infobox UK place
map_type= Tyne and Wear
country = England
City of Sunderland
Tyne and Wear
region= North East England
constituency_westminster= Sunderland South
Pallion is a
suburb, parishand electoral ward in Sunderland. Most of the buildings in the area were built during the Victorian Eraand consist of large terraced houses built for wealthy shipbuilders, but also smaller one storey houses in other areas for local shipyardworkers (the shipyard industry has now long gone). The area was also the home of Bobby Waugh, the farmer convicted of starting the 2001 UK foot and mouth crisis.
On the edge of the parish (on the bank of the
River Wear) once stood Pallion Hall, the childhood home of Sir Joseph Swan, developer of the lightbulb. The house was demolished in 1901. Near this part of the area is a retail park, Pallion Metro stationand an industrial estate.
Pallion was also the home of the infamous New Monkey club, which had shaped rave culture in the North East. The club was shut down in 2006 after a drugs raid where there was 18 arrests. 165 officers including constables stormed the club, later the club was forced to be shut down.
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