In Northern England:
- 1st April 2019: Urban Green Newcastle (charity) takes on management of 33 parks and 61 allotment sites.
- 8th July 2019: the Metro station on King Street in South Shields is permanently closed.
- 4th August 2019: openinig of the £21m Bus and Metro interchange in South Shields.
- 13th November 2019: opening of the Frederick Douglass Centre, Newcastle University.