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Willington Quay, North Tyneside

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Willington Quay, North Tyneside

Willington Quay is an area in the borough of North Tyneside in Tyne and Wear in northern England. It is situated on the north bank of the River Tyne, facing Jarrow, and between Wallsend and North Shields. It is served by the Howdon Metro station in Howdon. The area from 2006 onwards has been an area of new housing built on brownfield sites. The house building continues into 2013 and is changing the social and economic balance in the area.
Administrative CountyNorth Tyneside
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ3266
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria

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


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

Willington, eccl. dist., Wallsend par., Northumberland, on river Tyne, in town of Willington Quay, pop. 1764; P.O. See WILLINGTON QUAY.

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