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Woolsington is located in Tyne and Wear
 Woolsington shown within Tyne and Wear
Population 11,160 (2011)
OS grid reference
Civil parish Woolsington
Metropolitan borough Newcastle upon Tyne
Metropolitan county Tyne and Wear
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district NE13
Dialling code 0191
Police Northumbria
Fire Tyne and Wear
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament Newcastle North
List of places
Tyne and Wear

Woolsington is a village in and also a civil parish of City of Newcastle, England. It is north-west of the city centre, and covers a large geographical area. It is one of the city's 26 electoral wards, although the ward is slightly larger than the civil parish, extending slightly further south. The parish also includes Newbiggin Hall, Woolsington village and Newcastle Airport. It has a population of 8,706,[1] increasing to 11,160 at the 2011 Census.[2]

The Grade II* listed Woolsington Hall and its 92 acre estate are located in the parish. The hall is on English Heritage's Heritage at Risk register.[3]

There are four primary schools in the ward as well as a nursery and creche. There is also a children's centre. Other community facilities include Simonside Community Centre, Newbiggin Hall library, Gala Field Youth Centre and Chevyside Learning First. Newbiggin Hall Library has computers with free internet access.Gala Field Youth Centre provides activities and support to children and young people in the area. Simonside Community Centre on Bedeburn Road offers rooms to hire for events or meetings and a fitness suite.

The Woolsington ward boundary starts at the junction with the A1 and A696 Woolsington Bypass. It heads northwest along the A696 to the junction with Newbiggin Dene where it heads north to the metro line. From here the boundary runs along the Westerhope ward boundary to join Stamfordham Road at the junction of the Ouseburn. The boundary continues southeast along Stamfordham Road to the junction with the A1 Western Bypass. It heads north along the A1 back to the start at the Woolsington Bypass.

House prices in the ward average at £154,500. However, property prices within the boundaries of the village itself range from £250,000 to £1,100,000.


  1. ^ ONS Mid Year Population Estimates 2010 : Parish Headcounts : Newcastle upon TyneOffice for National statistics : Retrieved 2013-02-09
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External links

  • Woolsington Parish Council
  • Newcastle Council Ward Info: Woolsington
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