Gateshead

town in Tyne and Wear, England

Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England. It lies on the southern bank of the River Tyne, opposite Newcastle upon Tyne. Gateshead town centre and Newcastle city centre are very close to one another, and together they form the urban core of Tyneside. Gateshead is the main settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead.

Gateshead
Newcastle Quayside with bridges.jpg
Gateshead Waterfront
Population78,403 (2001 Census) [1]
OS grid referenceNZ2460
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGATESHEAD
Postcode districtNE8-NE11
Dialling code0191
PoliceNorthumbria
FireTyne and Wear
AmbulanceNorth East
EU ParliamentNorth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Tyne and Wear

ReferencesEdit

  1. Census 2001 Neighbourhood Statistics[dead link]