Blakelaw is an electoral ward situated in the West End of the city of
Newcastle upon Tynein 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.
The ward has one Nursery, Willow Avenue Community Nursery and three primary schools:
Hilton Primary Schoolon 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.
The boundary of Blakelaw ward begins at the A1 junction with the Woolsington Bypass and Ponteland Road. It heads
south- westalong 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
* [http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/core.nsf/a/wardinfoblakelaw Newcastle Council Ward Info: Blakelaw]
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