Hancock Street, Newcastle
Hancock Street is a minor road in Newcastle city centre, which runs from Sandyford Road up to the Great North Road / Jesmond Road West (no vehicle access at the north end of the street). The street is named after Newcastle-born naturalist John Hancock (1808-1890), who was a founder of the nearby Great North Museum: Hancock. On the north side of Hancock Street are The Hancock (public house) and Great North House (part of Newcastle University). On the south side of the street is the Civic Centre and it's main car park (accessed from Sandyford Road).