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Lobley Hill, Gateshead

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Lobley Hill, Gateshead

Lobley Hill is a village located on the outskirts of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead in Tyne and Wear, North East England. It has a population of 6,199. It is surrounded by old coal pits and has a beautiful park, called Watergate Forest Park, built on reclaimed land on the site of the former Watergate Colliery. Lobley Hill was the first place where industrial coal mining methods were used.
Administrative CountyGateshead
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2360
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria

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