Surgery Vigo Lane, Rickleton NE38 9EJ tel:0191 4178842
0.84 I J Healthcare 3 Swiss Cottages, Vigo Lane NE38 9AB tel:0191 4161641
1.10 Birtley Medical Group Durham Road, Birtley DH3 2QT tel:0191 4921022
1.21 Galleries Medical Practice The Galleries Health Centre, Washington Centre NE38 7NQ tel:0191 5435555

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Western Highway

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
0.42 Woodlands Pharmacy Vigo Lane, Rickleton NE38 9EJ tel:01914 155632
1.09 Lloydspharmacy 9 Harras Bank, Birtley DH3 2PE tel:0191 4102198
1.18 Asda Pharmacy Asda Stores Ltd, Washington Centre NE38 7NF tel:0191 4972410
1.21 Well 31 Harraton Terrace, Durham Road, Durham Rd DH3 2QG tel:01914 103135
1.22 Boots The Galleries, Washington Centre NE38 7RT tel:0191 4161680

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Western Highway

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Western Highway
0.37 Optechnique (washington) 28 Sheridan Green NE38 9DY
1.18 4692 Washington Asda Stores Ltd, The Galleries NE38 7NF
1.22 R Black Opticians 20 The Galleries, Washington Centre NE38 7SA
1.22 Specsavers (washington) 88 Albany Mall, The Galleries, Washington Town Centre NE38 7RT
1.22 Boots Optician (washington) Unit 77 Albany Mall, The Galleries, Washington Centre NE38 7SD

Nearest Libraries

Washington Library & Customer Service Centre
Independence Square, The Galleries, Washington, NE387RZ
Telephone: 0191 561 3441
Distance: 1.23 Miles
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Directions from Western Highway to Washington Library & Customer Service Centre
Birtley Library
Durham Road, Birtley, Gateshead, DH31LE
Telephone: 0191 433 6101
Distance: 1.3 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Western Highway to Birtley Library
Washington Green Library
The Green, Washington, NE387AB
Telephone: 0191 561 3435
Distance: 1.88 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Western Highway to Washington Green Library
Pelton Library
Ouston Lane, Chester Le Street, DH21EZ
Telephone: 0191 3700485
Distance: 2.24 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Western Highway to Pelton Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Chester-le-Street Station is 2.39 miles away.

Address: Chester-le-Street station, Station Road, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, DH3 3EE

Chester-le-Street is situated on the East Coast Main Line and is managed by Northern.

Chester-le-Street Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Western Highway to Chester-le-Street Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Darlington00:25:00
Dewsbury01:35:00
Durham00:07:00
East Didsbury02:38:00
Huddersfield01:46:00
Leeds01:23:00
Manchester Airport02:47:00
Manchester Oxford Road02:25:00
Manchester Piccadilly02:29:00
Manchester Victoria02:18:00
Newcastle00:12:00
Northallerton00:36:00
York00:57:00

Heworth Station is 4.57 miles away.

Address: Heworth station, Sunderland Road, Heworth, Tyne and Wear, NE10 0NE

Heworth is situated on the Durham Coast Line and is managed by Northern.

Heworth Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Western Highway to Heworth Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
00:08:00
00:10:00
00:13:00
00:16:00
00:18:00
00:20:00
00:07:00
00:34:00
Bardon Mill01:09:00
Battersby01:43:00
Billingham00:48:30
Blaydon00:25:00
Brampton (Cumbria)01:32:30
Carlisle01:50:00
Castleton Moor01:59:00
Commondale01:56:00
Corbridge00:49:00
Danby02:05:00
Dunston00:16:00
Egton02:23:00
Glaisdale02:19:00
Great Ayton01:35:00
Grosmont02:27:00
Gypsy Lane01:19:00
Haltwhistle01:16:00
Hartlepool00:37:00
Haydon Bridge01:04:00
Hexham00:55:00
James Cook University Hospital01:14:00
Kildale01:48:30
Lealholm02:11:00
Marton01:16:00
MetroCentre00:21:00
Middlesbrough01:09:00
Newcastle00:13:00
Nunthorpe01:23:30
Prudhoe00:36:00
Riding Mill00:45:00
Ruswarp02:40:00
Seaham00:21:00
Seaton Carew00:41:30
Sleights02:35:00
Stocksfield00:40:00
Stockton00:55:30
Sunderland00:14:00
Thornaby01:02:00
Wetheral01:41:30
Whitby02:45:00
Wylam00:31:00

Dunston Station is 5.72 miles away.

Address: Dunston station, Dunston, Dunston, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9SS

Dunston is situated on the Tyne Valley line and is managed by Northern.

Dunston Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Western Highway to Dunston Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Bardon Mill00:49:00
Battersby01:58:30
Billingham01:07:00
Blaydon00:08:00
Brampton (Cumbria)01:12:00
Carlisle01:34:00
Corbridge00:32:00
Cramlington00:27:00
Great Ayton01:51:00
Gypsy Lane01:36:00
Haltwhistle00:57:00
Hartlepool00:56:00
Haydon Bridge00:43:00
Heworth00:16:00
Hexham00:37:00
James Cook University Hospital01:31:00
Manors00:16:30
Marton01:33:00
MetroCentre00:04:00
Middlesbrough01:27:30
Morpeth00:35:00
Newcastle00:09:00
Nunthorpe01:40:00
Prudhoe00:19:00
Riding Mill00:28:00
Seaham00:37:00
Seaton Carew01:00:00
Stocksfield00:23:00
Stockton01:14:00
Sunderland00:30:00
Thornaby01:19:30
Wetheral01:21:00
Wylam00:14:00

Newcastle Station is 6.29 miles away.

Address: Newcastle-upon-Tyne station, Neville Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 5DL

Newcastle is situated on the East Coast Main Line|Durham Coast Line|Tyne Valley line and is managed by London North Eastern Railway.

Newcastle Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Western Highway to Newcastle Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aberdeen04:13:30
Alnmouth00:27:00
Arbroath03:17:30
Banbury03:45:00
Bardon Mill00:55:00
Basingstoke05:09:00
Berwick-upon-Tweed00:47:00
Billingham00:55:30
Birmingham New Street03:30:00
Blaydon00:12:00
Bodmin Parkway07:47:00
Brampton (Cumbria)01:18:00
Bristol Parkway04:45:00
Bristol Temple Meads05:05:00
Burton-on-Trent03:00:00
Camborne08:37:00
Carlisle01:33:00
Cheltenham Spa04:12:00
Chester-le-Street00:09:00
Chesterfield02:28:00
Corbridge00:36:00
Cramlington00:13:00
Cupar02:40:00
Darlington00:31:00
Derby02:47:00
Dewsbury01:43:00
Doncaster01:25:00
Dunbar01:10:00
Dundee03:01:00
Dunston00:05:00
Durham00:13:00
East Didsbury02:47:00
Edinburgh01:35:00
Exeter St David's06:07:00
Glasgow Central02:40:00
Gloucester04:26:00
Grantham02:00:00
Gypsy Lane01:26:00
Haltwhistle01:01:00
Hartlepool00:44:00
Haydon Bridge00:49:00
Haymarket01:43:00
Heworth00:07:00
Hexham00:40:00
Huddersfield01:51:00
Inverkeithing02:00:00
James Cook University Hospital01:21:00
Kirkcaldy02:18:00
Ladybank02:33:00
Lea Green02:43:00
Leamington Spa03:28:00
Leeds01:30:00
Leuchars (for St. Andrews)02:45:00
Liskeard07:35:00
Liverpool Lime Street02:55:00
London Kings Cross03:08:00
Manchester Airport02:54:00
Manchester Oxford Road02:34:00
Manchester Piccadilly02:38:00
Manchester Victoria02:23:00
Manors00:02:30
Markinch02:25:00
Marton01:23:00
MetroCentre00:08:00
Middlesbrough01:16:00
Montrose03:33:30
Morpeth00:14:00
Motherwell02:22:00
Newark North Gate01:51:00
Newton Abbot06:28:00
Newton-le-Willows02:35:00
Northallerton00:44:00
Nunthorpe01:30:30
Oxford04:07:00
Par07:57:30
Penzance09:00:00
Peterborough02:22:00
Plymouth07:08:00
Prudhoe00:23:00
Reading04:42:00
Redruth08:31:00
Retford01:44:00
Riding Mill00:32:00
Seaham00:28:00
Seaton Carew00:48:30
Sheffield02:14:30
Southampton Airport Parkway05:34:00
Southampton Central05:42:00
St Austell08:03:00
St Erth08:52:00
Stevenage02:51:00
Stirling02:24:00
Stocksfield00:27:00
Stockton01:02:30
Stonehaven03:56:30
Sunderland00:21:00
Tamworth03:10:00
Taunton05:38:00
Thornaby01:08:30
Tiverton Parkway05:50:00
Totnes06:40:00
Truro08:20:00
Wakefield Westgate01:43:00
Wetheral01:25:00
Winchester05:24:00
Wylam00:18:00
York01:03:00

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 12.23 miles away Directions from Western Highway to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 26.3 miles away Directions from Western Highway to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 70.39 miles away Directions from Western Highway to Leeds Bradford International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 8.43 miles away

Directions from Western Highway to Newcastle International Ferry Terminal

South Shields Ferry Terminal is 8.92 miles away

Directions from Western Highway to South Shields Ferry Terminal

North Shields Ferry Terminal is 9.21 miles away

Directions from Western Highway to North Shields Ferry Terminal

Transporter Bridge North Side is 24.45 miles away

Directions from Western Highway to Transporter Bridge North Side

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Western Highway is approximately 0.00 miles from the A1M

Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 0.33 Miles Away

Directions from Western Highway to A1(M) J64/A195

Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 1.05 Miles Away

Directions from Western Highway to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288

Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 1.45 Miles Away

Directions from Western Highway to A1(M) J63/A167/A183

Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 6.41 Miles Away

Directions from Western Highway to A1(M) J62/A690

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Washington Old Hall
Historic Properties
Distance: 1.82 (miles)
Directions from Western Highway to Washington Old Hall
Attraction Name: Washington F Pit (Seasonal)
Workplace
Distance: 1.93 (miles)
Directions from Western Highway to Washington F Pit (Seasonal)
Attraction Name: Cragside House, Gardens and Estate.
Historic Properties
Distance: 2.47 (miles)
Directions from Western Highway to Cragside House, Gardens and Estate.
Attraction Name: WWT Washington Wetland Centre
Wildlife
Distance: 2.75 (miles)
Directions from Western Highway to WWT Washington Wetland Centre