Collingwood Street


2 Collingwood Street

Collingwood Street, c1905Collingwood Street was built by Newcastle Corporation in 1809 to link Cloth Market to Westgate Road. The street was named after Newcastle born Admiral Lord Collingwood, the hero of the battle of Trafalgar (1805). In the early 19th century, the Royal Turf Hotel on Collingwood Street was the main coaching inn for Newcastle, with 3 horse drawn coaches daily from the Turf to London, 2 to Edinburgh and 1 each to Carlisle, Lancaster and Leeds[1]. Coaching for long distance travel declined with the advent of the railway. During the later 19th century much of Collingwood Street was redeveloped, with banks and other commercial buildings. In 1898 the Turf Hotel was demolished to make way for Lloyds Bank at nos. 9-17 Collingwood Street. Likewise the Wellington Hotel was replaced by the grand Collingwood House (nos. 28-62) complex incorporating Barclay's bank. Many of the buildings on Collingwood Street are Grade 2 Listed; see: Notable Buildings.

Extract from Eneas Mackenzie, Historical Account of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Including the Borough of Gateshead. Mackenzie and Dent, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1827.


Collingwood Street, so called in honour of the late gallant Admiral Lord Collingwood, runs in a similar direction, and forms a safe and convenient communication between Westgate and that fine spacious area which is now formed on the north side of St. Nicholas' church. This street, which was commenced in the year 1809, is 53 feet wide, and both sides consist of handsome houses with elegant shops; but the narrowness of the scites on which they are erected has rendered them less agreeable and convenient than at first sight they appear to be. Most of the south side is occupied by the Turf Hotel, which affords ample accommodations for the passengers of one of the largest and best regulated coach-establishments in the United Kingdom. The south-west end of Collingwood Street has a fine termination in the elegant house of Mr. William Fife, surgeon. The opposite end, by a circular sweep, communicates with Pudding Chare.

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Nos. 1-3 Collingwood Street

  • Built 1971-1974 as the Bank of Chicago
  • Designed by Mauchlen, Weightman & Elphick 
  • Tyne & Wear HER: 9781
   

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 No. 2 Collingwood Street

  • Built 1878; Northern Assurance Building 
  • Designed by Austin, Johnson & Hicks
  • Grade 2 Listed
  • List Entry: 1024922 (Historic England)
  • Tyne and Wear HER: 8868
   
 

 View photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010

No. 5 Collingwood Street

   
 

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No. 7 Collingwood Street

  • House, now shop and offices, built c1810 (with later C19th frontage)
  • Grade 2 Listed
  • List Entry: 1115669 (Historic England)
  • Tyne and Wear HER: 8999
   
 

 View photo by Mike Quinn, 2013

Nos. 9 - 17 Collingwood Street

  • LLoyds Bank
  • Built 1890-1891 for Hodgkin, Barnet, Pease, Spence and Co. 
  • Designed by R.J. Johnson  Sandstone 
  • Grade 2 Listed
  • List Entry: 1024881 (Historic England)
  • Tyne and Wear HER: 8836
   
 

 View photo by Stephen Richards, 2012

Nos. 23 - 29 Collingwood Street

  • Sun Insurance Buildings
  • Built 1902-1904 by Oliver, Leeson and Wood 
  • Grade 2 Listed
  • List Entry: 1355250 (Historic England)
  • Tyne and Wear HER: 9176
   
 

 View photo by Stephen Richards, 2012

Nos. 28 - 62 Collingwood Street

  • Barclay's Bank and Collingwood Buildings
  • Shops, offices & hotel built 1899 by Oliver and Leeson
  • Completed 1903 by Cackett and Burns Dick (adapting the hotel for use as a bank) 
  • Grade 2 Listed
  • List Entry: 1115694 (Historic England)
  • Tyne and Wear HER: 9000
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714502:Collingwood Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1905

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714501:Collingwood Street Newcastle upon Tyne Uknown c.1905

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003056:Wellington Hotel, Collingwood Street/Pudding Chare,1898

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024816:Collingwood Street Central Newcastle Upon Tyne c.190

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045512:Collingwood Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1900

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018799:Neville Street Newcastle upon Tyne c.1890

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004112:Royal Turf Hotel Collingwood Street Unknown 1888

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029276:Collingwood Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, C.1900

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027663:Lord Collingwood Centenary Procession Collingwood Street/St. Nicholas Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1910

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015673:Collingwood Street Newcastle upon Tyne Signey J. 1966

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Barclay's bank, Collingwood Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1957

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061775:Collingwood Street/Cloth Market Newcastle upon Tyne Maybury Malcolm 1995

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051727:Ristorante Roma Collingwood Street City Engineers 1974

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013984:Collingwood Street Newcastle upon Tyne Signey J. 1965

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037429:Collingwood Street Newcastle upon Tyne City Engineers 1977

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062393:Collingwood Street/Groat Market Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1995

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062163:Collingwood Street / Westgate Road 1995

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Admiral Lord Collingwood (1748 - 1810)
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Admiral Lord Collingwood (1748 - 1810)
- Overview Further Details "Most of us know the name Collingwood from walking down his street in Newcastle or past his imposing monument in Tynemouth...but few remember his crucial role in ...
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Northern Assurance Building

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Collingwood Buildings

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Tyne and Wear HER(6495): Newcastle, Collingwood Street
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Elaborate Doorway

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COLLINGWOOD STREET AND WESTGATE RD CORNER

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COLLINGWOOD-ST REVOLUTION

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Tyne and Wear HER(7892): Newcastle, Collingwood Street, Turf Hotel
- "In the early nineteenth century, the Turf Hotel in Collingwood Street was the principal coaching inn of the town. In 1824 the local directory tells us that three coaches ran ...

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Pudding Chare
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Pudding Chare
- Overview Historical Account Map Street View A narrow winding lane (or chare), which runs from the Bigg Market to Neville Street. "There are a number of interpretations for the use ...
Groat Market
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Groat Market
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Cloth Market
- Overview Map Street View "In 1401 comes the first reference to Cloth Market Gate (where gate means street)...The medieval Cloth Market became the Flesh Market in the seventeenth century until ...
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Westgate Road
- Westgate Road takes its name from the West Gate of the Town Walls, one of the main entrances to Newcastle in Medieval times. It is a major road starting in the city ...
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5-7 Collingwood Street, Newcastle

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Image taken from page 54 of 'The Jubilee handbook of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and places of interest in the North of England, etc'

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021946:The Brass Man Collingwood Street Unknown 1971

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