Hazlerigg


Hazlerigg

infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Hazlerigg
latitude= 55.0429
longitude= -1.6310
population =
metropolitan_borough= Newcastle-upon-Tyne
metropolitan_borough1= North Tyneside
metropolitan_county = Tyne and Wear
region= North East England
constituency_westminster= Newcastle North
constituency_westminster1= North Tyneside
post_town= NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
postcode_district = NE13
postcode_area= NE
dial_code= 0191
os_grid_reference= NZ232719

Hazlerigg (often mis-spelled Hazelrigg [ [http://www.propertyfinder.co.uk/1/1/hazelrigg-tyne-and-wear-3-bedroom-sale Hazelrigg Tyne And Wear 3 Bedroom Sale ] ] ) is a village and civil parish in the metropolitan borough of Newcastle in Tyne and Wear, England. It is about nine miles north of the city centre, on the A1. It is split half and half between the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and North Tyneside, each side of the A1 being a different district. The parish council administer the Newcastle side, whereas the area located in North Tyneside does not have a parish council. Much of the Newcastle Great Park development is within the area administered by the Hazlerigg Parish Council.

History

Hazlerigg was once the site of a coal mine Hazlerigg colliery which was in use from 1892 to 1964. The village prospered due to the export business thriving within it. Local houses for miners were built and they founded the village seen today by visitors and inhabitants.

Education

The nearest school is Hazlewood Community Primary School, of which most of the village children attend until Year 6.There once was a school located in the heart of Hazlerigg, but it was demolished in 1993. Fact|date=May 2008

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