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Longbenton, North Tyneside

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Longbenton, North Tyneside

Longbenton is a district of North Tyneside, England. It is largely occupied by an extensive estate originally built as municipal housing by Newcastle City Council in the 1950s and 1960s. It is served by the Tyne and Wear Metro stations Longbenton Metro station and Four Lane Ends Metro Station. Nearby places are Killingworth, Forest Hall, Four Lane Ends, West Moor, Heaton and South Gosforth, in Newcastle upon Tyne. Longbenton and Killingworth Urban Area has a population of 34,878.
Administrative CountyNorth Tyneside
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ2668
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code0191

Other names by which Longbenton, North Tyneside has been known in the past

Benton ~ Benton Long ~ Long Benton

Longbenton, North Tyneside in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Longbenton, par. andyil. with ry. sta., Northumberland - par. (containing Killingworth, Walker, and part of North Gosforth), 8981 ac., pop. 19,136; vil., 3½ miles NE. of Newcastle; P.O., T.O., called Long Benton.

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