Blakelaw


Blakelaw

Blakelaw is an electoral ward situated in the West End of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England.The population of the ward is 11,186, Which is 4.6% of the city's population. Car ownership in the area is 50.6% this is lower than the city average of 54.7%. House prices in this area average at £114,000 Feb '07.

Education

The ward has one Nursery, Willow Avenue Community Nursery and three primary schools: Hilton Primary School on Hilton Avenue, Thomas Walling, and English Martyrs' RC.

Recreation and leisure

Blakelaw Neighbourhood Centre houses a library which is also used as a community centre. Open green space in the ward are Blakelaw Park and Tavern sports ground.

Boundary

The boundary of Blakelaw ward begins at the A1 junction with the Woolsington Bypass and Ponteland Road. It heads south-west along the A1 to the Stamdfordham Road junction and south to Slatyford Lane bus depot. The boundary joins Silver Lonnen and continues down to Netherby Drive and Fenham Hall Drive. It heads north up Wingrove Road North to Ponteland Road where it continues back to the starting point of the A1 junction.

Charts and tables

External links

* [http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/core.nsf/a/wardinfoblakelaw Newcastle Council Ward Info: Blakelaw]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Blakelaw and North Fenham — Coordinates: 54°59′31″N 1°39′47″W / 54.992°N 1.663°W / 54.992; 1.663 …   Wikipedia

  • Hilton Primary School — is a larger than average primary school located in Blakelaw, Newcastle Upon Tyne. The school mainly caters for children from the surrounding areas of Blakelaw, Slatyford, West Denton, and Cowgate. Currently the school has over 450 children on… …   Wikipedia

  • Civil parishes in Tyne and Wear — A map of Tyne and Wear, showing the Metropolitan Boroughs: (1) Gateshead; (2) Newcastle upon Tyne; (3) North Tyneside; (4) South Tyneside; and (5) Sunderland. A civil parish is a subnational entity, forming the lowest unit of local government in… …   Wikipedia

  • Newcastle upon Tyne — This article is about the English city. For other uses, see Newcastle. Coordinates: 54°58.440′N 1°36.792′W / 54.974°N 1.6132°W / 54.974; 1 …   Wikipedia

  • No. 13 Group RAF — Group Crest Active 1918 1961 Country United Kingdom Branch …   Wikipedia

  • Fenham — infobox UK place| country = England official name= Fenham map type= Tyne and Wear latitude= 54.9848 longitude= 1.6553 population = 22,376 metropolitan borough= Newcastle upon Tyne metropolitan county = Tyne and Wear region= North East England… …   Wikipedia

  • Newcastle City Council — For the council of the city in Australia, see City of Newcastle. Newcastle City Council …   Wikipedia

  • Newcastle Corinthians League — Founded 1999 Nation  England Feeder To Northern Alliance Division Two Divisions Di …   Wikipedia

  • Cowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne — See also: Cowgate (disambiguation) Coordinates: 54°59′24″N 1°39′25″W / 54.990°N 1.657°W / 54 …   Wikipedia

  • Gateshead — This article is about Gateshead, England. For the suburb of Newcastle in Australia, see Gateshead, New South Wales. For the larger local government district, see Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead. Coordinates: 54°57′N 1°36′W /  …   Wikipedia